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 […]
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!
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!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Smithy J Ritchie, from parts unknown (Mass), showing the young and old the traditional techniques for hammering steel into whatever their hearts may desire, along with some copper smelting as well if you ask him nicely. Come watch him re-forge old tools and railroad spikes into wind chimes, blades, artwork, and what have you, in a […]
VampireFreaks – Cybertron Dance Party – Steampunk Edition VampireFreaks brings you NYC’s infamous gothic-industrial CYBERTRON dance party, which has been going strong for 14 years. They danced your panties off at Dark Side Of The Con, and they’re ready to rock at SPWF. DJ’s Jet and Shadownightz transform the goblin market into a clubnight and […]
Books & Chocolate a.k.a. Who is Chef Alex LeBeau of LeBeau Chocolates? Get the scoop from author and Chocolatier Nikki Woolfolk as she reads from MISE EN DEATH, book 1 from the Steampunk Culinary Mystery series due out later this year. Stay for a Q & A and win a chance to taste artisan chocolates […]
Edward Thayer (known as) “Steampunk Eddie” and winner of GSN’s reality TV show “Steampunk’d” and took the title of “Top Steampunk Maker” in the country. His art work has been sold internationally to well-known software companies such as “Cap Gemini”. Although Ed is famous for his “steampunk” influenced style, he has over 30 years experience in the custom […]
Do you like singing? If you do, you’ll want to get your karaoke on at Raith Kell’s D.A.R.Karaoke show. With “Discord and Rhyme Karaoke,” Raith is ready to give you your musical fix at The Steampunk World’s Fair. Sing your favorite songs, show off your chops, and have fun. Even if you don’t sing, come […]
Samantha Stephenson, singer and percussionist of the globetrotting Steampunk Folk Cabaret duo Frenchy and the Punk, will be conducting a panel on reinventing your life Steampunk-style. Samantha has been touring with Frenchy and the Punk for over 10 years. Her path to her present life was not a direct one. She not only has experience […]
Eclectic selection of vintage and upcycled clothing, costume pieces and accessories.
Bootblacking is the art and service of the care and maintenance of leather and rubber boots, shoes, clothing, and accessories. It is often more massage than “”shoe shine.” Boy Andersen is a gender-dyslexic bootblack who learned how to clean bridles and saddles long before he was greasing up leather clothing and boots. She is the Mid-Atlantic […]
What’s wrong with Romantic Vampires? Surprisingly, less than you’d think! Join us as we discuss the evolution of vampires.