The 2021 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair has been canceled. 
We look forward to seeing you the first weekend in April, 2022!
PLEASE NOTE: The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair has been cancelled for 2021. The health and safety of our patrons and booksellers is our top priority.  We miss you all, but we look forward to seeing you at the 2022 book fair, April 1-3! Our booksellers are just as disappointed at not being missing our in-person book fair as you are. Follow the link above to the 2022 Exhibitor list and get in touch with them. Many have online catalogues and can ship books directly to you!

Until next year, 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


Advertise during the 2022 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair; we have a number of exciting opportunities available! Send us an email.

Do you blog about books? If you are a social media specialist who blogs regularly about books
collecting books and printed matter, or about the printing trades, and would like to cover the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, you may qualify for Social Media Credentials. Apply today.

 For information 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, with your business information and areas of specialty. | For Exhibitors


Hours and admission for 2022

Friday, April 1
, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission $10; This ticket is a 3-day pass, providing admission access all weekend

Saturday, April 2
, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Daily admission $6; Weekend pass $10

Sunday, April 3
, 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

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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