Attend the Festival

The 2019 Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival is a free, family-friendly event featuring authors from Virginia, as well as across the United States. Now in its 4th year, the Festival returns to downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, where you'll get to meet, talk with, and buy books from independent children's book authors, young adult novelists, poets, and other fiction and nonfictions writers .

Held on Sophia Street (between Hanover and Charlotte), this year's event won't disappoint. There will be author readings, signings, beer, and food truck(s).


Win Prizes in Our Raffles

Guests are encouraged to register. Your tickets qualify you for prizes offered in every raffles held throughout the day, so be sure to register any young readers you have!

Raffle Rules:

  • Attendees must register through Eventbrite to be eligible for a prize. Tickets will be placed in a box and drawn at random.
  • One prize per household.
  • Winner must be present at the Festival in order to receive prize. If the winner does not collect the prize within 30 minutes of the drawing, another drawing will be held and the prize awarded to a different attendee.
  • Winners may not haggle about prizes or request exchanges. If a raffle winner does not want the prize, he or she may allow FIBF to draw another ticket and award the prize to someone else.
  • Drawings are held throughout the day. Prizes for 2019 TBA.


Our Current 2019 Festival Sponsors

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