Is there a rain date? No, We will proceed with the event rain or shine! But rain may affect some of the demonstrations and activities.
Is there indoor space?
The Steel Yard is an outdoor space only. So dress accordingly and be sure to bring lots of water, sun block, and hats if you need them!
How much is it to get in?
FREE! No admission fees, no tickets, so just down to the Yard and say hey!
Can I bring my kids?You bet! Fire Camp is a Free, Family Friendly and all ages event!
Where do I park?
Parking is ON STREET ONLY on Sims and Harris Ave. There are no parking lots available to guests.
What kind of food will be at the event?We will have local vendors serving you food who can accept cash or credit! Including Picnic, Sazon Bandit & Presto Strango!
Will there be alcohol?
We will be serving beer at the Yardie Bar for $5 generously donated by Revival Brewing Company. Served to 21+ only (duh!) so bring your IDs if you plan to get an adult beverage. Only while supplies last!
What are the demonstrations?
We’ll be providing demonstrations of MIG welding, TIG welding, Plasma Cutting, Blacksmithing, Ceramics & Jewelry.
What are you selling?
We’ll have customizable Sand Mold Tile Reliefs for $20, Raku pots $20 and Steel Plates that you can have welding or cut into your own designs for $10.
How long will you be selling these items for?
Last call for Iron Pour Tiles will be 5:45 pm. Last call for Raku Pots will be 6:30pm. And last call for Steel Plates will be 6:45pm. Please plan accordingly!
Will there be entertainment?
Joining us this Saturday will be drummers from Blackout Karisma coming with our friends at Eastern Medicine Singers. And of course your favorite Unkle Thirsty, and a special performance by Extraordinary Rendition Band!
What’s the Garage/Yard Sale?
We have a TON of studio equipment and furniture, tools, supplies, machines etc. that we’ll be selling!
What’s the Art Sale?
Many of our Yardie artists will be setting up tables to sell their ceramics and jewelry.
Are dogs allowed in?
Yes! As long your pups are on a leash! Bring waste bags just in case!
Directions to the Steel Yard:
The Steel Yard is along RIPTA bus route #92 from Kennedy Plaza or Rhode Island College. Get off the bus on the Atwells Avenue stop by Eagle Square. Walk down Harris Ave, towards the Mall, and take a left onto Sims Ave. The Steel Yard office is located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street.
From 95 North: Take exit 22c (Providence Place Mall) at the end of the ramp take a right on to Kinsley Ave. Take the next available right on to Harris Ave (if you reach the mall you have gone too far). From Harris Ave. take a right onto Sims Ave. The Steel Yard office is located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street on the left.
From 95 South: Take exit 22c (Providence Place Mall) at the end of the ramp, take a right onto Kinsley Ave. Take the next available right on to Harris Ave (if you reach the mall you have gone to far). From Harris Ave. take a right onto Sims Ave. The Steel Yard office is located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street on the left.