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.

August

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

August 4 - September 30, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

August 4 - October 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

August 25 - October 21, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

September

Gear

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

September 1 - October 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Wentzville, MO, USA

September 15 - October 14, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Marburger Farm Antique Show - Fall

Round Top, TX, USA

September 25 - 29, 2018

Antique show. . .

Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

September 28 - 30, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Capclave

Rockville, MD, USA

September 28 - 30, 2018

Science fiction convention. . .

Gear

Ingenuity Fest 2018

Cleveland, OH, USA

September 28 - 30, 2018

An annual "Festival of Art, Dance, Music, Theater and Technology. . ."

Scott Antique Market - Washington Court House

Washington Court House, OH, USA

September 28 - 30, 2018

Antique show. . .

Camlann Village - Michelmasse Festival

Carnation, WA, USA

September 29 - 30, 2018

Medieval-themed food and entertainment. . .

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Huntersville, NC, USA

September 29 - November 18, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Chicago Civil War Show

Wheaton, IL, USA

September 29, 2018

Civil War memorabilia. . .

Gear

Flights of Fancy

Red Hook, NY, USA

September 29, 2018

Steampunk event at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in New York's Hudson Valley. . .

Great Lakes Halfway to Comic-Con

Madison Heights, MI, USA

September 29, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

September 29 - 30, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

Vintage & Made Fair

Adel, IA, USA

September 29 - 30, 2018

Marketplace for vintage and handmade goods. . .

October

Gear

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

October 5 - 7, 2018

Steampunk convention. . .

Icon 43: Eruption

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

October 5 - 7, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Monsterama

Alpharetta, GA, USA

October 5 - 7, 2018

Horror, SF and monster convention. . .

Barn Star's Antiques at Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, NY, USA

October 6 - 7, 2018

Antique show. . .

Fantastic Speakeasies and Where to Find Them: 1927

Alameda, CA, USA

October 6, 2018

Music and dance event hosted by the Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society. . .

Medieval Festival of Courage

Blue Lake, CA, USA

October 6 - 7, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Reno Celtic Celebration

Reno, NV, USA

October 6 - 7, 2018

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

Spokane Renaissance Faire

Colbert, WA, USA

October 6 - 7, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Cleveland Comic, Card and Nostalgia Show

Westlake, OH, USA

October 7, 2018

Comic book convention. . .

Shenandoah Antiques Expo

Fishersville, VA, USA

October 12 - 14, 2018

Antique show. . .

New England Super Megafest Comic Con

Framingham, MA, USA

October 13 - 14, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Oddmall: Hallowondrous

Toledo, OH, USA

October 13 - 14, 2018

Described as "an exploration of art & artifice. . ."

Seaside Highland Games

Ventura, CA, USA

October 13 - 14, 2018

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Gear

SWFL SteamCon

Fort Myers, FL, USA

October 13, 2018

Steampunk and fantasy convention in Southwest Florida. . .

Centreville Michigan Antique Flea Market - Fall

Centreville, MI, USA

October 14, 2018

Antique show. . .

Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show

Sandwich, IL, USA

October 14, 2018

Antique show. . .

MileHiCon 50

Denver, CO, USA

October 19 - 21, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

The World Wide Antique & Vintage Show

Denver, CO, USA

October 19 - 21, 2018

Antique show. . .

Central Missouri Renaissance Festival

Kingdom City, MO, USA

October 20 - 21, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gloucester Renaissance Festival

Gloucester, VA, USA

October 20 - 21, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Steampunk Industrial Show

Mount Dora, FL, USA

October 20 - 21, 2018

Two days of steampunk entertainment. . .

Gear

Atlanta Steampunk Exposition

Atlanta, GA, USA

October 26 - 28, 2018

Steampunk convention. . .

Gear

Steamposium 2018

Seattle, WA, USA

October 26 - 28, 2018

Steampunk convention. . .

Walker Stalker Con Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

October 26 - 28, 2018

Zombie convention. . .

Wizard World Comic Con - Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK, USA

October 26 - 28, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Alabama Renaissance Faire

Florence, AL, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Antique Festival of the Ozarks - Springfield

Springfield, MO, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Antique show. . .

Collectors Carnival Antiques Show & Flea Market

Evansville, IN, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Antique show. . .

Fantasticon - Mount Pleasant

Mt Pleasant, MI, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Interdimensional Worlds Faire

Mobile, AL, USA

October 27, 2018

Free community fundraising event for fans of steampunk, fantasy, sci-fi and related genres. . .

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

November

Dapper Day Expo - Fall

Anaheim, CA, USA

November 3 - 4, 2018

Apparel marketplace. . .

Jet City Comic Show

Tacoma, WA, USA

November 3 - 4, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .