Steampunk art cars, Burning Man creations, and more at the holiday festival in Vallejo
Staff Report | Dec 8, 2022
Drizzly weather wasn’t enough to keep Steampunk Santa from his appointed rounds as the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival returned to Vallejo, California on Dec. 3. As before, the centerpiece was a parade through the city’s downtown.
A celebration of “the steampunk world that’s based here in Vallejo,” said the former mayor
Staff Report | Aug 2, 2022
The Obtainium Cup rally returned to Vallejo, California, featuring hand-built art cars and other vehicles that navigated an obstacle course consisting of Alice in Wonderland characters, battle robots, flying monkeys, and ravenous zombies.
Staff Report | Jun 9, 2022
Tours will be available every other Sunday at the Haul’s new temporary location in Vallejo, California. Obtainium Works, which created the steampunk icon, also revealed new details about this year’s Obtainium Cup Rally.
Highlights included projects from Obtainium Works, Prof. Flockmocker, and many others
Staff Report | Mar 28, 2022
Steampunk art took center stage at the 2022 Clockwork Alchemy convention, which featured a “Marvelous Makers” theme along with special guests Shannon and Kathy O’Hare from Obtainium Works.
Staff Report | Mar 22, 2022
Though some steampunk fans have described the Haul as a “steampunk RV,” it was not designed to be habitable for overnight stays. That’s about to change as Obtainium Works plans to spend the next two years converting it into a tiny home.
Staff Report | Mar 14, 2022
Two years ago, Clockwork Alchemy was one of the first steampunk events to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Now it’s back this weekend with many of the same special guests who were slated for 2020.
The Mad Hatter Holiday Festival and Parade returns to the Northern California city
Staff Report | Dec 8, 2021
Fire-spewing mechanical creatures might seem a better fit for Halloween than a Winter holiday celebration, but no one seemed to mind as the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival and Parade returned Dec. 4 to Vallejo, California after a one-year hiatus.
Staff Report | Dec 1, 2021
After a year “down the rabbit hole,” the event returns Saturday to downtown Vallejo, California, featuring the steampunk-inspired art cars of Obtainium Works along with projects by other artists.
Staff Report | Aug 4, 2021
Gallery: The Neverwas Haul, one of the most celebrated steampunk creations, has undergone a restoration and has a new temporary home in Vallejo, Calif. The self-propelled Victorian house will be open for tours at least through late November.
Staff Report | Jul 1, 2021
The Airpusher Collective, known for its airship art car, is promising wild performances, Burning Man art, and more at Steampunk Masquerade Revival, an indoor/outdoor event in San Francisco.