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The Highlight of every Book Lover's Year: the Weekend at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Ticket sales for private visitors will start in April and for trade visitors in June.

Each visit will be a novel in its own right.

If you have visited Frankfurter Buchmesse before, you know it; and if you are planning your first visit, you can be sure: You will be delighted. The abundance of authors, books, events and celebrities is second to none. Meet your favorite authors, discover tomorrow's bestsellers, and enjoy the thrilling atmosphere of creativity.

Anyone who has visited Frankfurter Buchmesse once does not want to miss it anymore.


Secure your tickets for 2019. They’ll be available in our ticket shop starting in April for private visitors, and starting in June for trade visitors. Subscribe to our newsletter and don’t miss the sales start.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018.

Die Buchmesse in 282 Sekunden

Frankfurter Buchmesse is more than just books.


Hjertelig velkommen, Norge!

Norway is 2019 the Guest of Honour of Frankfurter Buchmesse – the land of big Literature: from the classics of Henrik Ibsen to the modern best-sellers of Jo Nesbø. We very much look forward to experiencing the literature from Europe's far north. Join us on a tour of discovery.

Cosplay Ball “Are you still reading – or up and dancing now?"

In cooperation with Mahou No Yoru.
Come in costume! Festive buffet included.


Frankfurter Buchmesse's “Freundeskreis” offers a ticket with exclusive advantages.


This is where Frankfurter Buchmesse turns into a kind of festival.

Welcome to the BOOKFEST in Frankfurt.

Experience thrilling presentations of literature and stories at unusual and special locations throughout the city.

More information.
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