Steamy Swap Meet. Hosted by Tank. An early bird swap meet in the Blue Ash room on Friday from 4PM to 6PM for an exchange of last minute costumes, props, and oddities.
The Dodge City Airship drops anchor after its long journey from Dodge City. A floating casino and saloon that follows the action and comes prepared to compete. This is the Airship’s third year in the games and looks forward to competing in several competitions again this year. The Airship has taken past titles in both Bocce […]
Today is my birthday, and each year I have a birthday tradition in which I offer Symposium fans a handful of cheaper tickets to next year’s show . . . because most of you already have your tickets for this year’s Symposium. 30 people will be able to save 30% off weekend tickets to the 2018 International Steampunk […]
Datamining – Writers and Research. Presented by Sophia Beaumont & Ash K. Alexander.
The great Tudor Star liner HMA Queen Elizabeth XV (QEXV) was founded by actors, participants, and playtrons of the Ohio Renaissance Festival. Though we are not strictly made up of said individuals, those who count among our numbers embrace that same mindset we cultivate at the festival; to portray our characters, to be engaging, and […]
How to Punk Your Steam: Make it Supernatural. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. Even though they were riding the coattails of the Enlightenment, the 19th century saw an increase in reports of werewolves, doppelgangers, and other things that go bump in the night. In an age of reason, how did people fall for it?
Devon Cream Tea. Hosted by Governess Sebastian. Amongst the things that Steampunks like the most in life, tea ranks rather highly, so we invite you to join us for Devon Cream Tea at 4:30PM on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. This afternoon tea is served with a proper British scone, strawberry jam, and cream. With the help of […]
Of Aether and Alchemy. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. Steampunk writers love to create things like aether-powered airships and make their villains into alchemists, but with little understanding of where aether theory even came from or how the Victorians thought it worked.
Dirigible Race. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. If you want to win, you must have you must have a sturdy airship, with a stunning design and deft hand at the controls. The RC Dirigible Race can be raced with one of two options: Ready to fly RC Blimps (you can search online at […]
1936 North American Heat Wave. The Symposium adds a touch of jazz and ragtime to this year’s convention with 1936 North American Heat Wave.
Mustache & Beard Contest. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. Whiskers are amazing, and if you’ve got glorious whiskers of any sort, this is the place to show them off! Judges will be choosing winners in the categories of: Best Mustache Best Mustache/Beard Combination Best Themed Whiskers Anything goes in terms of creativity and decoration! […]
Payne Relief Massage has been in business since 2011, and has been a part of the International Steampunk Symposium since its inaugural year.