Printer's Row Lit Fest

The Midwest's Largest Outdoor Literary Festival

The Chicago Tribune presents the Printers 33rd annual Printers Row Lit Fest. A two-day showcase attracting more than 200 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and antiquarian books and featuring more than 200 authors participating in panels, discussions and a variety of other programs.The Printers Row Lit Fest is the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest-drawing more than 125,000 book lovers to the two-day showcase.No payment is requited to attend, however Fest Passes are available for $50. The Fest Pass includes:

  • Advance Ticketing Access
  • Express book signing lines
  • 1-Year Chicago Tribune Digital Subscription to 7-day Unlimited Digital Edition
  • 2017 commemorative Lit Fest poster and tote bag
  • Copy of "Won for the Ages: How the Chicago Cubs Became the 2016 World Series Champions."

Printer's Row Lit Fest

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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