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Planen Sie Ihren Messebesuch

International stars, noted best-selling authors, up-and-coming artists: in 2021 you will once again find a multifaceted programme brimming with highlights! Whether live at the exhibition site or digitally worldwide via livestream: Follow exciting talks and stimulating discussions at the big ARD Book Fair Stage and the Blue Sofa, or experience the unique atmosphere downtown when Frankfurt itself sets the scene for BOOKFEST city. Be a part of it!

Frankfurt Studio Festival

Watch this autumn's leading authors pass around the microphone. Experience a wide range of presentations on topics such as sustainability and diversity. The hybrid presentation will be broadcast live from the streaming studio at the exhibition site.

ARD Buchmesse Stage

“How do we want to live our lives? Our stage for the future” will be the motto for captivating discussions and book presentations on the big ARD Book Fair Stage.


Experience fantastic live events all around Frankfurt at BOOKFEST city – from 20–24 October, 2021

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Meet your favourite authors at signing sessions at the very centre of the fair

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Calendar of Events

On-site and digital: Explore the Frankfurter Buchmesse Calendar of Events with all the important events that you cannot afford to miss.


Secure your tickets and rediscover that live & authentic book fair feeling at the exhibition site! Find information on prices and discounts here.