Join AQS in Branson, Missouri for a week of quilt classes, lectures, and special events from the best names in quilting! Whether you're a beginner or advanced quiltmaker, AQS has classes and techniques with you in mind. See the latest in quilting as you browse aisles of fabrics, machines, and quilting supply vendors in the AQS QuiltWeek Merchant Mall. Be inspired as you explore hundreds of beautiful quilts, from award-winning and semi-finalist contest quilts to special exhibits.
Don't miss the local attractions too, featuring shopping, dinner cruises, and all types of concerts, Branson has it all.
No outside food or drink may be brought into the Branson Convention Center during AQS QuiltWeek, March 22–25, 2023.
Branson Convention Center:
Drinks and Grab & Go items will be available in the North Concourse of the Branson Convention Center (BCC) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on show days.
Food stations will be available for lunch in the Branson Convention Center Lobby, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Wednesday – Saturday. This will include hot and cold menu items along with a beverage.
Level 2 Steakhouse in the Hilton Branson Hotel will be open for breakfast (6:30 – 9:30 a.m.) and lunch (11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.): It is located on the 2nd floor between the hotel elevators and the concourse hallway that leads to the Branson Convention Center.
Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken $23*
Cheeseburger with House Chips $23*
House Salad with Grilled Chicken $23*
Ham or Turkey Hoagie, Pasta Salad, House Chips and Cookie $23*
Soup & Baked Potato Bar (broccoli, sour cream, bacon bits, chives, black olives) $23*
Choice of Tea or Coffee with above
Lunch TO-GO Option: Boxed Sandwich (Choice of Ham or Turkey Hoagie), Pasta Salad, Chips, Cookie, $23* Chef’s Choice Whole Fruit & Bottled Water
*All LUNCH Pricing includes tip & tax
You can reserve your Mobility scooter or wheelchair from Branson Mobility for AQS QuiltWeek at the Branson Convention Center, March 22–25, 2023.
If you have a scooter reserved, stop at the Scooter booth near the escalator in the Exhibit Hall at the Branson Convention Center.
Scooters should be returned one hour prior to the show closing each day (4:00 p.m. on Wed., Thurs., and Fri., and 3:00 p.m. on Sat). You will need to return the key to the Scooter booth in the Convention Center.
AQS Certified Quilt Appraisers will appraise new or antique/vintage quilts for insurance replacement, or for sale or donation purposes.
Walk-in appraisals for AQS QuiltWeek - Branson, MO 2023 will be held Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Appraisal Fee: $75 per quilt, payable at the AQS Information Center prior to the appraisal. You’ll receive your written appraisal no later than 30 days after the close of the show.
Children's Comfort Quilts with the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild
At each AQS QuiltWeek event, the American Quilter's Society partners with a local charity. AQS, the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild, and quilters attending the show will be making Children’s Comfort Quilts. Look for the Sit & Sew Charity booth in the Exhibit Hall and stop to sew a block or two. Groups who assist children in need of comfort will distribute the Children’s Comfort Quilts in the area. All supplies and sewing machines are provided. We can make a difference!
Quilts of Valor
Learn about the Quilts of Valor Foundation and making quilts for veterans who have been touched by war. Look for the Quilts of Valor booth in the Exhibit Hall.