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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)

Canada

UK/Ireland

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.

June

Celtic Fling & Highland Games

Manheim, PA, USA

Jun 26 - 27, 2021

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Forest City Comicon

London, ON, Canada

Jun 26, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Stupid Covid Steampunk Ball

Simsbury, CT, USA

Jun 26, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Times of Future Past

Kewaunee, WI, USA

Jun 26 - 27, 2021

Steampunk, time travel, and cosplay festival. . .

July

Anime Expo (AX)

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jul 2 - 5, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Anime Midwest

Rosemont, IL, USA

Jul 2 - 4, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Corpus Christi Comic Con

Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Jul 2 - 4, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Bressingham Steampunk Weekend

Bressingham, Norfolk, UK

Jul 3 - 4, 2021

Steampunk gathering at a steam museum. . .

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Larkspur, CO, USA

Jul 3 - Aug 22, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Anime Matsuri

Houston, TX, USA

Jul 8 - 11, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Kenosha, WI, USA

Jul 10 - Sep 6, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Papplewick Pumping Station Steampunk Weekend

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

Jul 10 - 11, 2021

Steampunk festivities. . .

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Cedar City, UT, USA

Jul 14 - 17, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Blerdcon

Arlington, VA, USA

Jul 16 - 18, 2021

A celebration of Black Nerd culture. . .

Delta H Con

Houston, TX, USA

Jul 16 - 18, 2021

Gaming and anime convention. . .

Kelowna Fan Experience (KFX)

Kelowna, BC, Canada

Jul 16 - 18, 2021

Geek culture expo. . .

Comicpalooza

Houston, TX, USA

Jul 17 - 18, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

The Town That Never Was

Telford, UK

Jul 17 - 18, 2021

Immersive steampunk gathering. . .

London Film & Comic Con

London, UK

Jul 23 - 25, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Whitby Steampunk Weekend - Summer

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Jul 23 - 25, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .

Big Apple Comic Con Prequel Expo

New York, NY, USA

Jul 24, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gem City Comic Con

Dayton, OH, USA

Jul 24 - 25, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Great Oregon Steam-Up

Salem, OR, USA

Jul 24 - Aug 1, 2021

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Gear

Suffolk Steampunk Spectacular

Leiston, Suffolk, UK

Jul 24 - 25, 2021

Steampunk gathering at an industrial history museum. . .

GalaxyCon Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, USA

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Animatic Con

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

Calgary, AB, Canada

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Diversicon

Plymouth, MN, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Revelcon

Houston, TX, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

A "fan-fun relax-a-con/zinefest. . ."

Tampa Bay Comic Con

Tampa, FL, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

TERRIFICon

Uncasville, CT, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Hebden Bridge Steampunk Weekend

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, UK

Jul 31 - Aug 1, 2021

Steampunk meetup. . .

August

CONvergence

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Aug 5 - 8, 2021

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

ArmadilloCon

Austin, TX, USA

Aug 6 - 8, 2021

Science fiction convention. . .

Atlanta Comic Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Aug 6 - 8, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Coldwater Steampunk Festival

Coldwater, ON, Canada

Aug 6 - 7, 2021

Steampunk festival. . .

Fan Expo Boston

Boston, MA, USA

Aug 6 - 8, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Omni Fandom Expo

Kissimmee, FL, USA

Aug 6 - 8, 2021

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

Otakon

Washington, DC, USA

Aug 6 - 8, 2021

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

Bell County Comic Con

Belton, TX, USA

Aug 7 - 8, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Jubilee - 2021

Waltrop, NRW, Germany

Aug 7, 2021

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Bonney Lake, WA, USA

Aug 7 - 22, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

World of Faeries Festival

South Elgin, IL, USA

Aug 7 - 8, 2021

Fantasy-themed music, dancing, crafts and other activities. . .

Gear

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Aug 12 - 15, 2021

Geek culture convention with steampunk programming. . .

An Ri Ra Montana Irish Festival

Butte, MT, USA

Aug 13 - 15, 2021

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Key City Steampunk Festival

Gettysburg, PA, USA

Aug 13 - 15, 2021

Steampunk convention. . .

Gear

Steam Show

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 13 - 15, 2021

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Gear

Southern Maine Steampunk Fair

Kennebunk, ME, USA

Aug 14, 2021

Steampunk festivities. . .

Gear

Stroud Steampunk Picnic in the Park

Stroud, UK

Aug 14, 2021

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

Awesome Con D.C.

Washington, DC, USA

Aug 20 - 22, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .