Schedule & General Information

The 2015 Greater St. Louis Book Fair will start the evening of Thursday, April 30 and continue through the evening of Sunday, May 3.


The following is a preliminary schedule. Fair times, special events, admission and policies may be subject to change.

Thursday, April 30 Opening Night
Opening Remarks 03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Gates Open. $10 General Admission 04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Friday, May 1 FREE General Admission 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Saturday, May 2 Shopping for Persons with Disabilities 09:00 am - 10:00 am
FREE General Admission 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Sunday, May 3 FREE General Admission - Half-Price Day 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
Monday, May 4 Non-Profit Day - Closed to Public 07:30 am - 10:00 am


  • $10 admission for Opening Night
  • FREE ADMISSION all other days
  • Non-Profit Day is closed to the public and limited to pre-registered 501(c)(3) organizations.

Location / Venue

Macy's at West County Center
80 West County Center, St. Louis MO 63131
Lower Level of Macy's East Parking Garage

Macy's at West County Center is located at the intersection of I-270 and Manchester Road. The Macy's East Parking Garage is located on the east side of Macy's, toward Ballas Road.

Payment Options

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card: Discover, MasterCard, VISA


Persons found not abiding by the following policies will be asked to leave Book Fair at once:

  • Patrons may stay in the parking garage overnight Wednesday provided they remain in their vehicles. No campers are allowed.
  • Patrons may begin lining up at 6 am on opening day.
  • Patrons are limited to one shopping cart at a time.
  • Cart contents can be reserved at the secure reserve, large purchase area.
  • All reserved items will be boxed & sealed until payment is received.
  • All reserved items must be paid for & removed by closing time of that day.
  • Unattended boxes or carts will be resorted and restocked.
  • Electronic scanners/book purchasing lists may be utilized at book tables only; books may not be scooped up and removed from tables for scanning.
  • Patrons purchasing rare and collectible merchandise must remain at the purchase counter while their items are being pulled from the display cases. Request lists will not be fulfilled unless the interested patron is present.