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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 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.

September

Michigan Renaissance Festival

Holly, MI, USA

Aug 21 - Oct 3, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Shakopee, MN, USA

Aug 21 - Oct 3, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

Aug 21 - Oct 3, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

Aug 21 - Oct 31, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Aug 28 - Oct 24, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Lebanon, CT, USA

Sep 4 - Oct 17, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Sep 4 - Oct 17, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

Sep 4 - Oct 31, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Hollister, CA, USA

Sep 18 - Oct 24, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Wentzville, MO, USA

Sep 18 - Oct 11, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Cartoon Crossroads

Columbus, OH, USA

Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2021

Cartoon arts festival. . .

Gear

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2021

Steampunk convention. . .

October

AddamsFest

Westfield, NJ, USA

Oct 1 - 31, 2021

A town-wide celebration of cartoonist Charles Addams. . .

Archon 45

Collinsville, IL, USA

Oct 1 - 3, 2021

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Capclave

Rockville, MD, USA

Oct 1 - 4, 2021

Science fiction convention. . .

Cape Comic Con

Cape Girardeau, MO, USA

Oct 1 - 3, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

MileHiCon

Denver, CO, USA

Oct 1 - 3, 2021

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Carolina Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace

Huntersville, NC, USA

Oct 2 - Nov 21, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New York Comic Con

New York, NY, USA

Oct 7 - 10, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Banzaicon

Columbia, SC, USA

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Haworth, West Yorkshire, UK

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Monsterama Con

Alpharetta, GA, USA

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Horror, SF and monster convention. . .

Gear

Down the Rabbit Hole

Parkton, MD, USA

Oct 9, 2021

"An afternoon of Steampunk, Wine & Entertainment. . ."

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

Oct 9 - 10, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Powerhouse Comic Con

Pleasanton, CA, USA

Oct 9, 2021

Pop culture and comic convention. . .

Gear

Top Brass 5: Romania

Roseville, CA, USA

Oct 9, 2021

Themed dinner hosted by the Sacramento Steampunk Society. . .

Con on the Cob

Richfield, OH, USA

Oct 14 - 17, 2021

A "four day celebration of games, art, freaks, and fun. . ."

Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Betacon

Carbondale, PA, USA

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

A "family-oriented gaming convention. . ."

Indiana Comic Con

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Meta Con

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

Comic and sci-fi convention with steampunk programming. . .

Multiverse

Atlanta, GA, USA

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Gear

Silk City Steampunk Festival

Manchester, CT, USA

Oct 16, 2021

Steampunk festival. . .

Gear

Steampunk & Industrial Show

Mount Dora, FL, USA

Oct 16 - 17, 2021

Steampunk festivities in an antiques/flea market. . .

Another Anime Con

Westford, MA, USA

Oct 22 - 24, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

Oct 22 - 24, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

MCM London Comic Con

London, UK

Oct 22 - 24, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Halloween Masquerade Ball

Muncie, IN, USA

Oct 22, 2021

Steampunk-themed Halloween ball. . .

RustyCon

Seattle, WA, USA

Oct 24 - 26, 2021

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Anime Weekend Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

Oct 28 - 30, 2021

Anime convention. . .

Gear

All-Con

Dallas, TX, USA

Oct 29 - 31, 2021

Multi-genre pop culture convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

Oct 29 - 31, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

HollowSteam & Fall Festival

Canton, GA, USA

Oct 29, 2021

A steampunk-themed Halloween festival. . .

Gear

Whitby Goth Weekend - Fall

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Oct 29 - 31, 2021

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

Gear

The Surrey Steampunk Convivial

Epsom, Surrey, UK

Oct 30 - 31, 2021

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Wyntercon VIII

Eastbourne, UK

Oct 30 - 31, 2021

Fantasy, cosplay and sci-fi event with steampunk and pirate zones. . .

November

Gear

TeslaCon

Middleton, WI, USA

Nov 4 - 8, 2021

Immersive steampunk convention. . .

Gear

World Fantasy Convention 2021

Montreal, QC, Canada

Nov 4 - 7, 2021

Fantasy convention. . .

Rhode Island Comic Con

Providence, RI, USA

Nov 5 - 7, 2021

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Dallas Comic Show

Lewisville, TX, USA

Nov 6 - 7, 2021

Comic book expo. . .