Event Schedule


The 2020 Festival of Books is in Brookings Oct. 2-4

The South Dakota Festival of Books brings readers and writers together for book discussions, autograph signings and more! The 2020 schedule will be announced as the event draws nearer. For an idea of what kinds of events to expect, see our 2019 schedule below. 


Sunday, Oct 6

9:00 am - 10:15 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Deadwood Mountain Grand- Event Center
Enjoy breakfast with fellow bibliophiles on the final day of the Festival.
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Deadwood Mountain Grand - Backstage Area (formerly Prospector Room)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Springhill Suites at Cadillac Jack's Resort
Sean Sherman of the Sioux Chef and his team will serve a delicious meal featuring locally-sourced indigenous traditional foods!