U.S. and International Fairs & Festivals

2020

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Connecticut

"Papermania Plus" Antique Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, January 11-12

California

Greater Los Angeles Postcard & Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, January 11-12

Italy

Salone della Cultura Milan

Saturday-Sunday, January 18-19

France

Salon du Livre Ancien Bordeaux

Saturday-Sunday, January 18-19

New York

Bibliography Week: ABAA Booksellers' Showcase

Thursday, January 23

Germany

Antiquaria Ludwigsburg: Book, Print, & Paper Fair

Thursday-Saturday, January 23-25

Germany

Stuttgart International Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, January 24-25

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SF Book Fair

SF Book Fair

California

San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print, & Paper Fair

Friday-Saturday, January 31-February 1

California

CODEX: International Symposium & Book Fair

Returns February 2021

California

California International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)

Friday-Sunday, February 7-9

California

Rare Books LA

Saturday, February 8

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Lit-Fest Alert!

Florida

Amelia Island Book Festival

Thursday-Saturday, February 13-15

Lit-Fest Alert!

Georgia

Savannah Book Festival

Saturday, February 15

New York

Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, February 21-23

France

Salon Europeen du Livre Ancien

Saturday-Sunday, February 29-March 1

Rare Book Week in New York!

New York

The ABAA New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Thursday-Sunday, March 5-8

NY Book Fair

New York

The New York City Book and Ephemera Fair

Friday-Saturday, March 6-7

New York

The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

Saturday, March 7

Sweden

Stockholms Bokmassa Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, March 7-8

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California

Los Angeles Vintage Paperback Collectors Show and Sale

Sunday, March 8

Canada

Westmount Antiquarian Book Fair

March 2020 — TBA

Florida

Miami International Map Fair

Friday-Sunday, March 13-15

New Mexico

Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair

Friday-Saturday, March 13-14

Japan

Tokyo Antiquarian Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, March 20-22

Lit-Fest Alert!

Venice, Florida

Venice Book Fair & Writers Festival

Friday-Saturday, March 20-21

California

Los Angeles County Spring Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

Saturday-Sunday, March 21-22

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Lit-Fest Alert!

South Carolina

Deckle Edge Literary Festival

March 2020 — TBA

Connecticut

Ephemera Society of America Paper Fair & Conference

Friday-Sunday, March 27-29

California

Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, March 28

Vermont

Vermont Spring Book & Ephemera Fair

April 2020 — TBA

Canada—Ontario

Gadsden's Wychwood Old Book and Paper Show

Sunday, March 29

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California

The LA Art Book Fair

Thursday-Sunday, April 2-5

Massachusetts

Paper Town:
Vintage Paper, Book & Advertising Collectibles Show

Saturday, April 11

New Fair!

Washington, D.C.

D.C. National Rare Book & Ephemera Fair

Friday-Saturday, April 17-18

Lit-Fest Alert!

California

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19

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Ohio

Akron Antiquarian Book Fair

March 2020 — TBA

France

Paris Book Fair (Salon International du Livre Rare)

Thursday-Sunday, April 23-26

Florida

Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, April 24-26

Lit-Fest Alert!

California

YallWest Young Adult Literary Festival

Friday-Saturday, April 24-25

Pennsylvania

Allentown Spring Book & Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26

Michigan

Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show

April 2020 — TBA

California

Inland Empire Latino Book & Family Festival

April 2020 — TBA

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Lit-Fest Alert!

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Poetry Festival
(and Small Press & Literary Fair)

May 2020 — TBA

Missouri

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

Friday-Sunday, May 1-3

Illinois

Chicago International Map Fair

May 2020 — TBA

Texas

Houston Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, May 3-4

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New York

PEN World Voices Festival

Monday-Saturday, May 4-9

New Hampshire

Peterborough Book Fair

May 2020 — TBA

Back after a hiatus!

Michigan

Ann Arbor Antiquarian Book Fair

Sunday, May 17

Lit-Fest Alert!

North Carolina

Queen City Book Fair

Saturday, May 23

Lit-Fest Alert!

New York

BookCon

Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31

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Great Britain

London Firsts Rare Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, June 5-7

Lit-Fest Alert!

Illinois

Printers Row Lit Fest

Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7

Washington

Greater Seattle Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7

New Hampshire

Northern New England Book, Paper & Ephemera Fair

Sunday, June 7

Lit-Fest Alert!

