2018 Expo Event Information

Gaslight Steampunk Expo returns

October 5-7, 2018

to the Town & Country Resort Hotel in San Diego, California!


Our theme will be: Return to Vulcania! We will be exploring the diversity of Steampunk as it sails across the vast Pacific Ocean into Polynesia to the island, Vulcania, the location of Captain Nemo’s home port. On the way, we’ll stop in Hawaii to take in some of the local festivities and music. Prepare yourselves for Tiki-punk and a myriad of south pacific shenanigans done up in steampunk style!

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 Social with Live Music

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

A wide variety of themed 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!

An amazing hospitality suite with a selection of complimentary beverages and snacks!

Our Saturday Community Fashion show: Theme to be announced next year!

A Maker Room display of a variety of local 2D and 3D creations!

And more that will be announced soon!!!


Updated: October 10, 2017