Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival

Come to Amherst: Home of the Nova Scotia Fibre Art’s Festival!

Now in its 9th year this award winning festival exciting and creative workshops, stunning exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, and some of the region’s most beautiful fibre work.

The Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival is a five day celebration of all things fibre: knitting, quilting, rug hooking, felting, weaving, crocheting and much more. The Fibre Arts Festival embraces all natural fibres and whether you’re an experienced fibre artist, enthusiastic novice, or just appreciate fine quality arts and handwork, you’ll find something to enjoy among the wide range of activities and opportunities the Festival offers.

Each year sees a fresh variety of innovative courses and introduces more events and exhibits to show off local and regional talent.

October 11-15, 2016 will mark the 9th annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival.