October 2017
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SHRIEKFEST
OCTOBER 5 - 8, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Raleigh Studios

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

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SCARE-A-CON
OCTOBER 6 - 8, 2017
Verona, New York

Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Horror/sci-fi/paranormal convention & film festival featuring celebrities, vendors, parties & more.

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H.P. LOVECRAFT FILM FESTIVAL AND CTHULHUCON
OCTOBER 6 - 8, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Hollywood Theatre

"Promotes the works of H.P. Lovecraft, literary horror, and weird tales through cinematic adaptations by professional and amateur filmmakers, panel discussions, author readings, gaming, art, and sometimes live music."

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SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 10 - 19, 2017
Los Angeles, California

TCL Chinese 6 Theaters

"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 12 - 14, 2017
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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ROCK AND SHOCK
OCTOBER 13 - 15, 2017
Worcester, Massachussetts

DCU Center and Worcester Palladium

Music and Horror collide for one massive event. Bands & celebrity guests TBA.

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TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW
OCTOBER 13 - 15, 2017
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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HALLOWEENAPALOOZA
OCTOBER 14, 2017
Ottumwa, Iowa

Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E. 2nd St.

Vendors, special guests (including John Franklin and Courtney Gaines from Children of the Corn), a horror film festival, costume contest, live bands, and more.

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BRISTOL HORROR CON
OCTOBER 14, 20176
Bristol, UK

Doubletree by Hilton

"Celebrate horror in all it's forms with guests, panels, traders, an SFX workshop, cosplay competition, short films, readings and more."

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SINISTER CREATURE CON
OCTOBER 14 - 15, 2017
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 Ted Raimi, Uwe Boll and many more.

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SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OCTOBER 14 - 15, 2017
Columbus, Ohio

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

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NIGHTMARES FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 19 - 22, 2017
Columbus, Ohio

Gateway Film Center

"World-class screening facilities. Top-notch films. Filmmakers and fans being shocked and celebrated together. Nightmare Film Festival is a prestige festival and part of advancing horror filmmaking around the world."

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LIVING DEAD WEEKEND
OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017
Evans City, Pennsylvania

EDCO Park and The Living Dead Museum on Main Street

Movie Screenings, Film Location Tours, Celebrity Appearances, Community Events and much more.

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KNOXVILLE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017
Knoxville, Tennessee

Regal Cinemas Downtown West

Annual film fest screening international movies, shorts, and trailers with giveaways, and special events. Ten features including House (or Hausu from 1977), Better Watch Out and Blade of the Immortal (the 100th film by Takashi Miike).

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ATLANTA HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia

Plaza Theatre

"Dedicated to showcasing films from the world's most talented filmmakers, packed with award-winning films from every corner of the earth."

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HORRIFIC FILM FEST
OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

Courtyard Marriott, Sea World Westover Hill 151

Independent film festival with screenings, filmmakers, celebrities including David Naughton & Felissa Rose, vendors, and special events.

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NECRONOMICON
OCTOBER 20 - 22, 2017
Tampa, Florida

Holiday Inn Tampa Westsore.

Florida's Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Convention.

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FEAR CON
OCTOBER 27 - 28, 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Place Convention Center

An event for all things Halloween, horror, and the fantastical with a focus on  live, interactive entertainment throughout the entire show.

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SPOOKY EMPIRE'S ULTIMATE HORROR WEEKEND
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Hyatt Regency Orlando

One of the largest horror cons in the U.S. Celebrities, vendors, tattoo artists, events and more. Guests to be announced.

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FULL MOON TATTOO & HORROR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee

Hotel Preston and Full Moon Cineplex

16th annual Tattoo, Horror and Film Festival. Guests will include Sid Haig, Kane Hodder, Dee Wallace, Caroline Williams (Texas Chainsaw 2), Tyler Mane and Tony Moran.

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FAMOUS MONSTERS HALLOWEEN CONVENTION
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
San Jose, California

Hilton San Jose

A ton of Halloween activities, vendors and a big celebrity guest list including Doug Bradley, Malcolm McDowell, Adrienne Barbeau, Ricou Browning, Jeffrey Combs and more.

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ROCKULA ROCK AND ROLL AND HORROR EXPO
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk

First year convention with some great guests including Tony Todd, Butch Patrick, Pat Priest, Marky Ramone, David Naughton, Michael Berryman and more.

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SIN CITY HORROR FEST
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

Eclipse Luxury Theaters

A film festival for independent horror filmmakers to showcase and celebrate their work.

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WALKER STALKER CON
OCTOBER 27 - 29, 2017
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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