Thursday, March 3, 2011

Make March 12th Your Austin Steampunk Day!

Make March 12th your Austin Steampunk Day with this list of places to hang out with Local Steampunks!

The Mysterium (Open 11am-7pm)
Coming down early on the 12th? Stop by The Mysterium, top off your attire and mingle with like-minded steampunks. They are located inside the Community Renaissance Market in South Austin, 6800 West Gate Blvd, Austin, TX 78747.

Secret Oktober Elysium Pre-Party 5pm-8pm (Open 12-8pm)
Migrate your way to Secret Oktober; they will be holding their Elysium Pre-Party at their shop from 5-8pm. Secret Oktober is located at: 1905B South 1st Street, Austin, TX 78704.
There is a small parking lot behind the shop and then a small parking lot on your right as you pass the shop heading into town.

Bouldin Creek Coffee House (Open 8am-midnight)
Done shopping? Grab a cup of coffee and a bite to eat. Get ready for the night! They are right across the street from Secret Oktober so you can walk over.

Sugar Mama's Bakeshop - (Open 11am-8pm)
Grab one of the famous cupcakes from Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, right next door to Secret Oktober!

Lace up those corsets and strap on your goggles.
The night is about to begin!

Alvida & The Airship Pirates - 8pm - 9:20pm
Located at: At the Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX, 78704.
Catch the LAST SHOW of Alvida & The Airship Pirates!
Tickets available online and in person. Details on their website. 

Swan Dive - That Damned Band Performance 7pm - 1:30am
Located at: 615 Red River Street, Austin, Texas 78701.
$5 admission with Steampunk or Goblin-Core Attire, $10 without, $15 for t-shirt and sweatpants.
If you are looking to head towards Elysium a little earlier than 10pm, stop by the Swan Dive and catch a Steampunk show at 7pm by That Damned Band.
(Go there first and get into Elysium FREE with a Swan Dive stamp!)
See who else is going:!/event.php?eid=105742806172219

~*~*~ Elysium Steampunk Ball - 10PM ENTRANCE ~*~*~
Located at: 705 Red River, Austin, TX 78701.
Entrance is $5 w/costume, $7 without and FREE w/Swan Dive Stamp.
Who else is going?!/event.php?eid=199043993454637

Check out the performance by Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band before the Midnight Costume Contest and Giveaways!

What are the costume contest categories?
    Best Male Steampunk Costume
    Best Female Steampunk Costume
    Best Male Airship Pirate Costume
    Best Female Airship Pirate Costume
    Best Absinthe Inspired Costume

Vendors will include:
    Turner's Tokens
    Parkers & Quinn
    Caveat Emptor Historical Millinery
    Luke Chester Smith

Grab a view of downtown parking here:
(In the past, I normally park in the area under I-35 and have not had any problems.)


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