Our World-Famous Quilts
Over 2,500 Quilts to See and Buy
Our Quilt Barn has over 2,500 locally handmade quilts and wallhangings on display and for sale during the entire festival. Also, our fully stocked quilt shop sells all the notions and those hard-to-find items that you've been looking for.
Quilt lovers come from around the world for our famous Quilt Auction of 24 prize-winners held on July 6th. Don't miss this exciting event! We'll have you in stitches with quilting demonstrations and our Festival Quilt which beckons everyone to try a hand at quilting and sign their square for the rest of the world to see.
Second Saturday, July 6th, 2013 at noon
There are so many good reasons why people who love quilts and quilting come to the Kutztown Festival in Kutztown, PA. More than 2,500 traditional quilts, all made locally and all hand-quilted, are featured in the huge quilt barn - one of the Festival's busiest and most popular attractions.
Many of these beautiful creations are made by local Mennonite women and represent the finest, authentic Pennsylvania Dutch skill and craftsmanship. Quilts are accepted for the festival through a competitive juried process.
All quilts are available for purchase, and a very helpful, knowledgeable staff is available to assist visitors. The quilts range in size from king size to crib size. The "best of the best" of these magnificent quilts are sold at auction on the second Saturday of the Festival, July 6th.
Quilting demonstrations and quilting bees are held throughout the 9-day festival. Young and old alike enjoy contributing to the festival visitors quilt, created entirely by people attending the show.
In addition, the Festival has earned a reputation as a place to purchase the finest quilt fabric and to find exquisite traditional miniature framed quilts.