Thanks to all for an amazing 2023 event!
Save the date for the next one—Saturday, October 5, 2024
A celebration of the industrial arts and American crafts at the Carrie Blast Furnaces
Festival of Combustion
”Thanks to everyone who helped celebrate the Festival of Combustion in 2023! This one-of-a-kind extravaganza brought together communities of creatives—and our largest crowd to date to celebrate with! We're looking forward to 2024!Chris McGinnisDirector of Arts, Rivers of Steel
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.
Expect a full day of exciting demonstrations and hands-on experiences!
So Much More!
Mini-Tours of the Carrie Blast Furnaces, a Makers' Marketplace, food trucks, craft beer and spirits, and more add to the festival atmosphere!
Location & Directions
The Carrie Blast Furnaces are located in Swissvale and Rankin, PA in the Monongahela River Valley. The address of the site is 801 Carrie Furnace Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15218.