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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.

New: We now have a listing of online events with substantial steampunk programming. We also have a page listing steampunk-related events that have been cancelled or postponed.

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

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Larkspur, CO, USA

Aug 1 - 20, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Bill Johnston's Pirate Days

Alexandria Bay, NY, USA

Aug 7 - 16, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Comic Con Honolulu

Honolulu, HI, USA

Aug 7 - 9, 2020

Comic, sci-fi and gaming convention. . .

Diversicon 28

Plymouth, MN, USA

Aug 7 - 9, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Kawaii-Kon

Honolulu, HI, USA

Aug 7 - 9, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Comic Con Revolution

Ontario, CA, USA

Aug 8 - 9, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Capital Trade Shows - August

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Aug 9, 2020

A monthly sports card and comic book show. . .

Celtic Fest Ohio

Waynesville, OH, USA

Aug 14 - 16, 2020

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

Monster-Mania Con - Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

Aug 14 - 16, 2020

Horror film and memorabilia convention. . .

The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird

Conley, GA, USA

Aug 14 - 15, 2020

Conference focusing on Weird fiction. . .

Supernatural Official Convention - Nashville

Nashville, TN, USA

Aug 14 - 16, 2020

Pop culture convention tied to the TV show. . .

Epically Geeky Expo

Killeen, TX, USA

Aug 15 - 16, 2020

Geek culture convention. . .

Anime Matsuri

Houston, TX, USA

Aug 20 - 23, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Wizard World Chicago

Rosemont, IL, USA

Aug 20 - 23, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Faerieworlds

North Plains, OR, USA

Aug 21 - 23, 2020

Fantasy-themed entertainment. . .

Liberty City Anime Con

New York, NY, USA

Aug 21 - 23, 2020

Anime convention. . .

No Brand Con

Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA

Aug 21 - 23, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Infinity Toy and Comic Con

Kissimmee, FL, USA

Aug 22 - 23, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Michigan Renaissance Festival

Holly, MI, USA

Aug 22 - Oct 4, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Shakopee, MN, USA

Aug 22 - Oct 4, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

West Newton, PA, USA

Aug 22 - Sep 27, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

SWFL SpaceCon

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Aug 22, 2020

A science-fiction and comic book convention for Southwest Florida. . .

Wales Comic Con

Telford, UK

Aug 22 - 23, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

Fan Expo Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Aug 27 - 30, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

Gatecon Full Circle 2020

Richmond, BC, Canada

Aug 27 - 30, 2020

Fan convention focusing on the Stargate TV franchise. . .

Keystone Comic Con

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Aug 28 - 30, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Neon

Warwick, RI, USA

Aug 28 - 30, 2020

Retrofuturism convention. . .

A Salute to Xena

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Aug 28 - 30, 2020

A convention for fans of "Xena: Warrior Princess. . ."

Bradford Festival

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Aug 29 - 31, 2020

Arts and music festival. . .

Gear

Bressingham Steampunk Weekend

Bressingham, Norfolk, UK

Aug 29 - 30, 2020

Steampunk gathering at a steam museum. . .

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Aug 29 - Oct 25, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Ohioana Book Festival

Columbus, OH, USA

Aug 29, 2020

Literary festival. . .

The Humans to Mars Summit

Washington, DC, USA

Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2020

Conference about human exploration of Mars. . .

September

Colossalcon 19

Sandusky, OH, USA

Sep 2 - 6, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Ohio Renaissance Festival - Time Travelers

Waynesville, OH, USA

Sep 3 - 4, 2020

Themed weekend at the Renaissance Festival. . .

Gear

Steam Rollin' IV

Manchester, CT, USA

Sep 3, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

AJC Decatur Book Festival

Decatur, GA, USA

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

Literary festival. . .

Gear

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 4 - 7, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

Gear

Meta Con

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

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

Sci-Fi on the Rock

St. John's, NL, Canada

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

Science fiction, fantasy and horror festival. . .

Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Lebanon, CT, USA

Sep 5 - Oct 18, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Sep 5 - Oct 18, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

King Richard's Faire

Carver, MA, USA

Sep 5 - Oct 25, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach, CA, USA

Sep 5 - 6, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Oddities & Curiosities Expo - Salt Lake City

Sandy, UT, USA

Sep 5, 2020

An exposition of "all things weird. . ."

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

Sep 5 - Nov 1, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Printers Row Lit Fest

Chicago, IL, USA

Sep 5 - 6, 2020

Literary festival. . .

Scottish Highland Gathering

Pleasanton, CA, USA

Sep 5 - 6, 2020

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

April

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con

Oaks, PA, USA

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

June

Utopia

Wyboston, Bedfordshire, UK

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .