The Big River Steampunk Festival includes dozens of exciting Free Events that are open to the public throughout Labor Day weekend.  There are also several Premium Events that require you to purchase a ticket to attend. For those of you who wish to fully experience the Festival, you may wish to purchase an "All Access Pass" which entitles you to VIP services, special gifts and a generous discount on Premium Event tickets. Please click below to learn more about the amazing experiences planned for the 2017 Big River Steampunk Festival!

Friday, September 1st

Inaugural Meeting of the Society for Fermented Alchemy, Cave Hollow West Winery

 

 

 

 

Parade & Opening Ceremonies, Main Street

 

The ScallyWags, Main Street Stage

Character and World Building 101 with Airship Isabella, Midway Stage

Mini Fascinator Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Costume Contest Preliminaries, Finn’s Food & Spirits Outdoor Patio

Crazy Boy Coy, Main Street Stage

Steampunk & Influences with Airship Iron Rose, Planter’s Barn Theater

Open Gaming (through 3:00pm), Java Jive

 

Violin Dragoness, Main Street Stage

 

Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Genres & Subcultures: A Fandom Family Tree, Toni Globis, Midway Stage

Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory, Bluff City Theater

Modeling & Cosplay for Photography with Amy Wilder, Planter’s Barn Theater

Steampunk Jewelry Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

The Hurdy Gurdy Lady, Main Street Stage

Masquerade Mask Make-N-Take, Airship Village

 

Parasol Dueling, Main Street Stage

Tea Dueling, Midway Stage

Victorian Bartending, La Azotea Lounge, 323 N. Main Street

Steampunk Live Model Sketch Up with Patricia Garey, Planter’s Barn Theater

 

Costume Contest Finals, Main Street Stage

Steampunk Millinery Headband Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Crazy Boy Coy, Midway Stage

“The Flickers” Film Series, Bluff City Theater

Turning Obsessions into Careers (Panel Discussion), Planter’s Barn Theater

 

Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Trashpunk: Creative Costuming with Children of Proteus, Midway Stage

British Raj Afternoon Tea, Hannibal Arts Council

 

Eli August, Main Street Stage

Splendid Teapot Racing, Airship Village

Weapons in the Victorian Age with Airship Iron Rose,

Planter’s Barn Theater

 

Nerf Repurposing Workshop with RUST L.A.R.P, Midway Stage

 

‘Steam’feld Follies, Finn’s Food & Spirits

The Business of Death with Thomas Dean Willeford,Planter’s Barn Theater

Ballroom Dancing, Main Street

 

Nerf Dueling, Midway Stage

 

Masquerade! at the Star Theater, 215 S. Main Street

Open Gaming (through 9:00pm), Java Jive

 

The Burley-Que, Finn’s Food & Spirits

 

Nocturnal Paranormal Adventure, Old Catholic Church, 515 Lyon St.

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Saturday, September 2nd
Sunday, September 3rd

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10:30am

 

 

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11:30am

 

 

 

Noon

 

 

 

 

12:30pm

 

 

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Violin Dragoness, Main Street Stage

Crazy Boy Coy, Midway Stage

Victorian Obsessions: Ghosts, Theosophy and Seances with Doc Phineas,

     Planter’s Barn Theater

Steampunk Jewelry Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Leatherworking with Airship Isabella, Midway Stage

 

Costume Contest Preliminaries, Finn’s Food & Spirits Outdoor Patio

The ScallyWags, Main Street Stage

MakeUp for Cosplay with Children of Proteus, Planter’s Barn Theater

1860s Base Ball Tournament, Clemens Field (6th Street and Warren Barrett Drive)

Open Gaming (through 3:00pm), Java Jive

 

Music: CircusPunk, Main Street Stage

Steampunk Fine Art Painting Party with Bobbi Dupoy, Airship Village

Mini Fascinator Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory, Bluff City Theater

Adding History to Alternate History, Thomas Dean Willeford,

     Planter’s Barn Theater

The Well Appointed Wardrobe with Toni Globis, Midway Stage

 

Crazy Boy Coy, Main Street Stage

Black Market Exchange, Badger Cheese Haus, 204 Bird Street

 

The ScallyWags, Main Street Stage

Tea Dueling, Midway Stage

The Real Victorian World with Amy Wilder, Planter’s Barn Theater

Steampunk Millinery Headband Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Costume Contest Finals, Main Street Stage

Nerf Dueling, Great Midway

 

Facial Hair Contest, Main Street Stage

Parasol Dueling, Midway Stage

 

British Raj Afternoon Tea, Hannibal Arts Council

Big River Murder Mystery, Planter’s Barn Theater

Grooming and Medicine Show with Sylvia Pagana, Main Street Stage

he Hurdy Gurdy Lady, Midway Stage

 

Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Inside Brute Force Studios with Thomas Dean Willeford, Midway Stage

Splendid Teapot Racing, Airship Village

 

Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers, Main Street Stage

 

‘Steam’feld Follies, Finn’s Food & Spirits

Victorian Etiquette with Airship Isabella, Midway Stage

Live Model Sketch Up with Pattricia Garey, Planter’s Barn Theater

Turning Obsessions into Careers (Panel Discussion), Hannibal History Museum

 

Ballroom Dancing, Main Street

 

“The Flickers” Film Series, Bluff City Theater

 

Big River Murder Mystery, Planter’s Barn Theater

Open Gaming (through 9:00pm), Java Jive

 

Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory, Bluff City Theater

 

Time Traveler’s Ball aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat

 

The Burley-Que, Finn’s Food & Spirits

Monday, September 4th

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10:00am

 

 

 

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11:00am

 

 

 

Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Brunchtopia, Airship Village

Steampunk Jewelry Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Crazy Boy Coy, Main Street Stage

 

Steampunk that Really Existed, Thomas Dean Willeford, Main St. Stage

Dystopian Misfit Invasion, Midway Stage

Live Model Sketch Up with Patricia Garey, Planter’s Barn Theater

 

Tea Dueling, Main Street Stage

“The Flickers” Film Series, Bluff City Theater

Writing and Self Publishing for Fantasy and SciFi with Children of Proteus,

     Midway Stage

Historic Homes Tour (through 3:00pm), Self-guided with Map

Mini Fascinator Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

The ScallyWags, Main Street Stage

 

“Into The Badlands” Props for TV with Airship Isabella, Main St. Stage

Starting an Airship or Cosplay Group, RUST L.A.R.P., Midway Stage

 

Steampunk Millinery Headband Make-N-Take, Mark Twain Museum

 

Judas & Magnolia, Main Street Stage

Nerf Dueling, Midway Stage

 

Crazy Boy Coy, Main Street Stage

Defense Against the Dark Arts with Doc Phineas, Midway Stage

 

The ScallyWags, Main Street Stage

 

Closing Ceremonies, Main Street Stage

Big River Steampunk Festival

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Hannibal History Museum Foundation

200 N. Main Street

Hannibal, MO 63401

(573) 248-1819

www.HannibalHistoryMuseum.com

a 501(c)(3) Missouri non-profit corporation

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