Watch City Steampunk Festival

Centered on Waltham’s beautiful Common at the corner of Main and Moody Streets, the Watch City Steampunk Festival is the great outdoor festival of the Steampunk genre—a cultural and social movement melding elements of Victorian-era history and fashion with retro-futuristic technology.

Watch City 2015 will featuring a broad array of theatrical and musical performers as well as clothing, jewelry, art, and food vendors. The Festival is will also include kids programming, making this most definitely a family friendly event, as well.

 Travel Information

How to Get Here

By Public Transportation:

  • Take the Fitchburg Commuter Rail train to the Waltham station on Carter Street.

  • The 70, 70A, and 553 MBTA buses all stop in downtown Waltham.

  • From the Alewife MBTA station, take our free shuttle (schedule TBD).

By Car: The main event is located on Waltham Common on Main Street (Route 20). For GPS users, enter 610 Main Street, Waltham, MA, which will take you to Waltham City Hall which is on one corner of Waltham Common. However, only handicap parking is available at City Hall; see below to locate other parking lots.


There is parking in Waltham, but it is often tucked behind buildings. See the map below to locate all the nearby parking lots.

Handicap parking spots are located behind Waltham City Hall and in all city parking lots.