Events

This section includes steampunk conventions, science-fiction/fantasy conventions, Renaissance Faires, comic cons, antique shows, art festivals and other events likely to be of interest to steampunks. The gear icon indicates events of particular interest to steampunks.

This is the complete event listing. You can also browse events by metro area or by region:

Mid-Atlantic states (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia)

Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin)

Mountain states (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming)

New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont)

Pacific states (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington)

South Central U.S. (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas)

Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee)

See the "Steamiest" listing for events specifically geared toward steampunks.

April

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Waxahachie, TX, USA

April 7 - May 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Fairburn, GA, USA

April 14 - June 3, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival

Muskogee, OK, USA

April 28 - June 3, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

May

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Arrington, TN, USA

May 5 - 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

Marriott-Slaterville, UT, USA

May 12 - 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Spotsylvania, VA, USA

May 12 - June 10, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New Jersey Renaissance Faire

Bordentown, NJ, USA

May 19 - June 3, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Tennessee Medieval Faire

Harriman, TN, USA

May 19 - June 3, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Corecon

Fargo, ND, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

MomoCon

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Phoenix Comic Fest

Phoenix, AZ, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest

Phoenix, AZ, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Animazement

Raleigh, NC, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Anime Oasis

Boise, ID, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Anime convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Balticon 52

Baltimore, MD, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Science fiction convention. . .

BayCon

San Mateo, CA, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Comicpalooza

Houston, TX, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ConQuesT

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Escape Velocity

National Harbor, MD, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

FanimeCon

San Jose, CA, USA

May 25-28, 2018

Anime convention. . .

MediaWest*Con

Lansing, MI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

MOBICON

Mobile, AL, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Multi-genre pop culture convention. . .

Treklanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Star Trek convention. . .

Gear

Vandalia-Con

Parkersburg, WV, USA

May 25 - 26, 2018

A Steampunk/Science-Fiction con that raises funds for cancer screening and treatment services. . .

Vintage Market Days of Lexington

Lexington, KY, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Vintage and craft market. . .

WisCon 42

Madison, WI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Feminist science fiction convention and conference. . .

Anime Pasadena

Pasadena, CA, USA

May 26, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Barn Star's Antiques at Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, NY, USA

May 26 - 27, 2018

Antique show. . .

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

May 26 - 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Koroneburg Old World Renaissance Festival

Corona, CA, USA

May 26 - June 24, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

May 26 - 27, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

Roanoke Valley Comicon

Roanoke, VA, USA

May 26, 2018

Comic book and pop culture expo. . .

Scottish Fest USA

Costa Mesa, CA, USA

May 26 - 27, 2018

Scottish-themed games, entertainment and more. . .

Garden State Comic Fest - Great Adventure Edition

Jackson, NJ, USA

May 27, 2018

"Mini-comic fest" at Six Flags Great Adventure

Patchwork Show Santa Ana Spring

Santa Ana, CA, USA

May 27, 2018

Curated craft show. . .

Book Expo America

New York, NY, USA

May 30 - June 1, 2018

Book trade fair. . .

Colossalcon 17

Sandusky, OH, USA

May 31 - June 1, 2018

Anime convention. . .

June

Amazicon

Wilmington, DE, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Cog County Faire V

Montello, WI, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Cogs & Corsets: A Steampunk Happening

Bloomington, IL, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Colorado Medieval Festival

Loveland, CO, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

ConCarolinas

Charlotte, NC, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Country Living Fair: Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, NY, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Art and antiques fair. . .

Extremicon

St Robert, MO, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Once Upon A Time Official Convention

Orlando, FL, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

Pirate Family Daze

Port Washington, WI, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Sacramento Black Book Fair

Sacramento, CA, USA

June 1 - 2, 2018

Literary festival. . .