Vendor applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Schoolhouse Quilt Show & Competition to take place June  3-5, 2022, at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

We are thrilled to welcome the following 2022 vendors:

Capital Quilts - Gaithersburg, MD
Dreams Paparazzi Jewelry - Cumberland, MD
Eleanor's Quilts & Fabrics - Reedsville, WV
Evitts Creek Arts - Cumberland, MD
Just Accessories - Glen Burnie, MD
Moonflower Farm - LaVale, MD
The Quilt Peddler, Johnstown, PA
Sewing Solutions - Bedford, PA
Wilson's Calico Corner - Volant, PA
Zimmerman's Bernina Sewing - New Enterprise, PA

Where is Cumberland, Maryland?

Cumberland is located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains of Western Maryland, approximately 2.5 hours from Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC, and 90 minutes from Morgantown, WV.  Our beautiful community features world-class outdoor recreation, green spaces galore, and a thriving arts community.

Where do I stay if I want to become a vendor?

We have secured a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn, located just steps from the walkable streets of downtown Cumberland and located next door to the C&O Canal Towpath and walking trail, at a nightly rate of $114 plus tax and occupancy fees. Blocked rooms are available from June 1-6, 2022, and reservations may be made by calling 301.772.0340 and requesting the "Schoolhouse Quilt Show" group.  Free parking, wi-fi and daily continental breakfast are included in the nightly rate.


Fairfield Inn
21 N. Wineow Street
Cumberland, MD

Allegany County offers a wide variety of additional accommodation options. To view more, visit here.

What is the schedule for vendors?

The attached letter outlines the show schedule and more information about our newly-created show. Vendors should plan to install on Thursday, June 2, 2022, and be prepared to manage booths on Friday, June 3, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5.

What spaces are available?

We want to be transparent in the way we organize and secure vendors. In 2022, vendor booths were calculated at $1.25 per square foot and a variety of spaces and booths are available. Vendors applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and a 50% deposit is required to hold an available space. Final payments are due no later than May 13, 2022. To secure a space, please contact Julie Westendorff at or at 301.777.2787. Payments may be made by check or via credit card.

Exhibition Hall Layout & Booth Rental Rates

What should I plan to bring?

Rental tables are available at $15.00 per table and should be secured at the time of reservation. Vendors should plan to bring anything else necessary to create displays - table linens, signage, display cases, shelving and decor are encouraged!  No items may be adhered to the floor or walls of the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

Vendors should also plan for the acceptance of payment onsite.