BookCon Tickets are on sale now!

BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content such as:

  • Panels and Q&As with the hottest authors, celebrities and content creators
  • A Show Floor with the most influential publishers in the world
  • Autographing sessions

BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life.

Adult Ticket


*Preshow Price


**Onsite Price

Kids Ticket
(Kids ages 6-12)


*Preshow Price


**Onsite Price

Buy Your BookCon Tickets Now!

  • Limit of 10 Tickets per order.
  • Please note: Preshow prices above do not include state and local taxes. Taxes will be added to your Ticket purchase during checkout.*
  • Kids Tickets are only valid for Kids ages 6-12.
  • Ticket prices will increase on May 13 at 12:00 PM CDT. Onsite Ticket prices include tax.**

VIP Tickets

Sold Out!

VIP Tickets to BookCon get you awesome exclusives including first access and a separate queue for the Show Floor and Special Events Hall Panels, a reusable BookCon shopping bag and more!

VIP Tickets to BookCon get you awesome exclusives!

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Official BookCon Merch

Don’t forget – you can add Official BookCon 2016 Merch directly to your order when you purchase your BookCon Tickets here!

Who Needs A Ticket

Kids 5 and under will be admitted for free to BookCon and no ticket is required. Kids 6-12 must have a valid Kids Ticket to attend BookCon. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Please note, BookCon recommends all children under 18 attend with an adult, and all children under 13 must have an adult with them while at the con.

Kids Ticket

Kids 6-12 must purchase a Kids Ticket to attend BookCon. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite.

Ticket Mailing

If you are purchasing your ticket(s) on or before 11:59 PM CDT on April 15, 2016 your Ticket(s) will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. We highly encourage you to purchase your Tickets before this date so you can have your Tickets in your hands before the Show and stand in one less line to get in to BookCon. If you order 5 or more Tickets, please note that UPS shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery. After March 18, we will not be able to make edits to your mailing address. Please note that tickets will not begin to mail until the end of April 2016.

International Orders will have the option to mail their tickets or pick them up onsite.

If you are purchasing after 11:59 PM CDT on April 15, 2016, please bring your printed confirmation to McCormick Place to pick up your Ticket. Otherwise your Tickets will be sent to your address.

BookCon Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferrable, non-upgradeable and non-resellable.

PLEASE NOTE: Any and all scalpers that are identified will have their order(s) cancelled and Ticket(s) voided.

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