Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association Summer Conference

IVBA 41st Annual Summer Conference

June 9, 2023 – June 11, 2023 at Threshermen’s Park, 14975 E 2200 N Rd, Pontiac, IL 61764.

Demonstrators:  Benjamin Bays (Knife Making) and Bud Harvey (Tong Making)

Featured Events include:  Gallery, Beginner Training Class (Fri.) , Iron in the Hat bucket raffle (Sat.), Forging Contest (Sat. night), Auction (Sat. night).

Tailgaters and Vendors are welcome, they must register and pay conference fees for event.
Tickets for Saturday evening meal will be available at the conference.

Visit for more info and registration form.