Steampunk Conventions

Salt Lake Comic Con [tweet this] Salt Lake Comic Con website slcomiccon on Twitter

Sep 4th-6th 2014 • Salt Palace Convention Center, Sandy, UT 84070

anime, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, doctor who, fairy, fan fiction, fantasy, filk, film, geek, harry potter, historical, manga, media, miniatures, monster, robot, roleplaying game, science fiction, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, technology, zombie,

SALT LAKE COMIC CON is a 3-day fan convention featuring the best in movies, television shows, gaming, sci-fi/fantasy, and comic books. While we do focus on the nerdy side of things, all elements of pop culture are celebrated and welcome at the Con.

Belvidere Victorian Days [tweet this] Belvidere Victorian Days website

Sep 6th 2014 • Belvidere, Belvidere, NJ 07823

cosplay, steampunk, tea party, victoriana,

Belvidere Victorian Days is a celebration of our town’s Victorian heritage. With over 200 historical sites, spend the day realizing the ambiance of yesteryear. Come join the festivities which include house tours, porch or garden parties, live entertainment, antique, craft and food vendors, antique/vintage car show, vintage fashion shows, Victorian era demonstrations, a picnic basket auction and much more. You will delight in strolling through a quaint town that evokes memories of a bygone era.

New England Steampunk Picnic [tweet this] New England Steampunk Picnic website

Sep 6th 2014 • Slater Mill Historic Site, Pawtucket, RI 02860

craft, steampunk, victoriana,

Hello! Join us for the Seventh Annual New England Steampunk Picnic!

Nan Desu Kan [tweet this] Nan Desu Kan website nandesukan on Twitter

Sep 12th-14th 2014 • Marriott DTC, Denver, CO 80237

animation, anime, art, board game, card game, celebrity, comics, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fan, fan fiction, film, geek, karaoke, manga, media, music, steampunk, tea party, video game, writing,

Nan Desu Kan (a Japanese pun translating loosely to ‘what is it?’) began its life in 1997 at the Tivoli Student Union as a small, fan-run convention with just 200 or so attendees. These days, several hotels and more than a decade later, NDK is still a fan-run convention. And with a total weekend attendance of more than 21,000 (over 7,000 people per day), it’s now the largest convention in Colorado and 14 surrounding states (excluding Texas), as well as one of the top ten largest anime conventions in the country. Every year, we invite a number of industry guests from North America and Japan to come to NDK, including voice actors, directors, art directors, and others. Our guests put on panels, participate as judges in our contests, and hold autograph sessions throughout the weekend. They’ve even been known to hang out with attendees from time to time. And time after time, we hear how much our guests love NDK and our attendees because they keep asking us if they can come back!

SCARE-A-CON [tweet this] SCARE-A-CON website scareacon on Twitter

Sep 12th-14th 2014 • Turning Stone Casino, Verona, NY 13478

anime, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, doctor who, fan, fantasy, film, geek, ghosts, halloween, horror, media, music, paranormal, roleplaying game, science fiction, star trek, star wars, steampunk, zombie,

Northeast’s largest horror & sci-fi fan convention. Celebrities, parties, panel discussions, and film festival.

Time Traveller’s Ball [tweet this] Time Traveller’s Ball website

Sep 20th 2014 • The Southgate House , Newport, KY 41071

costume, dance, doctor who, steampunk,

This year the Pandora Society’s Time Travelers’ Ball joins the Cincinnati Comic Expo for a HUGE costumed after party that unites the past, present, and future! Special Appearance by the 8th Doctor: Paul McGann. Acts include music by Chakras, AUTOMATON, Sir Reginald Pikedevant, Esquire, Zahara’s Tangled Web, Ford Theatre Reunion, and more. Costume contest for best dressed man, best dressed woman, and best dressed group. And at midnight, we shall all wish Happy 148th Birthday to the author of The Time Machine, H.G. Wells.

Sci-Con Tampa [tweet this] Sci-Con Tampa website SciConTampa on Twitter

Sep 26th-28th 2014 • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL 33607

art, celebrity, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, film, geek, karaoke, literary, media, music, science, science fiction, space, star trek, steampunk, technology, video game, writing,

Sci-Con Tampa arrives on the Tampa convention scene focused on bringing fans an intimate, fan-friendly convention experience the whole family can enjoy. Guest line-up includes Battlestar Galactica's Richard Hatch, Jack Stauffer, and Nicki Clyne; and Star Trek Deep Space Nine's Aron Eisenberg. Joining these fan favorites will be former NASA astronaut Story Musgrave and other surprise guests. This is a fan run, multi-genre convention where science meets fiction. Features dealer room, panels, workshops, large prop displays, COSplay, Costume party with dancing and live DJ, Karaoke fun and more!

Necronomicon [tweet this] Necronomicon website Necronomicon_Fl on Twitter

Oct 3rd-5th 2014 • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL 33604

board game, card game, collectibles, comics, cosplay, dance, doctor who, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, filk, geek, larp, literary, music, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, twitter, writing,

Necronomicon is the longest running SF/Fantasy/Horror convention in Florida. This is our 33rd year! GoH is Eric Flint. Other guests include Richard Lee Byers, Johanna Bolton, Kat Heckenbach and Timothy Zahn (more to be added). Panels, Dealers room, Art Show, Gaming, Masquerade, Necronomiprom, Ygor Party, Talent Show and much more!

