Strasburg, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014
Strasburg Rail Road announces dates for Steampunk unlimited™ – a weekend-long festival filled with art and invention, creativity and technology paying homage to the Victorian Era and Industrial Revolution.
The 2nd annual event will be held September 26 – 28 and will feature rides aboard authentic vintage steam trains, fine food and drinks, fantastical entertainment, artisans and musical performances including Central PA’s first ever performance by Abney Park, dubbed as one of Steampunk’s most influential bands.
Four distinguished Steampunk bands will perform throughout the day on Saturday, September 27 with an exclusive performance by Abney Park Sunday, September 28.
A curious array of unique entertainers will be onsite throughout the weekend, including vaudeville acts, a fire performance, a comical puppeteer and other sideshow acts. Visitors can also shop Steampunk handiwork and clothing and meet Steampunk authors.
A variety of events will take place throughout the weekend inviting visitors to step back in time and experience a world of mayhem, grandeur and invention.
- Victorian Ball
- Wonderland at the Grove
- Shop Demonstration Tours
- Steam Train Rides
Visitors will have the opportunity to dine aboard authentic, vintage steam trains in first-class accommodations as they enjoy food and drinks from a bygone era. Dining options are not included in Steampunk unLimited ticket prices.
- High Tea
- Wine and Cheese Pairing
- Absinthe Cocktail Tasting
- Victorian Dinner
Steampunk unLimited Weekend Pass with Abney Park – $68 - $75
Includes full access to artisans and entertainers with unlimited coach rides aboard Strasburg Rail Road’s vintage steam trains Friday through Sunday. Special features include admission to Friday evening sunset train and Victorian Ball, Saturday behind-the-scenes Shop Tour and musical performances and Sunday’s concert with Abney Park. Limited reserved seating tickets are available.
Additional ticket packages are available and range from $60 to $18. (Tickets do not include Abney Park concert.) Steampunk unLimited™ festivities will run Friday September 26 at 6 p. m., Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For more information and to purchase Steampunk unLimited™ tickets, visit http://strasburgrailroad.com/steampunk or call 717.687.7522.
About Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg Rail Road is one of Pennsylvania’s leading family attractions and is home to museum-quality, working, turn-of-the-century steam locomotives, freight cars, dining cars, private cars and one of the largest fleets of historic wooden passenger cars in the world. Founded in 1832, Strasburg Rail Road also holds the unique distinction as being America’s oldest short line railroad.
For more information on the Strasburg Rail Road or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.strasburgrailroad.com, or call 717.687.7522.
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