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Steampunk @ Altitude Festival 2024. ‘It’s a Circus’ Nimmitabel.

Nimmitabel’s Steampunk@Altitude Festival is family fun for everyone! Steampunk curious, oddities, games, markets, laughter and high-jinx in historic Nimmitabel. Two days of promenading, perusing, performing, photographing and generally having a fantastical Steampunk experience.

Come to Nimmitabel and experience a family friendly festival where anything can happen and anyone can join in. Be the audience, be the entertainment. Ruffled skirts, corsets on the outside, top-hats, goggles and brass cogs are all the rage at SteamPunk @ Altitude. Come dressed in your steampunk finest, but attendance is encouraged even in everyday wear. Steampunk is the genre, this year ‘It’s a Circus’ is a sub-theme with circus activities and workshops added to our annual fare. Free entry with on street activities, delicious food and plenty to see in a unique whimsical village atmosphere.

Vintage and steampunk inspired games, music, competitions, workshops, interactive theatre and steampunk markets, iconic buildings and locations, plus all stores on the main street of Nimmitabel open. Visit our unique buildings and historic spaces, hear the Nimmity Bell toll, challenge a friend with tea duelling, or teapot racing! It’s a Steampunk Festival at the altitude of 1100m.

Event dates

Event Details

Bombala Street, Nimmitabel, New South Wales

Nimmitabel is in south-eastern New South Wales at the altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level. The village is only 90 minutes south of Canberra, thirty minutes from Cooma and an hour from Bega and Jindabyne. Steampunk attire is encouraged by all attendees with the alpine autumn climate of Nimmitabel in May allowing for the many layers of steampunk clothing to be worn comfortably. It can get cold at night, please bring appropriate clothing.


Sat 4 May 9am-late
Sun 5 May 9am -3pm.

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Other things
you need to know:
On street parking on main street and side roads. Pets welcome on leash.