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Dates:Saturday, June 3, 2023 - Saturday, June 3, 2023
Hours:10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ages:Kids, Teens
Category:Fairs & Festivals

The 3rd annual Boston Kids Comics Festival, celebrating comics for children and the love of reading, is back and in person on Saturday, June 3rd after a three-year pandemic hiatus.

The premiere dedicated annual children’s comics festival in the country, BKCF is a community celebration of comics, learning, and laughter for elementary and middle schoolers, and their parents, educators, and librarians.

2023 marks a new location for BKCF: Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center at 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA.

As ever, BKCF will host a marketplace of independent comics creators, spotlighting local authors and illustrators whose work ranges from hand-crafted zines to published graphic novels.

Admission is free and open to all ages; masks are requested.

BKCF’s free-to-all programming includes hands-on workshops, where young comics-makers can get advice and guidance from professional comics-makers.

One unique aspect of this festival is the Young Artists Table, where kids and teens can sell their own comics – an amazing opportunity for kids to show off their creativity!

BKCF welcomes an extraordinary line-up of graphic novelists as Featured Guests:
● Cara Bean, author of Draw 500 Faces and Features
● Erica Henderson, author of Danger and Other Unknown Risks and The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (with Ryan North)
● Marjorie Liu, author of Wingbearer (with Teny Issakhanian)
● Michelle Mee Nutter, author of Allergic and Squished (with Megan Wagner Lloyd)
● Chad Sell, author of Cardboard Kingdom and Doodleville

Don’t miss this fun and inclusive community arts festival with free admission!

BCAF will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 10am - 5pm, at the Curry Student Center of Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue in Boston, MA.

Find out more about BKCF

Contact Meena Jain at [email protected] for more information, interview requests, or promotional images.

BKCF 2023 is possible thanks to support from the Boston Comics Art Foundation, and sponsored by the Mass Cultural Council.

Contact us at [email protected] for sponsorship opportunities at our festival.



360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115 map

Northeastern University
Curry Student Center
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115


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