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August 5-22, 2021

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As we Steampunk to the STARS!

Aug 5-22, 2021 

For your safety and the safety of all, we are being creative and providing you with a glorious ONLINE Steampunk experience WITHOUT:

  • crowds
  • vendors
  • road closures
  • main stages
  • event main day 


Visit our Program Page in July!

In-Town *

  • Selfie Stations
  • Steampunk Bicycle Rickshaw
  • The Wonderful Time Machine
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Self-guided Historical Walking Tours
  • Street Art Installations
  • Cultural Exhibits 
  • Collaborative Community Art
  • Mystical Garden
  • Craft Tent
  • Cosplay Guests
  • Pop-Up Live Music & Activities TBA

Visit our Program Page in July!

Please note: Festival activities may change without notice in response to the changing COVID-19 pandemic zone status for Simcoe/ Muskoka.  

Check this website 

and Facebook for updates. 

Historic Main Street in Coldwater ~ The Coldwater Mill

Get the latest edition of The Coldwater Planet. Click HERE. 

Enter our 2021
Lego, Writing, Costume, and Poster Design Competitions! 

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


The Coldwater Steampunk Festival is proud to be a 2021 Simcoe Tourism, Culture and Sport grant recipient. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!


Coldwater Steampunk Festival Invites you to "Go Galactic"

Join us for this year’s ONLINE and in-town adventures. Our theme takes creative spirits to the stars. 

Art instillations and exhibits are scattered throughout our lovely Village on the River and include: 

The return of the Wonderful Flying Time Machine by Craviations, a Bicycle Rickshaw, Out-of-this-World Lego creations, Sylvia's Day and Night Sky Mystic Gardens, a Retro Sci-Fi Movie Poster display, an Interactive "Space Doodle", and an AWESOME open-create Craft Tent hosted by Mix-media Guru Karen Holubek, and volunteers Maxine Burke and Judy Gilchrist. 

Local Artist Karen Taul is back with...

Interactive "Space Junk", Paper Mache Solar System, and 3-D Sci-Fi Movie Poster at our Creative Arts Plaza, 20 Coldwater Road

Street Art, Featured Artists, Collaborative Projects & More: Aug. 5-22, 2021

Street Art: Imagine peddling our soon-to-be-Steampunk Bicycle Rickshaw at 2 Mill Street, or trying to pilot a Retro Rocket by Ron Schell at 32 Coldwater Road. Wait a minute…how about a photo with our Time Machine? It’s just returned from its 1921 voyage to 20 Coldwater Road.

2021 Featured Artists:  Spotlight on emerging Artists Emma Vandermeer and Experimental Musician Nathan Yell

Be Inspired by Local Artists: Craft Guru, Karen Holubek; Night Sky Photographer, “ Maple Guy” Dave Robitaille;

Emerging Costume and Set Designer, Bonnie Garland; Mixed-Media Artists, April Gonzalez and more.

Collaborative Community Art Project: Join in the fun. Donate a creatively designed “Potions Bottle” to the Coldwater Steampunk Festival’s Wizarding World Community Apothecary Exhibit, at 20 Coldwater Road.

Check out our full program on our website, or DOWNLOAD Our 2021 Program Booklet  

2021 Steampunk Buttons

Please support our Festival. Purchase a limited edition collectible button for


Buttons on sale at 18 Coldwater Rd. 

2021 Winner of the 50/50 

 Ann Pool $91.00