10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
Blacksmithing & Casting Demonstrations, Live Iron Pour, Log hewing, Live Music, Guided hikes in Catoctin Mountain Park, Plants & Flowers, Trails, Tours, Artist & Maker Market, Children’s activities, Bake Sale, “Feats of Strength” Challenges, Food trucks, Plein Air artists, Beer & Wine Garden
Important event and parking information
Please park at Cunningham Falls Stare Park! Enjoy a complimentary shuttle ride to the event location or take a short 1/4 mile hike to the event. Once here, stop by our information booths to check in and grab a map.
Parking and short shuttle ride – 6708 Cunningham Falls Park Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
Event Address – 12610 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788
Note to guests: ID required for Beer & Wine Garden. 90% of the festival is outdoors, and masks will not be required. However, we are recommending that people consider wearing masks in our small, ca. 1820 historic structures. Thank you for understanding.
Event Map & Schedule
Click on the map to open it as a PDF in a separate window for printing
Activity Information & Registration
Information for Vendors & Artists
Maryland Iron Festival Hotels
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
- TownePlace Suites Frederick for $144 USD per night
- Courtyard Frederick for $154 USD per night
Book your hotel room now! You can reach the Courtyard directly at 301-631-9030 and the TownePlace Suites directly at 301-624-0050. Don’t forget to mention the Maryland Iron Festival when you make your reservation. You can also book online.
- Start Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
- End Date: Monday, May 23, 2022
- Last Day to Book: Monday, May 2, 2022