Show Hours & General Admission

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
Santa Clara, California

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIV


Merchants Mall & Quilt Show  


Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara (Bay Area), CA  95054

PIQF features a Merchants Mall of approximately 160 vendors offering machines, quilts, textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much more. The quilt show consists of competition entries and the special exhibitions. The Merchants Mall and Quilt Show will be open:


            Wednesday, October 14       7:30 pm 9:00 pm

                                                                      (Pre-registered only) 

            Thursday, October 15          10:00 am6:00 pm

            Friday, October 16               10:00 am6:00 pm

            Saturday, October 17          10:00 am6:00 pm


New Sunday Hours for 2015:

            Sunday, October 18               9:00 am3:00 pm


In an effort to make your Sunday visit to the show carefree, PIQFs show hours will be 9 am to 3 pm. Our new neighbor, the stadium, has a 1:25 pm. scheduled event. The motto for Sunday this year is come early before the game & leave mid-afternoon during the game to avoid traffic snarls. The convention center campus has nearly 2,000 free parking spaces to accommodate PIQF attendees and free overflow parking with free shuttle buses.


PLEASE: No pull-along carts allowed on show floor.


General Admission

Admission for the Merchants Mall and Quilt Show is $15 and includes re-admission ($13, Sunday only). Accompanied children under the age of 16 are admitted free. Credit cards are not accepted for general admission. Show entry for all four days is included with pre-registration.

Group Admission  
Discounts for groups of 20 or more can be arranged;
please contact our office at (215) 862-5828 for details.

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*Quilts pictured above:
top row: "California Chardonnay" by Jan Rashid, "Gathering Baskets" by Margret Strauchman, "Life Goes On" by Irene MacWilliam
bottom row: "Technique Rebellion II Redux" by Melody Johnson, "Cape Primrose" by Barbra Barrick McKie, "Breadfruit in Blue Hawaii" by Connie Ayers