The 1893 Exposition &
the Curse of Cthulhu

The 1893 Exposition displayed several odd artifacts from around the world, but the strangest was a statue best described as a “monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like head whose face was a mass of feelers, a scaly, rubbery-looking body, prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind” . . . more about that coming soon.

Scott Westerfeld

In 2025 we shall be joined by special guest Scott Westerfeld, author of the “Leviathan” Steampunk series and many other book series.

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One Year until the Exposition!

One Year until the Exposition!

The Countdown has Begun! This weekend marked 52 weeks until the 2025 Chicago Steampunk Exposition and despite being a year away so much is already in place to make this next one even better than the last! In May we announced our headline band Charming Disaster, and...

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Thirteen Months until the Exposition

Thirteen Months until the Exposition

"Charming Disaster" The next Exposition is still 57 weeks away, but you would be surprised if you knew just exactly how much is already in place for the 2025 program. This week we are genuinely excited to announce our main act for the main stage . . . Charming...

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58 Weeks until the Exposition.

58 Weeks until the Exposition.

"Thirteen and a Half Moons." In the year 2024, April 8th saw the moon eclipse the sun, and April 12th to 14th witnessed the opening of the time portals of imagination that invite immersion into an alternate 1893 World's Fair! It will be another 20 years before the...

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