Steampunk Events

This section includes steampunk conventions in the USA and Canada, as well as other regional events likely to be of particular interest to steampunks. Click on the event name for details. You should always check the event's website or Facebook page for late changes or cancellations.

Click or tap on the name of the event to see details, including a description and the venue’s location.

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Atlanta Steampunk ExpoBig River FestivalBrass Screw AllianceBurning ManC.O.G.S. ExpoClockwork AlchemyCogs & CorsetsColdwater FestivalDragon ConGaslight ExpoHigh Desert SteamJewelry City FestivalKey City FestivalSteampunk SymposiumTeslaCon • Watch City FestivalWild Wild West Con

June

Amalgamations...A Steampunk Collective

Plainfield, NJ, USA

Jun 11 - Jul 9, 2022

Steampunk art exhibition. . .

July

Gears, Gadgets, & Garments

Lombard, IL, USA

Jul 1, 2022

Opening reception for a steampunk exhibition. . .

The Menagerie's 2nd Annual Victorian Oddities Market

Oakland, CA, USA

Jul 10, 2022

Victorian-themed Oddities & Curiosities market. . .

Ocean Renaissance: Rise of Atlantis

Ocean City, MD, USA

Jul 29 - 31, 2022

Nautically themed steampunk, pirate, and faerie convention. . .

Great Oregon Steam-Up

Salem, OR, USA

Jul 30 - Aug 7, 2022

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Midsummer Mermaid Menagerie and Beach Fae Fun in the Sun

Waterford, CT, USA

Jul 30, 2022

Ocean-themed photo shoot. . .

Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally

Vallejo, CA, USA

Jul 31, 2022

A wacky road race featuring art cars and other mobile contraptions. . .

August

BritCon

Bellevue, WA, USA

Aug 5 - 7, 2022

A science fiction and fantasy convention for fans of British media. . .

Coldwater Steampunk Festival

Coldwater, ON, Canada

Aug 5 - 6, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Key City Steampunk Festival

Gettysburg, PA, USA

Aug 12 - 14, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

Steam Show

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 12 - 14, 2022

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Steampunking in the Park VII

Manchester, CT, USA

Aug 13, 2022

A photo shoot and picnic. . .

NecronomiCon Providence

Providence, RI, USA

Aug 18 - 21, 2022

A convention and academic conference focusing on the works of H.P. Lovecraft and other weird fiction. . .

Labyrinth Masquerade Ball

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Aug 19 - 20, 2022

Masquerade event inspired by "Venetian tradition, Celtic faerie and goblin lore, and stories of fantasy and wonder. . ."

WSE Close Encounters of Third Time Steampunk Fair

Farmington, ME, USA

Aug 19 - 21, 2022

Steampunk fair. . .

September

Chicon 8 - Worldcon

Chicago, IL, USA

Sep 1 - 5, 2022

The 80th World Science Fiction Convention. . .

Dragon Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Sep 1 - 5, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 2 - 5, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Lebanon, CT, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 16, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Belvidere Victorian Days

Belvidere, NJ, USA

Sep 10, 2022

A celebration of Belvidere's Victorian-era heritage. . .

Steampunk Rendezvous

Winthrop, WA, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

A steampunk gathering in Wild West town. . .

Colfax Railroad Days

Colfax, CA, USA

Sep 17 - 18, 2022

A celebration of the Transcontinental Railroad. . .

Southern Maine Steampunk Fair

Kennebunk, ME, USA

Sep 17, 2022

Steampunk festivities. . .

The Occularium, A Gathering of Villains

Dallas, TX, USA

Sep 23 - 25, 2022

Immersive steampunk-themed LARP experience. . .

Cheney Rail Trail Picnic and Photo Shoot

Manchester, CT, USA

Sep 24, 2022

Hike, picnic, and photo shoot. . .

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

October

Down the Rabbit Hole

Parkton, MD, USA

Oct 1, 2022

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

International Edgar Allan Poe Festival

Baltimore, MD, USA

Oct 8 - 9, 2022

A festival celebrating Edgar Allan Poe. . .

Phantom Night at the Opera

Bristol, CT, USA

Oct 8, 2022

An afternoon at a horror movie museum. . .

Jewelry City Steampunk Festival

Attleboro, MA, USA

Oct 22, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

November

World Fantasy Convention

New Orleans, LA, USA

Nov 3 - 6, 2022

Fantasy convention. . .

Maker Faire Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Nov 5 - 6, 2022

DIY and invention showcase. . .

The Menagerie Oddities & Curiosities Market

Nevada City, CA, USA

Nov 5, 2022

Oddities & Curiosities market with 50+ vendors. . .

Steam Towards the Holidays IV

Essex, CT, USA

Nov 6, 2022

Steampunk stroll and photo shoot. . .

TeslaCon 12: Hawthorne Manor

Middleton, WI, USA

Nov 10 - 14, 2022

Immersive steampunk convention. . .

Vermont Steampunk Expo

Essex Junction, VT, USA

Nov 12 - 13, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Chessiecon

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Nov 25 - 27, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Chicago TARDIS

Lombard, IL, USA

Nov 25 - 27, 2022

Doctor Who convention. . .

December

Bah Humbug Hullabaloo

Manchester, CT, USA

Dec 17, 2022

Steampunk holiday party...