October 2018
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SHRIEKFEST
OCTOBER 4 - 7, 2018
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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WOMEN IN HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 4 - 7, 2018
Peachtree City, Georgia

Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center

A showcase of independent horror and science fiction films created by women. Movies, special guests, book signings, vendors, parties, and more.

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SALEM HORROR FEST
OCTOBER 4 - 14, 2018
Salem, Massachussetts

Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center

Enjoy the historic and haunted Halloween capital of the world for a series of screenings, premieres, celebrities, panels, podcasts, parties and more that feature themes of eco-terror, witch hunts and social resistance.

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LIVING DEAD WEEKEND
OCTOBER 5 - 7, 2018
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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CINEMA WASTELAND
OCTOBER 5 - 7, 2018
Strongsville, Ohio

Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Rd.

Melebrity guests, movies, vendors & more. Guests will include a "My Bloody Valentine" reunion and more.

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MONSTERAMA
OCTOBER 5 - 7, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta

"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.

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H.P. LOVECRAFT FILM FESTIVAL AND CTHULHUCON
OCTOBER 5 - 7, 2018
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 9 - 18, 2018
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 11 - 14, 2018
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 CON
OCTOBER 12 - 13, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah

Riverbend Event 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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HALLOWEENAPALOOZA
OCTOBER 12 - 13, 2018
Ottumwa, Iowa

Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E. 2nd St.

Vendors, celebrity guests, a horror film festival, costume contest, live bands, and more.

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HALLOWEEN 40 YEARS OF TERROR
OCTOBER 12 - 14, 2018
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Convention Center

Big Halloween reunion show put on by HorrorHound. Guests including Nick Castle, PJ Soles, Charles Cyphers, Dick Warlock, Tommy Lee Wallace, Tom Adkins and many more.

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ROCK AND SHOCK
OCTOBER 12 - 14, 2018
Worcester, Massachussetts

DCU Center and Worcester Palladium

Music and Horror collide for one big event. Guests will include Malcolm McDowell, Ted Raimi, Bill Moseley, Gaylen Ross, Scott Reiniger. Bands Trivium, Twiztid and others.

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TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW
OCTOBER 12 - 14, 2018
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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SINISTER CREATURE CON
OCTOBER 13 - 14, 2018
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 Ken Foree, Sara Karloff, Ladies of the Evil Dead and many more.

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SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OCTOBER 13 - 14, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

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

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KNOXVILLE HORROR FILM FEST
OCTOBER 18 - 21, 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee

Central Cinema

Annual film fest screening international movies, shorts, and trailers with giveaways, and special events.

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NIGHTMARES FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 18 - 21, 2018
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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FULL MOON TATTOO & HORROR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Hotel Preston and Embassy Suites

Annual Tattoo, Horror and Film Festival. Guests will include Bill Moseley, Ed Neal, Ken Foree, Steve Dash, Thom Matthews and more

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MR. HUSH WEEKEND OF FEAR
OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2018
Stanhope, New Jersey

Wild West City

Enjoy a spooky steam train ride, zombie and monster cowboys, scary shows, a haunted old west town, celebrity guests, vendors, and much more. Guests include Joe Bob Briggs, Kevin Van Henteryck and Stephen Geoffreys

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HORRIFIC FILM FEST
OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2018
San Antonio, Texas

Holiday Inn NW, Sea World area

Independent film festival with screenings, filmmakers, celebrities including Patty Mullin & Eileen Deitz, vendors, and special events.

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SIN CITY HORROR FEST
OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

Eclipse Luxury Theaters

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

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NECRONOMICON
OCTOBER 19 - 21, 2018
Tampa, Florida

Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore.

Florida's Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Convention.

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ATLANTA HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 25 - 27, 2018
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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SPOOKY EMPIRE'S ULTIMATE HORROR WEEKEND
OCTOBER 26 - 28, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Caribe Royale Orlando

One of the largest and oldest horror cons in the U.S. Celebrities, vendors, tattoo artists, events and more. Guests will include David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Carl Weathers, Cassandra Peterson, and more.

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CHILLER THEATRE
OCTOBER 26 - 28, 2018
Parsippany, New Jersey

Hilton Parsippany

Huge number of guests every time at this convention (horror plus pop culture). Guests includingRobert Wagner, Bruce Dern, Barbara Eden and tons more.

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SCARE-A-CON
OCTOBER 26 - 28, 2018
Verona, New York

Turning Stone Resort & Casino

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

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CRYPTICON
OCTOBER 26 - 28, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport

Convention with events, panels, vendors and guests including Linda Blair, Lee Majors, Jake Busey and more.

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FRIGHTMARE IN THE FALLS
OCTOBER 27 - 28, 2018
Niagara Falls, Canada

Scotiabank Convention Centre

Mmore than 50,000 square feet of all things horror including memorabilia, panels, celebrities, movies, autographs, displays, movie cars, cosplay, special effects props & much more.

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