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Keep up-to-date on Activities, Cosplay Guests, Live Entertainment, Pop Up Artistic Demonstrations, Adult Craft Workshops, Children’s Craft Tent, Facebook and YouTube Videos events by visiting:

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  • Our dynamic ONLINE Program 
  • Self-directed activities offered in town from August 5 - 22

Visit our ONLINE Contests Page to learn about our LEGO, Sci-Fi Movie Poster, Writing and Costume Competitions

Please note: Any rapid changes in Simcoe/ Muskoka's pandemic status could cause our program to be modified, cancelled, or postponed ~ with very little notice. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience sudden changes may cause, and appreciate your understanding. Visit our COVID-19 Safety Plan for more information.

Monday - Fridays

8 am ~ Daily Space Trivia and Inspiration Quotes on Facebook

10 am ~ Little Sprouts Garden Tour of Sylvia's Mystic Sun and Moon Gardens, at 20 Coldwater Road. Swing by and name the vegetables, use rainwater to nourish crops, and learn how to grow food at home.

11 am ~ Severn Township Public Library Scavenger Hunt Challenge Video Series on YouTube. 

              Download your own printable Hunt for your next visit to town

2 pm ~ Walking Tour of Coldwater's Historic Main Street    IntroTD Bank ~ Telephone Office ~ River Street

3 pm ~ Go Galactic Facebook Photo Exhibit by Maple Guy, Night Sky Photographer, Dave Robitaille 

Pop Ups ~ Visit our FREE OPEN CREATE Craft Tent for ALL AGES plus spontaneous Adult Craft Workshops*  

     ~ Salvage Art, Beading, Wire Bracelets and Cane Making with Catie Raymond

     ~ Pour Painting with Liz Barbaza-Cousineau

     ~ Nebula Paintings, Junk Journalling plus Earrings and Bracelet Making with Suzy Burtenshaw

     ~ Skateboard Art with  Rowan B-C

                   * Material costs may apply for some Adult Craft Workshops


2 pm ~ YouTube Kids Crafts Series with CC. Learn how to make slime, braids, sponge paint nebulas and more!


2 pm ~ August 17 ~ Free Macramé  Workshop with Stephanie Kennedy for adults and children (ages 3 and up) in the Craft Tent, at 20 Coldwater Road


10 am ~ Facebook Time Warp Exhibit by Denise Livie. Name Iconic Sci-Fi figures throughout space and time


11 am ~ Chalk Painting Furniture Demonstration by the Red Shed's Lisa Sallows, in the Craft Tent, 20 Coldwater Road

7 pm ~ August 12 & 19 ~ MAJINX The Greatest Virtual Magic Show Ever! Register for FREE tickets (while supplies last) at:


Alien Face Sculpture Session with Adam Dagenais. 

Watch Adam morph clay into a Sci-Fi icon. The Force is strong with this one!  

Now available:  

5 pm ~ August 6 ~ Axe Throwing with AXED until 9 pm at The Old Familiar Kitchen & Bar, 29 Coldwater Road

7 pm ~  August 13 ~ Stargazing Meet Up for Steampunks at Torrance Dark Conservation Area and Dark Sky Reserve. Please check their website for sky/weather forecast before driving to the reserve! Visit:  

7:30 pm ~ August 20 ~Join us at the Prohibition Parlour - for FREE online - for Professor Taelstrum's Variety Show. Click: 


9 am ~ Farmers' Market at the Coldwater Heritage Mill, 1 Mill Street

10 am ~ August 7 ~ Archway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, and minute of silence for peace, 20 Coldwater Road

10 am ~ August 7 ~ Axe Throwing with AXED until 4 pm, at The Old Familiar Eatery & Hall, 29 Coldwater

10 am ~ August 7 ~ Screen Printing with Sharron Reynolds. Bring your own t-shirt! 

11 am ~ August 7 ~ Quest Art's En Plein Air Collective Field Trip to our lovely Village by the River

12 noon ~ August 7~ Feature Musician, Nate Yell, performs at Sylvia's Mystic Sun and Moon Gardens

2:00 pm - August 7 - Rose Garden Drag Show - Join Miss Crystal Rose for all ages family-friendly laughs and entertainment, singing top hit songs at The Old Familiar Eatery & Hall, 29 Coldwater Road

12 noon ~ August 14 ~ Michelle Guy & The Feelin' Good Band at The Old Familiar Eatery & Hall, 29 Coldwater

12 noon ~ August 21 ~ Dylan Lock & Sean Venner at The Old Familiar Eatery & Hall, 29 Coldwater

1 pm ~ August 7 & 14 ~ Live Street Art Spray Painting by April Gonzalez, 20 Coldwater Road

8 pm ~ August 21 ~ Sawbones Society Theatrical Web Series. See profiles and links to Season 1 & 2 on our website.


10 am ~ August 8 ~ Screen Printing with Sharron Reynolds. Bring your own t-shirt to 20 Coldwater Road

2 pm ~ "Where Artists Create" YouTube Series created by QUEST ART for the Steampunk Festival

Where Artists Create: 

Phill Holder's 

Steampunk Factory

Where Artists Create: 

Polymer Clay Designs with 

Catie Raymond

Where Artists Create: 


Nathan (Yell) Robertson


2021 In Town... 

Art installations and exhibits are scattered

throughout our lovely Village by the River, 

which you can enjoy any time between August 2 - 22

Alien Triage at 18 Coldwater Road

UFO Sightings and Space Discovery Headlines, from the Victorian Era to Present,16-18 Coldwater Road

Creative Arts Plaza Exhibits at 20 Coldwater Road include:

  • Karen Taul’s Interactive Magnetic “Space Junk” Art Installation, Solar System, and 3-D Sci-Fi Movie Poster
  • Tammy Peppler’s Potions and Bottles Display
  • Classic Sci-Fi Movie Poster Design Display
  • Magical LEGO Exhibit that is Out of This World with bonus Pokemon by Rowan & Elizabeth Barbaza-Cousineau

2021 In Town
Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy this dynamic scavenger hunt, created for you by the Coldwater Steampunk Festival and Severn Township Library! 

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Tune in to “Coldwater Steampunk Festival TV on Youtube!


Notice of Photography & Video

Please be aware that the Coldwater Steampunk Festival is capturing photos/video during today's event.

By entering these premises, you consent to such recording of media and its releases, publications, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web, and promotional purposes. Photos and videos will only be used for promotion of the event by the event itself and through Tourism Partners: The Township of Severn, Simcoe County and Lake Country.