International Steampunk City

International Steampunk City Experience life during the early years of the Industrial Revolution and dawn of a new era in communications. This 7.5-acre National Historic Landmark site preserves the restored estate of Stephen Vail, proprietor of the Speedwell Iron Works from the early
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Morristown: A place of great historical importance. And extremely serious-looking statues. “What really matters is what you do with what you have.” – H. G. Wells (NOTE: Unless you're connected with Steam City or are a Morristown business, please ask permission before posting any advertisements here, including links to crowdfund Steampunk projects or to listen to your band. We're interested in those thing, but please message us first.) Steampunk is a whimsical genre based around the Age of Steam. Steam City is a little like a Renaissance Faire, only focused on a 19th-century world of mad science and madcap adventure. All are welcome!! Come dressed any way you’d like – and you don’t need to know anything special or be part of any group or organization. Come out, bring your family, have some fun, meet nice people, and support a fantastic cause! Last year, we experimented with the first Steam City in this part of the world. And it was tons of fun! Plus, we got to benefit a really great place. Historic Speedwell isn’t the best-known landmark in the country, or even in New Jersey; it’s not the fanciest park, or the biggest, and this is a time of tough budgets all around. But one thing every visitor to Speedwell seems to talk about is how friendly everyone there is, and how interesting it is, not just as a museum and historic site, but also as a place to spend some time. We’d love to make our little festival into a big one. We’d love to see if we can show a good time to hundreds of people, and we’d love to make next year’s event bigger and add extra razzle-dazzle and flare. And to do that, we need your help!

To our attendees:We regretfully announce that ISC will not be happening this year.There comes a time in every company wh...
04/02/2015

To our attendees:

We regretfully announce that ISC will not be happening this year.

There comes a time in every company where one thing must take priority over something else.
That thing is a new show we added to our line up - Voltaire's Wicked Necrocomicon September 18-20, 2015 at the Radisson Piscataway.

Unfortunately, that means that something had to give.
We found that we couldn't devote the time and energy that was required to International Steampunk City.

We encourage you to check out our other events, including our flagship event, The Steampunk World's Fair, May 15-17, 2015, and Voltaire Wicked's Necrocomicon - a horror/macabre art and music convention like no other, September 18-20, 2015!

http://necrocomiccon.com/
http://steampunkworldsfair.com/

Image credit: art doll by Lulu Lancaster
https://www.facebook.com/LuLusAppleDolls

Do you like a little Alice In Wonderland? Here are Tweedledum, Tweedledee, and our friend Megan, in a picture from The S...
01/22/2015

Do you like a little Alice In Wonderland? Here are Tweedledum, Tweedledee, and our friend Megan, in a picture from The Steampunk World's Fair 2011.

"There's no such thing as too many goggles." Another photo from last year's event, by the talented Jeff Sovelove.
01/21/2015

"There's no such thing as too many goggles."

Another photo from last year's event, by the talented Jeff Sovelove.

These are by Jeff Sovelove.  I'm not sure who the young woman in the top photo is, but I have that expression ALL THE TI...
01/21/2015

These are by Jeff Sovelove. I'm not sure who the young woman in the top photo is, but I have that expression ALL THE TIME.

We have some of the most fun attendees in the world. I really love the people who go to our shows.

These are some photos of our other event, Steam City; they were taken by Jeff Sovelove.

Keep up-to-date with all of our events, and in the process, read a lot of ridiculous things! Follow us over on Twitter - @steamworldsfair (that is, https://twitter.com/steamworldsfair.)

Some photos from last year's event!  By Jeff Sovelove!
01/19/2015

Some photos from last year's event! By Jeff Sovelove!

Don't miss out - get your tickets to the World's Largest Steampunk Event!
www.steampunkworldsfair.com/tickets ! Get them today - the VIP tickets are selling out, and the absinthe tastings won't last long!

These photos are from our benefit event, International Steampunk City - taken by Jeff Sovelove.

From the spectacular ModVic and Steampuffin: Steampunk home computer!
01/18/2015

From the spectacular ModVic and Steampuffin: Steampunk home computer!

