Events

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

Click or tap on the name of the event to see details, including a description and the venue’s location.

This is the complete event listing. You can also browse events 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.

August

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Kenosha, WI, USA

Jul 9 - Sep 5, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Bonney Lake, WA, USA

Aug 6 - 21, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Emerald City Comicon

Seattle, WA, USA

Aug 18 - 21, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

NecronomiCon Providence

Providence, RI, USA

Aug 18 - 21, 2022

A convention and academic conference focusing on the works of H.P. Lovecraft and other weird fiction. . .

Delta H Con

Houston, TX, USA

Aug 19 - 21, 2022

Gaming and anime convention. . .

International Discworld Convention

Birmingham, UK

Aug 19 - 22, 2022

Fan-run convention focusing on works by Sir Terry Pratchett. . .

Gear

Labyrinth Masquerade Ball

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Aug 19 - 20, 2022

Masquerade event inspired by "Venetian tradition, Celtic faerie and goblin lore, and stories of fantasy and wonder. . ."

Gear

WSE Close Encounters of Third Time Steampunk Fair

Farmington, ME, USA

Aug 19 - 21, 2022

Steampunk fair. . .

Michigan Renaissance Festival

Holly, MI, USA

Aug 20 - Oct 2, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Shakopee, MN, USA

Aug 20 - Oct 2, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

Aug 20 - Oct 30, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

West Newton, PA, USA

Aug 20 - Sep 25, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Fan Expo Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Aug 25 - 28, 2022

Pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Asylum Steampunk Festival

Lincoln, UK

Aug 26 - 29, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Bubonicon 53

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Aug 26 - 28, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Aug 27 - Oct 23, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

Aug 27 - Oct 9, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

SiliCon

San Jose, CA, USA

Aug 27 - 28, 2022

Comic book, pop culture and maker convention. . .

September

Gear

Chicon 8 - Worldcon

Chicago, IL, USA

Sep 1 - 5, 2022

The 80th World Science Fiction Convention. . .

Gear

Dragon Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Sep 1 - 5, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Gear

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 2 - 5, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

CoKoCon

Tempe, AZ, USA

Sep 2 - 3, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Meta Con

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sep 2 - 4, 2022

Comic and sci-fi convention. . .

Gear

Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Lebanon, CT, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 16, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Eastbourne SteamPunk Festival

Eastbourne, UK

Sep 3 - 4, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 16, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach, CA, USA

Sep 3 - 4, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 20, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

HorrorHound Weekend

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Sep 9 - 11, 2022

Horror convention. . .

Rose City Comic Con

Portland, OR, USA

Sep 9 - 11, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Belvidere Victorian Days

Belvidere, NJ, USA

Sep 10, 2022

A celebration of Belvidere's Victorian-era heritage. . .

Gear

Cobbles and Cogs

Basingstoke, UK

Sep 10 - 11, 2022

Steampunk festivities at a history museum.

Gear

Crich Steampunk Weekend

Matlock, Derbyshire, UK

Sep 10 - 11, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Cogwarts Steampunk Spectacular

Llangollen, Wales, UK

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

FenCon

Irving, TX, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Granite State Comicon

Manchester, NH, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

Horror convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Rendezvous

Winthrop, WA, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

A steampunk gathering in Wild West town. . .

Gear

Colfax Railroad Days

Colfax, CA, USA

Sep 17 - 18, 2022

A celebration of the Transcontinental Railroad. . .

Enchanted Fairy Festival

York, PA, USA

Sep 17, 2022

Fantasy festival with live entertainment and vendors. . .

Gear

Gosport Steampunk Festival

Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Sep 17, 2022

Steampunk market with live entertainment. . .

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Hollister, CA, USA

Sep 17 - Oct 23, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Southern Maine Steampunk Fair

Kennebunk, ME, USA

Sep 17, 2022

Steampunk festivities. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Wentzville, MO, USA

Sep 17 - Oct 23, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

FanX

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Sep 22 - 24, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Cincinnati Comic Expo

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Sep 23 - 25, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

The Occularium, A Gathering of Villains

Dallas, TX, USA

Sep 23 - 25, 2022

Immersive steampunk-themed LARP experience. . .

Gear

Cheney Rail Trail Picnic and Photo Shoot

Manchester, CT, USA

Sep 24, 2022

Hike, picnic, and photo shoot. . .

Gear

Decidedly Different Steampunk Social Evening

Horncastle, Lincolnshire, UK

Sep 24, 2022

Steampunk social. . .

Flower City Comic Con

Rochester, NY, USA

Sep 24 - 25, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .