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When and where is the book fair held?

Dates of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair:
15 - 21 April, 2020


ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre), Al Musaffah Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Opening Hours:
9:00am – 10:00pm

Friday: 4:00pm -10:00pm

What are the contact details of the fair?

KITAB Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
P.O. Box 2380, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone:  +971 2 599 5276      
Fax: +971 2 444 0400 

Address for Courier Services:

Nation Towers Corniche, 
Building B 
PO Box 94000
Abu Dhabi
Te: + 971 2 444 0444
Fax:+ 971 2 599 5720

Where to Register

<p class="gentric-p">Visitors at the book fair have the luxury of registering their attendance through three platforms – the ADIBF website, the ADIBF mobile app, and registration when attending at the event.</p>

What is the entrance fee?

Admission is free of charge for general public.

Do we have public transport to the Fair?

Abu Dhabi has an effective public transport system. Buses run frequently between many stops in central Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

What are the ''Do’s and Don’ts'' to keep in mind while visiting Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi's culture is firmly rooted in Arabia's Islamic traditions. Islam is more than a religion; it is a way of life that governs everyday events from what to wear to what to eat and drink. 

The attitude toward clothing in Abu Dhabi is relaxed, but visitors (men as well as women) should show due deference in public places to local customs by avoiding excessively revealing attire. Discretion and polite elegance are the watchwords.

Women play a full and active part in the life of the country, and experience no special restrictions of dress or behaviour in day-to-day life. The United Arab Emirates are also exceptionally safe for women travelling on their own. Whatever time of day or night, moving about town is never a problem.

Local service personnel have a fluent command of English and other major international languages, so when you have something to say, you will be readily understood.

Parking at the Fair

There are two multi-storey car parks at ADNEC, with over 6283 spaces that have direct access into the exhibition centre. Car park B is the closest parking for ADIBF.

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