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

February

Florida Renaissance Festival

Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

Feb 5 - Mar 20, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Atlanta Steampunk Exposition

Atlanta, GA, USA

Feb 11 - 13, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

Gallifrey One

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Feb 18 - 20, 2022

Doctor Who convention. . .

Steampunk Ball at The Castle

Tampa, FL, USA

Feb 19, 2022

Steampunk ball at a nightclub. . .

Syfy Bartow

Bartow, FL, USA

Feb 19, 2022

Science fiction festival. . .

Steampunk Upriver

Jefferson, TX, USA

Feb 25 - 27, 2022

Steampunk-themed Mardi Gras celebration. . .

Riverside Dickens Festival

Riverside, CA, USA

Feb 26 - 27, 2022

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball

Manchester, CT, USA

Feb 26 - 27, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

March

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention

Tucson, AZ, USA

Mar 3 - 6, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

13 Gears: An Eclectic Steampunk Event

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mar 6, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

St Patrick's Day Parade in Norwich

Norwich, CT, USA

Mar 6, 2022

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

All-Con

Dallas, TX, USA

Mar 10 - 13, 2022

Multi-genre pop culture convention. . .

Clockwork Alchemy

Burlingame, CA, USA

Mar 18 - 20, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 25 - 27, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

Pirate Fest LV

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Mar 26 - 27, 2022

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

April

221B Con

Atlanta, GA, USA

Apr 8 - 10, 2022

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

Dinosaur Expedition and Photo Shoot

Oakdale, CT, USA

Apr 9, 2022

Steampunks go on a dinosaur hunt, picnic, and photo shoot...

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

Apr 9, 2022

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

Port Townsend Victorian Heritage Festival

Port Townsend, WA, USA

Apr 29 - May 1, 2022

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

May

Watch City Steampunk Festival

Waltham, MA, USA

May 7, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

C.O.G.S. Expo

Iselin, NJ, USA

May 13 - 15, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

Great River Park Stroll and Photo Shoot

East Hartford, CT, USA

May 14, 2022

Stroll, picnic, and photo shoot. . .

The Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

Van Buren, AR, USA

May 14 - 15, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

MegaCon Orlando

Orlando, FL, USA

May 19 - 22, 2022

Geek culture convention with steampunk programming. . .

Rock N Roll Steampunk Fair

Washington, NJ, USA

May 21, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

June

The Hellmouth Convention

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jun 3 - 5, 2022

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

Fort Town Steampunk Festival

Prescott, ON, Canada

Jun 22, 2022

Steampunk-themed fundraising event. . .

Book Fiend Readers Fest Chapter 3

Manchester, CT, USA

Jun 25, 2022

A celebration of authors. . .

July

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. . .

August

Key City Steampunk Festival

Gettysburg, PA, USA

Aug 12 - 14, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

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. . .

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. . .

Steampunk Rendezvous

Winthrop, WA, USA

Sep 16 - 18, 2022

A steampunk gathering in Wild West town. . .

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

Phantom Night at the Opera

Bristol, CT, USA

Oct 8, 2022

An afternoon at a horror movie museum. . .

November

World Fantasy Convention

New Orleans, LA, USA

Nov 3 - 6, 2022

Fantasy convention. . .

Steam Towards the Holidays IV

Essex, CT, USA

Nov 6, 2022

Steampunk stroll and photo shoot. . .

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...