Each year in August there is the international smithery symposium in Klaipėda cruise ships‘ terminal. The event gathers more and more Lithuanian and foreign smithers. They demonstrate authentic smithery craft and original skills in an open-air fair. During the festival smithers produce a special sculpture that is presented to the city of Klaipėda. City inhabitants and guests can compete while forging a hammer, forging the longest nail and throwing a horseshoe. The winners are awarded with various prizes.