Capital Book Fest: Children's Event

Sat Jun 17, 2023
10:00am to 5:00pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: Free
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Children and their families can enjoy a variety of activities including author readings, book-making and illustration workshops, a STEAM station presented by the National Children’s Museum, Double Dutch led by DC Retro Jumpers, a book sale for all ages, and DC Public Library’s Discover Summer Program featuring book giveaways, bookmark-making, and more.

This special edition of Capital Book Fest pops up outdoors on Wilson Plaza at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC). Coinciding with the Juneteenth Weekend celebrations, the Children’s Book Festival offers a family-friendly day filled with engaging, educational activities and an exciting lineup of local, award-winning authors.

A concession stand serving lunch and refreshments, prepared by RRB/ITC’s culinary team, will be available on site, and the eight participating authors will sell and sign books at the event. 

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.