Tucson Quilters Guild
Presents our 39th Annual Quilt Show

Tucson Convention Center
260 South Church Street
Tucson, Arizona

Sonoran Wildflowers

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
February 17-19, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM Friday and Saturday
10:00AM-4:00PM Sunday

Admission $10
Three day ticket is $20 and only available on Friday.
Children under 14 are free.

The Tucson Quilters Guild presents its 39th Annual Quilt Show, Quilt Fiesta!, February 17, 18 & 19, 2017 at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) 260 S. Church St. Tucson, AZ. Quilts and other quilted items will be featured.

Guest Speaker

Lenore Crawford is our guest speaker. She will be speaking for no extra charge in our demo area. Here is a bio and pictures of two more of her quilts.

The three-day event will feature demonstrations, vendors, and the 2017 Raffle Quilt. We will be having a special Kids Row again this year. All demonstrations and speakers are free with admission to the show. Door prizes will be given out throughout the show. They are generously donated to the show. All paid admissions get a drawing ticket. Here is the application to submit a quilt for Vintage Quilt Turning.

Are you teaching your child to quilt?  Have they taken a class at a shop? We encourage you to start thinking of having your child or grandchildren enter his/her quilt on Kids Row in the Quilt Fiesta 2017. We would like to see more children's quilts entered. What a thrill for them to see their own creations displayed at the quilt show. They will be so proud when they receive their ribbon! Kids should be age 17 or younger. All work on the quilts should be done by the child. Adults may help with the quilting and binding, and provide assistance and guidance that is appropriate to the age of the child. Click here for KIDS ROW ENTRY FORM AND INFORMATION.

Bobbie Aug will once again be at Quilt Fiesta 2017! to do quilt appraisals. If you would like to have a modern quilt appraised that is hanging in the show, please print the two-page form, fill it out and mail it (with your check made out to Bobbie Aug) to Bobbie A Aug Quilt Appraisals, PO Box 9654, Colorado Springs, CO 80932, 719-331-4848. Here is the form for appraising antique quilts. Doing this before the show starts will make it easier for Bobbie to know which quilts in the show (and how many) will need to be appraised. She will also take walk in appraisals. Amended 5/16/16

No food or beverages allowed on the show floor. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Wheelchairs, walkers and strollers are allowed. Children are welcome and free under age 14. Rolling shopping carts are not allowed.

Certain quilt show positions are listed below for direct emailing.


Please note, the Tucson Quilters Guild is not recommending any of these hotels. The listings below are for informational purposes only.

Need a hotel for your stay? Visit http://www.visittucson.org/ to search for information on local hotels. The Riverpark Inn is a short-ten-minute walk under the freeway at 350 S. Freeway. Others aren't really within walking distance but are a short trip by car. Here are a few of the hotels in that part of Tucson. Try the Holiday Inn Express Tucson Hotel, Grant Rd., Super 8 Motel Grant Rd., Rodeway Inn, Grant Rd & I-10, Ramada Limited Tucson West, Days Inn Tucson, La Quinta Inn, Comfort Inn, I-10 & Starr Pass, and InnSuites Hotel Tucson City Center. The nearest RV park is Prince of Tucson RV Park.


2017 Quilt Show Directors

Betty Anderson
Reilly Zoda

Quilt Show Vendor Chair
Donata Pfisterer

Vendor Committee
Tucson Quilters Guild
P.O. Box 14454
Tucson, AZ 84732
520-733-9557-ask for Donata

Bus Trips
Katie Ammon

Roberta Sipes

The guild is happy to accept NEW quilting notions and products for the doorprize table. Email donations for details.

Elaine Romanelli

Program Booklets
Kathy Harris

Raffle Tickets
Patty Kruse

Connie German and Dave Kuskulis

Parking, Map and the Modern Streetcar

Map to downtown Tucson including the Tucson Convention Center. Exit the I-10 at Congress/Broadway and turn east. Turn right on Granada, either turn into the second driveway on the left or curve around onto Cushing and drive into the Convention Center which will be on the left. Use lots B and C. Lot B is closest to the entrance. Can even park in lot A which is on Church Ave. The underpass under the freeway is open, it is south of Congress Ave and leads directly to the Tucson Convention Center.

Tucson has a new Modern Streetcar which has a stop at the Tucson Convention Center. It is the Granada Ave.
at Cushing St. Station
. It is at the corner of Cushing and Granada. From there, just walk across the parking lot to the entrance. It runs every 10 minutes on Friday and every 20 minutes on Saturday and Sunday. Here is informaiton on purchasing tickets or day passes. It's $1.50 for one way and $4 for a day pass.

There is a charge for parking in the lots. The price is believed to be $8 and can change at any time. There is some(very little) free parking on the street on the weekend and possibly Friday. I believe that cars can leave and re-enter the lot for no additonal charge on the same day. Check with the clerk upon entry. Lot B is closest to the entrance of the show which is on the west side of the Exhibition Hall. Lot C is also very close to the entrance. Parking in Lot B is right near the door and there are no stair problems with either lot. There is handicaped parking at the TCC. Enter the parking lot off Cushing Street or Granada Street. There are escalators, stairs and an elevator inside near the show entrance.

We have halls B&C. Tickets will be sold inside near our entrance doors next to the escalators on the entry level.

Additional parking is available at locations near the convention center and at La Placita Garage at 211 South Church for $5 or so. This is a bit further to walk to our show but still close. It is a brightly colored parking garage next to the Cathedral at 6th Ave.

No food or beverages allowed on the show floor. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Wheelchairs, walkers and strollers are allowed. Children are welcome and free under age 14. Rolling shopping carts are not allowed.

Winner, Mary Lou Fragomeni-Nuttall 2016

Tami Graeber standing in front of her Best of Show quilt, 50 Shades of (Zentangled) Gray 2016

2016 Judged Winners
2016 Viewer's Choice
2016 Additional Special Awards

October 3, 2016