Deventer Book Market

4 August
09:30 - 17:30

Hundreds of stalls filled with thousands of books: over 6 kilometers of market with the participation of renowned booksellers and antiquarian booksellers from all over the Netherlands.

The great book fair with thousands of visitors and hundreds of stalls is back! This year we may welcome all booksellers and book fans back to the historic downtown area on Sunday, August 6, 2023.

On Sunday, August 6, 2023, the Book Town and Hanseatic City of Deventer will host the 33rd edition of the Deventer Book Market during the special Hanseatic Year. After the modified edition in 2022, the 2023 Book Market is back in its full glory. With around 850 stalls, the Deventer Book Market is the largest book market in Europe.




Deventer IJsselkade en binnenstad

The market starts at 9:30 a.m., but as early as 7:00 a.m., the first visitors arrive.

Photos: Gerard Dubois & Eric Brinkhorst