Festival of Combustion

Bookmark your calendars for October 7, 2023 and help us celebrate the industrial arts and American crafts at the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Stay tuned for details on the 2023 Festival of Combustion.

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Experience the Festival

The Festival of Combustion features hands-on activities for adults and children alike with demonstrations and experiences throughout the entire day and evening.

Festival-goers can expect a full day of exciting demonstrations and hands-on experiences.

Take a mini tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces between workshops. Visit the marketplace to score some unique local products created by the region’s most exciting makers. With food trucks, craft beer, and live music all day and night there's plenty to explore!

Thanks to everyone who helped bring back the Festival of Combustion with a BANG in 2022! We literally blew the lid off this place and we can't wait to show you what we have in store for 2023!

Chris McGinnisArts Director and festival founder
sparks fly from a performance pour during festival of combustion 2022

2022 Festival of Combustion Sponsors