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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)

See the "Steamiest" listing for events specifically geared toward steampunks.

February

Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace

Gold Canyon, AZ, USA

February 9 - March 31, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

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Florida Renaissance Festival

Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

February 9 - March 24, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Tampa, FL, USA

February 16 - March 31, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Estrella War

Queen Creek, AZ, USA

Feb 19 - 25, 2019

International gathering of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

Anthro New England

Boston, MA, USA

February 21 - 24, 2019

A convention for fans of anthropomorphic characters. . .

TotalCon

Marlborough, MA, USA

February 21 - 24, 2019

Gaming convention. . .

Amazing Comic Con Aloha

Honolulu, HI, USA

Feb 22 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

American Craft Show Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Juried craft market. . .

Con Nooga

Chattanooga, TN, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

ConDor

San Diego, CA, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Fantasy and science fiction convention. . .

Great Lakes Comic Convention

Warren, MI, USA

Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Comic, toy, and collectible expo. . .

Kami-Con Season Eleven

Birmingham, AL, USA

Feb 22 - 24, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Michigan State University Comics Forum

East Lansing, MI, USA

Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Conference for scholars, creators and fans with an interest in comics. . .

MystiCon

Roanoke, VA, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Pop Culture convention

Pensacon - Pensacola Comic Con

Pensacola, FL, USA

Feb 22 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Wizard World Portland

Portland, OR, USA

Feb 22 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Ai-Kon Winterfest

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

February 23, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Captain’s Comic Expo

Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA

February 23 - 24, 2019

Comic book and toy expo. . .

NWI Comic-Con

Schererville, IN, USA

February 23, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Riverside Dickens Festival

Riverside, CA, USA

February 23 - 24, 2019

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

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Sacramento Steampunk Society Bazaar & Emporium

Sacramento, CA, USA

Feb 23, 2019

Steampunk swap meet. . .

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Aztec Steamers and Dreamers Steampunk Convention

Aztec, NM, USA

February 23, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

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Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball 4

Manchester, CT, USA

February 23, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

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The Surrey Steampunk Convivial - Winter

New Malden, UK

Feb 23 - 24, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Jersey Shore Nerd Fest

Lindenwold, NJ, USA

Feb 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture expo. . .

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Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade

Bossier City, LA, USA

Feb 24, 2019

Costumed pet parade with a steampunk/sci-fi theme. . .

KupoCon Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Feb 26, 2019

Final Fantasy fan event. . .

Coastal Magic

Daytona Beach, FL, USA

February 28 - March 3, 2019

Literary convention focusing on urban fantasy, paranormal, and romance. . .

March

ConCoction

Aurora, OH, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. . .

Dahlonega Literary Festival

Dahlonega, GA, USA

Mar 1 - 2, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Fan Expo Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada

March 1 - 3, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

FrightFest Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Mar 1 - 2, 2019

Horror film festival. . .

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LarpCon

Whitwick, Leicestershire, UK

Mar 1 - 3, 2019

A convention for the LARP, cosplay and steampunk communities. . .

MarsCon 2019

Bloomington, MN, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Vegas ToyCon

Las Vegas, NV, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Toy and comic convention. . .

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WhimsyCon

Denver, CO, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Steampunk and cosplay convention. . .

AgamaCon

Aiken, SC, USA

March 2 - 3, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

AnniCon

Anniston, AL, USA

March 2, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Arizona Scottish Gathering

Phoenix, AZ, USA

March 2 - 3, 2019

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire

St. Joseph, MO, USA

Mar 2, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL, USA

March 2 - 3, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

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Gardens & Gears Steampunk Wonderland Faire

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Mar 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Greater Lafayette Mini Maker Faire

Lafayette, IN, USA

March 2, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Gear

Leeds Steampunk Market - Abbey House Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Mar 2 - 3, 2019

Steampunk entertainment. . .

New Orleans Mardi Gras: 1872

Alameda, CA, USA

March 2, 2019

Music and dance event hosted by the Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society. . .

RubikCon

Drummondville, QC, Canada

March 2 - 3, 2019

Gaming and pop culture convention. . .

Sherwood Forest Faire

McDade, TX, USA

March 2 - April 21, 2019

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Southwest Florida Reading Festival

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Mar 2, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Steampunk Tea at the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

Eugene, OR, USA

Mar 2 - 3, 2019

Afternoon tea served at a historic house in Eugene. . .

Tucson Festival of Books

Tucson, AZ, USA

March 2 - 3, 2019

Literary festival. . .