The whimsical arts and entertainment fest inspired by Edward Gorey returns to SF
Once again, steampunk fans and other revelers will step into a neo-vintage fantasy world as the Edwardian Ball celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco.
This year’s edition of the immersive steampunk event will conclude a long-running storyline
Steampunks from the Midwest and points beyond will be headed to Madison, Wisconsin Nov. 14-17 for TeslaCon, which bills itself as North America’s “largest single immersion event for steampunk fans.”
High Desert Steam adopts a Wonderland theme for its annual expo and ball in Reno, Nevada
Steampunk will meet the world of Lewis Carroll as High Desert Steam presents the Winter in Wonderland Expo and Ball, Nov. 16-17 in Reno, Nevada. “We are welcoming all things steampunk and Wonderland,” an organizer says. . .
The Steampunk and Fantasy Showcase will offer an expanded program of panels and workshops
The Steampunk and Fantasy Showcase will return to Central Pennsylvania Nov. 16 and 17 with a line-up of speakers that include Professor Mark P. Donnelly, author Leanna Renee Hieber, and a host of well-known makers.
Aurelio Voltaire tops the bill at the three-day music and arts fest in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
Once again, singer/songwriter Aurelio Voltaire will be the headliner as the Steampunk November festival happens Nov. 8-10 in Mansfield, Texas. The event will feature multiple stages of entertainment, plus steampunk poetry slams and more.
Bastille the Butler joins Aunt Matilda to welcome steampunk fans to historic St. Augustine
Aunt Matilda’s Steampunk Trunk in St. Augustine, Florida is inviting steampunk fans to a “festival without a festival” in which the historic city will serve as the backdrop for a scavenger hunt, pub crawl, and other activities.
The Enchanted City Steampunk Festival near Albany, New York is revived in a new format
The Enchanted City Steampunk Festival is back, sort of. In past years, the festival was an outdoor street fair that drew thousands to Troy, New York, near Albany. Now it’s been revived as a free Halloween-themed indoor gathering.
The Oxnard Steampunk Fest adds Friday night ghost tours as it adopts a Halloween theme
Steampunk will mix with Halloween thrills as the Oxnard Steampunk Fest returns Oct. 25-27 to Heritage Square in downtown Oxnard, California. Once again, TV personality Doc Phineas will serve as MC.
The Jewelry City Steampunk Festival adds evening entertainment to free daytime activities
Steampunk fans in New England will head for Attleboro, Massachusetts as the city hosts the third annual Jewelry City Steampunk Festival. The free event will include panels, kids’ activities, a costume contest, live entertainment, and more.
The Atlanta Steampunk Expo adopts a post-apocalyptic theme with help from Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria is “Coming from the Past to Save the Future” at the Atlanta Steampunk Expo, Oct. 4-6. Guests include author K.W. Jeter plus Thomas Willeford, Dave Lee, Stephen Chapman, Paige Gardner, Valentine Wolfe, and DJ Spyder.