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.

October

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

Gear

Steampunk Murder Mystery Dinner

Boston, MA, USA

October 27, 2018

Steampunk-themed murder mystery fundraiser. . .

Texas Book Festival

Austin, TX, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Literary festival. . .

VA Comicon - Richmond

Richmond, VA, USA

October 27 - 28, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Ashland Literary Arts Festival

Ashland, OR, USA

October 28, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Portland Comic Expo

Portland, ME, USA

October 28, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

November

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World Fantasy Convention

Baltimore, MD, USA

November 1 - 4, 2018

Fantasy convention. . .

BlizzCon

Anaheim, CA, USA

November 2 - 3, 2018

Gaming convention. . .

Gear

Dickens Victorian Village

Cambridge, OH, USA

November 2 - December 31, 2018

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

Rhode Island Comic Con

Providence, RI, USA

November 2 - 4, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Supernatural Official Convention

Minneapolis, MN, USA

November 2 - 4, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

Cleveland Mini Maker Faire

Cleveland, OH, USA

November 3, 2018

DIY and invention showcase. . .

ComiCon-way

Conway, AR, USA

November 3 - 5, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

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. . .

Le Bal des Vampires

Alameda, CA, USA

November 3, 2018

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

Louisiana Renaissance Festival

Hammond, LA, USA

November 3 - December 9, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Patchwork Show Oakland Fall

Oakland, CA, USA

November 3, 2018

Curated craft show. . .

Pulp Adventurecon - Bordentown

Bordentown, NJ, USA

November 3, 2018

Pulp magazines, vintage paperbacks, golden age comic books, movie memorabilia, etc. . .

Sarasota Medieval Fair

Sarasota, FL, USA

November 3 - 18, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Swashbuckler's Ball

Portland, OR, USA

November 3, 2018

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Victorian Gothic Steampunk Ball

Jim Thorpe, PA, USA

November 3, 2018

Steampunk-themed fundraising event. . .

Waxacon

Waxahachie, TX, USA

November 3 - 4, 2018

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

York Book Expo

York, PA, USA

November 3, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Daytona Beach Comic Convention - Fall

Daytona Beach, FL, USA

November 4, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire

Tavares, FL, USA

November 4 - 12, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Mouse-Con

Concord, CA, USA

November 4, 2018

A "Disneyana Fan Convention. . ."

Gear

Steampunk Day: Disney Springs

Orlando, FL, USA

November 4, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Animaine 8

South Portland, ME, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Anime convention. . .

DerpyCon

Morristown, NJ, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

FaerieCon

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Faerie convention. . .

Grand Rapids Comic-Con

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

NC Comicon

Durham, NC, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Once Upon A Time Official Convention

Burbank, CA, USA

November 9 - 18, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

OryCon 40

Portland, OR, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

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St. Augustine Steampunk Invasion

St. Augustine, FL, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Steampunk November

Mansfield, TX, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Steampunk festival. . .

TusCon 45

Tucson, AZ, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy/horror convention. . .

WindyCon 45

Lombard, IL, USA

November 9 - 11, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Camelot Days Medieval Festival

Hollywood, FL, USA

November 10 - 18, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Fantasy Masquerade Ball

Essex Junction, VT, USA

November 10, 2018

Fantasy masquerade ball "with a steampunk flair. . ."

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire

Fresno, CA, USA

November 10 - 11, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Louisiana Book Festival

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

November 10, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Maker Faire Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

November 10 - 11, 2018

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Midwest Toy Fest

Indianapolis, IN, USA

November 10 - 11, 2018

Comic book and toy convention. . .

Mythical and Medieval Fest

Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

November 10 - 11, 2018

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Pine State Con - Fall

Bangor, ME, USA

November 10 - 11, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Portland Book Festival

Portland, OR, USA

November 10, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Miami Book Fair International

Miami, FL, USA

November 11 - 18, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Kentucky Book Festival

Lexington, KY, USA

November 12 - 17, 2018

Literary festival. . .