38 Weeks until Symposium 2019

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There are 38 WEEKS until the Symposium . . . so what’s new? Well, here we are in July and things are bubbling away in the Symposium boilers, and the steam is about to hit the engine pipes . . . Starting next week, we shall be adding announcements of new presenters, and new entertainers […]

Frenchy & the Punk Return to the Symposium!

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We are thrilled to announce that the dynamic duo known as Frenchy & the Punk are returning to the Symposium in March 2019! It will have been four years since their last Symposium performance, and if you haven’t seen them yet, then you are in for a treat! 🙂 Imagine Siouxsie Sioux and Dee Dee […]

Premium Tickets for Symposium 2019

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More recently, a significant number of Symposium attendees have been asking about how they can be more supportive of the convention by giving more for their tickets. For 2018 we added the Victorian Inspired Patron upgrade mid-way in the countdown to the show, but for 2019 we are offering three new Premium Tickets for those […]

DJ Vourteque

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Vourteque is one of America’s top electro swing and neo-vintage Djs. Musician, producer, remix artist, DJ, carny and ringmaster – Vourteque entertains and wows crowd from Los Angeles to New York. He’s one of the minds behind the midwest’s Rouge! neo-vintage dance parties that have featured guests such as Dutty Moonshine, Good Co., Kiwistar, Lord […]

Gaming Around the World

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Mandisa Njeri, captain of Her Royal Airship Ashanti, hosted a lively panel on parlor games during the symposium’s first day of programming. She said she was inspired to research more games after attending a parlor game night at the home of Sir Ernest Octave Suszczynski and Gintia Peaseblossom last year. Parlor games are meant to […]

Steampunk Olympics Registration

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A Message from our Olympics Games Master Don Dodson III. Greetings and Salutations! I am the Head Official for this year’s Steampunk Olympics and wanted to share some of my excitement about upcoming event. First, I want to thank everyone who has participated and those who are working diligently behind the scenes to bring the games […]

Steampunk Olympics 2017 – HMAS Dauntless

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HMAS Dauntless hails from Columbus, Ohio, and is a group of fine ladies and gents with talent in both building and costuming and great senses of humor. You can’t hang around this group for long without laughter happening! The Dauntless has entered the Symposium Games in years past, putting in a solid effort, with wins […]

Symposium Saturday Meal Options

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Breakfast ~ $12++ ~ 7AM to 11AM. Selection of Chilled Juices Fresh Assorted Cut Fruit Individual Flavored Yogurt with Granola Breakfast Pastries and Muffins Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs Country Style Home Fries Bacon & Sausage Links Stewed Tomato Baked Beans Biscuits with Butter, Jam, and Jelly Beverage Choice Lunch Buffet ~ $9.95++ ~ 12PM to […]

Symposium 2017 Entertainment – Echo

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ebony Echo finessa descant I To be on Exhibition at the 2017 International Steampunk Symposium. Echo is believed by many to be a gilded music box automaton. One that performs numerous gestures with song, and capable of independent mobility. Interacts freely and safely with Humans of all ages. Seems to enjoy playing with children when […]

Symposium 2017 Entertainment – Pass/Fail with Ashley Rogers

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Pass/Fail. Presented by Ashley Rogers. Pass/Fail is a one person show written and performed by Ashley Lauren Rogers.  “Through stand up comedy and video segments, Ashley Lauren Rogers tackles the pervasive nature of passing privilege within transgender circles by analyzing her own failures… or instances of “not passing,” in life.