Best Kept Secrets Tour 2019

About The Best Kept Secrets Tour

What Is The Best Kept Secrets Tour?

An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses (14 are brand new to the tour) hand-picked for their uniqueness.  Set up like a home or garden tour, you’ll travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, demos, workshop tours, make & take projects, etc) the businesses have planned for you.  Your ticket is valid the entire time—do what you can in a day or take 16 days—it’s up to you.  Enter our drawings to win over $1000 in gift cards!  Plus, each place has given you a valuable coupon.  Although we won’t tell you the names of the businesses ahead of time (that’s part of the fun secret!), we will tell you the types of places you’ll visit— home, garden & gift stores housed in historic homes, restored barns, and unusual buildings, a potato chip factory, a pretzel bakery, a fabric store, farm markets, shops filled with consignment, vintage, antiques & upcycled treasures, handmade gifts & home décor, chocolatiers, handmade soaps, florals, bookshops, artist’s studios, greenhouses & garden centers, boutiques for your fur babies, local favorite cafes, restaurants & bakeries, a few specialty shops and more!!  There really is something for everyone!  The stores are located throughout Berks County.  Tickets are $10 ea--$1 per ticket is donated to Opportunity House.  Every ticket contains a tour guide that lists the name, address and description of each business, a map to get you around, the calendar of extra events and coupons from each business.  Tour stops are open at least Mon thru Sat 10 to 5. 

Stop into Fabric Mart, Call 717-721-9409 or Email for tickets!  

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When Is The Tour?

The Berks Best Kept Secrets Tour runs from June 6th, 2019 through June 22nd, 2019.

Fabric Mart's Special Tour Events

Pamela's Patterns Trunk Show

Stop in any time during the tour to see a trunk show of garments made using Pamela’s Patterns. Pamela’s Patterns are designed to fit and flatter women with REAL figures. Her patterns are great for using with knits and suitable for beginners and experienced sewists alike. Shop Pamela's Patterns here.

Summer Travel Sewing Contest

Come and vote for your favorite outfit in the Summer Travel sewing contest. We asked local customers to sew an outfit that best represents their summer travel plans. Tour goers will have the opportunity to view and vote for their favorite. Stop by the store any time during the tour to cast your vote!

Mega Bundle Gift Basket Giveaway

Come in during the tour to enter to win our Mega Bundle Gift Basket. This Mega Bundle Gift Basket may contain anything from Fabric, Patterns, Notions, & more! Winner will be contacted via phone/email. See store for details!

Fabric Mart's Special Tour Hours

During the tour, June 6th, 2019 through June 22nd, 2019, our store hours will be as follows:

Monday - Friday | 8am - 5pm

Saturdays | 10am - 5pm

Closed Sundays