We have wonderful things in store!

Your two-day pass provides access to:


All-day live entertainment on the Great Stage:





Live Action Silent Films!


Shopper's Emporium featuring 40+ Vendors


Specialty Ribbon Collecting


Contests and Competitions:

Costume Contests

Facial Hair Contests

Photo Contest

Cake Walk Competition

"Chopped"-style Tinkerer's Tournament


Seminars, Demonstrations and Panel Discussions




Steampunk Fashion Show


Queen Victoria's Court


King Edward VII's Court


Nickelodeon displaying authentic

3D Stereoviews of the

St. Louis 1904 World's Fair

(Courtesy Library of Congress and Frank Elmore)


Victorian Tea Room


Cosplay Costume Exhibit

(Courtesy Sena Carroz and Haley Allensworth)


Scott Joplin Retrospective

(Presented by Lisa Marks)


"Steam Train Stroll" Line Dance


Dueling Arena:

Wand Dueling

Tea Dueling

Nerf Dueling

Parasol Dueling


...And Much, Much More!


Final Schedule TBA mid-February


 Please acknowledge our Scheduling, Copyrights and Trademarks Policies:


Big River Steampunk Festival, the Big River Steampunk Festival logo, and other names, logos, icons and marks identifying Big River Steampunk Festival products and services are trademarks of Ken and Lisa Marks, co-founders of the Hannibal History Museum, and may not be used without the acquisition of prior written permission.  All rights not expressly granted in this agreement are reserved to the Ken and Lisa Marks. You may not post, distribute, reproduce, or sell in any way, any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information that you do not have legal authorization to use. Although not anticipated, necessary changes to the Schedule of Events, products offered, and any other advertised offerings may be made without prior notice. A portion of the proceeds from the Big River Steampunk Festival benefit the Hannibal History Museum Foundation, a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.