Step inside the magnificent Carrie Furnaces and experience the HEAT and POWER of molten metal amid this 20th century industrial marvel! 2018’s FESTIVAL OF COMBUSTION features hands-on activities in industrial arts and American crafts guaranteed to excite adults and children of all ages! Create your own unique piece of HOT art and witness exciting American craft demonstrations including glass blowing, raku ceramics, black smithing, custom automotives, welding and metal fabrication. Carve a scratch mold and watch the Rivers of Steel furnace team cast your design in molten metal, or fire your own ceramic vase with Pittsburgh’s TON Pottery!
The 2018 FESTIVAL OF COMBUSTION heats up when Rivers of Steel fires the blast furnace to smelt some iron! Dance to the region’s best local music and meet featured Mon Valley artisans showing off their wares. Enjoy delicious craft beer from Homestead’s own Voodoo Brewing Company and food from the best of Pittsburgh’s food trucks. Join Rivers of Steel for a day of flames, fun and American craft beneath the massive and spectacular Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark.
Tickets are available online for just $10 in advance or $15 at the gate. Attendees can create their own unique piece of HOT art through a choice of hands on workshops, listen to great local music and enjoy a range of creative demonstrations. The Festival of Combustion is perfect for all ages and kids under 18 get in free!