Feb. 22–25, 2018

Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. 

Each year, thousands of attendees come to see nearly 500 modern quilts on display, including 350 juried in from MQG members around the world. The conference features four days of workshops and lectures led by leading designers and quilters, and the show floor has dozens of vendors and exhibitors for days of shopping and fun.

Join the MQG for discounts and early bird registration! 



Course Catalog Released
June 5, 2017

Member registration open
June 26, 2017

General public registration opens
July 8, 2017


Quilt Entry

Quilt show entries open
July 30 to November 30, 2017

Notifications of acceptance 
December 30, 2017


Travel & Lodging

From dining and shopping to theater and museums, Pasadena offers travelers a surprising combination of sophisticated charm, culture, history and fun.

Pasadena is home to over 500 restaurants, 3 dynamic shopping & entertainment districts, 14 world-class museums & gardens, spectacular nightlife, all less than 10 miles from all that Los Angeles, California also has to offer.

Beautiful weather awaits you in Pasadena for QuiltCon as well! The average temperature in February is approximately 67 degrees.

We have worked with three nearby hotels and Delta Airlines to offer discounted rates to our QuiltCon guests for QuiltCon 2018! Below you will find information about Delta discounts and each hotel, including rates, location, and booking information. Book your room today, as limited rooms are available! Please note that a one-night, non-refundable deposit is required to book your room.


Hilton Pasadena
168 S Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena

Located 1/3 mile from the Convention Center

QuiltCon Group Rate: $204/night plus tax
Reservation Link

One-night, non-refundable deposit required to book

The Hilton Pasadena offers accessibility to the city’s best attractions. Stroll to Old Pasadena, only minutes from the hotel with a wide range of shopping, sight-seeing, dining and entertainment options. Swim lengths in the sparkling pool and recharge in the fitness center.


Courtyard Marriott Old Pasadena
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena

Located 0.6 miles from the Convention Center

QuiltCon Group Rate: $189/night plus tax
Reservation Link

One-night, non-refundable deposit required to book

Plan a picture-perfect stay in Pasadena at the Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town. The Courtyard Marriott offers a convenient location near the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and a variety of famous attractions, including Dodger Stadium and the Rose Bowl Stadium, home of the UCLA Bruins. Universal Studios Hollywood, Santa Anita Race Park, the Staples Center, the Paseo Colorado mall, and the Metro Gold Line are also nearby. Complimentary wi-fi available.


Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
303 Cordova Street, Pasadena

Located next door to the Pasadena Convention Center

QuiltCon Group Rate: $189/night plus tax
Reservation Link

One-night, non-refundable deposit required to book

The Sheraton Pasadena Hotel is ideally located within walking distance of Old Town Pasadena and next to the Pasadena Convention Center. Enjoy the newly renovated wi-fi system throughout the hotel with upgraded cabling and access points throughout the hotel. A complimentary shuttle is available to allow you to explore the city’s historic landmarks, such as the Rose Bowl and Norton Simon Museum.



Getting There

Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101



Pasadena is easily accessible through several airports, including the Burbank Bob Hope Airport, John Wayne Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Long Beach Airport, and Ontario International Airport. Below you’ll find listings for each airport and its distance from Pasadena.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
29 miles
46.67 kilometers

Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
16 miles
25.75 kilometers

Long Beach Airport (LGB)
38 miles
45 kilometers

Ontario International Airport (ONT)
37 miles
59.55 kilometers


Parking at the Pasadena Convention Center is $12/day for up to 16 hours; $15/day for in-and-out privileges (subject to change).

Two entrances are available for your convenience:
the west entrance is off Marengo Avenue and the east entrance is off Euclid Avenue. Both are located between Green Street and Cordova.

Additional parking information, including a map, can be found here.


Several bus and shuttle services offer shuttle transportation directly into Pasadena.

Union Station FlyAway 
This nonstop bus service goes to and from LAX via Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. From Union Station, passengers may ride the Gold Line to Pasadena.
Flyaway roundtrip fee: $14.

Prime Time Shuttle

Super Shuttle

Xpress Shuttle


The Gold Line is a 13.7 mile light rail line within the Los Angeles-area Metro Rail network that transports passengers from Pasadena to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Take it to connect to other Los Angeles rail lines or Amtrak. Trains operate daily and include six stops to Pasadena. Purchase tickets from self-service ticket vending machines at Metro Rail stations.
Cost is $1.50 one way.



QuiltCon attendees can get discounted airfare traveling worldwide to/from Los Angeles, California (LAX) between February 14, 2018 and March 4, 2018 when entering the meeting code below.

Meeting Code: NMQHM

Reservation Link

Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328- 1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT. Please have the meeting code handy.

U.S. domestic discounts valid on Delta and applicable DL codeshare flights.

  • 10% off booking class F / J / C / D / Y / P / I
  • 5% off booking class B / M / H / Q / K / L
  • 2% off booking class U / T / V / X

International discounts valid on DL and applicable DL codeshare flights between Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, Caribbean, SJU, STT, STX, Central/South America, Israel, Mexico, U.S. and Canada (does not apply within/between U.S./CA).

  • 10% off booking class J / C / D / W / Y / B / M
  • 5% off booking class I / Z / H / Q / K / L / U
  • 3% off booking class T
  • Fare Class X / V discounts do not apply

International discounts valid on DL and applicable DL codeshare flights between Australia/Asia - U.S. and Canada (does not apply within/between U.S./CA)

  • 20% off booking class J / C / W / Y
  • 10% off booking class D / I / B / M / H / Q / K
  • 5% off booking class Z / L / U / T
  • 3% off booking class X / V
  • Slightly higher discounts available for flights from Haneda Japan.