Don't Miss the 3rd Annual Big River Steampunk Festival in historic Hannibal, Missouri!

The Big River Steampunk Festival features fantastic events, fun contests and amazing performances that take place throughout historic downtown Hannibal! Put on your "Steam Persona" and relive the days of steamboats, steam trains, and the romance of the Victorian era along the western shore of the mighty Mississippi River.


Reimagine history and immerse yourself in a true Victorian setting as you stroll down Hannibal's Historic Main Street in Costume and Cosplay, recalling the golden years of Hannibal during the era of the Gilded Age -- a term coined by none other than Hannibal's own Mark Twain!


Admission to the Big River Steampunk Festival is FREE TO ALL and many of the events, contests and performances are FREE and open to the public, including The Great Midway featuring more than fifty Steampunk merchants from around the country!  Premium Event tickets for STEAMAPALOOZA Riverfront Outdoor Concert, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Time Traveler's Ball aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat, Sophie Tucker's Clockwork Cabaret, The Burley-Que and other exciting events will be available at the Main Street Information Booth at 10:30am, Saturday, Sept. 3rd

Brandy Jaquet


Please note: Online ticketing is no longer available for 2016.


All remaining tickets for the events below will be on sale at the

Main Street Information Booth starting at 10:30am on Saturday, Sept. 3rd.



TO PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT EVENTS if there have been cancellations or additional seats made available, please inquire at the

Main Street Information Booth for details!!!

Big River Steampunk Festival is Presented By:

Hannibal History Museum Foundation

200 N. Main Street

Hannibal, MO 63401

(573) 248-1819

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

Federal ID (EIN): 46-4772316

IRS DLN# 17053062337044

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