Welcome!

Welcome to the 2nd annual New York City 19th Century Extravaganza! The Extravaganza is a three-day, all-ages expo featuring historically-focused classes, hands-on experiences, and performances highlighting nineteenth-century life in New York City. The festival culminates in a full-day of Victorian-style picnicking, performances, and celebration on the lawn of Brooklyn’s Old Stone House and Washington Park!

Presented by the New York Nineteenth Century Society, the Extravaganza aims to be an immersive educational experience. A hand-picked group of renowned historians and passionate artists will share their love of nineteenth-century New York.

All free or affordably priced events during the three-day weekend are open to the public, either by RSVP or on a first-come, first-served basis. Please join us in exploring the past of our great metropolis.

You can also choose to join us in dressing up to fit the theme! There are events that welcome you in your finest nineteenth-century attire, whether it’s an historically accurate reproduction wardrobe from the Civil War era, a fabulous Steampunk-influenced flight of fancy, or a unique Victorian-inspired artistic creation of your own design!

These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

The beautiful historically inspired graphic design seen on this page, as well as the posters, postcards and other promotional materials were all designed by Mr. Noam Berg  (berg.noam@gmail.com).

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