The Steampunk Faire @ the Domes: Explore alternative culture at Gardens & Gears!

Gardens & Gears: Steampunk Faire!

Experience an alternate past at this gadget-filled garden party. Enjoy an eclectic mix of costumed steampunk characters and vendors offering one-of-a-kind, gadget-filled garden party. See creative artists, entertainers, fashion designers, blacksmiths, musicians, jewelry designers, and other steampunks!

Mitchell Park Domes will hold this show from 9 AM til 4 PM on February 16th.  We will meet at 1 PM, giving enough time for the Sunday Brunch at Molly Cool's to let out so that everyone who wants to meet up can come!

In addition to the Steampunk Faire, the Domes will also have the Gas-light Express Garden & Train show.  G-scale trains wind their way along 600 feet of track though a Victorian landscape, in celebration of the industrialized world in the age of steam-powered technology.

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

See you soon!


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  • Tony D

    Meeting more new people was great. The Steampunk Faire exhibits/shops were a bit smaller than expected, but all-in-all it was fun and interesting experience. I'm glad I went.

    February 20

  • Vicki P.

    I went but didn't have a phone soI didn't find any of you! I still had a great time and i was totally dressed up! You probably saw me in my blue dress and white hat, etc. Vicki

    2 · February 18

  • Collette

    A very neat experience! I agree with Christina that I I wish there were a few more vendors but it was very neat! :)

    February 16

  • Christina

    Two of the Domes were open and the third was closed but they gave a discounted price. The vendors were all really nice but it would have been even better if there were more of them. It was another fun time.

    2 · February 16

  • Jason

    We're about to start roaming. If you're looking for us give us a call at[masked]

    February 16

  • Jason

    Hi everyone! I am here. Let's meet near the wheelchairs in front of the Tropical Dome, immediately to the right after you enter the main building. If you need to call or text me, my number is[masked]-0322. I have a black coat and green sweater and black jeans and brown hair. See ya soon!

    February 16

  • Tony D

    Where are we meeting specifically at the domes? I haven't been there since I was a child.

    February 12

    • Camden

      I had no idea there was an app. Thank you. Alternately, we can always look for the group of people standing around who look a lot like their photos. :)

      2 · February 13

    • Roxane

      They are really good in handeling the events! You'll find them. No worries! ;)

      1 · February 13

  • Collette

    Y'all have been warned! I'm totally dressing up for it! Whoop! Whoop! :)

    2 · February 12

  • Vicki P.

    Do you know the cost to get in?

    February 11

  • Tony D

    I'm in. Just started recognizing this whole Steampunk movement, I'm intrigued.

    1 · February 6

  • Jamie

    This will be my first meetup with this group, and what a perfect event to meet some of you! Steampunk is an interesting sub-culture I have been wanting to explore more about!

    2 · January 31

  • Collette

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR POSTING THIS!! THIS LOOKS SO AMAZING!!! I AM GOING EITHER WAY!!!! JOE YOU ROCK FOR POSTING THIS! STEAMPUNK AND THE DOMES - IT IS GOING TO BE MAGICAL!!!!

    2 · January 30

    • Joseph A.

      Thanks! Magical indeed. Bending the imagination further than before

      1 · January 30

  • Joseph A.

    Not sure what to exactly expect from this event but I guess thats the whole idea!

    1 · January 29

    • Jason

      Because the open timeframe of 9 am to 4 pm conflicted with the Molly Cool's event, I changed the meetup time to 1 pm. I'd love for you to act as host for the get-together, since it was your idea. Please let me know if the timing doesn't work for you. Thanks for the suggestion!

      1 · January 30

    • Joseph A.

      1pm is great. Thanks.

      1 · January 30

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