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Update: We have posted a page listing steampunk-related events that have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

This section includes steampunk conventions, science-fiction/fantasy conventions, Renaissance Faires, comic cons, antique shows, art festivals and other events likely to be of interest to steampunks. The gear icon indicates events of particular interest to steampunks.

This is the complete event listing. You can also browse events by metro area or by region:

Mid-Atlantic states (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia)

Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin)

Mountain states (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming)

New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont)

Pacific states (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington)

South Central U.S. (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas)

Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee)

Canada

UK/Ireland

See the "Steamiest" listing for events in North America specifically geared toward steampunks.

Use the contact form to let us know about events we might be missing. Past events are automatically removed from the calendar and won't appear until future dates are announced.

March

London Games Festival

London, UK

Mar 26 - Apr 6, 2020

An annual video gaming festival for consumers and trade specialists. . .

April

Concentric: Eastercon 2020

Birmingham, UK

Apr 10 - 13, 2020

Science fiction convention.

Gem City Comic Con

Dayton, OH, USA

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Grand Junction Renaissance Faire

Grand Junction, CO, USA

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Nebraska Renaissance Faire

Elkhorn, NE, USA

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)

Brampton, ON, Canada

Apr 30-May 3, 2020

Literary festival. . .

May

Kameha Con

Irving, TX, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Kraken Watch

Forks, WA, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Steampunk gathering on the Pacific Coast. . .

Treklanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Star Trek convention. . .

ACME (Arizona Comic Mini Expo)

Mesa, AZ, USA

May 2, 2020

Comic book expo. . .

Ani-Me Con 9.0

Fresno, CA, USA

May 2 - 3, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Avalon Faire

Kilgore, TX, USA

May 2 - 31, 2020

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Dapper Day Expo Anaheim - Spring

Anaheim, CA, USA

May 2 - 3, 2020

Apparel marketplace. . .

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Fairburn, GA, USA

May 2 - Jun 7, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Waxahachie, TX, USA

May 2 - Jun 7, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Capital Trade Shows - May

Ottawa, ON, Canada

May 3, 2020

A monthly sports card and comic book show. . .

Gear

Steampunks Beside The Seaside

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

May 3, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Raising Steam Festival 2.0

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK

May 8 - 10, 2020

Steampunk festival with music and steampunk markets. . .

Hickory Comic Con

Hickory, NC, USA

May 9, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Hudson Valley Comic Con

Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

May 9 - 10, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Lexington Comic & Toy Convention

Lexington, KY, USA

May 14 - 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Kawaii-Kon

Honolulu, HI, USA

May 15 - 17, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Fresno Pirate Festival

Fresno, CA, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

May 16, 2020

Literary festival. . .

Gear

Oddities & Curiosities Expo - Little Rock

Little Rock, AR, USA

May 16, 2020

An exposition of "all things weird. . ."

Gear

Steampunk Days at Cowtown Saloon

Wichita, KS, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Steampunk festivities. . .

Cottage CountryCon

Orillia, ON, Canada

May 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Anime Oasis

Boise, ID, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Anime convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

FanimeCon

San Jose, CA, USA

May 22 - 25, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Danish Brotherhood/Steampunk General Store Steampunk Minicon

Kenosha, WI, USA

May 23, 2020

Steampunk festivities. . .

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

May 23 - 31, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival

Corona, CA, USA

May 23 - Jun 21, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Stroud Steampunk Weekend

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

May 23 - 24, 2020

Steampunk gathering with music, authors, workshops and more. . .

ConCarolinas

Charlotte, NC, USA

May 29 - 31, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Sausomecon

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 29 - 31, 2020

Anime and pop culture convention. . .

Bak-Anime

Bakersfield, CA, USA

May 30 - 31, 2020

"Bakersfield's Anime Convention. . ."

Hero Hype Miami Comic Convention

Miami, FL, USA

May 30, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Pirate Invasion of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, USA

May 30 - 31, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

June

Colossalcon 19

Sandusky, OH, USA

Jun 4 - 7, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Gear

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Jun 4 - 7, 2020

Geek culture convention with steampunk programming. . .

Arkansas Anime Festival

Bentonville, AR, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Anime convention. . .

East Coast Comic Expo

Moncton, NB, Canada

Jun 5 - 6, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

LouisiANIME

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Supernatural Official Convention

Rosemont, IL, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

The Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official Convention

Rosemont, IL, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

Wizard World St. Louis

St. Louis, MO, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Con Kasterborous

Huntsville, AL, USA

Jun 6 - 7, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

Creation of the Dead

Rosemont, IL, USA

Jun 6 - 7, 2020

"A Salute to The Walking Dead Universe. . ."