In the foreground of a room or shop, several wooden boxes on their edges display skeins of yarn of many colours


People engaging and interacting at FibreFest with various stalls and handmade items on display.

29th Annual Fibrefest: September 7-8, 2024

Come out to the Friendly Town of Almonte from September 7th to 8th for the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s 29th Annual Fibrefest.

Hosted at two locations; the Almonte Community Centre and the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum.

Local guilds will demonstrate spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, lacemaking, smocking and quilting.

Vendors include finished fibre goods and other textile-related supplies from across the province, as well as quilt shops and alpaca farms.

  • Workshops from September 3-11
  • Vendors and Demonstrations on the 7th, 10am-5pm, and 8th, 10am-4pm

Admission to Fibrefest is $5.00 per day, which gives you access to the two sites. 

Get in touch

The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s annual Fibrefest event is one of the longest running and largest of its kind in Canada. It is a fundraising event for the museum, and aims to promote Canadian fibre artisans and artists.

Consider becoming a sponsor or donor to Fibrefest. Get in touch by contacting Michael Rikley-Lancaster at [email protected] or calling 613-256-3754