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.

September

Albacon

Albany, NY, USA

September 14 - 16, 2018

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Celtic Festival and Highland Games of the Quad Cities

Davenport, IA, USA

September 14 - 15, 2018

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Country Living Fair: Ohio (Fall)

Columbus, OH, USA

September 14 - 16, 2018

Art and antiques fair. . .

Northglenn Pirate Fest

Northglenn, CO, USA

September 14 - 15, 2018

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Enchanted City

Troy, NY, USA

September 15, 2018

Free, steampunk-themed urban street fair. . .

Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire

Fayetteville, NC, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Frolic in the Park

Portland, OR, USA

September 15, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Lakewood Renaissance Faire

Lakewood, NJ, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

Olcott, NY, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Oddmall: Rubber City Rumpus

Akron, OH, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

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

Orlando Comic Con

Orlando, FL, USA

September 15, 2018

Comic book,anime and pop culture convention. . .

Riverwalk Art Fair

Naperville, IL, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Santa Fe, NM, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Wentzville, MO, USA

September 15 - October 14, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Village Renaissance Faire

Newtown, PA, USA

September 15 - 16, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Junk Bonanza Minneapolis

Shakopee, MN, USA

September 20 - 22, 2018

Antique show and flea market. . .

New Hampshire Highland Games

Lincoln, NH, USA

September 21 - 23, 2018

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Wizard World Comic Con - Madison

Madison, WI, USA

September 21 - 23, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Burton Antiques Market

Burton, OH, USA

September 22, 2018

Antique show. . .

Fantasticon - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN, USA

September 22 - 23, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Folsom Renaissance Faire

Folsom, CA, USA

September 22 - 23, 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. . .