Event Information

Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be held on October 6-8, 2017 at the Town & Country Resort Hotel in San Diego, California. Our theme is: Steam Fantasy Worlds of Wonder! We will be exploring the realms of Wonderland, Oz, and the intricate workings of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory as they cross over into the wondrous world of Steampunk.

Join Guest of Honor Tim Powers, award winning writer of the steampunk classics, Anubis Gates and Last Call. You can read more about Mr. Powers via his website: http://www.theworksoftimpowers.com/

Tickets sales are on sale now!

Hosted by very active group of local steampunks who have over a two decades of convention experience, together with the San Diego Speculative Fiction Society, Inc. – a local non-profit corporation, we know Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be an amazing weekend for all Steampunk enthusiasts everywhere!

Some highlights of our event will include:

A Friday night dance swinging to the Mad Hat Hucksters!

┬áSaturday Night Midsummer Magic Fantasy Ball – Fancy, Fantasy, or Steampunk Dress are highly recommended as we sway the night away to the San Diego High Society Jazz Band.

A wide variety of workshops, special presentations, demonstrations, panel discussions, and more!

Tea dueling and tea pot racing with the immensely popular Madam Askew & Grand Arbiter!

A wide variety of vendors to tantalize your wallet!

The best hospitality suite this side of the Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory!

Our Saturday Fashion show featuring the theme: Flights of Fancy (you might see a pair of wings or two)

Maker Room display of local Makers steamy imaginations and more!


Updated: August 6, 2017