Book Euphoria’s 2020 Carnivale Weekend

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Date(s) - 19/03/2020 - 22/03/2020
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Book Euphoria’s 2020 Carnivale Weekend

You are cordially invited to Book Euphoria’s 2020 Carnivale Weekend!
Thursday, March 19th – Sunday, March 22nd.

Chi-town Flavor + Afro-Caribbean Vibes + Carnivals = Carnivale

All around the world, people gather at carnivals to celebrate life. The Caribbean calls it a creative and artistic festival of expression. In parts of Africa, the lyrical rhythms and vibrant street parades are the heart of this celebration. No matter which rich history and culture you follow, Book Euphoria can’t wait for our awesome lineup of authors and fantastic readers to come together during our 2020 weekend event!

We’ll celebrate and share our literary love, while intertwining some Chi-town flavor and Afro-Caribbean vibes. The weekend’s theme will include carnival games, prizes, exotic costumes, soul dancing, loads of laughter and heartfelt fun! Time to flaunt your feathers and bring out your bright colors for a spring Carnivale with our own special Book Euphoria twist.


  • Time to bring out your African or Caribbean wardrobe to represent the region you wish to embody this weekend (Saturday will be a costume/wardrobe contest)!!
  • Participate in carnival inspired games and prizes!
  • Interact and learn more about your favorite authors and attend the Flavorful Book Signing!
  • Live Entertainment!

Your registration includes: welcome bag, select meals, games and activities, happy hour, snacks and treats, live entertainment, time to explore the area, costume/wardrobe contest, & dancing!

Area highlights: Fashion Outlet Mall, Parkway Bank Park Entertainment District (download your free brochure here), Complimentary Airport Shuttle (from O’Hare only), & an array of restaurants!

Featured authors include:

Beverly Jenkins
Alexandria House
Tiffany L. Warren
Cheris Hodges
Nicole Falls
Aja Graves
Joy Avery
Alexandra Warren
Elle Wright
Nicki Night
Stephanie Nicole Norris
EJ Brock
Keith Kareem Williams
Sheryl Lister
Kelsey Green
Reese Ryan
AC Arthur
Ty Young
Angela Seals
Sherelle Green
Anita Davis

Tentative Schedule


  • 6pm – 8:30pm: Evening registration at Embassy Suites Rosemont


  • 8:30am – 9:45am: Morning registration at Embassy Suites Rosemont
  • 10am – 3pm: Reader & Author sessions/activities *lunch will be provided*
  • 3pm – 5:30pm: Free time to explore the area!
  • 5:30 – 7:30pm: Happy Hour in Lobby (optional)
  • 7:30pm – 10:30pm: Carnival Fun Night & Book Sale


  • 10am – 2pm: Reader & Author sessions/activities
  • 2pm – 3pm: *Lunch will be provided*
  • 3pm – 5pm: Reader & Author sessions/activities
  • 5:30 – 7:30pm: Happy Hour in Lobby (optional)
  • 7pm – 10pm: BE’s Afro-Carnivale
    • Flavorful Book/Vendor Sale
    • Live Entertainment!


  • Breakfast & goodbye’s

Weekend Event Location:

Embassy Suites
5500 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

The following steps must be completed to confirm your registration for Book euphoria’s 2020 carnivale:

  1. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite by clicking on the button below or visiting:
  2. After you register, you MUST fill out the registration form by clicking on the button below or visiting:

reserve your room after registration:

Rooms can be reserved through Book Euphoria’s room block by clicking on the button below or visiting: