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Quilt Festivals & Shows

Thu, 07 Sept



The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 2023

The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 2023
The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 2023

Time & Location

07 Sept 2023, 9:00 am GMT-5 – 09 Sept 2023, 5:00 pm GMT-5

Madison, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713, USA

About the Event

The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 2023 will feature 

  • Quilt contest exhibition
  • Learning opportunities
  • Vendor Hall and
  • Annual “Quilt to Give” community service project

Entry fee typically starts at $10 for a single day. Admission tickets will be available at the door and at select retailers.


The 2023 Quilt Contest is a "Juried and Judged" contest with 10 categories 

Quilters of all levels can enter a maximum of four quilts in the contest. Entry fee is $10 per quilt.

Read more about the Quilt Show Contest including dates  here.

Last dates for entry is 30 June, 2023.

Quilt challenges for 2023 are

Theme Challenge - "Back in 1973"

Kids' Quilt Challenge

Modern Mini Quilt Challenge


Classes will include 

  • One-Hour Lectures
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • Sit & Sew Workshops
  • Stage Demonstrations

The show typically sees more than 200 learning sessions. Class fees range from  

  • $12 for Lectures 
  • $37 Sit & Sew Workshops (plus kit/pattern fee)
  • $32 Hands-On Workshops (plus kit/pattern fee)

Invitations are currently open for educators.


The show host a market place consisting of 85,000-square-foot vendor mall.

Applications for vendors are currently on. Check the page here to register or learn more about the terms & conditions.



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The 3 day event is presented by PBS Wisconsin and Nancy Zieman Productions.

Some of the information is yet to be updated. Do check out more from the The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 2022 event

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