The Enchanted City is the Steampunk Tale of Troy NY. The fairy tale of our future and past revealed for a day in our historic streets. It is an urban spectacle of invention, imagination, theater and magic dressed in Cogs and Corsets. A Victorian faire with Maker Flair. Join Queen Mab and her entourage for our fourth year which promises to be a pageant etonnante!
The Enchanted City is a free event, and open to the public. Our event draws upon the unique aspects of Troy which honors our Victorian/Industrial heritage, while highlighting our emerging creative economy and technology sector. It has a rich history with a walkable historic district. We are on the cutting edge of the tech sector, and are creative and visual.
Our mission: Spreading Innovative Pride.
We believe passionately in the power of inspiration and innovation to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. The Enchanted City (TEC) is about building an immersive magical environment that offers STEAM centered knowledge and inspiration from the areas most inspired thinkers, and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other. Our vision is a continued commitment to a world of pure imagination, and the magical making that builds it. A world that encourages exploration and rewards curiosity.
Objective: The Enchanted City is a national creative event of signature spectacle. With the focused expansion of the existing brand, cultivation and incorporation of the local neighborhoods, small business community, and organizations we will lead an effort to magnify the mission of this event to the boldest display of pure imagination. It will exist in the streets of our historic district during the day and will light up the city at night.