Tucson Festival of Books
The Tucson Festival of Books is a free, public celebration of authors, books, reading and literacy. The University of Arizona hosted this festival during the weekend of March 2-3.
Photos: Opening day of The 2019 Tucson Festival of Books
The opening day of the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books on the University of Arizona Mall. One of the largest book festivals in the country. More than 140,000 people attended the 2018 festival. Hundreds of authors present throughout the day. There is an extensive children's book area and the University of Arizona's Science City with hands-on activities for all ages.
UA’s BIO5 Institute and College of Science Lead Largest STEM Event in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz.— Exciting, educational, and engaging activities are planned for this year’s Science City to be held on March 2 and 3 as part of the Tucson Festival of Books. The Science City lineup is designed to ignite the senses and inspire the minds of tens of thousands of visitors of all ages from across the United States.
Science City Gives All Ages A Chance To See What Science Is All About
At the 2019 Festival of Books, Science City will offer over 100 hands-on learning activities, science demonstrations, tours of various University of Arizona laboratories and public-friendly talks by renowned science researchers and authors. Science City is free to the public and will take place at the Tucson Festival of Books March 2-3 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information on Science City’s events and schedule, visit the Science City website.
Tucson Festival of Books To Transform UA Campus Into Literary Wonderland
The Tucson Festival of Books, a community-wide celebration of literature believed to be the third-largest in the U.S., returns to the University of Arizona campus for its 11th year. More than 130,000 literature and science lovers are expected to take part in the two-day festival, which features more than 300 presenting authors in three dozen venues. The festival, founded by the university and the Arizona Daily Star, features a variety of presentations and panel discussions from nationally renowned authors, poets, columnists, political scientists, essayists, scientists and storytellers. The festival also features the popular Science City, sponsored by the UA BIO5 Institute and UA College of Science in association with the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and in partnership with the Arizona SciTech Festival.
TFOB 2019 UA’s Science City a Celebration of STEM Learning and Literacy
The University of Arizona’s BIO5 Institute and College of Science are proud to co-host Science City, the largest STEM-themed event in Arizona. Science City is a community-based celebration of science designed to spark curiosity and encourage literacy. Experience the connection between daily life and advances in science, and learn about groundbreaking research being done at the UA.
5 events for space enthusiasts at the Tucson Festival of Books
If you’ve always secretly wanted to go to the moon, you can feed your imagination for this and other adventures at the Tucson Festival of Books, March 2 and 3, on the University of Arizona campus.
There will be several author panels or lectures about space, planets and former planets at the festival.
University of Arizona College of Science: Science City open houses
UA Science plays a major role in presenting Science City at the annual Tucson Festival of Books, March 2-3 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. The festival draws more than 140,000 people to the UA campus. Get tickets at the festival’s Science City Visitor Center on the UA Mall.
From gems to books; campus blossoms in spring
The Tucson Festival of Books will be returning to the UA campus the weekend of March 2 from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The festival is in its 11th year and will feature authors from all over the country and world, according to its website. This event also features contests for young authors, panels, Science City, several author spotlights and activities for students and families.