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Description

Quilt Festival Houston (International Houston Quilt Show) is the largest annual quilt show, sale,and quiltmaking academy in the world, showcasing over 1,600 quilts and textile artworks, plus booths selling quilts, fabrics, books, patterns, notions, crafts, machines and supplies, offering classes, workshops, lectures, workshops for kids, and even a husband's lounge for men who are kind enough to show up for their wives. In addition to the miles of beautiful quilts, people have the chance to learn sewing techniques in the more than 500 hands-on classes, lectures and special events.

Quilt Festival Houston attracts tens of thousands of visitors around the globe for quilting classes, competitions and hundreds of booths selling everything from needle minders to quilting machines. Quilters, instructors and observers of all ages turned out to explore the unique art form, proving its limits far exceed its grandmotherly image.

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Days Left

65000

Attendance

550

Exhibits

35

Countries Represented

Summary

Quilt Festival Houston is happening from 31 October 2019, Thursday to 03 November 2019, Sunday at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The organizer of the event is Quilts Inc.. The event is open to public. The estimated number of attendance is 65,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 550. The frequency of Quilt Festival Houston is annual. The event has been running since 1974.

Start Date
October 31, 2019 (Thursday)
End Date
November 3, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue
George R. Brown Convention Center
City
Houston, Texas
Organizer
Quilts Inc.
Category
Quilts
Event Type
Consumer Show, Trade Show
Frequency
Annual
Open To
Public
First Year
1974
Preview Night 7pm - 10 pm
Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
Friday 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Admission Type Admission Price
Adults $12
Seniors & Students $9
Children 10 and Under Free

Venue

  • George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Opened on September 26, 1987, George R. Brown Convention Center is located on the east side of Downtown Houston, Texas and covers 1.8 million square feet. The center was named for internationally recognized entrepreneur, engineer, civic leader, philanthropist and Houstonian George Rufus Brown.
  • 1001 Avenida de las Americas
  • Houston, TX, United States of America
  • +1 713-853-8000 or +1 800-427-4697
  • +1 713-853-8090
  • grbinfo@houstonfirst.com

Organizer

  • Quilts Inc.
  • Quilts Inc. is the parent company of two public shows and two trade shows for the quilting and soft crafts industry. The company through its shows features vendor booths offering quilting supplies, fabrics, decorative crafts, books, patterns, tools, sewing machines, and design softwares.
  • 7660 Woodway, Suite 550
  • Houston, TX, United States of America
  • +1 713-781-6864
  • +1 713-781-8182
  • shows@quilts.com

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