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Leipzig Book Fair 2024

The event starts at

21 March 2024


The event ends at

24 March 2024

The Leipzig Book Fair is one of the most important book fairs in Germany. Readers, literature fans, authors, media and publishers from all over the world take part in this event. During the Leipzig Book Fair, there are novelties to discover as well as new and different perspectives on the literary world to catch. The Leipzig Book Fair's network classically includes the Manga-Comic-Con as well as the reading festival 'Leipzig liest' (translated as "Leipzig reads").

Leipzig Book Fair Guide

The Leipzig Book Fair is characterized by a special diversity. It includes current topics but also trends in the book industry. The diversity of the fair is also reflected in the genres. From fiction to non-fiction and trade books, visitors to the Leipzig Book Fair can discover books and literary works of various genres. Each fair offers a special focus on participating countries. In addition, the Leipzig gathering includes the latest educational offerings for various age groups. Special attention is paid to promoting reading for the youngest visitors. To this end, there is a special professional program aimed in particular at educators, booksellers, as well as authors, and with its continuing education offerings and discussion panels, it provides an excellent platform for a lively and diverse exchange.

Bestseller Authors

During the Leipzig Book Fair, the guests can meet with many bestseller authors. The authors are very often on hand to accompany the books. In addition to the numerous bestselling authors, up-and-coming writers also attend the book fair to introduce themselves to the public.

One of the highlights of the exhibition is the Leipzig Book Fair Prize. Each year, it honours the best literature in the following categories:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Essay writing
  • Translation

Leipzig Book Fair for Children & Teenagers

Children and teenagers are more than welcome to visit the Leipzig Book Fair. The exhibition offers a varied and comprehensive program for them. This includes reading sessions, musical sessions, games, painting and handicrafts.

Education and Digital Media

Education is one of the main focuses at the Leipzig Book Fair. Numerous specialist events ensure that the Leipzig Book Fair is one of the largest education fairs in Germany. The Book is not the only medium of information exchange at the Leipzig Book Fair. A large amount of space is being reserved for the digital world: audio, film and other media. In the digital section of the Book Fair, you can experience the latest developments on eBook, podcast, audiobook and the film industry. In addition, the Book Fair offers space for discussions.

Leipzig Book Fair International

The city of Leipzig and literature have been inseparably linked for centuries. Thus, complementary to the fair, one of the largest European reading festivals takes place directly in the city. In the course of the reading festival, literature is presented at many different reading locations throughout the city.

Regularly, more than 400 exhibitors from all over the world take the opportunity to showcase the diversity and developments in the global literary business. The guest countries present themselves with numerous publishers. and authors. This opens up a very special view into the country's literature, culture and language.

Learn more about the Leipzig Book Fair

Here are the steps to plan your trip

1. Go to the official website and double check the event dates, prices and regulations.

2. Book hotel rooms in Leipzig available during the event. ⤵︎

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How to find best prices for hotels

2.1. Pick a hotel room by location and by price.

2.2. The search is done for 1 guest and the entire duration of the event. Click on the 'Filter', 'Guests', and 'Dates' buttons to adjust the search.

🏨 In the 'Filters' section, you can tell if you are looking for hotels or vacation homes. Here, you can filter the results by stars, review ratings, and budget.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 In this section, you can specify the number of guests (adults and children) and the number of rooms you want to book.

📆 Finally, you can change the date of your stay.

2.3. Save more money! Some hotel rooms are provided by multiple hotel booking websites. You will see them on the top of the hotel room details when you hover the mouse over the room. Be it, Expedia, Trivago, Opodo, or other providers, select the best price provider for the room during the chosen period.

2.4. If hotel rooms are not available around the event location, you can zoom out or search by a nearby city/town name. If you have a specific hotel in mind, you can even search the particular hotel name.

2.5. Bonus tip: Switch to Experiences search. Perhaps you will find great tours and activities!

2.6. Pro tip: The map of the experiences may help you find the most vibrant areas in the city and the best locations where you can look for accommodations for your stay.

3. If everything is fine you can buy all the tickets

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