The Sacramento Steampunk Society’s formal event has been held each November since 2016
Photo Gallery: Each year since 2016, the Sacramento Steampunk Society has hosted Top Brass, a formal dress-up gathering held before the holiday crush. Here’s a look back at past Top Brass events thanks to our guest photographers.
Professor Flockmocker and his Steam Man are highlights at this immersive holiday event
For five weekends in November and December, the South Hall of Cow Palace near San Francisco has been transformed into a re-creation of Victorian-era London for the 37th Great Dickens Christmas Fair. We have photos from Day One.
A Mad Time was had by all at High Desert Steam’s Winter in Wonderland Expo and Ball in Reno
Photo Gallery: Steampunk fans stepped through the looking glass as High Desert Steam hosted its annual expo and ball, Nov. 16-17 in Reno, Nevada. Our guest photographer Clara Blackheart was there to capture the zaniness.
Steampunks joined goths for the fall edition of this alternative music festival in North Yorkshire
Photo Gallery: Twice a year, thousands flock to Whitby in North Yorkshire, UK for Whitby Goth Weekend. The latest event took place Oct. 25-27 and drew lots of steampunks. The town is also known for its association with Dracula.
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.
Photos from Haworth Steampunk Weekend, held in the town associated with the Brontë sisters
Photo Gallery: Haworth Steampunk Weekend returned Oct. 11-13 to the West Yorkshire village known for its connection to the Brontë sisters. Stephen Bell, Lee Ward, and Dave Stephenson kindly allowed us to use their photos.
Photographer Dominique Linel once again captures the creative cosplay at Anno 1900
Anno 1900 returned Sept. 28 and 29 to Luxembourg, and again it was a feast of imaginative costumes. One of the largest steampunk gatherings in mainland Europe, it is held at Fond-de-Gras, an ideal setting for steampunk cosplay. . .
More imaginative costumes as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo adopts an Ancient Egypt theme
Photo Gallery: Steampunk culture met Ancient Egypt as the Gaslight Steampunk Expo took place Sept. 27-29 in San Diego. We have some visual highlights thanks to guest photographers Jerry Abuan and Clara Blackheart.
A historic building in the Mile High City is home to a steampunk-inspired miniature golf course
Urban Putt, San Francisco’s steampunk-themed miniature golf course, has opened its second location about 1200 miles away in Denver’s LoDo (Lower Downtown) area. Urban Putt Denver occupies the historic Denver City Cable Railway Building.
Highlights from Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, where steampunk was just part of the action
It doesn’t compare to San Diego Comic Con, but Silicon Valley Comic Con was an easy trip from The Steampunk Explorer World Headquarters. Many folks attend comic cons to meet celebrities, but we were more interested in the artists and cosplayers.