Big River Steampunk Festival

Behind the Scenes [Watch]
Behind the Scenes [Watch]
The second annual Big River Steampunk Festival got underway Saturday morning with a parade in downtown Hannibal. The festival has vastly expanded following its successful debut in 2014. There are Big River Steampunk Festival activities scheduled through Labor Day. Lisa Marks from the Hannibal History Museum is one of the organizers of the festival, and she gave us a behind the scenes look at the f
Big River Steampunk Festival Will be Even Bigger in 2015 [Interview]
Big River Steampunk Festival Will be Even Bigger in 2015 [Interview]
The very first Big River Steampunk Festival was held in Hannibal on Labor Day Weekend in 2014. The event draw participants from around the region (in fact, even a few from several states away!) as well as curious onlookers who stopped in to find out what Steampunk was all about. After its successful debut, organizers quickly went to work on planning the next Big River Steampunk Festival.
What is Steampunk? Get Ready For Hannibal’s Big River Steampunk Festival!
What is Steampunk? Get Ready For Hannibal’s Big River Steampunk Festival!
The Big River Steampunk Festival was first held last year in Hannibal to honor the city's local contributions during the Industrial Revolution. The odd part is this "steampunk" style of celebration. The 2015 Big River Steampunk Festival is coming back to Hannibal Labor Day Weekend, but what exactly is this whole "steampunk" thing, and why is it coming to America's Hometown? Rea