Travel back in time. 
Change the future. 

August 5,6 2022

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As we Steampunk to the STARS!

Aug 5,6, 2022

Covid-19 Updates Here: TBA

in-person event

Visit our Program Page in July! (not updated for 2022 yet, please check back)

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
  • Fairy Garden w/ Paris Cafe rest area
  • 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


Workshops, demonstrations and craft tent open the week leading up to the main event day steampunk festival starting Tuesday, August 2nd through Sunday August 8th, 2022.
August 5th, 2022 4:00pm - 8:00pm: Coldwater's return to it's in-person 3rd annual Magical Night:  Transfigured Friday.  Come dressed as your favourite student, teacher, wizard or witch!

August 6th, 2022 9:30 am - 5:30 pm: 
12th Annual Coldwater Steampunk Festival Main Event Day.  Join us as we travel around Coldwater to Iconic Cities at local restaurants, cafe's and food establishments.  Steampunk Passport provided.  Think Paris, London, New York, Tokyo and more!  Costumes encouraged but not required. 

For more info call 705-716-6950.

Stay tuned.  We will be updating this website every couple of days.  

Enter our 2022
Lego, Writing, Costume, Flag and Button 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 2022 Simcoe Tourism, Culture and Sport grant recipient. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!


Coldwater Steampunk Festival Invites you to "TRAVEL TO ICONIC CITIES AND TASTE FOODS OF THE WORLD"

Join us for this year’s in-town, in-person adventures. Our theme takes creative spirits on a trip to iconic cities. 

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, Lego Architecture creations, Sylvia's Day and Night Sky Paris Gardens, a Retro Sci-Fi Movie Poster display, Interactive Mural Paintings 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 and Emerging Artist Rowan Cousineau are back with an Artist collaboration 

Interactive New York Style Street Art Installation in a Main Street Alley beside 12 Coldwater Road (Subway Alley).

Karen Taul's Art installations will be adorned on the entranceway alley arches along Mainstreet.  Karen's 3D paper mache art is renowned.  Watch her teaching video's on Youtube at Coldwater Steampunk Festival TV.

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.

2022 Featured Artists:  Spotlight on emerging Artists Esme Mondragon, Pam Goodwin (pothmusely), Sirius Small and Graphic Artist Natasha Ventresca (nee Smith).  Natasha's journey as a working Artist, Cosplay enthusiast and recent studies towards a Nursing degree during the pandemic will be featured in the 2022 Edition of the Coldwater Planet.  

Be Inspired by Local Artists: (To be announced here soon....)

Collaborative Community Art Project: Join in the fun. Donate to the Fairy Garden, Dolls of the World Exhibit or Coldwater Steampunk Festival’s Wizarding World Community Apothecary Exhibit, at 20 Coldwater Road.

Check out our full program (2022 TBA)