Scenes from the huge steampunk gathering, held over Labor Day Weekend in Hannibal, Missouri
“If you missed it, you missed the largest outdoor steampunk event—and in my opinion, the best steampunk event—in the Midwest and possibly the entire United States,” our correspondent wrote.
One of the largest steampunk gatherings in the U.S., it will feature live music, costume contests, teapot racing, tea dueling, nerf dueling, a “tinkers show and tell,” make-and-take workshops, and lots more.
Rain didn’t dampen the spirits at this new event from the Big River Steampunk Festival
The Time Traveler’s Convention Spring Faire took place May 20-22 in Quincy, Illinois, and though a rainstorm reduced attendance, our correspondent reported that it was a promising start to what he hopes will be a recurring annual event.
May has been a busy month for steampunk fans on both sides of the Atlantic and it’s about to get busier still with multiple events this weekend, including the inaugural Time Traveler’s Convention Spring Faire in Quincy, Illinois.
The Time Travelers Convention Spring Faire is scheduled for May 20-22 in Quincy’s Clat Adams Park, along with nearby indoor venues. Big River organizer Tammy Riley received a grant from the city to fund the new event.
Steampunk fans once again flocked to Hannibal, Missouri for the annual gathering
The Big River Steampunk Festival returned over Labor Day Weekend with a new owner and questions about whether it would be as big and spectacular as past gatherings. Our correspondent has a report and photos.
The festival, one of the largest steampunk gatherings in the U.S., is under new ownership this year. Visitors can expect a varied program with a steampunk parade, live entertainment, costume contests, and more.
Cogs and Corsets, the “Steampunk Happening,” is alive and well after a one-year pandemic hiatus
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans in the Midwest emerged from their hideouts June 4 as Cogs and Corsets returned to downtown Bloomington, Illinois. Even better for us, contributor Curt Knapp was on hand to take photos and offer his impressions.