A Program of Marion County Schools

Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival

Join Us February 15th – 16th, 2025

9 AM – 4 PM | $8 per person, children 5 and under FREE

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes place on the third weekend of each February. The next Knap-In is scheduled for February 15th & 16th, 2025. Flint Knapping is the art of recreating ancient stone tools like spear points and arrow heads. Artisans from across the country attend this unique event to demonstrate making stone tools, pottery, traditional bows and arrows, hide tanning, shell carving, fire making and more. Hands-on activities include archery, tomahawk and spear throwing ranges.