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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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July

Westercon 72/NASFiC 2019

Layton, UT, USA

July 4 - 7, 2019

Two science-fiction conventions in one. . .

Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters

Laguna Beach, CA, USA

Jul 5 - Aug 31, 2019

Juried art fair and live re-creations of famous paintings. This year's event has a sci-fi/steampunk theme. . .

GEAR Con 2019: Apocalypse

Portland, OR, USA

July 6 - 7, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Hiller Aviation Museum Steampunk Extravaganza

San Carlos, CA, USA

Jul 13, 2019

A celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Hermes Jr. Avitor Steam Airship. . .

Steampunking in the Park

Manchester, CT, USA

Jul 20, 2019

A steampunk photoshoot. . .

Diversicon 27

Saint Paul, MN, USA

July 26 - 28, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

The Fairhaven Steampunk Festival

Bellingham, WA, USA

July 27, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Guffey Steampunk Festival

Guffey, CO, USA

Jul 27, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Obtainium Cup Contraptor Rally

Vallejo, CA, USA

Jul 28, 2019

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

August

AMA-CON

Amarillo, TX, USA

Aug 3, 2019

Geek culture convention. . .

Steam Show - Summer

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 9 - 11, 2019

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Southern Maine Steampunk Fair

Kennebunk, ME, USA

Aug 10, 2019

Steampunk festivities. . .

Key City Steampunk Festival

Frederick, MD, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Munster’s Cheese Ball

Rockville, CT, USA

Aug 17, 2019

An early Halloween celebration. . .

Railway to the Moon Steampunk Fest

Mount Washington, NH, USA

Aug 17 - 18, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

NecronomiCon PVD

Providence, RI, USA

Aug 22 - 25, 2019

NecronomiCon Providence explores the life and works of H. P. Lovecraft and other creators of weird fiction. . .

Canal Day Festival

Wharton, NJ, USA

Aug 24, 2019

An "old-time country fair" celebrating the Morris Canal. . .

The Steampunk Farmer's Market

New Freedom, PA, USA

Aug 24, 2019

Steampunk-themed farmers market

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

August 30 - September 2, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

PA Steam Fest 2019

Bethlehem, PA, USA

August 31, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

September

Steam Rollin' III

Manchester, CT, USA

Sep 5, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Belvidere Victorian Days

Belvidere, NJ, USA

Sep 6 - 8, 2019

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

Ohio River Sternwheel Festival

Marietta, OH, USA

Sep 6 - 8, 2019

This festival celebrates the riverboat heritage of the Marietta area. . .

SWFL SteamCon & Fantasy Expo

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Sep 14, 2019

Steampunk and fantasy convention in Southwest Florida. . .

The Compass Rose Steampunk Festival

Woodstock, CT, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Springfield Steampunk Festival

Springfield, VT, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Amherstburg Uncommon Festival

Amherstburg, ON, Canada

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

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

Chicago Steampunk Exposition

Rosemont, IL, USA

September 27 - 29, 2019

A new steampunk con from the producer of the International Steampunk Symposium. . .

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

San Diego, CA, USA

September 27 - 29, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Iron Horse Family Steampunk Carnivale

Perris, CA, USA

Sep 28 - 29, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

October

Machen Bachen: A Steampunk Festival

Kingston, NH, USA

Oct 12, 2019

Steampunk festivities hosted by Citizens of Antiford. . .

Vandalia-Con 2019: Villains of Vandalia

Morgantown, WV, USA

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

A steampunk and science fiction convention that raises funds for cancer screening, diagnoses and treatment services in West Virginia. . .

Steampunks Invade Memphis Beale Street

Memphis, TN, USA

Oct 25 - 27, 2019

A steampunk tour of the iconic tourist destination. . .

World Fantasy Convention 2019

Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 31 - November 3, 2019

Fantasy convention. . .

November

St. Augustine Steampunk Invasion 2019

St. Augustine, FL, USA

Nov 8 - 10, 2019

A steampunk "festival without a festival. . ."

Steampunk November

Mansfield, TX, USA

Nov 8 - 10, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Book Fiend Readers Fest

Norwich, CT, USA

Nov 9, 2019

A celebration of sci-fi, fantasy and steampunk writers. . .

TeslaCon: Murder on the Orient Express

Middleton, WI, USA

Nov 14 - 17, 2019

Immersive steampunk convention. . .

Chicago TARDIS

Lombard, IL, USA

Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019

Doctor Who convention. . .

December

Mad Hatter Holiday Parade and Festival

Vallejo, CA, USA

Dec 7, 2019

Wacky holiday parade with cosplay and whimsical art cars. . .

What the Dickens Christmas Gala

Torrington, CT, USA

Dec 14, 2019

A ticketed holiday event with musical entertainment. . .