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!
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 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 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.
Hats of all kinds (mini hats, top hats, pirate hats, and more) Lace necklaces and cuffs, dragons, fairy wings and sculptures
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 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.
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.”
A guide for the curious, the interested, the unsure; the perplexed, the inquisitive, the somewhat lost; and perhaps even the displeased, the annoyed, and the generally put-out.
This is a really simple, and a really short, post. Honestly, we can sum it up in three points: