The convention takes places Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in San Diego. This year’s theme is “Haunted Holidays,” which will be reflected in a fashion show on Saturday along with panels, a ghost tour, and more.
A look back at the year’s major steampunk gatherings as the world slowly returned to normal
After a year or so of pandemic-induced restrictions, steampunk gatherings in 2021 slowly returned to the real world, and it was clear from the enthusiasm surrounding the events that folks were eager to meet again in person. See the highlights in our gallery.
Steampunk fans on the West Coast will have their first chance in months to gather indoors as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo returns Sept. 30-Oct. 3 to San Diego. This year’s convention will take attendees to the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris.
As the COVID-19 Delta variant causes a surge in outbreaks, several large fan conventions, including TeslaCon and Dragon Con, have announced stricter health policies that will require all or most attendees to show proof of vaccination.
More imaginative costumes as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo adopts an Ancient Egypt theme
Photo Gallery: Steampunk culture met Ancient Egypt as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo took place Sept. 27-29 in San Diego. We have some visual highlights thanks to guest photographers Jerry Abuan and Clara Blackheart.
Gail Carriger returns to her archaeology roots at the Gaslight Steampunk Expo in San Diego
Steampunk is typically associated with the Victorian era, but at the Gaslight Steampunk Expo, attendees will go farther back in time to Ancient Egypt. That’s the theme for this year’s event, scheduled for Sept. 26-29 in San Diego.
Our guest photographer captures the creative cosplay at the 2018 Gaslight Steampunk Expo
The theme was “Return to Vulcania” at the Gaslight Steampunk Expo in San Diego. With the event’s Pan-Pacific focus, much of the cosplay took on Polynesian and nautical flavors. Clara Blackheart shot some great photos that captured the creativity.
Much of the programming at the Gaslight Steampunk Expo will have a Pan-Pacific focus
“Return to Vulcania” will be the theme as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo returns to San Diego, October 5-7, 2018. Guests include author James P. Blaylock, model maker Scott Brodeen, and prop builder John Harrington.