California Quilt Events


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California Quilt Events & Festivals

Ongoing Exhibitions

SAN MARINO: Becoming America- Ten Vintage Quilts from the 19th Century through October 28, 2019
Huntington Library & Gardens, Exhibit in the Scott Galleries, Fielding Wing
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

SAN DIEGO: Visions Art Museum
2825 Dewey Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106

SAN JOSE: San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 South First St.
San Jose, CA


LINDSAY: Annual Best of the Valley Quilt Show April 13-15, 2018
McDermont Field House
365 N Sweet Brier Street
Lindsay, CA
$10 daily,

SANTA ROSA: Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival April 19-21, 2018
Sonoma County Fairgrounds Event Center
1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.
10 AM - 5 PM Thursday & Friday
10 AM - 4 PM Saturday

ANDERSON: Quilter's Sew-Ciety Quilt Show April 20-22, 2018
Shasta District Fair & Event Center
1890 Briggs St
Anderson, California 96007

MANTECA: Manteca Quilters Annual Quilt & Cloth Doll Show April 21, 2018
San Joaquin Co. Office of Education-Wentworth Ctr
2707 Transworld Drive
Stockton, Ca
Sat 9-4, Sun 9-3.

PASO ROBLES: Through the Vines Quilt Show April 21, 2018
Vines RV Resort
88 Wellsona Rd
Paso Robles, California 93446

FRESNO: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival April 26-28, 2018
The Big Fresno Fairgrounds
4500 E Kings Canyon Blvd.
Fresno, CA 93702
Industry Commerce Bldg.
$10 for 3 Days,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

LONG BEACH: Los Angeles County Quilters Guild Quilt Show -- From the Bolt to the Bed April 27-28, 2018
Greek Orthodox Church of Long Beach
5761 East Colorado St.
Long Beach, CA
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
$10 general,

GRASS VALLEY: Pine Tree Quilt Guild Annual Springtime in the Pines Quilt Show May 5-6, 2018
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA

SAN DIEGO: Bobby Gear Memorial Quilt & Wearable Art Show May 11, 2018
in Call for Entries, Shows and Exhibits Quilt & Wearable Art 7450 Hazard Center D
San Diego, California

ROSEVILLE: Roseville Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show Celebrate Liberty With Quilts May 19, 2018
Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
6365 Douglas Boulevard
Granite Bay, California 95765

SANTA ROSA: Wine Country Quilt Show June 2, 2018
Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building
1351 Maple Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA
300+ quilts, 20 vendors and a handcraft boutique featured annually on the first Saturday in June.

TRABUCO CANYON: Beach Cities Quilters Guild Quilt Show - Sunshine, Lollipops & Rainbows June 2-3, 2018
Lodge at Coto de Caza
23501 Avenida la Caza
Trabuco Canyon, California 92679

FORT BRAGG: 22nd Annual Fort Bragg Quilt Show June 23-24, 2018
Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dana Gray Elementary School
1197 Chestnut Street
Fort Bragg, CA
More than 150 quilts on display. Vendors, demonstrations, special displays of challenge quilts, and quilts from our featured artist.

SAN LUIS OBISPO: Seven Sisters Annual Quilt Show June 23, 2018
Associated Quilt Guilds of the Central Coast
Alex Madonna Expo Center
100 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, California

BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Lake Quilter's Guild Quilt Show August 3, 2018
The Lodge at Big Bear Lake - A Holiday Inn Resort
40650 Village Drive
Big Bear Lake, California
Over 175 quilts in a variety of categories, vendors selling quilting supplies, fabric, notions and clothing; and a marketplace including gifts, quilts and holiday items.

CHESTER: The Quilts of Lake Almanor Quilt Show August 4-5, 2018
Chester Jr./Sr. High School
612 First Street
Chester, California
$7 admission, (530) 259-2667
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Presented by the Chester Piecemakers Quilt Guild, this celebration features quilts, raffle baskets, vendors, and food. celebrating 30 years! Held on same weekend as Almanor Art Show and Chester Library Book Sale.

HAYFORK: Log Cabin Quilters of Hayfork Quilt Show August 10-12, 2018
Held during the Trinity County Fair.
Trinity County Fairgrounds
90 Corral Ave
Hayfork, Calif.

CRESCENT CITY: Light House Quilt Guild Biennial Quilt Show Color Explosion August 18-19, 2018
Del Norte County Fairgrounds
421 US-101
Crescent City, CA

SAN DIEGO: Annual San Diego Quilt Show September 20-22, 2018
San Diego Convention Center
Hall H 111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA

PLEASANTON: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival September 20-22, 2018
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4500 E Kings Canyon Blvd., Industry Commerce Bldg.
Fresno, CA 93702
$10 for 3 Days,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

LIVERMORE: Quilting in the Garden September 22, 2018
Presented by Alden Lane Nursery & In Between Stitches. Hundreds of quilts from celebrated artists and the quilting community are hung for display throughout the nursery. Alden Lane Nursery
981 Alden Lane
Livermore, California 94550

MORGAN HILL: Harvest Quilt & Fiber Arts Show September 22, 2018
United Methodist Church
17175 Monterey Rd
Morgan Hill, California
Presented by the South Valley Quilt Association. At The Taste of Morgan Hill. 200 plus quilts event organized by 50 creative artists who wish to bring the quilting arts to the local community.

LAKEPORT: Ladies of the Lake Falling Leaves Quilt Show October 6, 2018
Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4.
Lake County Fairgrounds
401 Martin St
Lakeport, California

TEMECULA: Outdoor Quilt Show October 6, 2018
Valley of the Mist Quilters Guild and the City of Temecula event
Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
I-16 Exit Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA

SANTA CLARA: Pacific International Quilt Festival XXVII October 11-14, 2018
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California 95054
Quilting arts from around the globe, competitions, special exhibits and workshops and lectures presented by an international faculty in this Mancuso Shows production.

