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Events

This section includes events in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

The City Guides include listings of events in major metro areas.

For events in other regions, see these pages: Midwest, Mountain, New England, Pacific, South Central, Southeast.

See also the complete event listing or "Steamiest" event listing.


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July

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Sterling, NY, USA

Jul 6 - Aug 18, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Confluence

Coraopolis, PA, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Otakon

Washington, DC, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Otakon is an annual three-day anime convention. . .

StarQuest

​Frederick, MD, USA

Jul 27 - 29, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

August

Brony Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

August 1 - 4, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

Scares That Care Weekend

Williamsburg, VA, USA

Aug 2 - 4, 2019

Horror-themed fundraising event. . .

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

Aug 3 - Oct 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Bill Johnston's Pirate Days

Alexandria Bay, NY, USA

Aug 9 - 18, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Liberty City Anime Con

New York, NY, USA

August 9 - 11, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Palmyra Pirate Weekend

Palmyra, NY, USA

Aug 9 - 10, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend

Rock Hall, MD, USA

Aug 9 - 11, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Steam Show - Summer

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 9 - 11, 2019

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

PulpFest 2019

Mars, PA, USA

Aug 15 - 18, 2019

A convention for fans of pulp magazines and vintage popular fiction. . .

Gear

Key City Steampunk Festival

Frederick, MD, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Monster-Mania Con 43

Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

Aug 16 - 18, 2019

Horror film and memorabilia convention. . .

Dover Comic Con

Dover, DE, USA

Aug 17, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Flame Con

New York, NY, USA

Aug 17 - 18, 2019

"The world’s largest queer comic con. . ."

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

August 17 - October 6, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

West Newton, PA, USA

Aug 17 - Sep 22, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Keystone Comic Con

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Aug 23 - 25, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Canal Day Festival

Wharton, NJ, USA

Aug 24, 2019

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

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Aug 24 - Oct 20, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

The Steampunk Farmer's Market

New Freedom, PA, USA

Aug 24, 2019

Steampunk-themed farmers market

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Washington, DC, USA

Aug 31, 2019

Free indoor literary festival. . .

Gear

PA Steam Fest 2019

Bethlehem, PA, USA

August 31, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Gear

SteamPunk 2019 - 9th Annual Steampunk Festival

Albion, NY, USA

Aug 31, 2019

Steampunk festivities. . .

September

Scandinavian Fest

Hackettstown, NJ, USA

Sep 1, 2019

Scandinavian-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Belvidere Victorian Days

Belvidere, NJ, USA

Sep 6 - 8, 2019

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

The Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official Convention - New Jersey

Whippany, NJ, USA

Sep 6 - 8, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

The Rosemary House Fairy Festival

Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

Sep 7 - 8, 2019

Fantasy-themed dancing, crafts and more. . .

Comic Art Con - Fall

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, USA

Sep 8, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Sep 12 - 14, 2019

A convention for fans of vintage movies and TV programs. . .

Albacon 2019

Albany, NY, USA

Sep 13 - 15, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Colossalcon East

Pocono Manor, PA, USA

Sep 13 - 15, 2019

Anime convention in the Poconos. . .

Independent Authors Book Expo

Roselle, NJ, USA

Sep 14, 2019

Book expo focusing on self-published authors and illustrators. . .

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival

Lockport, NY, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Celtic-themed games and entertainment. . .

Retro Con

Oaks, PA, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Pop culture and memorabilia expo. . .

SPX (Small Press Expo)

Bethesda, MD, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Festival focusing on independent comics. . .

Gear

Steampunk Honesdale

Honesdale, PA, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Steampunk festival near Scranton, PA. . .

Village Renaissance Faire

Newtown, PA, USA

Sep 14 - 15, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Sep 16 - 23, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Gear

Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival

Weirton, WV, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Industrial art festival with steampunk activities.

Mothman Festival

Point Pleasant, WV, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

A festival commemorating the 1966 West Virginia Mothman sighting. . .

Plattsburgh Comic Con

Plattsburgh, NY, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Garden Party

Waynesburg, PA, USA

Sep 21, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

World Maker Faire New York

Queens, NY, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Gears to Corsets

Cortland, NY, USA

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Supernatural Official Convention

Secaucus, NJ, USA

Sep 27 - 29, 2019

Convention for fans of the TV series. . .

October

New York Comic Con

New York, NY, USA

October 3 - 6, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend

Oxon Hill, MD, USA

Oct 4 - 5, 2019

Literary expo. . .