The 1893 Exposition &
the Shadow of Nosferatu

The Chicago Steampunk Exposition provides an imagination powered inter-dimensional time portal to an alternative 1893 Chicago Exposition! One filled with awe, wonder, science, and magic! This time we travel to July 1893 when the Exposition fell under the dark cloud of Victorian Gothic horrors, Penny Dreadfuls come to life, and the looming presence of the Dark Prince Nosferatu. Will you fight to protect the Exposition from the nightmare? Or will you join the forces of darkness?  

Guest Author ~ Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher, author of the Cinder Spires Steampunk book series, and the Chicago based Dreden Files Urban Fantasy series, will be joining us in April 2024 as our literary guest of honor.

We will be adding more 2024 Guests of Honor soon.

Latest News & Updates

Seven Weeks until the Exposition!

Seven Weeks until the Exposition!

"Fixers in the Smog & Shadows." Less than two months remain until the time and space portals to the Chicago Steampunk Exposition open once more, tea tickets are selling rapidly, we've added more panel details, and we take another step deeper in our Steam &...

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Two Months until the Exposition!

Two Months until the Exposition!

"The Rise of the Barons." Just two months remain until the time and space portals to the Chicago Steampunk Exposition open once more, tea tickets are selling rapidly, we've added more panel details, and we take another step deeper in our Steam & Sorcery mystery...

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Nine Weeks until the Exposition!

Nine Weeks until the Exposition!

"The Art of Death." This week the countdown has reached single digits, tea tickets are selling rapidly, we've added more panel details, and we take another step deeper in our Steam & Sorcery mystery game . . . These clues cards can be used in our immersive live...

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