A literary event with heart thanks you!

Next time Turku Book Fair will be held 5th – 7th October 2018.

Opening hours

  • Friday, 5th October: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 6th October: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 7th October: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.


  • Adults €16 *
  • Multiple day ticket €25 *
  • Children (7–15 years) €5 *
  • Family ticket €34 (two adults and 7–15-year-old children)
  • Pensioners €13 *
  • Students €13 *
  • Groups €10 (min. 10 paying visitors/group)

Buy tickets online

Order your tickets conveniently in advance online.

*A discount of €3/ticket for tickets bought by 4th October 2018. The discount applies to one-day adult, children, pensioner and student tickets bought in advance.

Two students for one ticket, only from webshop!

For over 26 years already, the Turku Book Fair has been an attractive meeting place for all friends of literature and books. The event brings together approximately 700 performers, about 450 performances, hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors.

The fair also offers dozens of interesting discussions on topical themes and truly unique encounters with authors. There are numerous publishing houses present as well as the leading organisations and operators in the field. The Turku Book Fair is a cosy meeting place for the book industry with a chance to do business, too!

You can reach the fair area conveniently with the fair bus number 100. During the fair, the bus will run at approximately 10-minute intervals starting from 9 a.m. More detailed information from the bus company.

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Contact details:

Turku Fair Center Ltd, tel. +358 (0)2 337 111
Tiina Heiskari, tfn + 358 50 487 2015, tiina.heiskari@turunmessukeskus.fi