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.

photos: Coelynn McInnich

photos: Coelynn McInnich

2020 Vendor Applications will open November 1st!


Each year, we welcome between 50 to 75 steampunk-themed artisan and craft vendors to the Watch City Steampunk Festival to present their unique wares to our ten-thousand-plus attendees.  In addition we have a wonderful selection of food vendors to help keep our steampunks happy and fed.

You'll find answers to all your questions (and then some), in our informative VENDOR FAQ:

If you have any more questions, or want to get on our vendor mailing list, drop us a note at:

Please include the following:

  • Your Name

  • Business Name

  • Contact Email

We'll keep you updated with reminders and news!

We try to offer our Festival attendees an opportunity to shop some of the best and most unique steampunk merchandise that we can find and we're always looking for new vendors! So, if you think you have an interesting steampunk product that folks would love to buy, or tasty, tummy-filling food that people will love, consider applying to join us for the next festival!