Arts & Culture

Rare Books LA

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  • Friday, Feb 4th, 2022 to Sunday, Feb 6th, 2022

Pasadena welcomes booksellers and bibliophiles from around the world to safely reconnect and share their love of books, fine prints, maps, ephemera, and more. In addition, the fair celebrates the centenary of James Joyce’s ground-breaking novel Ulysses. Visitors to the fair will have ample opportunity to explore the unique offerings of more than 100 rare book, fine print and map sellers from across the globe.

Opening night tickets for Friday, February 4 from 5 pm-8 pm benefit The Huntington and entitle those ticket holders to $10 off admission to world-famous library and gardens during the month of February. The book fair continues Saturday, February 5 from 10am-6pm, and Sunday, February 6 from 11 am-4pm.

Health Safety Protocols

In accordance with state and local health orders:

  • Masks are required for everyone in indoor public settings and businesses regardless of vaccination status
  • Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within one day for antigen tests and within two days for PCR tests is required prior to entry into the facility or venue (Details).
  • Identification is required for all attendees age 18+ to validate vaccination record or proof of negative test.

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Venue Information

  • Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E Green St
    Pasadena, CA 91101

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