Raedial Book Festival 

From the West: Take I-94 eastbound to 5th street exit. Follow 5th street. Take a right onto Robert Street. Turn west (right) onto Plato Blvd. From the East: Take I-94 westbound to 6th street exit. Follow 6th street. Take a left onto Robert Street. Turn west (right) onto Plato Blvd. From the North: Take 35E southbound to the Hwy 13 exit. Go east on Hwy 13, take a quick right onto Lilydale Road. Follow Lilydale Road to the stop sign on Plato Blvd. Proceed straight into Harriet Island Regional Park. From the South: Take 35E northbound to the Hwy13 exit. Go east on Hwy 13, take a quick right onto Lilydale Road. Follow Lilydale Road to the stop sign at Plato Blvd. Proceed straight into Harriet Island Regional Park.

West Entrance and Parking Lot - Closest To Wigington Pavilion- Follow Plato Blvd until it ends at Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd. Turn right onto Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd and follow into parking lot. The Wigington Pavilion is on the right-hand side of Ohage Blvd. Overflow

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Event Schedule

11:00am Book Fair Begins

  • 11:30am-12:30pm | Drag Queen Reading Hour
  • 12:30pm-2:30pm | Children's Literacy Activities with MN Author Thuba Nguyen
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm | Event 3 TBD

4:00pm Book Fair Ends

About The Book Fair

Raedial's Book Fair is a free event open to all individuals and families. Our goal is to support the Twin Cities' literary ecosystem by showcasing 20+ literary vendors, authors, booksellers, and publishers whose missions uplift diverse literature. This event includes a Drag Queen Reading Hour and literacy activities for children hosted by MN author, Thuba Nguyen! Local food trucks will be present so you can come enjoy an afternoon away from home! For an updated list of our vendors, authors, speakers, and performers, please visit Raedial's Book Fair webpage linked here

Raedial's Mission & Vision

Raedial is a data processing enterprise focused on literary accessibility in the book industry. We work with database management vendors, publishers, libraries, and booksellers to enhance the discoverability of characters with diverse and intersectional experiences. Raedial envisions a world in which books with intersectional characters are accessible to all people. For more information, visit our website and follow us on social media @raedialreads.

Dates

  • Saturday, July 27, 202411 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rates

  • Free Admission: FREE
  
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