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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.

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February

Florida Renaissance Festival

Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

February 9 - March 24, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Sacramento Steampunk Society Bazaar & Emporium

Sacramento, CA, USA

Feb 23, 2019

Steampunk swap meet. . .

Aztec Steamers and Dreamers Steampunk Convention

Aztec, NM, USA

February 23, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball 4

Manchester, CT, USA

February 23, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade

Bossier City, LA, USA

Feb 24, 2019

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

March

WhimsyCon

Denver, CO, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Steampunk and cosplay convention. . .

Gardens & Gears Steampunk Wonderland Faire

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Mar 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Silk City Steampunk St. Paddy's Day Parade

Norwich, CT, USA

Mar 3, 2019

Steampunk contingent at a St. Patrick's Parade & Festival. . .

Geneva Steam Convention: Leviathans of the Deep

Delavan, WI, USA

March 8 - 10, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 8

Tucson, AZ, USA

March 8 - 10, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret

Bristol, CT, USA

March 9, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Clockwork Alchemy

Burlingame, CA, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Steampunk Day Orlando: Carnevale

Orlando, FL, USA

Mar 24, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

International Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

April

221B Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

April 5 - 7, 2019

A fan convention "for all things Sherlock Holmes . . ."

Renaissance Pleasure Faire - Time Traveler Weekend

Irwindale, CA, USA

April 6, 2019

Themed weekend with a steampunk costume contest. . .

Vintage Sewing Adventure

Tulsa, OK, USA

Apr 6 - 7, 2019

Educational event focusing on fabrication of vintage apparel. . .

Wild West Steam Fest

Santa Ana, CA, USA

April 6 - 7, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Gaslight Gathering 9

San Diego, CA, USA

April 12 - 14, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Clockwork Festival

Columbia, PA, USA

Apr 13, 2019

Steampunk festival in a clock museum. . .

The Menagerie: Oddities and Curiosities Market

Alameda, CA, USA

Apr 20, 2019

Oddities market with 40+ artists and vendors. . .

Changeling Waking Dreams

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Apr 25 - 27, 2019

An immersive festival with music, art, and costuming, combined with a live action role-playing game. . .

Pirate Fest

North Las Vegas, NV, USA

April 27 - 28, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Railfest 2019

Fillmore, CA, USA

Apr 27 - 28, 2019

A celebration of historic transportation "with a bit of Steampunk fun. . ."

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

April 27, 2019

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

STEAM Fest Time Traveller's Gala

Macungie, PA, USA

April 27, 2019

Steampunk-themed fundraising event. . .

May

DemiCon 30

Urbandale, IA, USA

May 3 - 5, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Kraken Watch 2019

Forks, WA, USA

May 3 - 5, 2019

Steampunk gathering on the Pacific Coast. . .

WHOlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 3 - 5, 2019

Doctor Who convention. . .

StokerCon

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

May 9 - 12, 2019

Horror writers' conference. . .

The Beer-Lesque & Carniv-Ale Show

St Thomas, ON, Canada

May 11, 2019

Steampunk artisans plus sideshow and burlesque entertainment. . .

Music and Maritime Mystery at the Mansion

Manchester, CT, USA

May 11, 2019

Maritime-themed steampunk event. . .

Watch City Steampunk Festival

Waltham, MA, USA

May 11, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

May 16 - 19, 2019

Geek culture convention. . .

C.O.G.S. Expo

Parsippany, NJ, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Maker Faire Bay Area

San Mateo, CA, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

The Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

Van Buren, AR, USA

May 18 - 19, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Steampunk Ottawa 10th Anniversary Gala

Ottawa, ON, Canada

May 19, 2019

Steampunk gathering in Ottawa. . .

Michigan Steam Expo

Pontiac, MI, USA

May 26, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Cog County Faire

Montello, WI, USA

May 30 - Jun 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

June

Marble City Comicon

Knoxville, TN, USA

June 1 - 2, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Brass Screw Confederacy Steampunk Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

June 7 - 9, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Cogs & Corsets: A Steampunk Happening

Bloomington, IL, USA

Jun 7 - 9, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

WhedonCon

Los Angeles, CA, USA

June 7 - 9, 2019

Pop culture convention focusing on the works of Joss Whedon. . .

Heavener Runestone Steampunk Festival

Heavener, OK, USA

Jun 8 - 9, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

STEAMPunk Festival Steam Operations

Fremont, CA, USA

Jun 8 - 9, 2019

Steampunk gathering at a heritage railroad. . .

Steampunk Con

Piscataway, NJ, USA

June 21 - 23, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Aethertopia 2019

Tampa, FL, USA

Jun 29 - 30, 2019

An immersive steampunk event. . .

July

Westercon 72/NASFiC 2019

Layton, UT, USA

July 4 - 7, 2019

Two science-fiction conventions in one. . .

GEAR Con 2019: Apocalypse

Portland, OR, USA

July 6 - 7, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .