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Virginia Haunt Fest

The Virginia Haunt Fest is two days of gory-good fun! The event will feature demos, fun activities, Makeup Wars, a Monster Ball and more! The fest will take place on Friday, June 3rd & Saturday, June 4th.

Dates: June 3rd & 4th, 2017

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, June 3rd: 6:00 PM-12:00 AM
Saturday, June 4th: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monster Ball: 8:00 PM-2:00 AM

Address: Misty Mountain Camp Resort – 56 Misty Mountain Rd., Greenwood, VA & Twizted Creationz Haunted Attraction – 107 Creative Works Lane, Waynesboro, VA


Midwest Haunters Convention

logoThe Midwest Haunters Convention is the largest Halloween show of its kind in the US, dedicated to ALL Haunters; actors, enthusiasts, home/pro haunters and Halloween enthusiasts. Open to the public the MHC features a tradeshow, education, chartered bus tours and entertainment.

Dates: June 9-11, 2017

On-Site Registration Hours:
Friday June 9: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday June 10: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday June 11 – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday June 10: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday June 11: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Address: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio


Midsummer Scream 

Midsummer Scream is a two-day summer festival that celebrates haunts, Halloween and horror, giving visitors a dose of Halloween Spirit a few months before the season arrives!

Dates: July 29th & 30th

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday, July 29th: 11 AM-7 PM
Sunday, July 30th: 11 AM-6 PM

Address:
Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802


Haunt Faire

Haunt Faire is a “Convention for All Things Haunted” and will take place on Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th at The Clarion Hotel in Ronkonkoma, New York. The event will feature a ton of spooky-good vendors, SPFX artists, paranormal groups, cos-players, panelists, performers and more!

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday, August 6th: 12:00-8:00 PM
Sunday, August 7th: 12:00-5:00 PM

Address: The Clarion Hotel, 3845 Vets Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, New York


Halloween and HauntFest Show

The Halloween and HauntFest Show is a family-friendly Halloween convention that features a ton of vendors, a craft fair, classes, makeup demos, costumes, presentations, hands-on workshops, a backstage haunt tour, body painting demos, and much more!

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday: 10:00 AM-6:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Address: Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas


Mask-Fest

Mask-Fest is a convention that honors the unique artistry of masks, monsters, make-up and Halloween. The fest will feature independent artists who sell, display and demonstrate collectible masks, makeup, models, props and more! This year’s event will take place at The Marriott Indianapolis East in Indianapolis.

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, September 9th: 5:00-10:00 PM
Saturday, September 10th: 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sunday, September 11th: 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Address: The Marriott Indianapolis East, 7202 East 21st St. Indianapolis, Indiana


Monsterpalooza

The 2016 Monsterpalooza event will take place September 16th-18th at The Marriott Burbank Hotel & Convention Center in Burbank, California. The show will feature over 150 monstrous vendors, celebrity guests, presentations, makeup demos, special exhibits, a costume contest and more!

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, 9/16: 6:00-11:00 PM
Saturday, 9/17: 6:00-11:00 PM
Sunday, 9/18: 11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Address: Marriott Burbank Hotel & Convention Center – 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, California


Monster-Mania Convention

Monster-Mania Con provides horror film fans the best opportunity to meet the biggest names in all of horror history. Monster-Mania Con offers fans the chance to get autographs, participate in Q&A sessions with the stars, shop our large dealers area and watch films till 2 AM.

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Autograph Hours: Friday 5PM-10PM, Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 10AM-5PM
Dealers Room: Friday 5PM-10PM (Pre-show opens @ 4PM), Saturday 10AM-7PM (Pre-show opens @ 9AM), Sunday 10AM-5PM
Films/Events Hours: Friday 5PM-2AM, Saturday 10AM-2AM, Sunday 10AM-5PM

Address: Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, Maryland


IAAPA Attractions Expo

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 is the global conference and trade show for the attractions industry.

