Halloween & Haunted Attraction Trade Shows

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New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival

Horror Con and Film Festival that features celebrity appearances, indie Horror films, a red carpet, awards, question and answer panels, over 100 vendors and more!

Dates: September 21st-23rd, 2018

Address: Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 US-1, Iselin, New Jersey

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: March 8-10, 2019

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: Crown Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hills, New Jersey

IAAPA Attractions Expo

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 is the global conference and trade show for the attractions industry.

Dates: Conference: November 12th-16th | Trade Show: November 13th-16th

Show Floor Hours:
Tuesday, Nov. 13: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday, Nov. 14: 10am – 6pm
Thursday, Nov. 15: 10am – 6pm
Friday, Nov. 16: 10am – 4pm

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

National Halloween, Horror, Haunted House and Hearse Convention

Convention for fans of Halloween, Horror, Haunted Attractions, and Hearses! Almost 100 vendors, seminars, tours, and events! One of the largest horror themed conventions in America, that features *EVERYTHING* dark and spooky !

Dates: May 18th, 19th, 20th (Fri, Sat, Sun) 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, May 18th: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, May 19th: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sunday, May 20th: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Address: Showboat Convention Center 801 Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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 25th-27th, 2019

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, Jan. 25th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday, Jan. 26th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday, Jan. 27th: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

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

Corn Party – Corn Mazes & Entertainment

The 2019 Corn Party will be held February 27 – March 2, 2019, taking place in Dallas and Oklahoma City. 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:February 27 – March 2, 2019

Address: Dallas and Oklahoma City. More info coming soon.


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 25th-27th, 2019

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

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: Cancelled for 2018

Show Floor Hours:
2018 Dates & Show Floor Hours Cancelled

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

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 21st-24th, 2019

Trade Show Floor Hours:
Thursday, March 21st: 10AM – 5PM
Friday, March 22nd: 10AM – 5PM
Saturday, March 23rd: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday, March 24th: 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: April 13th-15th, 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Friday, April 13th: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, April 14th: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday, April 15th: 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: 2018 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours: 
2018 Dates & Show Floor Hours TBA

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

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: 2018 Dates TBA

Show Floor Hours:
2018 Dates & Show Floor Hours TBA

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 7th to -9th, 2019

Show Floor Hours:
Friday June 7th: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday June 8th: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday June 9th: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Address: Reniaissance Schaumburg Convention CenterHotel, 1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173

Halloween & HauntFest Show

If you love Halloween, this convention is for you! Will help you throw the scariest Halloween party, make the coolest costume, and have the best decorated home in the neighborhood. Pro haunters, dedicated home haunters and just plain old Halloween lovers will all find things to love at the show.

Dates: August 18th and 19th, 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday Show Floor 10 – 6
Sunday Show Floor 10 – 4

Dallas / Fort Worth Mesquite Convention Center, 1700 Rodeo Drive, Mesquite, Texas, 75149

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 28th and 29th, 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday: 11am-7pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

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

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: August 18th and 19th, 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Saturday Show Floor 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday Show Floor 10 am – 4 pm

Address: Mesquite Convention Center, 1700 Rodeo Drive, Mesquite, Texas


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:August 24-26, 2018

Show Floor Hours:
Friday: 5 PM – 10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Sundays: 11 AM – 5 PM

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


The 2019 Monsterpalooza event will take place September 15th-17th 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: April 12-14, 2019

Show Floor Hours:
Friday: 6 PM – 11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 6 PM
Sundays: 11 AM – 6 PM

Address: The Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101

Canadian Haunters Convention: Official Website – Dates Coming Soon

Great Lakes FrightFest – Official Website – Dates Coming Soon

Haunt XOfficial Website – Dates Coming Soon