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 May 1, 2017
Purchase Date
after May 1, 2017
Purchase Date
at event
 General Admission $60.00  $66.00  $80.00
 VIP $75.00  $100.00
Luminary Sold Out! $110.00    $137.00
Youth (ages 7-14)
*Children under 7 are free
(with parent)
$30.00  $40.00
Add-ons & Catered varies, see individual events below for details varies, see individual events below for details
Advance Mail
*advance mail option ends approx 1 month before SPWF
$13.00 N/A
Single Day Admission
*no advance sales
N/A varies – see price chart below

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! SOLD OUT!

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

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!
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately. 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.
 $10.00  Special All-Request Concert with Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band
Date and Time TBD
Emperor Norton Stationary Marching Band is something considered the quintessential Steampunk band, and they’re one of our absolute fan favorite performers. You might have heard us talking about a Q&A with ENSMB – well that has now morphed into a private all-request concert just for the 100 lucky folks who purchase this $10.00 add-on. Wow!!! What a bargain! Ticket buyers will even get to help choose the songs! Look for a voting poll soon – voting will only be for a limited time and only for concert ticket buyers!
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
$60.00 Den of Sin Dinner
Friday 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Join us for food and entertainment, featuring the sinfully entertaining White Elephant Burlesque Society.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.




LeBeau Chocolate Tastings
Absinthe, Artisan Chocolates, and Beyond: Saturday, 7:30 PM-9:00PM
Tasting of Lebeau’s Chocolate’s Libation (made with alcohol) chocolates along with a brief education about chocolate making. Each guest receives a freebie box as a thank you for attending the event
Chocolate Tasting for Teetotalers: Friday, 8PM-9:15PM

Tasting of Lebeau Chocolates’s exclusive Tea-infused chocolates along with a brief education about chocolate making. Each guest receives a freebie box as a thank you for attending the event.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.



Absinthe Party
Saturday, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Join us for a celebration of all things absinthe! Come in absinthe-inspired costumes, listen to music from guest musicians of the Fair, and taste authentically prepared absinthe in the company of convivial steampunks, plus a few surprises!
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
$35.00 The King’s Tea
Saturday, 11:00am-1pm
It’s time for a royal treat! Come join us for English style teas in addition to sweets and savories as we take a break from the hustle and bustle of airship voyages.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
$30.00 CreativiTEA
Saturday, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Do you like science? Are you a creative type who always wonders what if? Are you inspired by tea and all it can do? Then this is the tea for you! We’ll be pairing noshes with tea in experimental and unique ways to get your gears going.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
$20.00 Safari Tea
Sunday, 1:00pm-3:00pm
The last day of fun at the Fair…what better send off could there be than a Safari with tea? Journey to the more exotic side of tea with our resident Tea Mistress and Tour Guide, Mads, for a gourmet grand adventure!
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
 $30.00 We’re All Mad Here- A Solstice Brews Tea Tasting
Friday, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Join author and tea blender, Katherine McIntyre, for this whimsical tea tasting. Solstice Brews teas focus on creative and unusual blends, sure to delight any tea aficionado–an adventure in a cup.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.
 $30.00 The Steampunk Social
Saturday, 11:00pm-Sunday, 2:00am
The Steampunk Social is a unique opportunity to meet and greet some of the most splendid minds, characters, and creators in Steampunk, aided and abetted by the spirit of a two-hour open bar in the luxurious comfort of our beautifully welcoming, climate-controlled hotel. It’s a great deal on drinks and a unique social opportunity! Be sure not to miss it!
Please note this event includes a two hour open bar.
*Requires admission to SPWF’17, sold separately.

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.

Door prices are as follows:

Day General Admission VIP Child
Friday $35.00 $50.00 $18.00
Saturday $50.00 $60.00 $25.00
Sunday $25.00 $30.00 $13.00

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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.