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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.

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.

May

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Waxahachie, TX, USA

April 6 - May 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Fairburn, GA, USA

April 13 - June 2, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival

Muskogee, OK, USA

April 27 - June 2, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Arrington, TN, USA

May 4 - 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

Marriott-Slaterville, UT, USA

May 11 - 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Spotsylvania, VA, USA

May 11 - Jun 9, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New Jersey Renaissance Faire

Bordentown, NJ, USA

May 18 - June 2, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Fargo Corecon 11

Fargo, ND, USA

May 23 - 26, 2019

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

GifCon

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

May 23 - 24, 2019

Academic conference about fantasy literature, film, games and comics. . .

MomoCon

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 23 - 26, 2019

Geek culture convention. . .

Phoenix Fan Fusion

Phoenix, AZ, USA

May 23 - 26, 2019

Geek culture convention (formerly Phoenix Comic Fest). . .

Animazement

Raleigh, NC, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Anime North

Toronto, ON, Canada

May 24 - 26, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Anime Oasis

Boise, ID, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Anime convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Balticon 53

Baltimore, MD, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Science fiction convention. . .

BayCon

San Mateo, CA, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ConQuesT 50

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Escape Velocity

National Harbor, MD, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

FanimeCon

San Jose, CA, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Isle of Wight Gothic Circus

Newport, Isle of Wight, UK

May 24 - 27, 2019

A circus festival with steampunk, Victorian and gothic elements. . .

MCM London Comic Con

London, UK

May 24 - 26, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Mobicon - Mobile Comic Con

Mobile, AL, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Multi-genre pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Carnival

Missoula, MT, USA

May 24, 2019

Steampunk festival

Treklanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Star Trek convention. . .

WisCon 43

Madison, WI, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Feminist science fiction convention and conference. . .

Gear

Doncaster Steampunk Weekend

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK

May 25 - 26, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Garden State Comic Fest - Great Adventure Edition

Jackson, NJ, USA

May 25 - 26, 2019

"Mini-comic fest" at Six Flags Great Adventure. . .

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest - London

London, UK

May 25 - 26, 2019

Fan convention focusing on comic-inspired movies and TV shows. . .

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

May 25 - Jun 2, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival

Corona, CA, USA

May 25 - Jun 24, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

MediaWest*Con 39

Lansing, MI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2019

Fan-run geek culture convention with a media focus. . .

Gear

Nanty Narking Steampunk Extravaganza

Ludborough, Lincolnshire, UK

May 25 - 27, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Scottish Fest USA

Costa Mesa, CA, USA

May 25 - 26, 2019

Scottish-themed games, entertainment and more. . .

Gear

Steampunk Literature Panel

Attleboro, MA, USA

May 25, 2019

Free literary panel discussion. . .

Gear

Stroud Steampunk Weekend

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

May 25 - 26, 2019

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

Tennessee Medieval Faire

Harriman, TN, USA

May 25 - Jun 9, 2019

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Michigan Steam Expo

Pontiac, MI, USA

May 26, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Book Expo America

New York, NY, USA

May 29 - 31, 2019

Book trade fair. . .

Gear

Cog County Faire

Montello, WI, USA

May 30 - Jun 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Colossalcon #18

Sandusky, OH, USA

May 30 - June 2, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

A Splendid Day Out

Morecambe, UK

May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival

Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

May 31 - Jun 1, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

ConCarolinas

Charlotte, NC, USA

May 31 - June 2, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Denver Pop Culture Con

Denver, CO, USA

May 31 - June 2, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

GalaxyCon Richmond

Richmond, VA, USA

May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

Sacramento Black Book Fair

Sacramento, CA, USA

May 31 - Jun 1, 2019

Literary festival. . .

June

Blackbeard Pirate Festival

Hampton, VA, USA

Jun 1 - 2, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

BookCon

New York, NY, USA

June 1 - 2, 2019

Pop culture and book convention. . .