If you’re planning a trip in 2022, consider these upcoming quilt shows! You can admire quilts, meet and learn from their makers, and share in the stories of this timeless art.
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We update this list periodically, but things can change quickly. Check out the show's website for the most updated information. Do you want your show on the list? Email us at APQTips@meredith.com.

June 22-25, 2022

Shipshewana Quilt Festival; Shipshewana, Indiana

Quilting talents converge for lectures, educational opportunities, workshops, quilt and vendor shows, and an area shop hop.

July 9, 2022

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show; Sisters, Oregon

Quilts take over this rustic western town for a non-juried, outdoor show of 1,200 hanging quilts.

July 29-30, 2022

Star Valley Quilt Trail; Scenic Byway Highway 89, Wyoming

The Star Valley Quilt Trail features quilts exhibited in the towns along Scenic Byway, Highway 89 in the Star Valley of Wyoming. It's a combination of gorgeous quilts, spectacular scenery, and western adventure. Also plan to visit guest artists, teachers, vendors, special exhibits, and local shops!

August 4-6, 2022

International Quilt Festival; Lone Beach, California

This quilt show, sale, and quiltmaking academy features quilts in dozens of themed exhibits, classes and lectures, and vendor booths offering antique and contemporary quilts, patterns, fabric, books, notions, crafts, and sewing machines.

August 4-6, 2022

Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod Quilt Show; Harwich, Massachusetts

More than 200 quilts will be on exhibit in the beautiful (and air-conditioned) new school; other features include a merchants mall, boutique with handmade items and quilts for sale, daily lectures and demonstrations of quilting techniques. Proceeds from sales of raffle tickets for our "Celebrating the Garden" quilt will benefit scholarships for local students.

August 6, 2002

Eureka Montana Quilt Show; Eureka, Montana

Held outdoors in a scenic town in northwestern Montana, this quilt show has over 600 quilts on display in their main street and historic village area. They also have quilt shop vendors, a food court, and a "Fiberfest" yarn-based event on the other end of town.

August 11-13, 2022

QuiltFest; Springfield, Massachusetts

Shop the aisles of the Merchants Mall, or discover workshop offerings and learn the newest quilting techniques in the industry.

August 17-20, 2022

AQS QuiltWeek; Grand Rapids, Michigan

Attend AQS QuiltWeek events in multiple cities across the country each year. Enjoy semi-finalist and award-winning quilts, special quilt exhibits from around the world, workshops and lectures with the best instructors, and a huge vendor Merchant Mall.

September 14-17, 2022

AQS QuiltWeek; Des Moines, Iowa

Attend AQS QuiltWeek events in multiple cities across the country each year. Enjoy semi-finalist and award-winning quilts, special quilt exhibits from around the world, workshops and lectures with the best instructors, and a huge vendor Merchant Mall.

September 15-18, 2022

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza; Oaks, Pennsylvania

PNQE will be dishing up all the ingredients needed for a successful quilt show including a unique and beautiful display of over 400 quilts and works of textile and wearable art from across the globe. It also features an amazing Merchants Mall filled to the brim with vendor booths, offering everything quilters and needlecrafters need to quench their creative thirsts.

September 16-18, 2022

Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival; Walla Walla, Washington

Visit the 21st annual quilt show in beautiful wine country. See 200+ quilts on display in addition to a block lotto and challenge quilts. You can also visit the vendor mall, participate in silent auction and quilt raffle, and enjoy hourly demonstrations. The featured Quilter is Heather Black of quiltachusetta.com.

September 17-18, 2022

Higher Ground Fair Quilt Show; Laramie, Wyoming

This regional show highlights quilters from across the Rocky Mountain Region, including those in the categories of hand quilting, machine quilting, Rocky Mountain Themed Quilts, Mini Quilts, and more. The show also offers demos, presentations, and vendor booths.

