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JUNE 6-7, 2025

WASHINGTON, DC

FOR LOVERS OF
THE FANTASTICAL.

We're coming back for YEAR 5!

Join us in Washington, DC for another fun-packed and fantasy-fueled weekend!

GENERAL ONSALE

AUGUST 11 @ 6PM ET

Welcome!

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brings together people who share a love for fantastical story-telling. Whether you are a newcomer to the fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal genres, or a longtime fan, you're sure to find a book here that makes you feel at home.

WELCOME
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2025 SPECIAL GUESTS

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JOIN THE COMMUNITY

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Chat with other fantasy fiction lovers and talk about your favorite books and authors! Ask questions, discuss stories, and join in on bookish games, giveaways, and scavenger hunts! 

CONNECT WITH US

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Connect with us on social media to stay up-to-date on future events, author and vendor lineups, and all of our activities! #GoImaginarium

SHARE THE JOY

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View photos from past IBF events, and even submit photos of your own! Share memories of your favorite authors, your swag hauls, and your funniest, bookish moments! 

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GET THE MERCH

Stop by the IBF Bazaar booth during the festival to get your custom, limited edition, and hand-made bookish items, or take a browse through our online shop. 

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