RED BLUFF: Sun Country Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show April 6-7, 2019
Tehama District Fairgrounds
650 Antelope Blvd.
Red Bluff, California 96080
Over 200 quilts by members on display for 2 days. There will be quilt shop vendors, demonstrations, and special displays of challenge quilts and quilts from our featured quilters. Food for sale on site and free parking.

VAN NUYS: Quilting in the Valley Show back in 2019 |
The quilt show,  Quilting in the Valley, is the club's largest fundraising event. It is held every two years, on the odd year. It is the cooperative effort of all of the members of the San Fernando Valley Quilt Association and the Valley Quiltmakers Guild. Membership in the Association includes the responsibility of working at the quilt show.

OAKHURST: Mountain Gems Quilt Show back in May 2019
Oakhurst Community Center
39800 Rd 425B, Oakhurst, CA

July 14-15, 2018 expected date
Hearts of the Redwoods Quilt Show
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St, Eureka, CA

CRESCENT CITY: Lighthouse Quilt Show returns in 2019
Del Norte County Fairgrounds, Crescent City, CA

SANTA CLARA: Santa Clara Valley Quilt Show returns in 2019
Santa Clara Valley Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

ONTARIO: Road to California Quilters Conference and Showcase January 18-21, 2018
Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764
Billed as the largest show west of the Rockies

BLYTHE: Bluegrass Quilters Quilt Show January 19-21, 2018
Colorado River Fairground
591 N Olive Lake Blvd
Blythe, California
Annual Blythe Bluegrass Festival features a quilt show.

CLOVIS: American Symphony of Quilts Biennial Quilt Show February 1-3, 2018
Clovis Veterans Memorial Building
808 4th St.
Clovis, California
San Joaquin Valley Quilters Guild Show includes Exhibits, Lectures & Demonstrations, Classes and Workshops. Classes by Sandy Klop from Moda Fabrics and Mary Fons from the Love of Quilting TV show. In conjunction with the American Legion Post 147.

SAN JACINTO: Valley Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show
Valley Wide Recreation Center February 9-10, 2018
901 W Esplanade
San Jacinto, California
Vendors, drawings, boutique, consignment, featured quilter & quilt appraiser on Saturday.

BAKERSFIELD: Cotton Patch Quilt Guild Quilt Show February 9-10, 2018
Hodel's Country Dining
5917 Kudsen Dr.
Bakersfield, CA
Beautiful quilts, vendors, boutique. Featuring artist Marilyn Smith.
$10 / 2 days,
Friday, February 9, 2018 10 am - 5 pm. Saturday, February 10, 2018 10 am - 4 pm

FOLSOM: Folsom Quilt & Fiber Guild Quilt Show February 9-11, 2018
Folsom Community Center
52 Natoma St.
Folsom, California 95630
$7 admission, $14 for 3-day pass,
Folsom guild annual show in February features over 200 entries, including quilts, wearable art and exquisite fiber items.
Fri/Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CONCORD: Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County Quilt Show April 7-8, 2018
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Rd
Concord, California
$10 for the Weekend,
Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4 p.m.
150+ quilts made by guild members, Tile Tango, Vendors, Quilt Challenge, Telephone Quilt Challenge, Demonstrations, Country Store and more.

TORRANCE: South Bay Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show February 17-18, 2018
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Small Quilt Auction, Sunday, 1 p.m.
Featured Quilter Sue Glass

PASADENA: Quilt Con West February 22-25, 2018 presented by the Modern Quilt Guild.
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green St.
Pasadena, CA

SAN DIEGO: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival February 15-17, 2018, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA,

WATSONVILLE: Pajaro Valley Quilt Association Annual Quilt Show February 24, 2018
Celebrating PVQA's 40th Anniversary. Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 E Lake Ave.
Watsonville, California

PALM SPRINGS: Desert Guilds Biennial Quilt Show March 2-3, 2018
Palm Springs Pavilion
401 Pavilion Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
Presented by three quilt guilds: Cactus Sew-ables Quilt Guild, Coachella Valley Quilt Guild, and Pass Patchers Quilt Guild. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

POMONA: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival March 8-10, 2018
1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Building 6
Pomona, CA 91768
$10 for 3 Days,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday

YUBA CITY: The Valley Quilt Show "Rhapsody in Red" March 10-11, 2018
35th Annual
Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds
441 Franklin Avenue
Yuba City, CA

LA HABRA: Spring into Quilting" Biennial Quilt Show March 10-11, 2018
La Habra Community Center
101 W. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, California
Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friendship Square Quilters Guild event features over 120 hand crafted quilts will be on display. The mix of quilts will include traditional, antique and contemporary work. The Featured Artist is Judy Helling.

SACRAMENTO: Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival March 15-17, 2018
1600 Exposition Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815
$10 for 3 Days,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

AUBURN: Streams of Color Foothills Quilters Guild Quilt Show April 6-7, 2018
Parkside Church of the Nazarene
3885 Richardson Dr
Auburn, CA
Over 250 spectacular quilts and wearables, 35 vendors, demonstrations, cafe, prizes, and our Country Store, there is always plenty to do.

PACIFIC GROVE: Quilts by the Bay Annual Show April 6-8, 2018
Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild Annual Show
Chautauqua Hall
176 16th St
Pacific Grove, California
Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Quilts from the Heart

Busy Bears Quilt Guild Quilt Show
Big Bear Middle School,
41275 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA Flying Geese Quilt Guild Show,
Soka University, 1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA Sierra Gold Harvest Quilt Show
Amador County Fairgrounds

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