October 7-8, 2022

Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe

This biennial showcase of traditional, contemporary, and art quilts is presented by the Northern New Mexico Quilt Guild (NNMQG). In addition to 150+ quilts on display, visitors will have an opportunity to shop vendors and the guild gift shop filled with handmade items. NNMQG uses funds raised during the Quilt Fiesta for community service projects and educational programs that promote the art and craft of quilt-making.

October 13-16, 2022

Pacific International Quilt Festival; Santa Clara, California

Join as they celebrate the art of quilting. Whether you shop the aisles of the Merchants Mall for the best fabric, learn a new technique in workshops taught by an outstanding faculty, or admire the beauty of the artwork hanging in the quilt & wearable art competitions and special exhibits, take part in the excitement that is the Pacific International Quilt Festival.

November 3-6, 2022

Quilt Festival; Houston, Texas

The world's largest annual quilt show, sale, and quiltmaking academy features nearly 1,400 quilts in dozens of themed exhibits, 500+ classes and lectures, and almost 1,000 vendor booths offering antique and contemporary quilts, patterns, fabric, books, notions, crafts, and sewing machines. Additionally, there are free educational opportunities.

February 22-25, 2022

AQS QuiltWeek; Daytona, Florida

Attend AQS QuiltWeek events in multiple cities across the country each year. Enjoy semi-finalist and award-winning quilts, special quilt exhibits from around the world, workshops and lectures with the best instructors, and a huge vendor Merchant Mall.

February 23-26, 2023

QuiltCon; Atlanta, Georgia

See hundreds of modern quilts on display, including a juried quilt show with entries from Modern Quilt Guild members around the world. The event includes live lectures, panels, tours, workshops, and a vendor hall filled with the latest and greatest supplies, and social events.

February 23-26, 2023

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival; Hampton, Virginia

The Merchants Mall will feature everything for quilt, fiber, wearable & textile artists, and home sewers. In addition, MAQF will present the finest collection of quilt, garment, and fiber art exhibitions including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Rounding out the event will be workshops and lectures presented by leading instructors along with demonstrations throughout the Merchants Mall.

March 3-4, 2023

Flights of Fancy Quilt Show; Houston, Texas

Attend the WHQG quilt show where you will see over 200 quilts ranging from traditional to art, 20+ vendors selling a variety of quilting products, and purchase a ticket for a beautiful donation quilt, "Hummingbirds and Flowers".

March 22-25, 2023

AQS QuiltWeek; Branson, Missouri

Attend AQS QuiltWeek events in multiple cities across the country each year. Enjoy semi-finalist and award-winning quilts, special quilt exhibits from around the world, workshops and lectures with the best instructors, and a huge vendor Merchant Mall.

March 22-25, 2023

Lancaster Quilt Show; Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Marking their 30th year, this quilt show features more than 40 vendors, an antique quilt exhibit, and takes place in a town known for its rich history of quilting, Amish culture, and barn quilt trails.

April 20-22, 2023

QuiltFest; Greenville, South Carolina

Enjoy the debut of their National Spring Competition and shop the aisles of the Merchants Mall, or discover workshop offerings and learn the newest quilting techniques in the industry.

April 26-29, 2023

AQS QuiltWeek; Panducah, Kentucky

Attend AQS QuiltWeek events in multiple cities across the country each year. Enjoy semi-finalist and award-winning quilts, special quilt exhibits from around the world, workshops and lectures with the best instructors, and a huge vendor Merchant Mall.

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Georgia Celebrates Quilts Show; Marietta, Georgia

This is Georgia's largest ongoing quilt show presented by the East Cobb Quilters' Guild. See 300+ quilts competing for cash prizes and ribbons (everything from traditional bed quilts to artistic wall quilts). You can also visit shop vendors, participate in raffles, and enjoy the the Block Party for kids.

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Brazos Bluebonnet Quilt Guild Quilt Show; Bryan, Texas

This show is in a new and bigger location this year! The theme for the judged quilt show is "World of Color". There will be a wide assortment of quilt categories, from traditional to art quilts. The show will have vendor booths, quilt appraisals, quilts for sale, and more. The featured Quilter is Christa Watson of christaquilts.com.