Fair Entry

Advance registration is highly encouraged due to limited capacity in the building and crowdflow. Tickets at the door are subject to availability. Some Fair days are ticketed as noted here, while Sunday attendance and many programs–including The Classroom, off-site programs and exhibitions, and the NYABF Block Party–are free with registration. Ticketed days help support this non-profit production. No one is turned away for lack of funds.  


548 W. 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

Fair Hours

Thursday, April 25
Opening Night
6–9pm, $30

Friday, April 26
11am–1pm, Preview (invitation required)
1–7pm, $5

Saturday, April 27
11am–7pm, $5 
12–6pm, Block Party

Sunday, April 28
11am–1pm, Mask Required Hours (free registration)
1 –5pm, Free

Opening Night
Thursday, April 25, 6–9pm

The official kick-off event of NYABF 2024 and the first chance to explore and browse! The evening will feature outdoor performances from Embaci, LYDO, and Raymond Pinto, as well as the launch of a new edition by Women’s History Museum.

Friday, April 26, 11am–1pm

These hours are reserved for students, press, and NY cultural institution members.

The NYABF 2024 Preview is generously supported by die Keure.

Mask Required Hours
Sunday, April 28, 11am–1pm

These hours are reserved for immunocompromised and/or disabled visitors to explore the Fair. All exhibitors, staff, and visitors are required to wear a mask.


548 West is ADA-compliant. The building has an accessible elevator and all bathrooms are gender-neutral and wheelchair accessible. Service animals are welcome. All Classroom programs will be archived with closed captions after the Fair concludes. Please write to fairinfo@printedmatter.org for more specific access-related questions.

COVID-19 Protocol: Guests, exhibitors, and staff will adhere to any and all guidelines set forth for gatherings by federal, state, and local officials and pursuant to applicable law. Masks will be required at 548 West on Sunday, April 28, 11am–1pm and optional during all other hours of NYABF 2024. The Fair will provide free masks at central locations throughout the Fair venue. Visitor crowd flow will be regulated through ticketing, timed entry, and security.

Community Guidelines

Over the course of four days, the NY Art Book Fair welcomes thousands of international publishers and visitors. This document outlines some basic community guidelines and expectations for conduct. It serves to underline the importance of treating one another with care and respect, in order to foster a positive and safe environment for all. 

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