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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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January

The Edwardian Ball and World's Faire - SF

San Francisco, CA, USA

Jan 24 - 25, 2020

Art and music festivities with a whimsical neo-vintage twist. . .

February

Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball 5

Manchester, CT, USA

Feb 1, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Foolscap

Seattle-Tacoma, USA

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Multi-genre convention. . .

AnachroCon

Atlanta, GA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Gallifrey One

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .

13 Gears: An Eclectic Steampunk Event

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Feb 15 - 16, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Syfy Bartow

Bartow, FL, USA

Feb 15, 2020

Science fiction festival. . .

Riverside Dickens Festival

Riverside, CA, USA

Feb 22 - 23, 2020

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

Sacramento Steampunk Society Bazaar & Emporium

Sacramento, CA, USA

Feb 22, 2020

Steampunk swap meet. . .

WhimsyCon

Aurora, CO, USA

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

Steampunk and cosplay convention. . .

Gardens & Gears Steampunk Wonderland Faire

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Feb 29, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Salem Steampunk Ball III

Salem, OR, USA

Feb 29, 2020

Steampunk ball. . .

March

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention

Tucson, AZ, USA

Mar 5 - 8, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

FOGcon

Walnut Creek, CA, USA

Mar 6 - 8, 2020

Literary-focused science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Geneva Steam Convention

Delavan, WI, USA

Mar 13 - 15, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret

Bristol, CT, USA

Mar 14, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Orlando, FL, USA

Mar 18 - 21, 2020

Academic conference. . .

Clockwork Alchemy

Burlingame, CA, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

Port Townsend Victorian Heritage Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Victorian-themed entertainment, house tours, lectures, etc. . .

International Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

April

221B Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Apr 3 - 5, 2020

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

Pirate Fest LV

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Apr 10 - 12, 2020

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Apr 16 - 19, 2020

Geek culture convention with steampunk programming. . .

Wings Falls Steamposium

Glens Falls, NY, USA

Apr 17 - 19, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

Apr 18, 2020

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

May

Fort Town Steampunk Festival

Prescott, ON, Canada

May 2, 2020

Steampunk-themed fundraising event. . .

Auriferra Republic

San Francisco, CA, USA

May 8 - 9, 2020

An immersive theatrical event with a steampunk theme. . .

The Beer-Lesque & Carniv-Ale Show

St Thomas, ON, Canada

May 9, 2020

Steampunk artisans plus sideshow and burlesque entertainment. . .

Watch City Steampunk Festival

Waltham, MA, USA

May 9, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

The Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

Van Buren, AR, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

Steam Show - Spring

Brownsville, PA, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

June

Cogs & Corsets: A Steampunk Happening

Bloomington, IL, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

WhedonCon

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jun 5 - 7, 2020

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

Brass Screw Confederacy Steampunk Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

Jun 12 - 14, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

5th Annual Steampunk Tea and Bazaar

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Jun 13, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Steamship Landing Exposition

Plattsmouth, NE, USA

Jun 13 - 14, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

July

RetroFutureFest

Easton, PA, USA

Jul 12 - 18, 2020

A series of events related to retrofuturism and pop culture. . .

August

AMA-CON

Amarillo, TX, USA

Aug 1, 2020

Geek culture convention. . .

Steam Show - Summer

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 7 - 9, 2020

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Key City Steampunk Festival

Gettysburg, PA, USA

Aug 14 - 16, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

September

Dragon Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Sep 3 - 7, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 4 - 7, 2020

Steampunk festival. . .

Meta Con

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sep 4 - 6, 2020

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

Steampunk Rendezvous

Winthrop, WA, USA

Sep 18 - 20, 2020

A steampunk gathering in Wild West town. . .

October

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

Oct 1 - 4, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

Monsterama

Alpharetta, GA, USA

Oct 9 - 11, 2020

Horror, SF and monster convention. . .

World Fantasy Convention

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2020

Fantasy convention. . .

November

TeslaCon - War of the Worlds

Middleton, WI, USA

Nov 5 - 8, 2020

Immersive steampunk convention. . .

Chicago TARDIS

Lombard, IL, USA

Nov 27 - 29, 2020

Doctor Who convention. . .