We are very sad to announce that the 2020 show is cancelled out of precaution of COVID-19.

We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021 the weekend of April 24&25, 2021. We hope to see you then!





2020 Schedule 

Friday, April 24th, 2020 (Breeders & Vendors Only)

  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Check in, Vet Check & Color Check

  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Intro to Spinning Ingrid McMasters**

  • 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Breeders social time

  • 6:00 PM Judges Color Verification

  • 6:15 PM Exhibitors Meeting

  • 9:00 PM – Buildings close for the day

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

  • 7:00 AM – Doors Open for exhibitors

  • 8:00  AM – Halter show opens

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Beginning Inkle Weaving, Bethenea Kottwitz**

  • 8:30 AM – Show opens to public.  Free Parking!

  • 8:30 AM – Vendors open in lobby

  • 8:30 AM – Spin-Off Display Opens 

  • 9:30 AM – Halter show photographer set up

  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM From Crew to Cardigan Steeks, Lori Grady**

  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Rigid Heddle Weaving, Nancy Wilson**

  • 5:30  PM – Alpaca Halter Show ends for the day; building closed to public

  • 8:00 PM – Buildings close for day


Food and refreshments will be available for purchase all day long.

Sunday, April 26th, 2020

  • 8:00 AM – Halter show begins

  • 8:30 AM – Show opens to public.  Free Parking!

  • 8:30 AM – Vendors open in lobby

  • 8:30 AM – Spin-Off Display Opens 

  • TBA – Production Classes – Breeder’s Best, Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Showmanship, then balance of halter show classes

  • 9:00 AM – Halter show photographer set up

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Needle Felted Teacup or Mug, Bethanea Kottwitz**

  • 1:30 pm Spin-Off Display ends. Owners may pick up items

  • 3:00 PM  Show closes to public

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase all day long

**For descriptions and contact info for Fiber Classes click here




NEW FOR 2020 we are resurrecting The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival and making this a fantastic double show weekend! Plus keeping the Walking Fleece Show!


The Show is in a NEW LOCATION! Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion 1 in Beautiful Madison Wisconsin! Home to some of the largest fiber guilds in the Country!

We are excited to announce our 2020 Judges:

Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest Halter- Amanda VandenBosh

Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest Walking Fleece - Cheryl Gehly

The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival Halter- Ken Hibbits


General Info

If you would like to volunteer, Click Here to send an email to Maureen. 

Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion 1

1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison, WI 53713

Show Address

Friday (Breeders Only)







Board of Directors:

Pam Warriner, Co-President, Wensleydale Farms Alpacas, 920.918.8094, wensleydalefarm@gmail.com

Margery Morack, Co-President, Greenbriar Farm, 262.951.6170, morack.margery@gmail.com

Marcus Skildum, Vice President & Show Manager, Mesa Trail Alpacas 

Tom Olson, Treasurer, Fevolden Farm Alpacas, 608.698.1204, tom@fevoldenfarm.com 

Mark Shillcox, Secretary, Shillcox Shamrock Lines, shillymdm@yahoo.com 

Show Committee:

Colton Warriner, Barn Manager, Wensleydale Farms Alpacas, 920.698.2353, wensleydalefarm@gmail.com

Maureen Wachniak, Volunteer Coordinator, Windy Meadows Alpacas, 414.840.2540, windymeadowsalpacas@gmail.com

Kathy Nauta, Registar, Five Oaks Farm, 608.835.0504, fiveoaksfarm@charter.net 

Kelly Delwiche, Vendor Coordinator, Suri Park Alpacas 

Chris Rogers, Spin-off Coordinator, Whisper Meadows Alpacas

Mindy Huitt, Silent Auction Coordinator, Galpaca Farm

Raul & Brooke Landeo, Hillsboro Alpaca Ranch

Ginny Olson, Walking Fleece Show Co-Superintendent, ginny@fevoldenfarm.com, 608.692.7829 (cell), 608.839.4610 (home)

Stacey Skildum, Walking Fleece Show Co-Superintendent, mesatrailalpacas@yahoo.com, 262.720.4314

Jerry & Wendy Campbell, Justorian Alpacas

Hotel information:

For a list of local hotels with reservation blocks click here


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