Welcome to Jeff Mach’s Steampunk World’s Fair!

Jeff Mach‘s Steampunk World’s Fair is the world’s largest Steampunk event!  Everyone is welcome, from the veteran Steampunker to the simply curious.  Come an join us for a weekend of merriment, we’d love to meet you!

Welcome to Jeff Mach’s Steampunk World’s Fair – the largest Steampunk event in the world! We proudly welcome everyone to come and join us for a weekend of merriment and whimsy. Read on to find out more about the fair and everything it has to offer.

Tickets are now on sale for the Steampunk World’s Fair, May 4-6, 2018!

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The Steampunk World’s Fair, the world’s largest Steampunk festival, has helped some of the best-known performers in Steampunk get discovered. Now we’d like to share the Steampunk joy and expand its horizons. For 2018, we are seeking the greatest undiscovered Steampunk AUTHOR in the world!

Apply for the talent search here!

Thanks everyone for joining us for the Steampunk World’s Fair 2017, The Fires of Inspiration! We’re already hard at work getting everything ready for Steampunk World’s Fair 2018, Steampunk Joy. Keep coming back in the coming months to see all of the great content you’ve come to expect, with a generous helping of brand new attractions!

What, exactly, is The Steampunk World’s Fair?  We’re glad you asked!  We’ve gone into a bit of detail for you on our About Page – take a gander!

Curious about Steampunk?  Jeff Mach, the man behind SPWF, has quite a lot to say about the subject!  Take a look at his blog, Jeff Mach Speaks: Musings on Steampunk

Out with the Old, in with the New

The Steampunk World’s Fair 2017 was a rousing success!  We’d like to thank everyone who attended this year’s event.  We’d love your feedback; please feel free to share it with us via our feedback form!

Next year’s event, Steampunk World’s Fair 2018, will be at the Radisson and Embassy Suites of Piscataway, New Jersey, May 4-6th, 2018. Hotel rooms are available at our popular overflow hotel and tickets are available now as well!

New and don’t know where to start?

No problem!  First, we recommend reading about what the Steampunk World’s Fair is.  Then, take a look at our Entertainment line-up and our Merchant roster to get an idea of the things you can expect to enjoy at our event.  Our VIP & Add-on event listings are a good way to see all the extra, premium content we have to offer, too!  Then, when you’re ready, take a look at our Buy Tickets page to join us at the next SPWF.

The Latest from our Curators

Wicked Raven Studio

Wicked Raven Studio is a purveyor of handcrafted original art for the macabre inclined and the dark of heart. One of kind ceramic and jewelry metal pieces are designed and created by artist Megan McLeod Young, featuring primary themes of articulated preternatural bone structures, biomorphic organisms, and Steampunk mechanics.

The Devils Darkroom

The Devils Darkroom does ferrotype & Ambrotype photography, also known as wet plate or tin types. Just how they were done during the 1860s. The Devils darkroom technique is true to the 19th century and some of our equipment is over 150 years old. We take pride in the fact that the image is hand-crafted from start to finish, presenting you with the Ultimate SteamPunk Photo.

Mad Girl Clothing by Pendragon Costumes

Pendragon Costumes recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Nicole is still the sole designer and personally crafts 95% of all our garments, as she has for the past quarter century.
Proud to sell quality custom Renaissance, Steampunk and Neo Victorian clothing for both men and women: specializing in leather vests and unique corseted items.

Milton’s Emporium

miltonMilton’s Emporium offers a wide range of steampunk accessories, many handcrafted from brass and leather. Ensemble-ready components include pocket watches, flasks, brass keys, leather pouches, binoculars, monoculars, telescopes, sextants, sundial compasses, brass scientific instruments, canes, corsets, parasols, jewelry, goggles, and custom mechanical creations ideally suited for the steampunk enthusiast.

As They Sew in France

We design, create and build over the top custom made and off the rack Victorian and Edwardian reproduction clothing for ladies and men. These include carriage suits, dinner and ball gowns for ladies. Vests and Regency suits for men

Steampunk: What to Wear

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So there are lots of descriptions of Steampunk out there, and lots of people trying to describe it in various ways.

We’re going to say this:

For us, Steampunk is “a bunch of stuff people do that’s vaguely inspired inspired by mad science in a world that bears some sort of resemblance to the Victorian era.”

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