City of Giddings Press Release

Our friends at the City of Giddings issued this press release last week. Here’s an except, but you can also view the entire release by clicking here.

Steampunk Festival Takes Over The Depot Capital of Texas for Blue Skies Over Autism

Weird West Fest will host their inaugural festival in Giddings, Texas on December 7, 2013 in the 1880’s restored Depot that houses the Union Station Transportation Museum and the Rural Texas Tourism Center, located at 289 W. Railroad, Giddings, Texas. The fest includes fundraising for Blue Skies Over Autism and to help with the restoration of the 1918 Sterling Silent Movie Theater.

The Weird West Fest is a Weird Western-themed one-day convention geared to fans of Steampunk, Victorian and the Old West. We have guests, gaming, music, films, costume and beard contests, panels, and presentations.

For more information – or contact Jim Herbert (