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.
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.
The Symposium has partnered with Darkhold Games to offer a full weekend of scheduled and casual table top gaming. Our team of Games Masters (GMs) who will be running a wide array of Steampunk and Victorian themed table top and role playing games.