SAVE THE DATES for the 2024 Saratoga Book Festival
October 5 & 6

If you are an author wishing to present, click here for more information.

Local authors and others who wish to participate in our Literary Marketplace, please click here to apply!

Check out our 2023 roster of more than 60 presenting authors here

  • Nearly All Sessions are FREE!
  • Tickets to An Evening with Wally Lamb, Oct 12 at Spa Little Theatre: $15
  • VIP Pass: $125 Donation
    • Preferred seating at all Headline Events
    • Invitation to Opening Night Reception, Oct 13 at UPH
    • Invitation to exclusive Meet & Greet with Wally Lamb
  • Saratoga Springs City Center
  • Saratoga Springs Public Library
  • Universal Preservation Hall
  • Spa Little Theatre
  • Caffe Lena
  • Saratoga Arts
  • Skidmore College Gannett Auditorium
  • Walt & Whitman Cafe
  • The District Restaurant
  • Over 30 Children’s & Young Adult Authors
  • Read-Alouds and Story Books
  • Activities and sessions for kids of all ages
  • Many books for sale

Visit the Literary Marketplace

Meet more than 90 local writers, publishers, artisans, nonprofits, and businesses. Check out the Library’s Reading Van and Kid Zone for fun activities and read-alouds. Stock up on books, check out the Local Author Spotlight book chats, and grab a bite at the 9 Miles East Popup Cafe. View the 2023 Marketplace Authors and Exhibitors Here

Interested in participating in the 2024 Festival?

Whether you would like to be a volunteer, presenting author or exhibitor, click the button below to learn more about ways you can get involved.

SBF Needs Your Support!

Saratoga Book Festival depends on sponsors and individual donors in order to provide free admission to all general sessions and youth programs.

What is the Saratoga Book Festival?

  • Keynote Author Presentations Featuring Best-Selling Authors
  • Book Chats Highlighting the Latest in Literature
  • Panel Discussions on Hot Topics
  • Book Signings
  • Literary Marketplace
  • And so much more…

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Saratoga Book Festival is committed to the health and safety of our authors, participants, and volunteers. Click the button below for the latest information about the Festival's COVID-19 policies and procedures.

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Thank You to Our 2023 Cultural & Programming Partners

Saratoga Arts made this program possible through the Community Arts Regrant Program, funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Dr. Christine Rowe-Button and the Friends & Family of Dr. Thomas Richard Kershner

Benefactor Sponsor

Gold Patron Sponsors

Adirondack Trust Company
Ellen & Brad Beal
D.A. Collins
Ruthann Marcelle
Stewart’s Shops

Silver Patron Sponsors

Joyce Bouyea
Ellen & Todd Downing
The Saratoga Rotary Club
Saratoga Arts

Bronze Patron Sponsors

Naomi & Jeffrey Allen
Jeffrey Altamari
Heath Ames
deJonghe Original Jewelry

Denise & Eric Gordon
Market 32/Price Chopper
Jessica Schwartzman

Friends of the Saratoga Book Festival

Chris Alexander & Peter Martin
Alpin Haus
Jeffrey Cannell
Rob Fraser
Jim LaBate

Dahlma Llano-Figueroa
Ally Meyers
Robert C Miller
NBT Bank
Jay Portnoy
CJ Purdy

In-Kind & Community Sponsors