Woman Making a Quilt
September 3, 2021

Thousands of people from across the country gather each spring for the annual Mountain Quiltfest. This event offers guests who love making and collecting quilts a variety of unique events and classes to attend. We’ve gathered all the details about this event to help you learn everything you need to know before you attend!

A Mountain Quiltfest Quilt Show

Hands quilting

There are nearly 70 class sessions available that cover topics from quilting for beginners to advanced quilting. In addition to classes, quilters are able to enter their works into the Quiltfest Quilt Show, where there is over $20,000 in prizes. An AQS-certified quilt appraiser will even be available by appointment to appraise quilts. No matter how simple or fancy the quilt, anyone can enter up to three of their own works into the quilt show. The show is professionally judged, with one viewer’s choice ribbon, along with ribbons and cash prizes up to $4,000 for Best-in-Show.

The quilt show will be open to public viewing from 9-5 during the week and 9 to 4 on Saturday. Each year, the quilt show celebrates a different

Class Schedule

Classes range from beginner to advanced. Visitors will get to sign up for classes based on skill level and interest. Classes that have been offered in previous years range from An Introduction to Feathers to Lattice String Quilt. The class schedule changes from year to year. To see the most up-to-date schedule for this year’s Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge, visit their website.

Quiltfest Location

LeConte Event Center in Pigeon Forge

LeConte Center

2986 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN

Located less than one mile from Cherokee Lodge’s Pigeon Forge condos, the Quiltfest is only a 15 minute walk for attendants who want to stretch their legs before diving into the quilting event.

Quiltfest Lodging

Cherokee Lodge Condominiums

3415 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN

Cherokee Lodge invites guests of the Pigeon Forge Quiltfest to stay in our deluxe condos in the heart of the city. Filled with unexpected benefits and amenities, the condos are the perfect place to stay for a convenient location and stunning view. Overlooking the mountains and city of Pigeon Forge, Cherokee Lodge is minutes away from attractions and restaurants. We have both 2 and 3 bedroom condos with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Our Pigeon Forge condos are just 0.7 miles away from the LeConte Center, where Quiltfest is held. Take a look at all our Pigeon Forge condos and find the perfect one for your trip!

More Pigeon Forge Events

rod run pigeon forge

A Mountain Quiltfest isn’t the only exciting event in Pigeon Forge! Throughout the year, the city is home to so many incredible events, from car shows to parades to festivals. Whether you’re visiting in the spring to enjoy A Mountain Quiltfest or in the fall for the Fall Rod Run, our condos will put you close to all the action. While you’re in town, spend some time enjoying the attractions in the area, including Dollywood, The Island and Hafield and McCoy Dinner Feud!

See more Pigeon Forge attractions then start planning your trip!