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Welcome to The Steampunk World’s Fair

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Jeff Mach‘s Steampunk World’s Fair is the world’s largest Steampunk event!  All are welcome! We were just featured on The Syfy Channel’s Syfywire: 11 Unconventional Conventions You Have To Geek Out At, by Elizabeth Rayne. Up next: Steampunk Halloween In The Catskills! We’d like to thank everyone who attended this year’s event.  We’d love your feedback; please […]




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The Great Steampunk Talent Search

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WELCOME TO THE GREAT STEAMPUNK TALENT SEARCH: THE AUTHOR EDITION! 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! […]




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Steampunk & Glamour Magic: A Retrospective & Reading

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Steampunk & Glamour Magic: A Retrospective & Reading by Deborah Castellano Steampunk is now rich with memes and has its place in pop culture, but what was it like before Steampunk was an established subculture? Where does Steampunk overlap with glamour magic and the occult? Deborah Castellano reflects on ten years of her experience with […]




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Jake von Slatt & The Steampunk Roadster

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Jake von Slatt is a maker, tinkerer, and all around techno dilettante living and creating just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Jake is interested in the blending of 19th century aesthetics and technology with the modern world and showcases projects of that ilk on his website. While he eschews the temptation to rigidly define the term […]




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Amy Wilder

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Steampunk World’s Fair is proud to welcome Amy Wilder to our fair halls. When Amy Wilder discovered the Steampunk scene at DragonCon in 2010, she quickly found that, like a Dickensian Orphan, she wanted more. It seems more is definitely what she got, as she is now one of the top Steampunk models in the […]




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The Mad Hattress Azkadelia

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The Mad Hattress Aerials Extravaganza Azkadelia & Her Minions are back with more fun and nonsense planned than ever! With 16 feet of height and just silky fabric to keep her up you’ll never know what could happen! Come join in and watch as The Mad Hattress takes to the sky, you might even see […]




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Want a chance to appear on Cake Boss?

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We’re going to be on the hit TV show Cake Boss (link has sound!) — they’re going to make the most creative Steampunk cake you ever saw! Want your chance to be on the show?  We need a small group of very dressed up (doesn’t have to be fancy/high class, just has to be really eye-catching […]




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Galia’s Slightly Perilous Children’s Wonderland

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A Steampunk Programming Track for Kids Children’s Programming returns to The Steampunk World’s Fair in 2017 under the slightly wacky guidance of our own fabulous Galia! Locations for events are subject to change prior to the start of Steampunk World’s Fair. Please keep an eye here for updates until then! Start Time End Time Title […]




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The Frills, Fancies and Ornamentalism of the British Empire

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A one hour, illustrated lecture demonstrating the upside of the British Empire in the 19th Century delivered by Mercer College history professor Tobias Grace, who has made the study of the British Empire a professional life’s work. The lecture will be illustrated by a power point of maps and photos as well as actual, pass-around […]




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Steampunk Numerology

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Steampunk Numerology With Brityoga Yogic numerology is a universal and holistic approach to using your birth date to connect you numerically to your true essence, allowing one to see themselves more clearly. Brit’s unique approach to numerology readings awakens the soul, the 10 bodies and the chakras. Each person has significant and unique numbers associated […]




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The Steampunk Yoga

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The Steampunk Yoga With Brityoga I beg your pardon, did you say The Steampunk Yoga? What is The Steampunk Yoga? It is an all levels Hatha Style Yoga class with lots of standing poses. They are poetic and creative. We do things like Sun Salutations, Step backs, Warrior poses, and much more. The music is […]




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Steampunk World’s Fair Costume Contest

This year’s costume contest will have two main categories – Makers and Curators. Makers are defined as someone who has made or modified most of their own costume and props. A Curator is someone who has who put together costumes by assembling or “curating” a collection of Makers’ and store-bought pieces.  Contestants will self-select the […]




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Steam Bot Unity

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We are a group of young, dedicated pantomime artists who love the steampunk aesthetic and making ourselves look and act like old robots. We joined as a group last year, performing under a tree and singing steampunk inspired music. We hope you stop by and watch us!




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Gypsy Funk Squad

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Gypsy Funk Squad plays a fusion of classic belly dance songs from Turkey, Armenia, Egypt, the Balkans, Israel, and Lebanon, with revamped rock/pop/dance tunes and original psychedelic surprises thrown in…belly style! We almost always have a belly dancer or two performing with us! The emphasis is on fun and a dancing good time!




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Three Pints Shy

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Founded in 2003, THREE PINTS SHY has become a raucous pub band, updating and reinvigorating the Celtic music so beloved all around the world.  Stemming from the traditions of Tommy Makem and The Clancy Brothers, THREE PINTS SHY first appeared at the New York Renaissance Festival in Tuxedo, NY.  Our group members are David Anthony, […]




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Mark P. Donnelly

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Professor Mark P. Donnelly (S.S.S./ E.A.A./ B.F.H.S./ S.W.A.S.H.) has been studying armed combat in various incarnations since the age of thirteen.  After years of research and training in the disparate disciplines of western martial arts, sport fencing, stage combat, tournament fighting and eastern martial disciplines, he moved from the US to England in 1996 to […]




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Steambones Workshop

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Participants will be given a basic kit revolving around steampunk parts, gears, bones, a mink skull, and other decorative Victorian inspired flourish. The goal being everyone leaves having created a unique steampunk reliquary that can be worn as a broach, necklace, or magnet. With possibilities and add-ons a plenty! This workshop will involve the use […]




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Psyche Corporation

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Psyche Corporation is a fairytale cyber/steampunk band fronted by a former Ladies of Steampunk model and programmer, Psyche Chimère, who combines dance with a powerhouse vocal range. The band is named after a dream manufacture group from a future where neural implants allow people to download dreams from the Internet. Songs deal in dystopian themes […]




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Mummy Unwrapping

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A classic Victorian event! A rich personage would ship a mummy from Egypt and then invite his friends to help unwrap it. You see, the Ancient Egyptians didn’t just wrap the mummy in plain cloth; Secreted away in the wrappings were perfumes, religious scriptures, trinkets, and jewelry—exotic prizes for guests to take home! As the […]




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Steampunk QuickDraw Competition

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Care to test your skills against the fastest shooters in the East? Then we challenge you to a duel! Bring your Nerf-style single action pistols to the QuickDraw Competition and face off one-on-one in a duel to the death! Competitors face off in single elimination rounds until a winner is declared. Prizes awarded to the […]




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Dr Andy’s All-Night Retro Theater

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Dr Andy’s All-Night Retro Theater If you’ve attended a Jeff Mach Event in the last 8 years, you’ve no doubt encountered everyone’s favorite Special Event Operations Mercenary Group, CIRCUIT SIX.  Late Saturday evening, C6’s own Commander will take control of the Embassy Stage and invite night-owls, insomniacs, and eccentric cinemaphiles to sit back and share the joy […]




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The Steampunk Social

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PRICES ARE $29 RIGHT NOW; THEY GO UP TO $35 ON MAY 4TH!  GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: just head to the ticket page! Our famous two-hour open bar! Socialize with VIPs, event creators, artists, and others!  Including members of Steampunk’d, Jeff Mach, Professor Donelly, the cast of Absynthia, and many others! Meet new people! Have a […]




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