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Steampunk Events - North America

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

Stupid Cupid VIII Steampunk Weekend Extravaganza

Cromwell, CT, USA

Feb 3 - 5, 2023

Steampunk gathering. . .

Atlanta Steampunk Exposition

Atlanta, GA, USA

Feb 10 - 12, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

Gallifrey One

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Feb 17 - 19, 2023

Doctor Who convention. . .

Syfy Bartow

Bartow, FL, USA

Feb 18, 2023

Science fiction festival. . .

Riverside Dickens Festival

Riverside, CA, USA

Feb 25 - 26, 2023

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

March

St Patrick's Day Parade in Norwich

Norwich, CT, USA

Mar 5, 2023

Steampunks gather for St. Patrick's Day Parade. . .

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention

Tucson, AZ, USA

Mar 9 - 12, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

Louisiana's World Steampunk Exposition

Lafayette, LA, USA

Mar 10 - 12, 2023

Steampunk convention...

All-Con

Dallas, TX, USA

Mar 16 - 19, 2023

Multi-genre pop culture convention. . .

Pirate Fest LV

North Las Vegas, NV, USA

Mar 25 - 26, 2023

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2023

Geek culture convention with steampunk programming. . .

WhimsyCon

Northglenn, CO, USA

Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2023

Steampunk and cosplay convention. . .

April

13 Gears: An Eclectic Steampunk Event

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Apr 1 - 2, 2023

Steampunk gathering. . .

Galveston Steampunk Festival

Galveston, TX, USA

Apr 1 - 2, 2023

Steampunk festival at a railroad museum...

Tell-Tale Steampunk Festival

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Apr 1 - 2, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

Clockwork Alchemy: Villains and Heroes

San Mateo, CA, USA

Apr 7 - 9, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

221B Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Apr 14 - 16, 2023

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

Chicago Steampunk Exposition

Schaumburg, IL, USA

Apr 14 - 16, 2023

A steampunk con from the founder of the International Steampunk Symposium. . .

Ocean City Renaissance

Ocean City, MD, USA

Apr 14 - 16, 2023

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

A Twister in Wonderland

Derby, CT, USA

Apr 15, 2023

Steampunk gathering. . .

Port Townsend Victorian Heritage Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

Apr 28 - 30, 2023

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

Jewelry City Steampunk Festival

Attleboro, MA, USA

Apr 29, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Rock N Roll Steampunk Fair

Washington, NJ, USA

Apr 29, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

May

The Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

Van Buren, AR, USA

May 13 - 14, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Watch City Steampunk Festival

Waltham, MA, USA

May 13, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Time Traveler's Convention Spring Faire

Quincy, IL, USA

May 19 - 21, 2023

Steampunk gathering from the organizer of the Big River Steampunk Festival. . .

June

Cogs & Corsets: A Steampunk Happening

Bloomington, IL, USA

Jun 2 - 4, 2023

Steampunk gathering. . .

Times of Future Past

Kewaunee, WI, USA

Jun 10 - 11, 2023

Steampunk, time travel, and cosplay festival. . .

The Brass Screw Consortium Steampunk Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

Jun 16 - 18, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

International Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Jun 16 - 18, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

Thaaar Be Pirates Booty at the Old Newgate Prison

East Granby, CT, USA

Jun 17, 2023

Pirate-themed steampunk gathering. . .

Westercon 75

Anaheim, CA, USA

Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2023

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

July

Midsummer Mermaid Menagerie and Beach Fae Fun in the Sun

Waterford, CT, USA

Jul 15, 2023

Ocean-themed photo shoot. . .

August

AMA-CON

Amarillo, TX, USA

Aug 5, 2023

Geek culture convention. . .

Key City Steampunk Festival

Gettysburg, PA, USA

Aug 11 - 13, 2023

Steampunk convention. . .

Steamy Tech at the Carousel Museum

Bristol, CT, USA

Aug 12, 2023

Steampunk gathering. . .

Ruthven in Wonderland

Cayuga, ON, Canada

Aug 19, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Dragon Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2023

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

September

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 1 - 4, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

A Summer's End Tea and Garden Picnic

Farmington, CT, USA

Sep 2, 2023

Tea and a pot luck picnic

Cogs & Clockwork - Fergus Steampunk Festival

Fergus, ON, Canada

Sep 9, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Amherstburg Uncommon Festival

Amherstburg, ON, Canada

Sep 15 - 17, 2023

A mostly free outdoor steampunk festival with some ticketed events. . .

October

Phantom Night at the Opera

Bristol, CT, USA

Oct 14, 2023

An evening of opera and history. . .

World Fantasy Convention

Kansas City, MO, USA

Oct 26 - 29, 2023

Fantasy convention. . .

November

Steam Towards the Holidays

Essex, CT, USA

Nov 11, 2023

Steampunk stroll and photo shoot. . .

Vermont Steampunk Expo

Essex Junction, VT, USA

Nov 11 - 12, 2023

Steampunk festival. . .

Chicago TARDIS

Lombard, IL, USA

Nov 24 - 26, 2023

Doctor Who convention. . .

TeslaCon

Middleton, WI, USA

Nov 30 - Dec 4, 2023

Immersive steampunk convention. . .

December

Bah Humbug Hullabaloo

Bristol, CT, USA

Dec 9, 2023

Steampunk holiday party...