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Sloss Metal Arts @ Vulcan's 120th Birthday Bash

We'll be celebrating Vulcan's 120th Birthday with an iron casting demo at Vulcan Park! Make-your-own cast iron tiles will be available during this event

Sloss Metal Arts @ Vulcan's 120th Birthday Bash
Sloss Metal Arts @ Vulcan's 120th Birthday Bash

Time & Location

Jun 02, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Birmingham, 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA

About the event

Join us in celebrating Vulcan's 120th Birthday! We'll be having an iron casting demonstration at Vulcan Park and will have create-your-own cast iron tiles available during the event.

Admission tickets can be purchased at:

From Vulcan Park & Museum: 

Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! On Sunday, June 2 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., join Vulcan Park and Museum for Vulcan’s 120th Birthday Bash.

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Park with music by The Fungis band, dance performances by Magic City Disco, and free mini cupcakes provided by Piggly Wiggly. The ever-popular NASCAR pace car will return along with special guest appearances from the Magic City Mermaid, Vesta, and ‘The Big Guy’ himself. Sloss Furnaces’ metal artists will demonstrate iron pouring process and over 20 local artists and crafters will sell their handmade goods. There will be more than 15 vendors with activities and giveaways for all guests to enjoy including a moonwalk, face painting, misting tent and more.

Burney’s Mean Greenz, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of Vestavia Hills, D’s Crazy Dogs, The Recipe, and other food trucks will be onsite providing food for purchase. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase for those 21 and up.

The first 120 guests will receive a special Vulcan favor swag bag including a coupon for free ice cream from Jenni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Fanta provided by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co., and more.

Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors 65+, and $7 for children 5-12 (free for children under 4) and includes all activities, access to the Museum and Vulcan’s observation tower, and admission to the new Linn-Henley Gallery exhibit, Vulcan at 120: Celebrating Birmingham’s Iconic Ironman.

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