midsummer-scream-org-siteid-2

July 29 and 30, 2017

Schedule of Events

Background Image

2017 Featured Presentations

Additional Panels and Presentations

Saturday 7/29: With ghost hunters from "Ghost Brothers," "Ghost Stalkers," and "Fact or Faked Paranormal Files."
Sunday, July 30: The dark side of popular tiki culture and why your local Tiki Bar is essentially a year-round haunt.
Saturday, July 29: We turn off the lights to reminisce about the series that terrified Nickelodeon viewers in the '90s.
Saturday, July 30: The creators of the iconic ride discuss how they transported guests into the fifth dimension.

More panels and presentations being announced soon!

Schedule

All dates and times subject to change.

Saturday, July 29
Terrace Theatre of Terrors
Panel Stage
Sunday, July 30
Terrace Theatre of Terrors
Panel Stage
Terrace Theatre of Terrors
Panel Stage
Terrace Theatre of Terrors
Panel Stage
11:30 - 12:30
Haunted O.C.: TV Paranormal Investigators Go Behind the Dark Orange Curtain

With ghost hunters from “Ghost Brothers,” “Ghost Stalkers,” and “Fact or Faked Paranormal Files.” More details here.

Dalen Spratt
Dalen Spratt, "Ghost Brothers"
Ben Hansen
Ben Hansen, "Fact or Faked Paranormal Files"
Chad Lindberg
Chad Lindberg, "Ghost Stalkers"
12:00 - 13:00
Beyond the 5th Dimension: Creating the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

A look back at the development and creation of Disneyland California Adventure’s ride inspired by the Twilight Zone, from the people who created it. Moderated by Rick West.

13:30 - 14:30
Knotts Scary Farm: Official Presentation

A preview of what Knott’s Scary Farm has planned for their 45th year of frightening Southern California!

15:00 - 16:00
Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest

Featuring several original mazes and scare zones, a few DC Comics villains, and world class roller coasters, Fright Fest always offers a unique level of Halloween thrills! Find out how they’re planning to mix things up and bring back favorites for 2017.

16:30 - 17:30
Submitted for Approval: “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”

We turn off the lights to reminisce about the series that terrified Nickelodeon viewers in the ’90s. More details here.

18:00 - 19:00
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor

Meet the spirits that freely roam the decks of this legendary ship, and a peek at the terrors they invite you to see when October comes to Long Beach.

13:30 - 14:30
Horrors of the Exotic: Tiki & Monster Culture

The dark side of popular tiki culture and why your local Tiki Bar is essentially a year-round haunt. More details here.

Bill Rude
Artist, "7Hells" / Tiki Historian
13:30 - 14:30
Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood hosts this presentation with creative director John Murdy and art director Chris Williams talking about how they turn iconic horror film and televisions into real life, walk-thru nightmares.

John Murdy
Creative Director, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood
Chris Williams
Art Director, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood
15:00 - 16:00
Winchester Mystery House

The proprietors of the most haunted house in the world return to Midsummer Scream with more ghost stories and plans for this epic Halloween destination.

Select date to see events.

Mobile Menu

Mobile Menu