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Are you looking for quilting festivals to check out in 2022? If so, you are in the right place. We’ve assembled a list of quilting festivals for you to check out around the world. Check out the list below based upon geography and you can also check this other post about quilt festivals around the world.

Quilt Festivals In North America

January

The Quilt Fiesta will occur from January 28 to 29 of 2022. The festival will feature hundreds of quilts, sit and sews, auctions, and classes. The festival only costs $15 for two days. 

Road to California January 19 – 22, 2022. Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764

QuiltFest Virtual Schoolhouse #1. The premiere QuiltFest Virtual Schoolhouse will take place, ONLINE, January 26-29, 2022. Mancuso Show Management is no stranger to online quilting and textile arts seminars. The pandemic has proven that many students prefer to learn new and exciting techniques from the comfort of their homes. The great strength of this platform is that both instructors and students do not have any country borders or cultural barriers to their participation from around the world. You can register for one of the workshops I will be teaching in this Quilt Show by clicking in this link

February

QuiltCon is sponsored by The Modern Quilt Guild and will take place from February 16 to 20 of 2022. QuiltCon features lectures, social hours, swaps, and other unique resources for quilters to catch up on the latest trends in modern quilting. 

14th  Biennial Quilt Show. Quilting in Paradise. It is Feb 3-5, 2022.

MidFlorida Credit Union Event Center
9221 SE Civic Center Place
Port St. Lucie, FL  34952

SHOW HOURS:
Thursday, 2/3/2022, 10:00 – 5:00
Friday, 2/4/2022, 10:00 – 5:00
Saturday, 2/5/2022, 10:00 – 4:00

March

Quilting By the Gulf takes place from March 5 to March 6 of 2022. This festival features quilting socials, courses, auctions, and other activities for avid quilters. 

Lancaster Quilt Show Dates and Times for 2022 Free Admission! Free Parking! March 23-26, 2022-Wed-Fri 9am-6pm / Sat 9am-4pm

April

The Spring Into Quilting festival is held on April 1 to April 2 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This festival will show traditional quilts, contemporary quilts, and judged quilting categories. 

Paducah Quilt Week , Date: April 27th-30th 2022Location: Schroeder Expo Center, Park Street, Paducah KY

Pittsburg Quilt Show 2022 Annual Quilt Show , Thursday April 7; Friday, April 8; Saturday, April 9


​Amsokeag Quilters’ Guild – HOOKSETT, NH. April 23 & 24, 2022

May

The Quilt, Craft, and Sewing Expo will be held in Castle Rock, Colorado on May 26 to May 28 of 2022. Here, quilting and sewing enthusiasts will have a chance to stock up on equipment and supplies they need to fuel their craft. The program also includes workshops and socials. 

Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild – HUDSON, NH, 2022 TBD

June

The Black Hills Quilt Show is a chance to get out, see the West, and also the beautiful quilts that are made there. Pamela Walsh will be the quilt judge for 2022. There were over 500 quilts displayed at the 2021 festival. The Inspiration Studio will feature lectures, workshops, and socials for quilters to interact with one another. 

Vermont Quilt Festival – ESSEX JUNCTION, VT. June 22 to June 25, 2022​

Quilt Canada 2022 Join us at Quilt Canada 2022 as we become ‘Reconnected’ with quilting friends from near and far! June 15 – 18 2022, Vancouver Convention Centre East Building.

July 

The Methods of Madness Quilting Show will be held from July 22 to July 24 in 2022 at Ashton, PA. This festival features contests, social opportunities, and workshops for quilters. 

The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show™ (SOQS) is internationally recognized as the world’s largest outdoor quilt show displaying more than 1300 quilts representing fiber artists from around the world.  More than 10,000 visitors from all 50 states and multiple foreign countries flock to Sisters on the second Saturday in July.46th Annual Show is July 10, 2021

Maine Quilt Show, July 28-23, Augusta

Sacred Threads  July 14- 24. The next edition of Sacred Theads will be July 14-24, 2022. It will be held at the beautiful Floris United Methodist Church in Herndon, VA outside Washington, DC (near Dulles Airport).

Yellow Stone Quilt Fest

WHEN:
July 29-30, 2022

WHERE:
Riley Arena
Cody, Wyoming
Mail address: 
YQF, 3219 Owens Avenue, Cody, WY 82414General Info Contact: Barbara Pike, Treasurerbarbara.pike@connectSeward.org

August

The International Quilting Festival is held every year in Long Beach, CA. In 2022, it will be held from August 4 to August 6. The festival typically features classes, contests, and other resources for avid quilters. There is also a festival in Houston under the same name in November, from the 3 to the 6. 

North Texas Quilt Festival , August 18, 19 & 20, 2022

Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod – CENTERVILLE, MA. August 4-6, 2022​

World Quilt Show New England – SPRINGFIELD, MA. August 11 – 13, 2022

September

The Great Wisconsin Quilting Festival is held from September 8 to September 10 in 2022. This festival is part of PBS Wisconsin’s Winter of Wonder. The festival this year has a contest that has a theme around 100 Years of Art Deco. 

Belknap Mills Quilt Guild​ – LACONIA, NH. September 24 & 25, 2022

Arkansas Village Quilt Show, Benton, AR
September 23 and 24, 2022
Judged show with cash awards.

Ozark Piecimakers Quilt Show,

The 2022 OPQG Quilt Show will be held in the E*Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant, Ave., Springfield, MO 65803. The E*Plex is conveniently located in Northwest Springfield just east of the intersection of I-44 and Missouri Highway 13 (Kansas Expressway).

Event Open: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, September 29-30 and Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


October

In October 2022, the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo will happen in both Nashville and Cincinnati. The festival features courses, products for sale, and shopping opportunities. 

Rising Star Quilters Guild – LEXINGTON, MA

Burlington Quilters Guild​ – BEDFORD, MA

Cocheco Quilters Guild – DOVER, NH

November

In November of 2022, there is the Houston International Quilt Tour & Festival. This happens from October 31 to November 2 and rolls out the red carpet in contests and resources for quilting enthusiasts.  

December

During the month of December, there are no major quilt festivals in the United States. 

Other Quilting Festivals Around the World in 2022

Here are some other quilt festivals from around the world that you will be able to enjoy in 2022:

Quilt festivals will be starting up again in 2022. Read our most recent blog post to see quilt festivals of interest.