October 2014
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SHRIEKFEST
OCTOBER 2 - 5, 2014
Los Angeles, California

Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood

14th annual international festival and screenplay competition dedicated to getting horror/thriller/sci-fi/fantasy filmmakers and screenwriters the recognition they deserve.

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MAD MONSTER SHADOW OVER SEATTLE
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

Hyatt Regency Bellvue, 900 Bellvue Way NE

Presented by Mad Monster magazine, the monster party moves to Seattle. Always a great time with unique guests. Guests so far include Nivek Ogre & Barry Bostwick.

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MONSTER MANIA
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Hunt Valley, Maryland

Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Rd.

Horror Convention with guests, events and vendors. Guest list including Robert Englund, Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead) and a Children of the Corn reunion..

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CINEMA WASTELAND
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Strongsville, Ohio

Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Rd.

Celebrity guests, movies, vendors & more. Guests will include Martine Beswick, Caroline Munro, Veronica Carlson, Kyra Schon, Patty Mullen and Mink Stole.

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FRIGHT NIGHT HORROR WEEKEND FILM FEST
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Louisville, Kentucky

The Galt House Hotel

Horror convention and Film Festival. Guests including Doug Bradley, Ken Foree, John Kassir & Don Shanks.

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FANTOM FEST
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Scranton, Pennsylvania

Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, 100 Adams Avenue.

Billed as "NEPA'S first Horror/Sci-Fi/Pop Culture Convention." Guests will include Jeffrey Combs, Ken Foree, Michael Berryman, Felissa Rose, and Lisa Loring.

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NECRONOMICON
OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014
Tampa, Florida

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Dr.

Florida's Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Convention.

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MONSTER FEST
OCTOBER 4, 2014
Chesapeake, Virginia

Chesapeake Central Library, 298 Cedar Road

Annual FREE convention with vendors, panel discussions, special guests, a costume contest, trick-or-treating for all kids in costume, and a horror movie marathon.

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SCREAM IN THE DARK FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2014
Omaha, Nebraska

Scottish Rite Masonic Theater

Featuring films from around the globe. Shorts and feature lengths from the world of horror, sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers. Celebrities (Eileen Dietz, The Exorcist), filmmakers and vendors.

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SPOOKY MOVIE
OCTOBER 9 - 18, 2014
Washington, D.C.

AFI Silver Theatre

The Washington, D.C. International Horror Film Festival.

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MILE HIGH HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 9 - 12, 2014
Denver, Colorado

Alamo Drafthouse Denver

A showcase for the best independent horror films from around the world.

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HORROR ON THE BOULEVARD
OCTOBER 10 - 11, 2014
Kansas City, Kansas

Boulevard Drive-In Theatre, 1051 Merriam Ln.

4th Annual event with Bands, Costume Contest, Vendors & Classic Horror Films.

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SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Sacramento, California

Colonial Theatre

"The SHFF screens "more films over fewer days than any other horror film festival" including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, trailers, and animations.

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SALTY HORROR CON
OCTOBER 10 - 11, 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah

Venue TBA

Horror artists, celebrities, panels, events, film festival & more.

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MONSTER BASH
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Mars, Pennsylvania

Four Points Sheraton

The International Classic Monster Movie Conference and Film Festival. "Get ready to Monster Bash with all your classic monster friends" this fall for a Hammer Halloween.

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THE LIVING DEAD FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Evans City, Pennsylvania

EDCO Park

Organized by Gary Streiner, the festival celebrates the original classic, "The Night of the Living Dead." Guests will include George Romero, Russ Streiner, Judith O'Dea, Kyra Schon, John Russo and more.

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HELL-O-WEEN FEST
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Q-Ball Cafe & Billiards, 960 Bragg Rd.

"Hard rockin' bands, a horror movie film fest, actor meet and greets, special guests and much more."

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TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Telluride, Colorado

Sheridan Opera House and Nugget Theatre

The latest horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films screening an average of 20 feature films and 30+ short films, plus hosts special programs, guests, and events.

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IMMERSED IN INK, TATTOO ARTS & HORROR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 10 - 12, 2014
Champaign, Illinois

Fluid Event Center, 601 N. County Fair Dr.

A celebration of pop culture in tattoo arts and films, featuring tattoo artists from all over the US, sideshows, and guest appearances by horror celebrities from Friday the 13th, Saw, Insidious, Deathrace, Sharknado2, Halloween and more.

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SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 14 - 23, 2014
Los Angeles, California

Laemmle's NoHo 7, North Hollywood

"The largest and longest running horror film festical in the United States" showcasing independent horror filmmakers.

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ZOMBIE CON OUTBREAK
OCTOBER 11, 2014
San Antonio, Texas

Randy's Ballroom, 1534 Bandera Rd.