Iron Mountain made some amazing Steampunk weapons, like this one. They're not around any more, but we keep their inspira...
01/17/2015

Iron Mountain made some amazing Steampunk weapons, like this one. They're not around any more, but we keep their inspiration alive!

Steampunk cupcakes!
01/16/2015

Steampunk cupcakes!

I recently had the chance to see some of Redfield design's work at Brass Ring CT, and it was spectacular.  I thought I'd...
01/14/2015

I recently had the chance to see some of Redfield design's work at Brass Ring CT, and it was spectacular. I thought I'd share it with you. What do you think?

these are three smaller corsets ones I forgot to post in my sale post but I would like to sell them as full looks

Will you be at The Steampunk World's Fair this year?
01/02/2015

Will you be at The Steampunk World's Fair this year?

If you're thinking of travelling from afar to experience Steampunk, then you should go to Teslacon, because they're amazing! But if you're not going to TeslaCon and want the most unique, fun-loving, massive, enthralling collection of talent, performance, sound, culture, and sheer exuberant Steampunk vitality...

...then travel from WHEREVER YOU ARE to The Steampunk World's Fair, the world's largest Steampunk festival!

www.SteampunkWorldsFair.com
(or www.twitter.com/steamworldsfair
or right here at www.facebook.com/steampunkworldsfair)

Get your tickets now! Dinner With Steam Powered Giraffe has sold out! VIP Luminary Tickets WILL run out! Quick! www.steampunkworldsfair.com/registration

All photos here by Babs Who Takes Pictures.

Steampunk: Providing you everything you need to have WAAAAY too much caffeine!
01/02/2015

Steampunk: Providing you everything you need to have WAAAAY too much caffeine!

From the inimitable Girl Genius comes my absolute dream Steampunk caffeine machine.

Hey, it looks like our older brother, The Steampunk World's Fair, was mentioned by SteamWorld Games!  Check it out!
12/18/2014

Hey, it looks like our older brother, The Steampunk World's Fair, was mentioned by SteamWorld Games! Check it out!

Did you know the world's largest steampunk festival is held in New Jersey? It's called The Steampunk World's Fair and is probably the mightiest celebration of all things steampunk. Ever. Steam Powered Giraffe loves it!

Would you like to go there? :D

Steam City happens during the daytime, but The Steampunk World's Fair runs late into the night, sometimes leading to sig...
11/25/2014

Steam City happens during the daytime, but The Steampunk World's Fair runs late into the night, sometimes leading to sightings of that rare-species, the well-dressed Steampunk partier.

You should start your morning with a dashing Steampunk figure. This is, if I am not mistaken, the handsome Adam Cohen, photographed at The Steampunk World's Fair 2010 by Izzy.

Steam City returns!
11/01/2014

Steam City returns!

Do you know that we do a yearly benefit for that most Steampunk of museums, Historic Speedwell, the birthplace of the telegraph? We do! Next year's event will be October 17-18, 2015, and we'd love your support!

You can get tickets at http://jme.ticketleap.com/isc15/ - if you can't go yourself, you can buy a ticket as a donation, and we'll give it to a Steampunk who wants to go, but doesn't have the funds.

Here's a picture from this past Steampunk City - you can see parts of the City in the background. The photo is by the talented Ron Frary.

Do you have pictures from Steam City? Do post them here, if so!Photo of Monty Fromage at Steam City by Jeff Sovelove!
10/29/2014

Do you have pictures from Steam City? Do post them here, if so!

Photo of Monty Fromage at Steam City by Jeff Sovelove!

10/28/2014

We are excited to announce that we are now holding our event the weekend AFTER NYCC!

Please join us for a weekend of Steampunk fun October 17 & 18, 2015!

Vendors & Performers: applications will begin to be accepted January 1, 2015!

What would you like to see at ISC 2015?

Plans are afoot for ISC 2015!
10/25/2014

Plans are afoot for ISC 2015!

From the recent exhibit at The Meadowlands Museum - "Alternative Reality: The Steampunk Age".Photo by Heather Kuruvilla.
10/21/2014

From the recent exhibit at The Meadowlands Museum - "Alternative Reality: The Steampunk Age".

