North American Fairs

2018

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts Poetry Festival
(and Small Press & Literary Fair)

Friday-Sunday, May 4-6

Missouri

St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair

Friday May 4 (Silent Auction and Preview Party)
Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6

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California

YallWest Young Adult Literary Festival

Saturday, May 5

Texas

Houston Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20

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New York

BookCon

Saturday-Sunday, June 2-3

Granite State Book Fair

New Hampshire

Granite State Book, Paper & Ephemera Fair

Sunday, June 3

New York

Housing Works Open Air Book Sale & Street Fair

June 2018 — TBA?

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Illinois

Printers Row Lit Fest
(formerly the Printers Row Book Fair)

Saturday-Sunday, June 9-10

California

Greater Los Angeles Postcards & Paper Fair

Saturday-Sunday, June 9-10

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New York

Typographics Conference, Festival, & Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, June 11–21

Rose City Book Fair

Oregon

Rose City Used Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16

Illinois

Chicago Book and Paper Fair

Saturday, June 16

Louisiana

Booksellers' Showcase at the RBMS Preconference (New Orleans)

(Open to conference attendees only)

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 19-20

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Minnesota

Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, June 29-30

New York

Cooperstown Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, June 30

Michigan

Detroit Festival of Books

Sunday, July 15

New York

BABZ Fair (Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair)

June/July 2018 — TBA

Pennsylvania

Pulpfest 2018

(Pittsburgh)

Thursday July 26 ("Early Bird" members only)
Friday-Sunday, July 27-29

Pennsylvania

Allentown Summer Book and Paper Show

July 2018 — TBA

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Tennessee

Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair

July 2018 — TBA

California

San Marino Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29

Colorado

Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair

Friday-Saturday, August 3-4

Arkansas

Arkansas Book & Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, August 11-12

Vermont

Vermont Summer Book & Ephemera Fair

August 2018 — TBA

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Ohio

Yellow Springs Book Fair

August 2018 — TBA

Connecticut

"Papermania Plus" Antique Paper Show

Saturday, August 25

Maryland

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show & Book Fair

Thursday-Sunday, August 30-September 2

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Georgia

Decatur Book Festival

Friday-Sunday, August 31–September 2

Georgia

Georgia Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair
at the Decatur Book Festival

Saturday-Sunday, September 1-2

New York

Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, September 8

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California

Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, September 8

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California

Los Angeles Latino Book & Family Festival

Saturday, September 8

Brooklyn Book Fair

New York

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, September 8-9

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New York

Brooklyn Book Festival

September 10-17

New York

NY Art Book Fair

September 2018 — TBA

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny Regional Festival of Books

Friday-Saturday, September 14-15

Massachusetts

Paper Town:
The Vintage Paper, Book & Advertising Collectibles Show

Saturday, September 15

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California

North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival

Saturday, September 15

Canada—Quebec

Montreal Antiquarian Book Fair / Salon du Livre Ancien de Montréal

Saturday-Sunday, September 29-30

California

Greater Los Angeles Postcard & Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, September 22-23

Ohio

Cleveland Antiquarian Book & Paper Show

September 2018 — TBA

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Maryland

Baltimore Book Festival

Friday-Sunday, September 28-30

District of Columbia

Washington Antiquarian Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, September 28-29

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California

Orange County Children’s Book Festival

Sunday, September 30

Delaware

Oak Knoll Fest

September 2018 — TBA

Pennsylvania

Allentown Book and Paper Show

October 2018 — TBA

California

The Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo & Paper Fair

October 2018 — TBA

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Texas

North Texas Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, October 13-14

Washington

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

October 2018 — TBA

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Tennessee

Southern Festival of Books and Handmade + Bound 2018

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

Fine Press Showcase
at the American Printing History Association Conference

(Open to APHA conference attendees only)

Friday, October 26

Canada—British Columbia

Vancouver Art/Book Fair

October 2018 — TBA

Massachusetts

The Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair

October 2018 — TBA

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Canada—Ontario

Ottawa Antiquarian Book Fair

October 2018 — TBA

Michigan

Michigan Antiquarian Fall Book & Paper Show

October 2018 — TBA

Canada—Ontario

Gadsden's Wychwood Old Book and Paper Show

October 2018 — TBA

Canada—Ontario

Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair

November 2018 — TBA

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South Carolina

YallFest Young Adult Literary Festival

Friday-Saturday, November 9-10

California

San Marino Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

Saturday-Sunday, November 10-11

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Florida

Miami International Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, November 16-18

Massachusetts

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)

Friday-Sunday, November 16-18

Boston Satellite Book Fair

Massachusetts

The Boston Book, Print, and Ephemera Show

Saturday, November 17

New Fair!

Colorado

Books at Wings!

Saturday-Sunday, November 17-18

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Massachusetts

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair

December 2018 — TBA

New York

Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

December 2018 — TBA

That's it for 2018.
Happy New Year!


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