2022 Capital Book Fest



03/17/2022 10:00 am - 11/17/2022 5:00 pm




1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004

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Downtown DC’s outdoor, pop-up bookstore returns to Wilson Plaza!

Join us in front of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for our pop-up book sale Thursdays from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Shop thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl all on sale for $6 or less. Books provided by Carpe Librum, a local bookstore benefitting nonprofit Turning the Page. There’s something for everyone at this sale: children’s books, teen reads, brand-new bestsellers in amazing condition, classic vintage hardbacks, and more!

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Capital Book Fest Dates:
  • Thursday, March 17
  • Thursday, April 15
  • Thursday, May 19
  • Wednesday, June 29 (Children’s Event)
  • Thursday, July 21
  • Thursday, August 18
  • Thursday, September 15
  • Thursday, October 20
  • Thursday, November 17

The Capital Book Fest is an outdoor event and will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather. Registration appreciated, but not required. Currently, mask-wearing is strongly recommended for all attendees where social distancing is not possible. Please note the information is subject to change and we will continue to monitor local and federal health and safety guidelines.