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The surf (and stitching) is up!

International Quilt Festival returns

to Long Beach, California in 2020!


HOUSTON – July 31, 2019—Quilts, Inc., the producers of International Quilt Market and International Quilt Festival, has announced that Festival will return to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California from July 9-11, 2020.



Previous editions of Festival were held annually at the location from 2008 to 2013. And like those shows, the upcoming Festival will also feature exhibitor booths offering quilts, fabric, tools, patterns, crafts, and other products. It will also showcase hundreds of dazzling quilts on display, along with a slate of hands-on classes with some of the best teachers from around the country.


“We are thrilled to be returning to California and bringing Quilt Festival back to the west coast,” says Quilts, Inc. President/CEO and Festival Founder Karey Bresenhan. “It’s something that both exhibitors and attendees have asked about ever since our last time there. And Long Beach is certainly a popular destination for quilters—and anyone—in the warm summer months!”


More details about the show will be released in the coming months on You can also sign up to receive email information and news about Festival on the home page.