2022 Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials

The Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials is a celebration of traditional fiber techniques and an opportunity to view working dogs at their best! Join our family-friendly event to learn all about fiber animals, shearing, spinning, weaving, and fiber arts. You can join one of our many classes, view a demonstrations, enjoy our lauded sheep dog trials, or submit your best fiber art in one of our many competitive divisions. We will have a variety of vendors selling artisan goods and food trucks to feed any appetite.

To help expedite the entry process, this year we are excited to offer discounted online tickets, which will go on sale soon!

The Fiber Festival is Held Rain or Shine!

We have many planned activities including animal exhibits, sheep dog demonstrations, fiber arts demonstrations, fleece sale, fiber and crafts vendors, workshops for adults and children, music, food and more!  You can check back before the festival for the latest updates and information for listings of the workshops, competitions, vendors, and hands-on demo schedules.  

dog with brown faux fur headband

No Pets Allowed

Please remember that we have many working dogs and fiber animals at the festival. As a result, we have to maintain a strict NO PETS policy.

Support the Festival!

There are many ways you can support the Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials. One of the most effective is to provide financial support by becoming a sponsor or through advertisement in our catalogue. Click the links below to learn more.

We are proud partners of Charlottesville Family and their sister company Wine and County.