Zombie/Survivor Concert/Convention with live music, artists, vendors, events, panels, costume contests, and more.

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IDAHO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2014
Boise, Idaho

Egyptian Theater

A non-profit festival shining a spotlight on Idaho’s burgeoning filmmaking community while showcasing the very latest in horror films from around the globe.

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FEAR FETE
OCTOBER 16 - 19, 2014
Biloxi, Mississippi

Mississippi Coast Coliseum

Fear Fete introduces its first ever horror con this October. The con will feature horror and sci-fi genre celebrities and vendors from all over the country.

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TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 16 - 24, 2014
Toronto ON, Canada

Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

"Nine nights of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action and Cult Movies."

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ROCK AND SHOCK
OCTOBER 17 - 19, 2014
Worcester, Massachussetts

DCU Center and Worcester Palladium

Music and Horror collide for one massive event. King Diamond in concert & guests including Jeffrey Combs and Brad Dourif.

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WALKER STALKER CON
OCTOBER 17 - 19, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia

The Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart, 230 Spring Street NW

A convention with about every "The Walking Dead" guest you can think of (over 40) plus Howard Sherman (Bub from Day of the Dead)..

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EERIE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 17 - 19, 2014
Erie, Pennsylvania

Warner Theatre

Since 2004 the Eerie Horror Film Festival has screened over 450 films and has featured appearances by dozens of celebrity guests and industry professionals. This year including Eric Roberts.

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NORTHWEST HORRORFEST
OCTOBER 18, 2014
Seattle, Washington

"Northwest Horrorfest celebrates the new blood of the horror genre, bringing horror fans together in a fresh fun way with a series of live events involving books, movies and music."

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SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OCTOBER 18 - 19, 2014
Columbus, Ohio

A 24 Hour horror movie marathon with classic and independent films, trailers, contests and more.

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RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 20 - 26, 2014
Providence, Rhode Island

Multiple Venues

Showcasing artistic efforts of filmmakers and new talent while providing the visibility necessary to launch careers in the industry. Proceeds to the Patricia Neal Scholarship Fund helping area students pursue the film arts.

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HOUSECORE HORROR FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 23 - 26, 2014
Austin, Texas

Emo's / Midway's

Phil Anselmo returns with his groundbreaking event that combines horror movies with the heaviest music on the planet. Bands, celebrities, authors, acclaimed horror filmmakers and stars. Featuring live performances by Danzig & Samhain.

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HOT SPRINGS HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 23 - 26, 2014
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Central Theater, 1008 Central Avenue

An independent film festival recognizing and promoting a variety of films in the horror, thriller and sci-fi genres.

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TWIN CITIES HORROR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 23 - NOVEMBER 2, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Southern Theater, 1420 Waashington Avenue S.

Ten days of horrifying excitement at the Southern Theater featuring theater, dance, music and film.

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SPOOKY EMPIRE'S ULTIMATE HORROR WEEKEND
OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2014
Orlando, Florida

Doubletree at Universal

One of the largest horror cons in the U.S. Celebrities, vendors, tattoo artists, zombie walk, pool party & more. Guests will include Tobin Bell, James Remar, Dee Wallace, Michael Rooker & more.

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KNOXVILLE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2014
Knoxville, Tennessee

Degal Cinemas Downtown West 8 and Scruffy City Hall

6th annual film fest with international movies, shorts, trailers and special events..

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CRYPTICON
OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ramada Bloomington Minneapolis Airport

9th year for this horror convention with parties, film fest, panels, and guests including Corey Feldman, Mick Garris, Dick Warlock, Jamison Newlander (The Lost Boys, The Blob) & Felix Silla (Twiki in Buck Rogers, Cousin Itt in the Addams Family, Return of the Jedi) and more.

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CHILLER THEATRE
OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2014
Parsippany, New Jersey

Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, 199 Smith Rd.

Huge number of guests every time at this long running convention, full details to be announced.

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EPIC-CON OHIO
OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2014
Dayton, Ohio

Montgomery County Fairgrounds

A multi-genre "Geek Fest" with a large horror guest list including Don Coscarelli, Tony Todd, Michael Berryman, A. Michael Baldwin, Linnea Quigley & more.

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FLINT HORROR CON
OCTOBER 25, 2014
Flint, Michigan

Riverfront Banquet Center, Downtown

A one day horror convention with Monsters, movies, vendors, and guests including Daniel Roebuck, Eileen Dietz, Tom Sullivan & more.

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SOUTH TEXAS HORROR CON
OCTOBER 25 - 26, 2014
McAllen, Texas

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd.

Horror con with Celebrity Guests, artists, vendors and more. Guests including Andrew Bryniarski & Sonequa Martin-Green (The Walking Dead).

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