Saturday | May 4th, 2024 | 10am-5pm
Vendor Applications for 2024 Now Available
The fourth annual Rock & Roll Steampunk Fair is coming to Washington Borough, NJ on May 4th, 2024! This is a free to attend event, no tickets are required to come enjoy a full day of live music, artisan vendors, street performers, costumes and general steampunk shenanigans.
You are not going to want to miss out on this musical lineup! The streets will be lined with unique artisan vendors and there are plenty of local shops to explore!
After the festival is over stick around town, there is always more music going on somewhere. Come dressed for the occasion or come as you are!
Rain or Shine
2024 Music Lineup:
11:30am: Crash Gordon & Debra Dynamite
Old school rock and roll vibes with a rockabilly twist will be opening this years stage! With guitar riffs, strong vocals, and an upright base to pull it all together this will be sure to get your dancing shoes moving!
1:30pm: Frenchy and the Punk
A little bit punk, a sprinkle of cabaret, a dash of folk and a smidge of rock still doesn't fully describe the unique fun of this fantastic duo!
3:30pm: Victor and the Bully
All the way from London, England this gothic steampunk band creates a Carnival blend of music inspired by pop, punk, swing, mariachi, classical and metal to blow the cobwebs away and get the feet tapping!
2024 Other Entertainment:
1pm & 3pm: Professional Monstrosity Sideshow
Dangerous feats of skill, tricks to amaze and circus style showmanship that will be both surprising and entertaining!
All Day: Kernel Cornelius & his Rakish RagMuffins
Performance artist Nathan “Maker” has been entertaining festival audiences for decades! This year Nathan brings us “Kernel Cornelius”, the itinerate puppeteer (and sometimes grifter) busking all day downtown!
6pm-9pm: A Halo Called Fred
The greatest band in all reality and nonreality return to Buttzville Brewing Company for the official Steampunk afterparty. Halo has spent the last two decades making the geekiest sounds ever to spring from guitar, bass, violin, and Tupperware.
12pm-2pm: Cheryl Schruefer, Stilt Walker
Look up and marvel at this professional circus performer as she wanders the streets bringing wonder and her amazing talent to town!
2:30pm: Tea Time at Kathy's Kove
Join fellow tea enthusiasts for a special tea time! $10 per person gets you a cup of tea, a scone and a biscuit in this quaint tea room.
All Day: Hands On Activities
Art, STEAM, Maker & craft activities will be hosted by the following businesses:
Bricks, Bots & Beakers (STEAM Activities)
Cellar Door (Make & Take Craft)
Confidence Builders (Kids Crafts)
M Galleries (Art Activity)
11am & 1:15pm: Plant Talks with the Rooted Lion
Lets talk plants! Come down to the local plant shop and meet with our resident horticulturists and learn about the fascinating side of plants and Victorian planting techniques.
2024 Local Specials & Activities:
Buttzville Brewing Company: 30 E. Washington Ave.
Afterparty with music from A Halo Called Fred starting @ 6pm!
Bricks, Bots & Beakers: 47 E. Washington Ave
Free STEAM activities all day
Cellar Door: 25 E. Washington Ave.
Free make & take craft all day. Special sales throughout the store
Chuckling Cow: 43 E. Washington Ave.
Steampunk inspired ice cream special
Confidence Builders: 24 E. Washington Ave.
Free kids crafts all day
Fliegauf Jewelers: 17 E. Washington Ave.
10% off Estate Jewelry cases if you come in costume
Gaia's Gifts: 16 Broad St.
Steampunk tarot card special, 15% off any purchase if you come in costume
Get a Grip & More: 37 E. Washington Ave.
15% off any purchase if you come in costume
Kathy's Kove: 5 E. Washington Ave.
Cream Team Special: $10 cup of tea with an English biscuit and a scone
The Laughing Goat: 16 E. Washington Ave.
Absinthe Cold Foam Coffee Special
Le Crepe Café: 25 E. Washington Ave.
Free steampunk photobooth and selfie station
M Galleries: 67 E. Washington Ave.
Free steampunk art activity all day
NJ School of Woodwork: 37 E. Washington Ave.
Woodworking demonstrations and open house tours of the woodworking school
Rooted Lion: 69 E. Washington Ave.
Special plant talks and 15% off any purchase if you come in costume
Serendipity Gift Shop: 40 E. Washington Ave.
15% off any purchase
Scotty's Stadium Club: 15 Belvidere Ave.
Steampunk inspired cocktail specials all day
Two Country Chicks: 115 E. Washington Ave.
10% off any purchase
2024 Vendor Spaces are Available!
This is an outdoor rain or shine event. Vendor spaces are 10'x10' and are $35 per space. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please download the application below !