Essential Information for Our Visitors at a Glance

Experience the Leipzig Book Fair and Europe's biggest reading festival, Leipzig liest. The most important spring event for the book and media industry brings readers, authors, publishers and the media together in one place. They all meet in Leipzig to celebrate the many facets of literature, to exchange ideas and discover what's new.

Explore the literary offerings of exhibitors from over 40 countries and be enchanted by the diverse programme of events . You can find all the important information for visitors at a glance here: from dates to our exhibition areas . There's a picture gallery to give you an impression of previous years' Leipzig Book Fair and get you in the mood for your visit.

Tip: Leipzig liest: The programme for the Leipzig Book Fair is published in February.

Important Information at a Glance 
Event titleThe Leipzig Book Fair with Leipzig liest
Trade Fair Duration17 to 20 March 2022
Dual Trade Fairs- Manga-Comic-Con (Hall 1)
- Antiquarian Book Fair (Hall 3)
OrganiserLeipziger Messe GmbH
Messe-Allee 1, 04356 Leipzig
Locations Leipzig Exhibition Centre Halls 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and in the Glass Hall
Leipzig liest at the Exhibition Centre and throughout the city
ExhibitorsAround 2,500 from over 40 different countries (2019)

Explore Our Exhibition Areas

autoren@leipzig, Offers for Authors
to autoren@leipzig
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Education, School, Preschool
to Kids, Youth, Education
Book Art & Graphics, Art Schools
to Book Art & Graphics
Service Providers for the Book Industry, Non-Book
Textbooks, Non-Fiction, Science
Digital World: Audio, Film & Media
to Audiobooks, Film & Media
International Area
to International Area
Books for Kids & Young Adults
to Kids, Youth and Education
Art Books
to Music
Newspapers and Magazines
to Manga-Comic-Con

Discover Our Diverse Programme

Leipzig liest (Leipzig reads)
to Leipzig liest
Book and Media Industry Programme
to Book and Media Industry Programme
Focus Education Programme
to Focus Education Programme

Book Sales: Purchase New Publications on the Spot

Take your latest discoveries home with you. Buy books in the Trade Fair Bookshop and at publishers' stands at the Leipzig Book Fair. Sales are at standard retail price. Many authors will sign their latest works after events in the trade fair forums. It's possible to buy books in the following locations at the Leipzig Book Fair:

  • in the Trade Fair Bookshop (Hall 4)
  • in the Children's Bookshop (Hall 2)
  • directly at the events (event forums)
  • at publishers' stands in the Book Art & Graphics area (Hall 3) and at the Manga Comic-Con (Hall 1)

Tip: We offer many other services at the Leipzig Book Fair besides book sales.

Impressions of the Leipzig Book Fair

Your contact

Visitor Service Leipzig Book Fair
Trade Visitor Service Leipzig Book Fair