If you’re like us, you’re constantly looking for new experiences or hidden gems within the city to make memorable weekend plans with your friends. Well if getting your hands dirty and team bonding is your jam, then hold on to your steel toe boots because we have just the experience for you!

Fraser River Forge, a local blacksmith shop located right on (you guessed it) the Fraser River in South Vancouver. Their team of professionally trained blacksmiths are known for the beautifully crafted and hand-forged goods—as well as the unique experiences they offer to the public! 

 Fraser River Forge
Photo via Fraser River Forge

About Fraser River Forge

Co-founder and Journeyman Blacksmith Josh did a full apprenticeship under Roy, a now retired German Master Blacksmith of 45 years experience, while they built the forge together. That makes these guys the real deal when it comes to the age-old craft of metal-bending magic.

Experience blacksmithing with the pros


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Specializing in the traditional craft means they have a lot of knowledge to share. And, they do so in their collection of blacksmith classes that offer a hands-on experience to their students. 

No blacksmithing experience? No problem! You can step up to the anvil during one of their curated courses or grab your squad for a private group class. Plus, their classes are friendly to any level of experience. All you need to bring is a pair of steel toe boots, a cotton outfit, earplugs, and most importantly, a good attitude. Leave the rest to Fraser River Forge—because they’ll be bringing the heat (literally)!

Plus, their private classes offer a creative way, and a unique way to celebrate a bachelor or bachelorette party, a birthday or even a team-bonding activity with co-workers! Oh and did we mention you get to take home what you make?

Take home your own hand-forged goods

Fraser River Forge
Photo via Fraser River Forge

Appreciate the craft, but want to leave it to the pros? Fraser River Forge isn’t just about forging memories with friends. They also sell a variety of hand-forged goods! Think beautifully crafted utensils, cutting boards with iron handles, chopsticks, fire rakes and more. 

Feeling adventurous? After you complete one of their group classes, you’ll have made one of these household items for yourself!

Ready to roll up your sleeves, embrace the heat and try something new? We’ve teamed up with Fraser River Forge to offer you 10% off their seasonal gift cards when you purchase a gift card for classes. Give the gift of one of their private classes or a beautifully hand-forged piece.

Head over to their website and purchase a gift card towards one of their classes to receive the 10% off. No code necessary, offer only available for a limited time. 


Where: 1640 East Kent Ave S Vancouver, Canada