Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!


March 24, 25, 26, 2017
David L. Lawrence Convention Center


We have a new website!  

Here are some answers to your questions and some information on how to navigate the Website:


Do I need to purchase an admission ticket to attend the Festival?

YES – you can either purchase a ticket online, via US Mail with the downloadable registration form or purchase tickets at the door.


Do I need to purchase an admission ticket if I am attending a class or Special Event at the Festival?

YES – the cost of admission to the Marketplace is not included in classes or special events.


What are the hours of the Festival?

Marketplace Hours:  

Friday, March 24, 2017  12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 25, 2017  9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Sunday, March 26, 2017  9:30 AM to 3:30 PM


What is the cost to attend the Festival?

Advance ticket pricing:  $10 single day, $15 two day pass, $25 three day pass

Door ticket pricing:  $15 per day (no multi day discounts available at the door)


Will I receive tickets in advance?

NO, we do not mail out tickets. If you have purchased your tickets in advance,  you will be able to  pick up your tickets at the door in the ADVANCED REGISTRATION AREA.


Will I receive a confirmation for my classes or registration?

If you are ordering tickets or classes online in advance, your paypal registration is your confirmation.  The Festival will notify you IF there are any changes in classes.  If you have mailed in your registration, you will receive confirmation ONLY if you have registered for classes.  Anyone purchasing admission tickets only will not be notified and may also pick up their tickets at the door in the ADVANCED REGISTRATION AREA.


What if I am registering for more than one person?

If you are registering online or by mail, please notify us of all the names of the people you are paying for.  Especially if you are registering for classes, since need to list all names on our attendance sheets.  You may write the additional names on the back of the form if mailing in, or in the notes section on Paypal.


Are Group Discounts Available?

Yes, we offer discounts of groups of 10 or more.  Please email us at pghknitandcrochet@gmail.com for details on pricing and how to register your group.


How Do I Purchase Tickets in Advance?

Go to the Main Page and click on the TICKETS button to register online.  If you are registering by US Mail, you can download the registration form under the FAQ tab on the homepage.


How Do I Register for Classes online?

We are color coded into 4 categories:   KNIT, CROCHET, QUILT AND SEW and OTHER CREATIVE CLASSES.   All classes are also listed by day and time on the main class page. Once you have read the class description, just hit the REGISTER NOW button to build your shopping cart. We hope that you find the navigation easier to help you find the class you are looking for.    Remember…. you can always use the SEARCH engine on the website.   If you are looking for classes by a particular teacher, just type in their name.  If you are taking multiple classes just hit the CONTINUE SHOPPING button in Paypal.


How do I  Register for Special Events?

Just go to the Special Events page and you can register for paid events in advance. If you registering by US Mail, make sure to include the special events you want to attend.  Some events may be purchased at the door based on availability.