Fiber Festivals Around the US 2023

Get ready to unravel a world of vibrant colors, intricate textures, and the pure joy of all things fiber-related—we’re talking about fiber festivals! Grab your needles, dust off your looms, and prepare to be immersed in a tapestry of creativity, community, and endless inspiration.

Whether you’re a seasoned fiber artist or a curious beginner, these events offer a delightful escape into a world where wool and imagination collide.

Let’s embark on a whimsical journey through the best fiber festivals occurring throughout the US in the second half of the year—guaranteed to leave you in stitches of excitement! We have our bags packed for a tour of fiber destinations, which festivals will you check out?


July 8 – 9: Fiber U, Lebanon, Missouri

July 15 – 16: Copper K Fiber Festival, Whitehall, Montana

July 19 – 23: Super Summer Knitogether, Nashville, Tennessee

July 22 – 30: Chicago Yarn Crawl, Chicago, Illinois


July 29 –August 12: Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl, various locations in Colorado

August 1 – 5: Interweave Yarn Fest, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

August 5 – 6: Fiber Arts Festival, West Fargo, North Dakota

August 11 – 12: Southern Comforts Fiber Market, Charlotte, North Carolina

August 16 – 20: Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, Michigan

August 24 – 26: Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival, Green Tree, Pennsylvania


September 8 – 10: Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, Wisconsin

September 9 – 10: Salida Fiber Festival, Salida, Colorado

September 9 – 10: Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival, New Milford, Pennsylvania

September 9 – 10: NJ Sheep and Fiber Festival, Ringoes, New Jersey

September 14 – 17: DFW Fiber Fest, Irving, Texas

September 16: WNY Fiber Arts Festival, East Aurora, New York

September 16 – 17: Wool Gathering, Yellow Springs, Ohio

September 21 –24: Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl, various locations in CA and NV

September 23 – 24: Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival, Berryville, Virginia

September 23 –24: National Alpaca Farm Days, various locations in North America

September 30 – October 1: Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival, Tunbridge, Vermont

September 30 – October 1: PNW Fiber Exposition, Port Angeles, Washington


October 4 – 8: Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Hailey, Idaho

October 6 – 8: Kentucky Wool Festival, Falmouth, Kentucky

October 6 – 9: Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference, Chautauqua, New York

October 7 – 8: Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials, Montpelier Station, Virginia

October 7 – 8: Mountain and Valley Wool Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico

October 7 – 8: Fiber Expo, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 14 – 15: Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival, Albany, Oregon

October 14 – 15: Mid-Plains Fiber Fair, York, Nebraska

October 20 – 22: Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher, North Carolina

October 21 – 22: New York State Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, New York

October 24 – 28: Interweave Yarn Fest, Mesa, Arizona

October 28: Frederick Fiber Fest, Frederick, Maryland


November 1 – 5: Fiber Art Show & Sale, Longmont, Colorado

November 4 – 5: The Annual Fiber Festival of New England, West Springfield, Massachusetts

November 10 – 11: East Texas Fiber Festival, Canton, Texas

November 11 – 12: Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival, West Friendship, Maryland

November 18 – 19: Pennsylvania Fall Fiber Arts Festival, Leesport, Pennsylvania


December 9 – 10: Christmas at the Farm, Poplar Grove, Illinois

Year-round: Midwest Fiber Arts Trails, locations throughout WI and MN

Well, there you have it! If we stumble upon any other events coming up, we’ll be sure to add them to the list. Until then, we hope you find something nearby that you can enjoy. Like many hobbies, we find crafting is especially pleasant when in the company of others ☺️

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