October 2015
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MILE HIGH HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 1 - 4, 2015
Denver, Colorado

Alamo Drafthouse Denver

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

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MONSTER MANIA
OCTOBER 2 - 4, 2015
Hunt Valley, Maryland

Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Rd.

Horror Convention with guests, events and vendors. Guest list including Roddy Piper and George P. Wilbur.

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CINEMA WASTELAND
OCTOBER 2 - 4, 2015
Strongsville, Ohio

Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Rd.

Celebrity guests, movies, vendors & more. Guests will include a Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3 reunion with R.A. Milhailoff, Ken Foree and more.

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MONSTERAMA
OCTOBER 2 - 4, 2015
Atlanta, Georgia

Marriott Peremiter Center

"Celebrates the fantastic in film, literature, and art." Celebrities, artists, and author guests, screenings, programming on film, literature, and art, as well as other fan related events and panels. Ricou Browning, Lynn Lowry, Victoria Price, John Farris, David J. Skal and more

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MONSTER FEST
OCTOBER 3, 2015
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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SPOOKY MOVIE
OCTOBER 8 - 17, 2015
Washington, D.C.

AFI Silver Theatre

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

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SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 9 - 11, 2015
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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NECRONOMICON
OCTOBER 9 - 11, 2015
Tampa, Florida

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Dr.

Florida's Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Convention.

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FANTOM FEST
OCTOBER 10, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Dr.

Paranormal-Horror Convention. Celebrities including Teri McMinn, Ed Guinn and Bob Elmore.

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SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 13 - 22, 2015
Los Angeles, California

Laemmle's NoHo 7, North Hollywood

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

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IDAHO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 15 - 18, 2015
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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TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 15 - 23, 2015
Toronto ON, Canada

Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

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

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THE FOUR STATE SLASHER CON
OCTOBER 16 - 17, 2015
Winchester, Virginia

Bright Box Theater

Horror convention / Rock festival with celebrities and film screenings. Including guests from The Lost Boys, Creepshow2, The Human Centipede, music from Michale Graves and more.

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ROCK AND SHOCK
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
Worcester, Massachussetts

DCU Center and Worcester Palladium

Music and Horror collide for one massive event. Concerts & guests including GEorge Romero, Gunnar Hansen, Doug Bradley, Bill Johnson and cast members of American Horror Story "Freak Show."

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MONSTER BASH
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
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 at "Monster Bash Zone."

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TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
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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FEAR FETE
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
Biloxi, Mississippi

Mississippi Coast Coliseum

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

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EERIE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
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.

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SCREAM IN THE DARK FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
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. Screenings of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre with cast members John Dugan and Teri McMinn and The Devil's Rejects with Leslie Easterbrook, filmmakers and vendors.

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BIZARRE A.C.
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Chelsea Hotel

Where "the weird, the odd, and the bizarre gather for a weekend of entertainment, education, commerce and camaraderie celebrating all things horror and beyond.".

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FRIGHT NIGHT HORROR WEEKEND
OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2015
Louisville, Kentucky

Ramada Hotel and Conference Center

Film Fest and horror convention with weekend long screenings, vendors, live podcasts and guests including Jim Winburn and J.D. Feigelson.

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SINISTER CREATURE CON
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2015
Sacramento, California

Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.

Celebrates the art and artists within horror culture such as makeup artists, fabricators, character designers. mask makers, & more. Guests include Kristin Bauer, Miko Hughes, Judith O'Dea, tattoo and Face-Off artists.

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HORROR-RAMA
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2015
Toronto, Canada

Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West.

Celebrities, vendors and a party! Guests include Mick Garris, Ian McCulloch, Sybil Danning & Linnea Quigley.

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SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2015
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 19 - 25, 2015
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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TWIN CITIES HORROR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 22 - NOVEMBER 1, 2015
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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CRYPTICON
OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ramada 2300 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN

10th year for this horror convention with parties, film fest, panels, and guests including David Naughton, Kane Hodder, Denise Crosby, Leslie Easterbrook, and more.

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CHILLER THEATRE
OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2015
Parsippany, New Jersey

Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, 199 Smith Rd.

25th anniversary year. Huge number of guests every time at this convention, full details to be announced.

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KNOXVILLE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2015
Knoxville, Tennessee

Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8 and Scruffy City Hall

7th annual film fest screening international movies, shorts, and trailers with giveaways, and special events.

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SPOOKY EMPIRE'S ULTIMATE HORROR WEEKEND
OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Orlando, Florida

Hyatt Regency Orlando

One of the largest horror cons in the U.S. Celebrities, vendors, tattoo artists, zombie walk, pool party & more. Guests will include TNEve Campbell, George Romero & more.

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WALKER STALKER CON
OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia World Congress Center

A convention with about every "The Walking Dead" guest you can think of plus other zombie related guests.

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COLORADO HORROR CON
OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Northglenn, Colorado

Ramada Plaza

An event "assembling unique creatives from horror and dark fine art spheres within pop-culture." Guests including Basil Gogos, Lynn Lowry, Joe Bob Briggs, Debbie Rochon, Camille Keaton and more.

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