2023 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

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2023 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is among the largest independent antiquarian book fairs in the country.

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The Coliseum 535 4th Ave N St Petersburg, FL 33701

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About this event

Welcome to the 40th annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, among the largest independent antiquarian book fairs in the country and the largest in the southeast. It features specialized booksellers from all over the United States.

Visitors will find books for every age and about nearly every conceivable topic, as well as maps, prints, post cards, ephemera, autographs, and other paper collectibles. Items range in price from a few dollars to several hundred thousand dollars.

Here's a complete list of the specialized exhibitors.

Friday, March 10: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 11: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, March 12: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

Friday evening’s admission, which includes a live music performance, is $10; the ticket is good for the entire weekend. Saturday’s admission is $10 for the weekend or $6 for the day. Sunday’s admission is $6 for the day, and includes a free appraisal by members of the Florida Bibliophile Society. Students with valid identification are $1. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is free.

Ticket sales benefit the St. Petersburg Public Library.