Annual Wool Festivals & Events

Sheep Events and Wool Festivals in the USA

​Attending one of these sheep events can be a great way to connect with breeders, enroll in workshops to gain knowledge, or just a great weekend with your kids. 

We hope you’ll find this list of sheep events and wool festivals to be a useful resource and a great way to learn about some of our favorite annual events.

If you host a sheep-related event or regional fiber or wool-product festival which isn’t listed below please send us the details via email and we’ll be happy to add it to our list.

Sheep & Wool Festivals & Events

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment, and more.
WHEN:     May 5 & 6 2018, 8:30 am – 6 pm Saturday / 8:30 am – 5 pm Sunday
WHERE:  Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD

New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival

A variety of sheep and wool-related activities, events, workshops, and vendors.
WHEN:  May 12 & 13, 2018  –  9 am – 5 pm Saturday / 9 am – 4 pm Sunday
WHERE:  Deerfield Fair Grounds, 32 Stage Road, Deerfield, NH 03037

Waynesburg Sheep and Fiber Festival

A fun-packed weekend featuring sheep-shearing, wool spinning, sheep dogs, and fiber arts.
WHEN:  May 19 & 20, 2018  –  10 am – 5 pm
WHERE:  Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA

Great Lakes Fiber Show

Fiber and fleece show with workshops, classes, and competitions.
WHEN:  Last weekend in May each year
WHERE:  Wooster, Ohio

Maine Fiber Frolic

An annual fair celebrating fiber and fiber producing animals. Workshops, demonstrations, talks, sheep dog demonstrations, fleece sales, used equipment sales, Maine Sheep Breeders Wool Pool (fleece collective), entertainment, food.
WHEN:  First weekend in June every year  –  9 am – 4 pm
WHERE:  Windsor Fairgrounds, Rt. 32, Windsor, ME

Michigan Fiber Festival

A fiber arts festival that promotes the interests of individuals and businesses related to natural fibers.
WHEN:  August 15 – 19, 2018  –   Preregistered workshops 9 am – 4 pm Wednesday – Saturday / 10 am – 6 pm Expo Vendors on Friday / 9 am – 6 pm Saturday Full Festival & All Vendors / 10 am – 4 pm Full Festival Schedule Sunday
WHERE:  Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, Michigan

Northern Michigan Sheep & Wool Festival

“The Friendliest Little Fiber Festival Around!”
WHEN:  September 29 – 30, 2018
WHERE:  Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Michigan

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

Fiber festival, fleece show, workshops, and classes.
WHEN:  Last weekend in September each year
WHERE:  Saturday 10 am – 5 pm / Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

New York State Sheep & Wool Festival

USA Sheep Events and Wool Festivals

The Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association is an organization promoting and developing the sheep industry in the Hudson Valley.
WHEN:  October 20 & 21, 2018  –  Saturday 9 am – 5 pm / Sunday 9 am – 4 pm
WHERE:  Dutchess County Fairgrounds – 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572