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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.

January

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

Gainesville, FL, USA

Jan 18 - Feb 2, 2020

Medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Kami-Con Season 12

Birmingham, AL, USA

Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Seishun Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Two Rivers Renaissance Faire

Yuma, AZ, USA

Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020

Renaissance, pirate, and faerie-themed entertainment. . .

February

Outlander: A Scotsman in Colonial America

Alameda, CA, USA

Feb 1, 2020

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

Gear

Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball 5

Manchester, CT, USA

Feb 1, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Capital Trade Shows - February

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Feb 2, 2020

A monthly sports card and comic book show. . .

Boston Science Fiction Film Festival

Somerville, MA, USA

Feb 7 - 17, 2020

Film festival. . .

Gear

Foolscap

Seattle-Tacoma, USA

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Multi-genre convention. . .

Kanpai!Con

Omaha, NE, USA

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Anime convention. . .

SF Ball 26

Southampton, UK

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Science fiction convention. . .

Star City Anime

Roanoke, VA, USA

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace

Gold Canyon, AZ, USA

Feb 8 - Mar 29, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Cardiff Anime & Gaming Convention

Cardiff, Wales, UK

Feb 8 - 9, 2020

Comic book, anime and gaming convention. . .

Florida Renaissance Festival

Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

Feb 8 - Mar 22, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Milwaukee Comic Con

West Allis, WI, USA

Feb 8, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Feb 8 - 9, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

East Bay Comic Con

Concord, CA, USA

Feb 9, 2020

Comic book convention. . .

Swashbuckler's Ball X

Oak Grove, OR, USA

Feb 11, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Capricon 40

Wheeling, IL, USA

Feb 13 - 16, 2020

Science fiction convention. . .

Life, the Universe, & Everything

Provo, UT, USA

Feb 13 - 15, 2020

Academic conference "on all aspects of science fiction and fantasy. . ."

Gear

AnachroCon

Atlanta, GA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Anime Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Boskone 57

Boston, MA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Capital Sci-Fi Con

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Comic and pop culture convention. . .

DunDraCon 44

San Ramon, CA, USA

Feb 14 - 17, 2020

Gaming convention.

Gear

Gallifrey One

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

Katsucon

National Harbor, MD, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Anime convention. . .

London Anime & Gaming Convention

London, UK

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Anime and gaming convention. . .

PantheaCon

San Jose, CA, USA

Feb 14 - 17, 2020

Pagan convention. . .

RadCon

Pasco, WA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

A general science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Treasure Coast Pirate Fest

Fort Pierce, FL, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

13 Gears: An Eclectic Steampunk Event

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Feb 15 - 16, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Tampa, FL, USA

Feb 15 - Mar 19, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Fan Expo Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Feb 15 - 17, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

Jacksonville Maker Faire

Jacksonville, FL, USA

Feb 15, 2020

DIY and invention showcase. . .

KupoCon Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Feb 15, 2020

Final Fantasy fan event. . .

NWI Comic-Con

Schererville, IN, USA

Feb 15, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Syfy Bartow

Bartow, FL, USA

Feb 15, 2020

Science fiction festival. . .

Estrella War

Queen Creek, AZ, USA

Feb 18 - 24, 2020

International gathering of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

Anthro New England

Boston, MA, USA

Feb 20 - 22, 2020

A convention for fans of anthropomorphic characters. . .

Coastal Magic

Daytona Beach, FL, USA

Feb 20 - 23, 2020

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

TotalCon

Marlborough, MA, USA

Feb 20 - 23, 2020

Gaming convention. . .

Amazing Comic Con Aloha

Honolulu, HI, USA

Feb 21 - 23, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Anime Crossroads

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Con Nooga

Chattanooga, TN, USA

Feb 21 - 23, 2020

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

Farpoint 27

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Feb 21 - 23, 2020

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

Great Lakes Comic Convention

Warren, MI, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

Comic, toy, and collectible expo. . .

LVL UP Expo

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Feb 21 - 23, 2020

Video game, technology and anime convention . . .

Michigan State University Comics Forum

East Lansing, MI, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

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