Tickets for the Steampunk World’s Fair are now available!

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Ticket type descriptions can be found below the price chart, or by clicking more info below the ticket type on Ticketleap.

Ticket Type Purchase Date
before August 1, 2016
Purchase Date
after August 1, 2016
Purchase Date
at event
 General Admission $50.00  $60.00  $80.00
 VIP $65.00  $75.00  $100.00
Luminary $97.00  $112.00  $137.00
Youth (ages 7-14)
*Children under 7 are free
(with parent)
$30.00  $30.00  $40.00
Add-ons & Catered varies, see individual events for details varies, see individual events for details varies, see individual events for details
Advance Mail
*advance mail option ends approx 1 month before SPWF
$13.00 $13.00 N/A
Single Day Admission
*no advance sales

General Admission

Admission to the Steampunk World’s Fair for the whole weekend. Tons of performances, panels and workshops are open to General Admission ticket holders.
VIP and Luminary events require the appropriate admission badge.  Catered events and a a few other sessions may require separate ticketing.

 VIP Admission

Take your Steampunk World’s Fair Experience to the next level! Your VIP ticket gets you access to The Goblin Market, our famed, highly-coveted Dark Victorian interactive event with special shows, unique merchants, and surprises.

You also get a badge made of space-age durable material, so that it’s very hard to tear and won’t fade over time.

And you get access to the VIP-only Guest of Honor panel, starring some of our most famous and well-spoken guests!

VIP Luminary

Limited quantity — only 200 available!

You get everything in the General and VIP admissions, AND ALSO

-A glorious exclusive Luminary badge!
-A Luminary-Only T-Shirt
-Cogsday, our very special Luminary-only Steampunk holiday event
-Access to our Con Suite for snacks!

Children’s Tickets

The Steampunk World’s Fair is an all-ages event! Bring your Steam-Sprogs! We have all-ages activities, plus lots of events just for kids. We’re always glad to have your kids with us. And kids, don’t be afraid to bring your parents. They might have some fun, as well.

Please note that we do NOT have daycare facilities; be prepared to keep your children with you, and hang out with them. The Steampunk World’s Fair is an adventure – bring the family!

Add-Ons & Catered Events

They are not long, the days of wine and roses. Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes, within a dream.
Ernest Dowson, The Poems and Prose of Ernest Dowson

We are still finalizing details for the 2017 catered events – we expect to add them by the end of the summer.

Price Add-On Type
$9.00 Become a Sky Captain!
Saturday, May 6th, 1pm or Sunday, May 7th, 1pm
Be a Sky Captain! Be declared a sky-knight in public ceremony by the Mayor of The Steampunk World’s Fair! Be the envy of your peers, the terror of your foes, and be pretty much nothing new to your cat.
Bonus: If you are already a SPWF Sky Captain, you may be promoted to Sky Lord / Sky Lady!
*Admission to the Steampunk World’s Fair 2017 required. You will be offered the opportunity to add Sky-knighting during the checkout-process for admission purchase. If you wish to add this special event after your initial purchase, please use this link.

Advance Mail

We redeem your admission tickets digitally, and all Weekend Badges and other materials are sent to you by USPS Priority Mail approximately 14 days before the event!
*Admission not included with this item. Only ONE Advance Mail purchase required per order, all badges will be shipped in one envelope.
*We mail your BADGES, but not tickets for other special events like Tea, Absinthe, or Dinner parties. Please do print these and bring them with you to SPWF’17!

Single Day Admission

Single day admissions are only available onsite during The Steampunk world’s Fair. Advance sale for single day admission is NOT available. Prices will be announced soon.

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Refund Policy: Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a documented medical emergency. Please contact [email protected] if you need to request a refund. Refunds are only processed after the event.

Tickets may be transferred by emailing your Ticketleap ticket to another person – they can print it out and bring it to the Box Office to be redeemed for a badge. If your ticket has already been redeemed via the Advance Mail Add-On, you can give your physical badge to another person to bring to the event if you can not attend.