Dates: 2017 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
Tuesday, Nov. 15th: 10 AM-6 PM
Wednesday, Nov. 16th: 10 AM- 6 PM
Thursday, Nov. 17th: 10 AM- 6 PM
Friday, Nov. 18th: 10 AM-4 PM

Address: Orange County Convention Center, North & South Buildings – 9899 International Drive, Orlando, Florida


Halloween Retail and Party Show

halloweenpartyexpoThe Halloween & Party Expo is the industry event for Halloween, Party, and Celebration! This is the one event where attendees can access a full selection of costumes, accessories, décor, party supplies, retail solutions, and new connections for their business.

Dates: January 14-17, 2017

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday, Jan. 14th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday, Jan. 15th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Monday, Jan. 16th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan. 17th: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Address: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana


Corn Party – Corn Mazes & Entertainment

2016 Corn Party will be held February 10-13, beginning in Tucson and ending in Phoenix, Arizona. We’ll be sharing lots more details throughout the coming year, but wanted you to be able to mark your calendars now! The Corn Party is an annual gathering of MAiZE family members, who come together for learning and laughter. It’s a combination of networking, classroom learning and farm bus tours that rotates to a new location each year.

Dates: January 17-20, 2017

Address: Oahu, Hawaii


HauntCon

hauntconHAuNTcon is an acronym for the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference, an expo and convention “Designed by Haunters, for Haunters” of every age and level of experience. HAuNTcon brings people who love Haunted Houses, Halloween and scaring people together for a fun-filled four days and nights Haunt Tours, Education, Tradeshow and Networking, rounded out by a Haunted Garage Sale and the amazing annual Costume Ball.

Dates: January 27-31, 2017

Address: Sheraton Nashville – 800 Royal Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee


TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show

haashow_logoTransWorld’s Halloween & Attraction show is the ONLY industry trade show of its kind in the world. There is no other show that has as many exhibitors and industry related products. For two decades TransWorld’s annual Halloween & Attractions show has created the marketplace for the Haunted House industry. Each year the Industry gathers to network, get new ideas and purchase products. This show is a MUST ATTEND event if you are thinking about opening or currently operate a Haunt, Corn Maze, Farm, Pumpkin Patch, Paint Ball Field, Family Fun Center, Amusement Park, Zoo, Aquarium, Halloween Retail Store or anything Halloween related. We have everything you need to make your Halloween season a success. Each year, the show continues to grow with NEW EXHIBITORS, NEW PRODUCTS and more buyers on the show floor. The Halloween & Attractions Show combines the products and knowledge of hundreds of exhibitors that you need to see next March.

Dates: March 23-26, 2017

Trade Show Floor Hours:
Thursday, March 23rd: 10AM – 5PM
Friday, March 24th: 10AM – 5PM
Saturday, March 25th: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday, March 26th: 10AM – 2PM

Address: America’s Center at 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri


West Coast Haunters Convention

Get into the Halloween Spirit on the West Coast at the West Coast Haunters Convention! The event features a ton of vendors, educational classes and speakers, a silent auction, costume ball and more!

Dates: May 12th-14th, 2017

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, May 12th: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, May 13th: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday, May 14th: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Address: Hotel DoubleTree – 1000 NE Multnomah St. Portland, OR


Halloween Extreme

Take part in the ultimate Halloween Weekend at Halloween Extreme, held at the DoubleTree at Universal Studios! This extravaganza features all things Halloween, horror and haunted house related.

Dates: May 15th-17th, 2017

Show Floor Hours: 
Friday, May 15th: 2:00-10:00 PM
Saturday, May 16th: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Sunday, May 17th: 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Address: The DoubleTree at Universal Studios – 5780 Major Blvd. Orlando, FL


Canadian Haunters Convention: Official Website – 2017 Dates Coming Soon

Great Lakes FrightFest – Official Website – 2017 Dates Coming Soon

Haunt XOfficial Website – 2016 Show Cancelled, 2017 Dates Coming Soon

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