Photo by Heather Kuruvilla.

10/20/2014

What would you like to see at next year's Steampunk City?

This is one of the great Steampunk comics; I really had to share it with you.
10/19/2014

This is one of the great Steampunk comics; I really had to share it with you.

I am a bad Steampunk, or, at least, I'm the sort of Steampunk who did not, until now, know that the correct term for having multiple mad scientists in one place is "A Cackle of Mad Scientists".

Wondermark, you're pretty wonderful.

From http://wondermark.com/566/.

International Steampunk City's cover photo
10/16/2014

International Steampunk City's cover photo

Steampunk makes me hungry in the morning.
10/16/2014

Steampunk makes me hungry in the morning.

Looking at these gorgeous mini-cakes, I can't tell which I suddenly want more: coffee, cake, or clockwork brass mugs from which to drink. These were baked and crafted by Lisa N., whose attention to detail is stunning.

The photo is from Cake Wrecks, from a post on Steampunk Sweets: http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2012/7/8/12-swoon-worthy-steampunk-sweets.html (Astute followers might notice that this is also the post the lovely clockwork butterflies cake came from, and no, of course I don't spend too much time looking at this site...)

Steampunk jewelery is sometimes brilliantly creative.
10/15/2014

Steampunk jewelery is sometimes brilliantly creative.

It's a Labyrinth pocket-watch! It's a 13-hour Labyrinth pocket-watch!

Is Jareth from "Labyrinth" a Steampunk figure? I believe one could argue either way. But I'll absolutely stake my claim to the thought that this timepiece, by Woodworms 'N Glowworms, is a gorgeous mixture of fantasy and Steam. Have you seen this yet? It's rather wondrous.

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/206905749/labyrinth-13-hour-clock-cameo-necklace

International Steampunk City's cover photo
10/13/2014

International Steampunk City's cover photo

10/13/2014
Niki

Yes! Steampunk City has a massive water wheel! Video courtesy of the talented Niki Kate.

Please feel free to share your pictures with us!  We'd love to see them! (here we see Professor Adam Smasher having his ...
10/13/2014

Please feel free to share your pictures with us! We'd love to see them! (here we see Professor Adam Smasher having his tintype taken by The Devil's Darkroom)

Day 1 of Steampunk City was a blast despite a rainy start! Today is beautiful - not a cloud in the sky! Come enjoy the m...
10/12/2014

Day 1 of Steampunk City was a blast despite a rainy start! Today is beautiful - not a cloud in the sky! Come enjoy the metropolis!

Don't forget - The International Steampunk City is THIS weekend!  Don't miss it!www.InternationalSteampunkCity.com("Stea...
10/09/2014

Don't forget - The International Steampunk City is THIS weekend! Don't miss it!

www.InternationalSteampunkCity.com

("Steam Kid Joey" photo by Jillian Fitch.)

What the world needs now are more corsets made out of clocks.
10/08/2014

What the world needs now are more corsets made out of clocks.

Clockwork corset? Yes!

This awesome piece is by Amy Beth Mattaliano, of Silk and Steel Designs . This handmade 5-piece costume set is made of costume taffeta, pleated lace and includes a lined jacket, lined skirt hat, choker, and white lace gloves, and is embellished with dangle chain and pendants. Support talented new designers - check out her work over at https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilkSteel.

If you are coming to International Steampunk City this weekend, know that tickets are not expensive, but are even less i...
10/06/2014
Purchase Admissions | The International Steampunk City

If you are coming to International Steampunk City this weekend, know that tickets are not expensive, but are even less if you buy them in advance!
http://internationalsteampunkcity.com/?page_id=61

Not only is Steam City a benefit for a great cause, not only is it a world-class show right in the center of a historic landmark – it’s also incredibly affordable! You could easily pay more money for a single show than you would for an entire weekend with us.

Address

333 Speedwell Ave
Morristown, NJ
07960

Opening Hours

Saturday 12:00 - 19:00
Sunday 12:00 - 19:00

Telephone

(973) 285-6550

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