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Vermont Quilt Festival

New England’s largest and oldest quilt event celebrates its 42nd year with some of the best quilts, both contemporary and antique.

Hundreds of eye-popping quilts delight thousands of visitors each year with a grand cross-section of the quilt-makers art and a visual feast of color and design.  Opening the Festival is the always-festive Champagne and Chocolate Preview on Thursday evening, when attendees are the first to see the exhibits and shop the bustling vendor mall of 80 vendors from across the continent.  Scheduled throughout the weekend are quilt appraisals, free gallery talks by exhibit curators, free vendor demonstrations and more!  Excellent classes with top instructors and evening programs round out the weekend.  A Vermont Chamber of Commerce Time-Honored Event!

Event address:

Champlain Valley Expo, 105 Pearl Street, Essex Jct., VT (just outside Burlington)

Dates of Operation:

June 22-24, 2018, Fri/Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-3, Champagne and Chocolate Preview, June 21 – evening

Group Policy & Rates:

Tour groups are encouraged to contact the Festival office in advance to make arrangements.  Pre-registration offers fast and convenient entry to the event.  Air-conditioned, free and convenient parking and handicapped-accessible.  Group rate (20 or more) $10; children under 14 free.  Driver and group leader complimentary.


Vermont Quilt Festival, Inc. 11 Pearl Street, Ste. 205, Essex Jct., VT 05452, 802-872-0034,