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July 7-8, 2018 | University Place Hotel, Portland, OR

Year eight: the great war

This year, Portland's steampunk extravaganza is observing the centennial of the WWI armistice, exploring steampunk militaria, and looking ahead to dieselpunk retrofuturism! Join us for a full weekend of steampunk art, culture, and community, featuring performances and appearances by Good Co., Dogwood & Johnstone, Cece Otto, Bright & Shiny, DJ Dirty Mollie, Vanity's Vaudeville Vixens, Academia Duellatoria, "Historical Conjurer" Prof. DR Schreiber, military historian Gordon Frye, master of lightning Dr. Professor Anderson, retrofuturist historians Mahometan & Celestial LLC., artist/maker extraordinaire Geahk Burchill, steampunk leathersmith Mac McGowan, and more GEAR Con friends old & new.


CLICK HERE to pre-register for the weekend!


Our dealer room application and programming submission worksheet are open; you can also use this form to request follow-up about sponsorship & other topics. Book your discounted hotel stay at University Place Hotel, 310 SW Lincoln Street in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon, by calling 503-573-9728 and asking for the GEAR Con rate, or book online with this link and use the discount code "GROUP".

Explore the past that never was--invent the future yet to be