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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.

August

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

Aug 3 - Oct 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Michigan Renaissance Festival

Holly, MI, USA

Aug 17 - Sep 29, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Shakopee, MN, USA

August 17 - September 29, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

August 17 - October 6, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

West Newton, PA, USA

Aug 17 - Sep 22, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Aug 24 - Oct 20, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Lebanon, CT, USA

Aug 31 - Oct 14, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Aug 31 - Oct 14, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

King Richard's Faire

Carver, MA, USA

Aug 31 - Oct 20, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

Aug 31 - Oct 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

September

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Hollister, CA, USA

Sep 14 - Oct 20, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Faire

Wentzville, MO, USA

Sep 14 - Oct 13, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Wentzville, MO, USA

Sep 14 - Oct 13, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Sep 16 - 23, 2019

Literary festival. . .

CampAnime

Woodstock Valley, CT, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

"A summer-camp and anime convention hybrid. . ."

Cincinnati Comic Expo

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Cogwarts Steampunk Spectacular

Llangollen, Wales, UK

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Delta H Con

Houston, TX, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Gaming and anime convention. . .

Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expo

Edmonton, AB, Canada

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

FenCon

Irving, TX, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder

Boulder, CO, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Ramencon

South Bend, IN, USA

September 20 - 22, 2019

Anime convention. . .

SPA-CON

Hot Springs, AR, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Multi-genre entertainment and comic convention. . .

Wizard World Sacramento

Sacramento, CA, USA

Sep 20 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Animara Con

Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

September 21 - 22, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

The Compass Rose Steampunk Festival

Woodstock, CT, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

FantastiCon - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival

Weirton, WV, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Industrial art festival with steampunk activities.

The Grand Henham Steam Rally

nr Southwold, Suffolk, UK

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Vintage fair with steam engine demos. . .

LadiesCon

Somerville, MA, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

MECCAcon Detroit

Detroit, MI, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Comic book and literacy convention with a film festival. . .

Mothman Festival

Point Pleasant, WV, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

A festival commemorating the 1966 West Virginia Mothman sighting. . .

Plattsburgh Comic Con

Plattsburgh, NY, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Royal Medieval Faire

Waterloo, ON, Canada

September 21, 2019

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Springfield Steampunk Festival

Springfield, VT, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Gear

Steampunk Dunsmuir Festival

Dunsmuir, CA, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Free steampunk festival. . .

Gear

Steampunk Garden Party

Waynesburg, PA, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

TopCon Pop Expo

Topeka, KS, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

Peterborough ComiCon - Fall

Peterborough, ON, Canada

Sep 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Cartoon Crossroads

Columbus, OH, USA

Sep 26 - 29, 2019

Cartoon arts festival. . .

HawaiiCon

Kailua Kona, HI, USA

Sep 26 - 29, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Junk Bonanza Minneapolis - Fall

Shakopee, MN, USA

Sep 26 - 28, 2019

Antique show and flea market. . .

Gear

Amherstburg Uncommon Festival

Amherstburg, ON, Canada

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

A mostly free outdoor steampunk festival with some ticketed events. . .

Another Anime Con 2019

Chelmsford, MA, USA

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Atlanti-Con

Corner Brook, NL, Canada

September 27 - 29, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy festival. . .

Gear

Chicago Steampunk Exposition

Rosemont, IL, USA

September 27 - 29, 2019

A new steampunk con from the producer of the International Steampunk Symposium. . .

Gear

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

September 27 - 29, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Gears to Corsets

Cortland, NY, USA

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Ingenuity Fest 2019: Dreamscapes

Cleveland, OH, USA

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

An annual "Festival of Art, Dance, Music, Theater and Technology. . ."

J-Con Twelve

Derby, UK

Sep 27 - 28, 2019

Anime, manga and gaming convention. . .