Maryland Iron Festival

12525 Catoctin Furnace Road
Thurmont, MD 21788


The Maryland Iron Festival is a celebration of the Old Line State's unique history as a center for the craft of iron making. The festival will feature blacksmithing and casting demonstrations; delicious historic foods; a wine and beer garden; traditional music; a wide variety of iron and metalwork arts, crafts, and jewelry; whimsical cannonball tosses and anvil-lifting contests; and lots of children's activities! The event takes place in the picturesque village of Catoctin Furnace, a stone's throw from the historic city of Frederick, Maryland.

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