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San Francisco Bay Area
Events

This section includes events in the San Francisco Bay area. The gear icon indicates events of greatest interest to steampunks. See the Pacific states page for events in nearby locales. We'll keep this page updated as we become aware of additional events.

March

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Obtainium Works 7th Anniversary Gallery Show

Vallejo, CA, USA

Mar 8 - 24, 2019

A series of weekend events celebrating the 7th anniversary of Obtainium Works . . .

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Clockwork Alchemy

Burlingame, CA, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

April

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Gotham by Gaslight: 1895

Alameda, CA, USA

Apr 6, 2019

Music and dance themed to "an alternate universe set in Gotham City in 1895. . ."

Tartan Day Scottish Faire

Fremont, CA, USA

Apr 6, 2019

Scottish-themed games, costumes and other activities. . .

1984 vs. 1984: Big Brother Meets Big Hair

San Francisco, CA, USA

Apr 13, 2019

Fundraising event themed to 1984 (fictional and real). . .

Babs Con - Bay Area Brony Spectacular

Burlingame, CA, USA

April 19 - 22, 2019

A convention for fans of "My Little Pony. . ."

The Menagerie: Oddities and Curiosities Market

Alameda, CA, USA

Apr 20, 2019

Oddities market with 40+ artists and vendors. . .

May

Bay Area Book Festival

Berkeley, CA, USA

May 4 - 5, 2019

Literary festival. . .

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The Cloud City Ball

Alameda, CA, USA

May 4, 2019

Science fiction-themed music and dance. . .

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Maker Faire Bay Area

San Mateo, CA, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

BayCon

San Mateo, CA, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

FanimeCon

San Jose, CA, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Anime convention. . .

June

The Rainbow Ball

Alameda, CA, USA

Jun 1, 2019

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

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STEAMPunk Festival Steam Operations

Fremont, CA, USA

Jun 8 - 9, 2019

Steampunk gathering at a heritage railroad. . .

July

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Hiller Aviation Museum Steampunk Extravaganza

San Carlos, CA, USA

Jul 13, 2019

A celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Hermes Jr. Avitor Steam Airship. . .

Civil War Days

Duncans Mills, CA, USA

July 21 - 22, 2019

Civil War reenactment. . .

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Obtainium Cup Contraptor Rally

Vallejo, CA, USA

Jul 28, 2019

A wacky road race featuring art cars and other mobile contraptions. . .

August

1776 Picnic Dance

Alameda, CA, USA

Aug 3, 2019

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

Silicon Valley Comic Con

San Jose, CA, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

September

Gold Rush Ball

Alameda, CA, USA

Sep 7, 2019

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

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Hollister, CA, USA

Sep 14 - Oct 20, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

South City Comic Con

San Mateo, CA, USA

Sep 15, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

October

Prohibition Speakeasy Ball

Alameda, CA, USA

Oct 5, 2019

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

November

Le Bal des Vampires

Alameda, CA, USA

Nov 2, 2019

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

Mouse-Con

Concord, CA, USA

Nov 3, 2019

A "Disneyana Fan Convention. . ."

December

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Mad Hatter Holiday Parade and Festival

Vallejo, CA, USA

Dec 7, 2019

Wacky holiday parade with cosplay and whimsical art cars. . .

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