2016 Festival Information

Gate City Steampunk Festival

Presented by MakeIt Labs & Gate City Steampunk

Date: August 20, 2016 12PM-6PM
Location: MakeIt Labs
25 Crown Street Nashua NH 03060

Gate City Steampunk Festival will be happening this year at MakeIt Labs. This (mostly) outdoor event will include a number of great vendors, performances, and artwork inspired by a Steampunk and Fantasy world..

This event is Free, and Open to the Public from 12PM-6PM on August 20th, 2016.

The event will host a number of steampunk and fantasy vendors. This will be a market of curiosities, fashion, and fun. Performances will happen throughout the day, and this event is fun for the whole steampunk family!

  • Come check out MakeIt Labs own mad scientist creations!
  • Get dressed up in your best steampunk gear and compete in our costume contest!
  • Craft your own steampunk gear while you are here at “Put a Gear on it.” Steampunk Crafting
  • Enjoy Performers throughout the day.


Parking & Public Transit:

There is a good amount of parking space available at the MakeIt Labs lot, but please try to carpool.

Public Transit Options From Boston

You can “get there from here” by utilizing the Boston Express bus from South Station to Exit 8 in Nashua.

From Exit 8 (Somerset Plaza) take the Nashua Transit System City Route 2A Bus to the downtown transit center.

If you would like to drive to the transit center, there are multiple nearby lots that should have parking available. See Nashua’s provided parking information.

From the Downtown Transit Center, Take the Nashua Transit System City Route 1 Bus to the Temple – Amory intersection stop.

From Amory, it’s about a 6 minute walk.

Stay to the right at the Temple and Amory intersection and head northeast on Temple Street until you get to E. Hollis Street. Take a right onto E. Hollis. Then take a left onto Denton street. Follow Denton to the end, and you will see MakeIt Labs ahead of you at 25 Crown Street, Nashua NH.

Uber is also available in Nashua. You can utilize this link to get a free ride if you haven’t signed up already.
Stay tuned for more details as they unfold! And thanks for joining us in our second year!