May 3 | 2pm-11pm
May 4 | 11am-6pm

Announcing the return of the ultimate glass blowing competition! Glass blowers from Chicago, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and beyond will descend upon our studios for two days of head-to-head battle in the hot shop and flame shop. Witness the thrilling action as they clash to capture the victory belt in a series of artistic competitions. Cheer on your favorite performances and cast your vote to help decide who receives cash prizes, trophies, and bragging rights for the year!

Glass Blowers Battle 2024 Schedule


Friday May 3

Hot Shop: Bronson Children’s Hospital “Sculpture Throwdown” 2pm-11pm

Flame Shop: “Flourishing Functional” 5-10pm


Saturday May 4

Hot Shop: “Centerpiece Showoff” 11am-6pm

Flame Shop: “Marvelous Marbles” 11am-2pm

Flame Shop: “Perfect Pendants” 3pm-6pm

Glass Blowers Battle is FREE to attend and fun for ALL AGES. Save the dates and stay tuned for full details including a list of competitors, sponsors, prizes, and more.

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