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This section includes events in the Washington, DC area. The gear icon indicates events of greatest interest to steampunks. See the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast pages for events in nearby locales. We'll keep this page updated as we become aware of additional events.

March

(Re)Generation Who 5

Bethesda, MD, USA

Mar 29 - 31, 2019

Doctor Who convention. . .

April

Awesome Con

Washington, DC, USA

April 26 - 28, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival

St. Leonard, MD, USA

April 27, 2019

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

May

Corflu FIAWOL

Rockville, MD, USA

May 2 - 5, 2019

A convention for fans of science fiction fanzines. . .

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Spotsylvania, VA, USA

May 11 - Jun 9, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

The Humans to Mars Summit 2019

Washington, DC, USA

May 14 - 16, 2019

Conference about human exploration of Mars. . .

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

May 18, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Escape Velocity

National Harbor, MD, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

June

All Star Comic Con

Tysons, VA, USA

Jun 8 - 9, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ALA Conference

Washington, DC, USA

Jun 20 - 25, 2019

Professional conference. . .

July

Blerdcon

Arlington, VA, USA

Jul 12 - 14, 2019

A celebration of Black Nerd culture. . .

Otakon

Washington, DC, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Otakon is an annual three-day anime convention. . .

StarQuest

​Frederick, MD, USA

Jul 27 - 29, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

August

Gear

Key City Steampunk Festival

Frederick, MD, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Washington, DC, USA

Aug 31, 2019

Free indoor literary festival. . .

September

SPX (Small Press Expo)

Bethesda, MD, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Festival focusing on independent comics. . .

October

Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend

Oxon Hill, MD, USA

Oct 4 - 5, 2019

Literary expo. . .

Capclave

Rockville, MD, USA

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Science fiction convention. . .

November

Anime USA

Washington, DC, USA

Nov 1 - 3, 2019

Anime convention. . .

VikingsCon

La Plata, MD, USA

Nov 2 - 3, 2019

A convention/festival for fans of Viking history and culture. . .

November 2019

Supernatural Official Convention (DC)

Arlington, VA, USA

November 1 - 3, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

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