Maryland Iron Festival at Catoctin Furnace
May 20-21, 2023 | Free Admission
Celebrate Frederick County's history as an early center for iron making at this festival in the historic village of Catoctin Furnace. The Maryland Iron Festival is hosted by the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society and features blacksmithing demonstrations, live music, vendors, and food trucks.
This FREE festival will also include a maker's market, guided garden and trail tours, a plein air art show, archeology presentations, and a live iron pour.
Festival goers must park at the Manor Area of Cunningham Falls State Park
Address: 6709 Cunningham Falls Park Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
Park rangers will direct visitors to the parking lots.
Festival shuttle service from Manor Area parking lot will begin at 9:30AM each day, ending at 7:30PM on Saturday, and at 4:30PM on Sunday.
Make it a Weekend Adventure!
Spend the night and experience a Frederick County weekend with history, art, and adventure.