Boonton Books & Beyond Festival

 A festival of the written word.

The Boonton Books and Beyond Festival brings together a New Jersey based community of artists and experts involved with books and the myriad art forms based on the written word. We invite authors, journalists, illustrators, movie makers, graphic artists, rare book sellers, and anyone else whose art or livelihood depends on books.

Boonton's vibrant downtown and art community make the town the ideal venue for a festival that celebrates our state's homegrown talent. The town's community organizations have come together to launch a unique event with something for every visiting book lover. 
What: A festival in celebration of the written word

Where: At various locations throughout Boonton's historic downtown

When: Saturday, November 13th

The festival is still in planning stages and more updates will be available as the festival approaches.

If you have any questions or want to get involved, email We are still looking for vendors, presenters, and collectors who can help make our festival great!

If you are an author, publisher, illustrator, editor, etc. who would like to give a talk or presentation at the festival, please fill out our
Application Form and send it to The deadline for application submissions is October 1st, 2021.