New York

Typographics Conference, Festival, & Book Fair

June 2020 — TBA

Oregon

Rose City Used Book Fair

June 2020 — TBA

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Illinois

Chicago Book and Paper Fair

Saturday, June 13

Indiana

Booksellers' Showcase at the RBMS Preconference

(Open to conference attendees only)

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 23-26

New York

Cooperstown Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, June 27

California

San Marino Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28

Australia

Melbourne Antiquarian Book Fair

Thursday-Sunday, July 9-12

Minnesota

Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair

June 2020 — TBA

Friday-Saturday, July 10-11

Michigan

Detroit Festival of Books

Sunday, July 19

Massachusetts

Berkshire Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair

July 2020 — TBA

Tennessee

Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair

Friday-Sunday, July 24-26

Colorado

Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair

August 2020 — TBA

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Pennsylvania

Pulpfest 2019

Thursday-Sunday, August 6-9

New York

Booksellers' Showcase
at the Miniature Book Society Conclave

Sunday, August 9

Arkansas

Arkansas Book & Paper Show

August 2020 — TBA

Vermont

Vermont Summer Book & Ephemera Fair

Sunday, August 9

Ohio

Yellow Springs Book Fair

Saturday, August 18

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Connecticut

"Papermania Plus" Antique Paper Show

August 2020 — TBA

Maryland

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show & Book Fair

Thursday-Sunday, August 27-30

Lit-Fest Alert!

Georgia

Decatur Book Festival

September 2020 — TBA

Georgia

Georgia Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair
at the Decatur Book Festival

September 2020 — TBA

California

Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday, September 5

Great Britain

York National Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, September 11-12

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Brooklyn Book Fair

Brooklyn Book Fair

New York

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, September 12-13

Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth Book & Map Fair

October 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

New York

Brooklyn Book Festival

September 2020 — TBA

Switzerland

Zurich Rare Book Fair (Antiquariats-Messe Zurich)

Friday-Sunday, September 18-20

Massachusetts

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

Saturday, September 19

New York

NY Art Book Fair

September 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

Pennsylvania

Allegheny Regional Festival of Books

September 2020 — TBA

California

Greater Los Angeles Postcard & Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, September 26-27

Canada

Montreal Antiquarian Book Fair / Salon du Livre Ancien de Montréal

September 2020 — TBA

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New York

Albany Book Fair

September 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

California

North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival

September 2020 — TBA

Netherlands

ILAB Congress
(preceding the Amsterdam Book Fair)

Tuesday-Thursday, September 28-October 1

Netherlands

Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair
(following the ILAB Congress

Friday-Saturday, October 2-3

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Delaware

Oak Knoll Fest

Symposium and Festival: Friday-Sunday, October 2-4

Pennsylvania

Allentown Book and Paper Show

Saturday-Sunday, October 3-4

California

Rare Books LAX

October 2020 — TBA

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Lit-Fest Alert!

California

Orange County Children’s Book Festival

September/October 2020 — TBA

Ohio

Cleveland Antiquarian Book & Paper Show

October 2020 — TBA

Spain

Spain International Antiquarian Book Fair (Feria Internacional del Libro)

October 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

Tennessee

Southern Festival of Books

Friday-Sunday, October 9-11

Washington

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

Saturday-Sunday, October 10-11

Lit-Fest Alert!

California

High Desert Book Festival

Friday, October 12

Germany

Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Antiquarian Book Fair)

Friday-Sunday, October 14-18

Lit-Fest Alert!

Minnesota

Twin Cities Book Festival

Saturday, October 17

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Canada

Vancouver Art/Book Fair

October 2020 — TBA

New York

Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair

September/October 2020 — TBA

Massachusetts

The Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair

October 2020 — TBA

Canada

Ottawa Antiquarian Book Fair

October 2020 — TBA

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Michigan

Michigan Antiquarian Fall Book & Paper Show

October 2020 — TBA

Texas

National Black Book Festival

Thursday-Saturday, October 22-24

TBA

Fine Press Showcase
at the American Printing History Association Conference

(Open to APHA conference attendees only)

October 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

Texas

Texas Book Festival

October 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

Maryland

Baltimore Book Festival

November 2020 — TBA

Canada

Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair

November 2020 — TBA

London

Chelsea Book Fair (ABA)

Friday-Saturday, November 6-7

Lit-Fest Alert!

South Carolina

YallFest Young Adult Literary Festival

November 2020 — TBA

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California

San Marino Postcard & Paper Collectibles Fair

November 2020 — TBA

Canada

Gadsden's Wychwood Old Book and Paper Show

November 2020 — TBA

Austria

Buch Wien: Vienna Book Festival and International Book Fair

Wednesday-Sunday, November 11-15

Massachusetts

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)

November 2020 — TBA

Boston Satellite Book Fair

Boston Satellite Show

The Boston Book, Print, and Ephemera Show

November 2020 — TBA

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Book Fair: China in Print

November 2020 — TBA

Lit-Fest Alert!

Florida

Miami International Book Fair

November 2020 — TBA

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Colorado

Books at Wings!

November 2020 — TBA

Massachusetts

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair

December 2020 — TBA

New York

Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

December 2020 — TBA

Boston Book and Paper Row

Boston Book Row

Massachusetts

Book & Paper Row
(at the Boston Antiques Show & Design Sale)

December 2020 — TBA

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That's it for 2020 — stay tuned for 2021!