Travel back in time. 
Change the future. 
Express yourself & be inspired
Aug. 6 - Sept. 2, 2020
Coldwater Steampunk Festival 
see program coming soon for specifics!
20 Theme: 
Gaslamp Fantasy, 
otherwise know as
Steampunk's Magical Cousin!

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Following provincial guidelines,

and local Public Health Unit advisories, 

the Coldwater Steampunk Festival is offering an exciting online program, plus select in-town activities this year! 

For your safety and the safety of all, we are being creative and providing you with a glorious Steampunk experience 


  • crowds
  • vendors
  • road closures
  • main stage
  • the Canadian Museum location
  • event main day 

Please note: 

Professor Elemental will join us in 2021.

See this year's highlights below!

Steampunk this summer 

August 6 - September 2: 



  • Live Entertainment
  • Artisan Demonstrations
  • Music Performances
  • Virtual Workshops


  • The Wonderful Flying Time Machine
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Self-guided Historical Walking Tours
  • Art Installations
  • Cultural Exhibits 
  • Collaborative Community Art
  • Pop-Up Live Music & Activities TBA

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It's Arrived!

The Wonderful Flying Time Machine has landed in Coldwater! 

This interactive display - powered by YOUR imagination - will be on display this summer from

Aug. 6 - Sept 2, 2020, at 20 Coldwater Road. 

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Dept. of Canadian Heritage.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of Ontario through the Celebrate Ontario program.

Now Online 

& IN Town at: 

~The Coldwater Mill Historic Main Street in Coldwater ~


Coldwater Steampunk Celebrates 10 Years of Creativity!

Join us for this year’s online and in-town adventure. Our theme is "Gaslamp Fantasy", sometimes known as Steampunk's Magical Cousin. 

Take the driver's seat in the Wonderful Flying Time Machine by Craviations, stop by our Community Fairy Garden, watch a demo on how to create a "Fairy Garden in a Tea Cup", and be inspired by Ron's Bicycle Bi-Plane!

This Year's Featured Multimedia Artist: Karen Taul.  Youth Featured Artists:  Sarah & Emily Pickard

Fall in love with the artistic expressions of local artist, Karen Taul, at 20 Coldwater Road.

  • Coral Reef Installation Species Installation
  • Local Professional Storytelling by Paul Rollinson
  • Art Competition
  • Plague Doctor Exhibit
  • Queen Victoria & other Historical Re-enactors
  • Heritage Displays

for Locations & Times visit our 2020 Program Page!

2020 Steampunk Buttons

Purchases of

Limited Edition

Festival Collectible

Buttons Appreciated.

Now on Sale: $2  

Purchase your button at Phill Holder's Steampunk Factory, at 20 Coldwater Road, or at the Coldwater Mill!

50/50 Tickets on Sale 
at Phill Holder's 
Steampunk Factory
July 7 - Sept. 2

 Draw 6:00 pm Sept. 2, 2020