Special Event Tickets
The 2023 National Black Book Festival special events are open to the public. Advance ticket purchase is required. Deadline for ticket purchase is Friday, October 20, 2023. Attendance at the general admission portion of Festival is not required to attend any of these events.  All events will be held at Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014.

NOTE: Ticket purchases are nonrefundable, unless the event is cancelled. If an event is cancelled, monies will be refunded; however, after 15 years no NBBF special event has ever been cancelled.

HOTELS: The host hotel is the Sheraton North Houston and rooms are $89.00/night (Deadline: Oct. 13). NBBF will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Sheraton daily. A list of other hotels close to the venue are online here.

The Festival schedule includes the following ticketed events which require ticket purchase in advance:

Purchase tickets to the Welcome Reception (Thursday), Get Acquainted Breakfast (Friday), and Networking Breakfast (Saturday), for the discounted price of only $70.00 per person.  To securely order tickets to all three public eating events online via credit card or Paypal, click "Add to Cart" here:


Thursday, October 26, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Cost:  $40.00 per person

This reception welcomes the authors, publishers, book clubs and other Festival attendees to the 2023 NBBF. An appetizing buffet will be served, along with beverages and dessert. Door prizes will be awarded, including some that are author-specific. Attire: Business casual

To securely order reception tickets online via credit card or Paypal, click "Add to Cart" here:


Friday, October 27, 2023 @ 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast
Cost:  $30.00 per person

This breakfast affords authors and readers an early opportunity to meet new friends and exchange ideas, as well as provide tips on how authors can best promote their books at the Festival. A full breakfast buffet will be served. Attire: Casual

To securely order Get Acquainted Breakfast ticket(s) online via credit card or Paypal, click "Add to Cart" here:


Saturday, October 28, 2023 @ 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
Cost:  $30.00 per person

This breakfast is designed specifically to enhance networking opportunities on the last day of the Festival. Specific activities will be conducted to encourage and promote networking among the attendees. A full breakfast buffet will be served.  Attire: Casual

To securely order Saturday Networking Breakfast ticket(s) online via credit card or Paypal, click "Add to Cart" here:


Advance ticket purchase is recommended because there will be a minimal amount of tickets available at the door. Tickets may be ordered securely online by using the "Add to Cart" options above. To pay by check or money order, use the following form (no checks accepted after Sept. 30th):

Payment must accompany the request for event tickets. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Festival office at 1-800-340-5454.  The form may be faxed to the Festival office at (281) 583-9534, or mailed to the Festival office (along with payment) to:  National Black Book Festival, 14300 Cornerstone Village Drive, Suite 370, Houston, TX  77014.

For more information, please contact us via e-mail at:  info@nationalblackbookfestival.com


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