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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)



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

New: We now have a listing of online events with substantial steampunk programming. We also have a page listing steampunk-related events that have been cancelled or postponed.

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.


Texas Renaissance Festival

Todd Mission, TX, USA

Oct 3 - Nov 29, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .


Whitby Goth Weekend - Fall

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2020

A large gathering of goths that also attracts steampunks. . .



San Mateo, CA, USA

Nov 6 - 8, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Fan Expo Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Nov 6 - 8, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .


Austin, TX, USA

Nov 6 - 8, 2020

LGBTQ+ geek and gaming convention. . .

STARFLEET International Conference

San Mateo, CA, USA

Nov 6 - 8, 2020

Business conference for Star Trek fans. . .


Wyboston, Bedfordshire, UK

Nov 13 - 15, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

Vampire - The Ball

London, UK

Nov 13 - 15, 2020

Convention for fans of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and other TV series by Joss Whedon. . .

Maker Faire Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Nov 14 - 15, 2020

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Grape City Con

Lodi, CA, USA

Nov 15, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

London Film & Comic Con

London, UK

Nov 20 - 22, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Pretty Heroes & The Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration

Toronto, ON, Canada

Nov 28 - 29, 2020

A "girl power fandom convention. . ."


GalaxyCon Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, USA

Dec 10 - 13, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Los Angeles Comic Con

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Dec 11 - 13, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .


Wizard World Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Jan 15 - 17, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .


Wizard World St. Louis

St. Louis, MO, USA

Mar 12 - 14, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .