The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is one of the largest festivals of its kind celebrating all things sheep, from hoof to handwoven.

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Time to start planning your Festival shopping -- our 2018 vendor list is up at sheepandwool.org/partners/vendors/, and contains links to the vendors' own websites.

We welcome the following new vendors for 2018:

Angel Locks Fiberworks
Fiber: art, alchemy, & adornment
Marsh Mallo Farm
Slate Falls Press
Spruce Mountain Designs
Three Bags Full
Woolwonders
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  • " I am a knitter, so I love seeing the variety of yarns for sale!  My son loves seeing the sheep and goats.  And my husband loves the food - especially the typical fair food and the lamb burgers! "

    Heather C.Sykesville, MD
  • " I always go here to stock up on roving for spinning & the wool yarn I use to weave. There are hundreds of vendors from all over the country selling incredible textiles, yarns, antiques & hand crafted items. "

    Manasi K.Seattle, WA
  • " There's plenty of fair food to be had there, not to mention some tasty lamb from a few vendors.  For the best food, go in the 4-H building and either purchase a BBQ sandwich or a leg of lamb sandwich.  Yum! "

    Wayne B.Charlotte, NC.
  • " Lots of animals to pet, sheepdog trials to watch, music, fairground food, shearing demonstrations, storytelling, wool spinning demos - fascinating, and it's outdoors, so the kids can be as loud as they want. "

    Anita W.Silver Spring, MD
  • " The festival is a great coming together of rural America. There is so much livestock, wool, yarn & southern food here, it's amazing. "

    Manasi K.Seattle, WA
  • " If you have any love whatsoever of sheep, wool, fleece, fiber, or anything to do with knitting, weaving, or spinning, then this is the festival for you. "

    Wayne B.Charlotte, NC