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Sunspots Studios & Glassblowing

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Address: 202 S Lewis St, Staunton, VA 24401-4257
Phone Number:
+1 540-885-0678
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Watch Art Happen at Sunspots Studios! See live glass blowing demonstrations...

Watch Art Happen at Sunspots Studios! See live glass blowing demonstrations daily until 4pm. Open 7 days a week. Our gallery/gift shop is filled with colorful hand-blown glass made in our studios. Vases, bird feeders, oil candles, drinking glasses, ornaments and more glitter in our gallery. Blow your own ornament with the assistance of one of our glass blowers. We also carry local and American artisan-made jewelry and accessories, including Alex and Ani jewelry. Don't miss Virginia's most unique shopping experience.

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Sunspots Glass Studios, Staunton, VA

AMAZING collection of original hand-blown glass of all types. We stayed 3 hours and were treated to several artists working their magic at the kilns. The staff was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

AMAZING collection of original hand-blown glass of all types. We stayed 3 hours and were treated to several artists working their magic at the kilns. The staff was very accommodating, and the prices are well within everyone's budget if you want to pick up special items like we did, or small things for Yuenger children. The showroom is expansive and... More 

Thank DiggerMagee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The glass collection is stunning. I have always found art made with glass media intriguing. The unique pieces in this studio while somewhat expensive are well worth the money. Our family went together for a glass blowing session to create tree ornaments. The associate was very informative and took the time to explain what was happening in every step. We... More 

Thank 289tammyr
Verona, VA
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt so very welcome and even entertained. Our entire visit made us feel as if we were the attraction. I have been here numerous times and each visit is a new experience. You must visit and enjoy the art and craft of this experience!

Thank Stacey S
Staunton, Virginia
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19 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doug Sheradin and his staff are really nice and helpful people. They put on a great show blowing glass and tell you all about the process while they're doing it. The Glass Festival is a blast. Highly recommend it.

Thank earman2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Yes! You can blow your own glass ornaments here! You just need a reservation. We called and made an reservation for that. It was fun to see glass blowing up close, and blow one yourself. You don't need to pay to watch. You do pay for the ornaments you blow and a bit extra. The artist did a good job... More 

Thank Kelvin C
Rockville, Maryland
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I enjoyed a lot the visit. They accommodated him to blow the glass even though we arrived a little late. Suggest you call ahead of time. You create your ornament and it is shipped for a total of $50 approx. otherwise you can just watch others do this.

Thank Santiago A
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

My sister in law and I had a wonderful time assisting with the blowing of our holiday ornaments. Dan, the master glass blower, was fun and informative! The prices may be a bit expensive per ornament but when you factor in the expertise, especially when you actually see it, weighs in. You pick up the ornament the following day or... More 

Thank Melstravel3
Laurel, Delaware
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Just killing time before a dinner we discovered this place. Awesome local items and a show to boot. We saw a couple of glass pieces being created and were able to ask many questions. Highly recommended!

Thank BobWDE
Durham, North Carolina
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We loved our experience of blowing glass pumpkins. The staff were great at accommodating us and the fellow who did the blowing experience was so kind. Really worth it! Also they offer a teacher's discount!

Thank Kim H
Springfield, Virginia
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The man who spoke about the art of glass blowing and making was very nice and he answered everyone's questions. We went to the showroom and found such an assortment of glass art. It was difficult to decide which item(s) to buy. We will defintly return to this studio.

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