Community Day at the Festival

Saturday, October 14th | Free events all day


Spend a Day with the Family 

Enjoy interactive activities for kids and tweens at Old Town Hall—and meet Tybee the reading dog! Find out more about our family events

Browse the Book Fair

Browse our Book Fair with selections from the George Mason University Bookstore, the Washington West Film Festival, Phoebe, The Potomac Review, Syncretic Press, So to Speak, The Northern Virginia Review, Paycock Press, Stillhouse Press, Gazing Grain, and more!

Find a New Favorite Book

Check out Merten Hall on George Mason’s campus for genre fiction, YA, mystery, cookbooks, book club picks, and more!

Enjoy Free Parking

Enjoy free parking in the Rappahannock Garage right next to Merten Hall and free shuttle buses between Old Town Fairfax and Merten Hall on Mason’s campus!

Grab a Bite to Eat

Grab a bite to eat at locations convenient to Merten Hall, like the Hungry Patriot food truck, Manhattan Pizza, or Starbucks!

Interested in finding out more about our Community Day events? 

Check out our full festival program or download our app.

In partnership with the City of Fairfax Fall Festival