Steampunk unLimited

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September 26-28, 2014

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A juxtaposition of art and invention, creativity and technology while paying homage to the Victorian Era and Industrial Revolution, an unprecedented weekend at the Strasburg Rail Road is announced. Train rides behind a massive steam locomotive, delicious eats and treats, steampunk handiwork, photo opportunities galore, an insider’s look through a shop tour, music reflective of days gone by, and so much more are just a snippet of the weekend’s events.

2014 Schedules - We’re increasing the steam pressure for 2014! Click here for our event schedule, provided both in chronological and visual format.

Lodging Partners - Click here for a list of lodging partners offering discounted room rates to Steampunk unLimited attendees!

Abney Park

Abney Park - SteamPunk

Strasburg Rail Road welcomes Seattle-based Steampunk band, Abney Park, for an exclusive concert Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. To sample tunes, get to know the band, and check out photos, click here!

Included with select ticket packages.  Click here for ticket options.

Fun Extras

Steampunk Fun Extras

Weather-permitting, let the fun continue on the Cranky Cars, Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, Pump Car and the LO&S self-propelled motorcar.

Included with all ticket packages, excluding the Friday Only option.  Click here for ticket options.

Vendors

Steampunk Vendors

Browse jewelry, clothing, crafts, art, music and more!

Interested in selling your wares or participating in the event? Download our vendor application HERE.

Included with all ticket packages, excluding the Friday Only option.  Click here for ticket options.

Entertainment

Steampunk Puppeteet - J.P. Porter

Enjoy a curious array of unique entertainers, including vaudeville acts, a fire performance, a humorous puppeteer and side show entertainment.

 

Included with all ticket packages, excluding the Friday Only option.  Click here for ticket options.

Author Signing

Steampunk Author Signing

Steampunk unLimited will feature several notable authors with a passion for writing science fiction and all things Steampunk.  Click here for a preview of featured authors!  Check back frequently as additional authors are announced.

Included with all ticket packages, excluding the Friday Only option.  Click here for ticket options.

Shop Demonstration Tour

Steampunk Shop Tour

A unique opportunity to see Strasburg Rail Road’s shop equipment in action! Running 12-4 p.m on Saturday, September 27, please allow approximately 30-40 minutes for this rare tour. Last admission at 3:30 p.m.

Included with all ticket packages, excluding the Friday Only option.  Click here for ticket options.

High Tea Service

Steampunk High Tea
Take a break from the regalement, relax, and sip a refreshing cup of tea while enjoying delicate finger foods aboard the Henry K. Long car.
Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • All Ages: 34.00(Separate Ticket Required)
This event is expected to sell all available 28 seats.  Patrons will be seated together at tables of four.
Includes Ticket, Meal & Tax.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Steampunk Wine & Cheese

Wine and Cheese Train
Enjoy the luxurious, air-conditioned, First-Class Parlor Car or the plush comfort of the First-Class Lounge Car and a selection of wine, cheese and crackers as you travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back!
Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • Adult (21+): 36.00(Attention: Those riding aboard designated Wine & Cheese Trains must be 21+ years with proper photo ID to board train.)
The $36 fare includes First-Class accommodations on the Parlor or Lounge Cars and complimentary wine, cheese and crackers. Beer, mixed drinks, premium wines, non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages are also available for purchase. Passengers may purchase their souvenir wine glass on board the train if desired. Glasses are $7.00 each.  Photo I.D. is required to board the train car.PLEASE NOTE:There are a limited number of tickets for this event.  We strongly recommend you pre-purchase tickets as the event often sells out in advance.

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.


Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Victorian Dinner Train

Victorian Train Steampunk
Travel back in time as you enjoy an elegant dinner in Victorian style with a menu that pulls the past into the future.  The Victorian Dinner Train is a special dining event celebrating the railroad's Steampunk unLimited weekend. Please plan to arrive no later than the boarding time in order to enjoy the full experience.
Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $50.00(Separate Ticket Required)
  • Child (3-11): $30.00(Separate Ticket Required)
  • Toddler (0-2): $10.00(Separate Ticket Required)
 PLEASE NOTE:

Note: $25 charge to have a couple seated alone at a table for four. Gratuity and alcoholic beverages not included in price.  For more information or to make private table arrangements, please call 1-866-725-9666 to be connected to our office.

Seating assigned to tables of four.  Please be advised that all seating aboard Dinner Trains is at tables of four. To accommodate parties of different sizes, groups may be split and parties are often mixed at the same table. If you are reserving tickets with another person or persons, please let us know or place your order as a single transaction. Thank you!

There are a limited number of tickets for this event.  We strongly recommend you pre-purchase tickets as the event often sells out in advance.

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis.  No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.
Includes Ticket, Meal & Tax.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Absinthe Cocktail Tasting

Steampunk Absinthe Tasting
A selection of six classic and contemporary cocktails with Absinthe as the star of each offering will be featured. Served with hors d'oeuvres on our First Class cars, this cocktail tasting will be an experience like no other.
Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • Adult (21+): $38.00(Separate Ticket Required)
Attendees to the Absinthe Cocktail Tasting must be 21+ please.

PLEASE NOTE:

There are a limited number of tickets for this event.  We strongly recommend you pre-purchase tickets as the event often sells out in advance.

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Please Note: Code of Conduct The Strasburg Rail Road is a heritage railroad located just east of Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Steam-powered excursion trains take passengers on a tour through the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Originally chartered in 1832 and saved from abandonment in 1958, the Strasburg Rail Road is the oldest continuously operating shortline railroad in the United States. We are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all our customers in a pleasant and family-friendly atmosphere. At the core of our operation is a fundamental passion for steam locomotion, and we are excited to be opening our doors to those interested in the culture and influences of Steampunk.  We ask that the ladies and gentlemen in attendance at Steampunk unLimited please cooperate in not alienating patrons who are not educated in the fine art of being a Steampunk and holding to our family friendly ideals. We kindly ask your observance of the following rules for conduct.

  1. Disruptive, abusive, discourteous, or otherwise offensive behavior, gesturing, or language will not be tolerated.
  2. Alcohol is not permitted on the grounds.
  3. Please be courteous while boarding and de-boarding the train.
  4. Our guests have a right to privacy. Please ask permission before photographing others.
  5. Regarding weapons, props, and accessories: a) Weapons illegal in the state of Pennsylvania are expressly prohibited. b) Firearms, regardless of modifications or alterations, are not permitted. c) Projectiles (including water fired from a squirt gun) are not permitted. d) Items that pose a potential hazard or are too large and/or bulky for the train may be subject to challenge. e) Items deemed to be in violation of said policies will need to be removed from the immediate event area. Failure to comply may result in confiscation of the item or expulsion of the patron possessing such item.