The Symposium Tea Stroll is a favorite special event for many Symposium attendees, and is a fabulous way to kick off the Symposium’s weekend full of activities and delights! Starting at 4PM on Friday, the Tea Stroll features about a dozen tables hosted by various airships and Steampunk organizations offering tea and drinks, cookies and snacks, and pleasant conversation to welcome attendees to a weekend of Steampunk fun. Participation is open to all, and we invite your Steampunk organization to run a table and promote your group.
The Steampunk Olympiad is the signature event of the International Steampunk Symposium in which airships and individuals from all across the country, and further, come together to compete in a series of eccentric contests. The Olympiad is our primary fundraiser for charity partner NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness).
Devon Cream Tea
Served on Saturday afternoon, this traditional afternoon tea time treat is served with English scones, jam, cream, and a variety of delicious finger foods.
The Devon Cream Tea is included with Premium Tickets.
Saturday evening marks the occasion for attendees to don their more formal wear and partake in traditional ballroom dances.
Workshops in ballroom dancing are available earlier in the day.
Friday and Saturday evening, plus Saturday and Sunday afternoon, offer various line ups of bands and entertainers both on the main stage and parlor performances.
Through out the weekend, we have a variety of Games Masters (GMs) who will be running a wide array of Steampunk and Victorian themed tabletop and role playing games.
New for 2019, the Midnight Carnival is an special event cabaret masquerade for attendees with Premium Badges.
Saturday at the stroke Midnight the doors open to dance music spun by DJ Verminoid, the mirth of MC Stixen Stones, the thrills of Hexa Burlesque, and more.