TURKU BOOK FAIR 4.10.–6.10.2024

For over 30 years already, the Turku Book Fair has been an attractive meeting place for all friends of literature and books.

The fair 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!


What kind of games are played on the field of society and culture? Who wins, who loses? What and how do games tell us about the world we live in? The Turku Book Fair will be explored on October 4-6. 2024 the spirit of the game against the mirror of our time.

Culture is the sum of many games, where literature has an impressive, entertaining and innovative task. Common rules and agreements are sought in science, teams are built in politics, and the power of individual achievements is also cherished in society’s hero stories.

In the fall of 2024, on the stages of the Turku Book Fair, an overview of current literature and a discussion atmosphere will be created again, and we will get to know playfulness as a basis for narrative and thinking — without forgetting history’s power games, sports, fan culture, cosplay and larping. The games combine film, theater, spoken and visual arts. What will be the influence of the gaming world on art?

Contact Information

Turku Fair Center Ltd, tel. +358 (0)2 337 111
Program Director: Vilja-Tuulia Huotarinen vilja-tuulia.huotarinen@turunmessukeskus.fi

Publicist: Maisku Myllymäki maisku.myllymaki@turunmessukeskus.fi

Project team: Heidi Sinisalo heidi.sinisalo@turunmessukeskus.fi and Henna Laaksonen henna.laaksonen@turunmessukeskus.fi


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

Food & Beverages

Read more about the restaurant services at the fair here.

Frequently Asked Questions

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