39th annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, April 24, 25, 26, 2020
The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the Southeastern United States. The 39th annual Book Fair will be presented in St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum,  April 24-26, 2020. The book fair features dealers specializing in books of every age and subject matter, antique maps, ephemera and other paper collectibles. You can follow us on the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair Blog and on our Facebook event page. You can learn more about the more than three decades of book fair history in the FABA Museum.

The Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL

Hours and admission information below.

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 For information about about the book fair, call book fair manager Sarah Smith, (727) 234-7759.


Become an Exhibitor

If you are a dealer specializing in antiquarian books, maps, postcards, ephemera, or other paper collectibles, you have an opportunity to exhibit at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair.  To learn more about exhibiting, 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, April 24
, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission $10; This ticket is a 3-day pass, providing admission access all weekend

Saturday, April 25
, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Daily admission $6; Weekend pass $10

Sunday, April 26
, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Daily admission $6

Free Admission for Children under 12 and for students with ID
 Free Parking.

Download the 2019 book fair program

Eventbrite - 2019 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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