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BOOKFEST city – all of Frankfurt celebrates

For five days, the entire city will be immersed in an exciting festival of literature, culture, and inspiration.


Frankfurter Buchmesse’s festival of literature and culture

From readings of bestsellers by your favourite authors to creative poetry slams and talks on important issues of our time: once again this year, everything in Frankfurt will revolve around literature, inspiration and exciting encounters. During all five days of the fair, publishing experts, writers, artists, stars and culture vultures from all over the world will meet in Frankfurt's bars and cultural institutions to celebrate BOOKFEST city together.

All of Frankfurt celebrating? Safely!

The health of all participants and visitors to BOOKFEST city has top priority, particularly this year. All locations where BOOKFEST city events take place comply with the protective regulations of the state of Hesse. The limitation of the number of participants enables the observance of social distancing regulations – so we can all celebrate with less worry during this special time.

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BOOKFEST digital – don’t miss it!

BOOKFEST auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

The biggest digital cultural event of the year

Good news for all those who cannot be present at BOOKFEST city: on 17 October 2020, the new BOOKFEST will go digital all day long – a great virtual show that culture fans all over the world can experience live. From Asia to Europe to America – and all free of charge. Save the date!

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