36th annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, April 21, 22, 23, 2017

The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the Southeastern United States. The 36th annual Book Fair will be presented in St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum,  April 21-23, 2017. The Book Fair features dealers in books of every age and subject matter, antique maps, prints, autographs, ephemera and more. You can follow us on the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair Blog and on our Facebook event page. You can learn more about the three decades of book fair history in the FABA Museum.

St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum:  535 4th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL

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For information about about the book fair, call book fair manager Sarah Smith, (727) 234-7759.
Advertise in the 2016 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair program. Get information.


Become an Exhibitor
If you are an antiquarian bookseller, you have an opportunity to exhibit at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. Each year, a limited number of spaces become available. To learn more about exhibiting at the Book Fair, please send an email to manager Sarah Smith at FloridaBookFair@gmail.com, with your business information and areas of specialty. | For Exhibitors


Hours and admission
Friday, March 11, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission $10 (3-day Pass, Good for Weekend)
Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Daily admission $6
Sunday, March 13, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily admission $6
Free Admission for Children under 12 and for students with ID. Free Parking.
Download last year's program

Eventbrite - 2016 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

A portion of every paid admission to the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair goes to support the St. Petersburg Library System and its seven neighborhood branches. The St. Petersburg Public Library System provides library resources to meet educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of our diverse community.


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