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.
Scenes from the Big River Steampunk Festival, held over Labor Day weekend in Missouri
Thousands took to the streets of Hannibal, Missouri for the sixth annual Big River Steampunk Festival. Among them was photographer Curt Knapp, who provided photos and sent us his impressions.
The city long associated with Mark Twain is set to host another Big River Steampunk Festival
Steampunks will take to the streets of Samuel Clemens’ boyhood home as the Big River Steampunk Festival returns to Hannibal, Missouri over Labor Day weekend. Special guests include Doc Phineas, Thomas Willeford, and James Neathery.
Scenes from the 2019 edition of Cogs & Corsets, a “Steampunk Happening” in Central Illinois
Cogs & Corsets returned June 7-9 to Central Illinois, featuring the musical Tesla coils of ArcAttack along with cosplay, dancing, a maker competition and more. Our guest photographer Curt Knapp was there to capture the steampunk splendor.
That’s the new Big River Steampunk Spring Faire, held March 30-31 in Hannibal, Missouri
Photo Gallery: The producers of the Big River Steampunk Festival debuted a smaller event at the Mark Twain Brewing Co. in downtown Hannibal, Missouri. Fortunately for us, photographer Curt Knapp was there with his camera.
Mark Twain’s boyhood home in Missouri will host one of the USA’s largest steampunk events
Thousands of steampunk enthusiasts will make their way to Hannibal, Missouri this Labor Day weekend as the Big River Steampunk Festival comes to town. The event, scheduled for Aug. 31-Sept. 3, will occupy the city’s historic downtown.
A three-day event in Central Illinois aims to educate attendees about steampunk
Cogs & Corsets, a (mostly) free steampunk festival, returns June 1-3 to downtown Bloomington, Illinois, with an expanded program that includes workshops, gaming, a maker competition, and more.