VCON [tweet this] VCON website vcon on Twitter

Oct 3rd-5th 2014 • Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC V6X 1A3

art, comics, costume, dance, doctor who, fantasy, filk, film, harry potter, larp, literary, media, monster, music, pulp, robot, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, vampire, war game, writing, zine, zombie,

VCON is the oldest general-interest science fiction and fantasy convention in Canada and the Pacific Northwest. The convention has promoted the interests of science fiction and fantasy fan culture in Vancouver BC and its environs since 1971, offering events and exhibits focused on a variety of Science Fiction and Fantasy fandom interest areas such as literature, art, media, music, costumes, comics, games, etc.

Santa Fe Comic Con [tweet this] Santa Fe Comic Con website sfcomcon on Twitter

Oct 24th-26th 2014 • Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe, NM 87506

animation, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, doctor who, fan, fan fiction, film, furry, geek, ghosts, goth, halloween, horror, larp, literary, manga, media, miniatures, mystery, paranormal, pirate, pulp, robot, roleplaying game, romance, science, star trek, star wars, steampunk, ufo, vampire, video game, war game, weird, zombie,

New Mexico Tri Con featuring Horror, Sci Fi and Comic Books all rolled into the best for Santa Fe Comic Con Following the 7th successful show of Albuquerque Comic Con Santa Fe Comic Con will bring the same quality and fun to the Santa Fe Community. At the Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort just outside of Santa Fe New Mexico.

MileHiCon [tweet this] MileHiCon website

Oct 24th-26th 2014 • Hyatt Regency Tech Center-Denver, Denver, CO 80237

animation, anime, art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, fantasy, filk, film, geek, ghosts, glbt, halloween, harry potter, horror, literary, music, science, science fiction, space, steampunk, vampire, writing, zine,

Largest Science-Fiction Literary Convention in the Rocky Mountain Region. Over 80 authors and speakers in panels and programs on everything related to SF, Fantasy, and Horror. Also the largest SF/fantasy art show in the region, plus video, anime, masquerade, gaming, dealers, the Critter Crunch and Critter Floatilla (robotic combat and aquatic competitions), and more. Guests of honor: Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck, and Michael Swanwick, artists Phil and Kaja Foglio. Toastmaster: Jeanne C. Stein.

What-Khan Convention [tweet this] What-Khan Convention website

Nov 7th-9th 2014 • Indoor Sport Center, Rockford, IL 61107

board game, card game, collectibles, comics, fantasy, geek, historical, miniatures, monster, mystery, paranormal, pulp, roleplaying game, science fiction, star trek, star wars, steampunk, war game,

The convention features historical and fantasy miniature gaming, collectible miniatures, role-playing, board gaming, and other events that cover the entire spectrum of adventure gaming. The best part is that What-Khan is being brought to you by the same staff who brought you Rock-Con!

Operacon [tweet this] Operacon website operasf on Twitter

Mar 12th-15th 2015 • Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI 53203

celebrity, costume, fan, fantasy, horror, literary, music, science fiction, steampunk,

A four-day relaxacon in conjunction with the world premiere in Milwaukee of The Snow Dragon, the latest opera by award-winning sf and horror writer Somtow Sucharitkul (aka S.P. Somtow). Events will include opening night at the opera and a post-show party on Friday, March 13, talks by the directors and composer, hanging out in the con suite with Somtow and other fans and enjoying such Milwaukee specialties as cheese, fish fry, cheese, bratwurst, cheese, summer sausage, cheese, bheer, cheese, German fare, cheese, brandy old fashioneds, cheese, frozen custard, cheese curds and more cheese. Come as you are or get out your formalwear, historic garb or steampunk finery.

MSP Comicon [tweet this] MSP Comicon website MCBA1 on Twitter

May 16th-17th 2015 • MN State Fairgrounds - Grandstand, Saint Paul, MN 55109

anime, art, comics, cosplay, fan, steampunk, weird, zine,

The MSP Comicon (formerly known as SpringCon), is one of the Midwest’s largest celebrations of comic book culture, it is a unique regional nexus of graphic literature and the wildly diverse communities that fuel it, produce it, and and ultimately consume it. Given the fact that the Midwest has a long standing and somewhat inexplicable reputation of producing a disproportionate number of working comic book & graphic literature professionals, including comic book writers, artists, inkers, etc., as well as being a breeder reactor for new and independent talent, it’s no wonder that FallCon has become one of the leading comic book conventions nationwide amongst the creative community, dealers and especially amongst the fans.

MCBA FallCon Comic Book Party [tweet this] MCBA FallCon Comic Book Party website MCBA1 on Twitter

Oct 4th 2015 • MN State Fairgrounds - EducationBuilding, Saint Paul, MN 55108

anime, art, collectibles, comics, cosplay, lovecraft, steampunk, writing, zine,

FallCon, one of the premiere comic book events in the Midwest with a growing national reputation, is a celebration of the extraordinary marriage between the written word and graphic arts. A fascinating and focused acclamation of an American born, truly unique, dynamic, ever growing and evolving medium that comic books represent. At FallCon, expectation of the unexpected is generally expected! Costumed characters, hundreds of door prizes, surprise guests, portfolio reviews, attendees of all shapes, sizes, colors, ages, sexes, characters and mandate’s from all walks of life will converge to join the party. A One Day Wonder of pure comic book action! Now is the time and FallCon is the place where there’s something for everyone and everyone is welcome!

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