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Grand Ballroom Second Stage Theater Macabre Screaming Room Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Hall of Shadows Stage
12:00 PM
Winchester Mystery House presentation
History of the world's most haunted house and a reveal of 2018 Halloween plans.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Projection Mapping 101: For Home and Pro Events
Come check out the latest tools in this informative presentation and demo on projection mapping from the friends of The Haunt Store.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Haunter’s Guide: DMX for Fog Machines, Lighting, and More!
Control your special FX like the professionals do on a haunter’s budget.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Haunter’s Guide: DMX for Fog Machines, Lighting, and More!Control your special FX like the professionals do on a haunter’s budget.
1:00 PM
Hollywood Goes Immersive: Creating Next Level Experiences for Entertainment Marketing
Learn how and why movie and TV studios are using haunted attractions and immersive experiences as promotions, from the people behind events for
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Night of the Living Spook Shows
Are Spook Shows making a comeback?
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Evil Arrangements: Creating Halloween Flower Designs
Learn how to conjure up a spooktacular fresh flower and permanent botanical floral arrangement that will delight all of your Halloween guests.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Evil Arrangements: Creating Halloween Flower DesignsLearn how to conjure up a spooktacular fresh flower and permanent botanical floral arrangement that will delight all of your Halloween guests.
2:00 PM
Epic Home Haunts
Meet the creators behind SoCal's cleverest and creepiest home haunts, and a sneak peek at an upcoming documentary featuring them and their craft.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM
How To Create Your Creepy Cosplay on a Budget
Learn the process for creating costumes and makeups that won’t break the bank.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Shockwaves LIVE!
Live recording and interview with filmmaker Tom Holland (
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Return Home: An Interactive Live Performance
Part live show, part escape room, part immersive experience!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
And They Will Touch You: Physical Contact Guidelines Within Immersive Theater
Learn how BLACKOUT actors are taught, trained, and monitored in what the New York Times calls “the most extreme theater event of the year.”
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM
Buzzfeed: Unsolved presentation with Ryan Bergara & Shane Madej
Screening and Q&A with Ryan and Shane.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
6:00 PM
Midnight Marinara
Creepypasta recreated as a live audio performance.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Second Stage

Theater Macabre

Classroom #1 (Room 201 A)

Grand Ballroom Second Stage Theater Macabre Screaming Room Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Hall of Shadows Stage
12:00 PM
Projection Mapping 101: For Home and Pro Events
Come check out the latest tools in this informative presentation and demo on projection mapping from the friends of The Haunt Store.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Haunter’s Guide: DMX for Fog Machines, Lighting, and More!
Control your special FX like the professionals do on a haunter’s budget.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Haunter’s Guide: DMX for Fog Machines, Lighting, and More!Control your special FX like the professionals do on a haunter’s budget.
1:00 PM
Evil Arrangements: Creating Halloween Flower Designs
Learn how to conjure up a spooktacular fresh flower and permanent botanical floral arrangement that will delight all of your Halloween guests.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Evil Arrangements: Creating Halloween Flower DesignsLearn how to conjure up a spooktacular fresh flower and permanent botanical floral arrangement that will delight all of your Halloween guests.
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
How To Create Your Creepy Cosplay on a Budget
Learn the process for creating costumes and makeups that won’t break the bank.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM
And They Will Touch You: Physical Contact Guidelines Within Immersive Theater
Learn how BLACKOUT actors are taught, trained, and monitored in what the New York Times calls “the most extreme theater event of the year.”
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM

Theater Macabre

Classroom #1 (Room 201 A)

Grand Ballroom Second Stage Theater Macabre Screaming Room Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Hall of Shadows Stage
12:00 PM
Winchester Mystery House presentation
History of the world's most haunted house and a reveal of 2018 Halloween plans.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
1:00 PM
Hollywood Goes Immersive: Creating Next Level Experiences for Entertainment Marketing
Learn how and why movie and TV studios are using haunted attractions and immersive experiences as promotions, from the people behind events for
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Night of the Living Spook Shows
Are Spook Shows making a comeback?
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM
Epic Home Haunts
Meet the creators behind SoCal's cleverest and creepiest home haunts, and a sneak peek at an upcoming documentary featuring them and their craft.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Shockwaves LIVE!
Live recording and interview with filmmaker Tom Holland (
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Buzzfeed: Unsolved presentation with Ryan Bergara & Shane Madej
Screening and Q&A with Ryan and Shane.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
6:00 PM
Midnight Marinara
Creepypasta recreated as a live audio performance.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Second Stage

Theater Macabre

Grand Ballroom Second Stage Theater Macabre Screaming Room Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Hall of Shadows Stage
12:00 PM
Projection Mapping 101: For Home and Pro Events
Come check out the latest tools in this informative presentation and demo on projection mapping from the friends of The Haunt Store.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Return Home: An Interactive Live Performance
Part live show, part escape room, part immersive experience!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM

Theater Macabre

No events available!
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Grand Ballroom Hall A - Show Floor Second Stage Lobby Level Podcast Studio 2nd Fl. - Classroom A Theater Macabre 2nd Fl. - Classroom B Screaming Room Showfloor Stage Pumpkin Patch Hall of Shadows Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Classroom #2 (Room 201 B) SoCal Valley Haunters (Booth 154) Hall of Shadows Stage Midsummer Scream TEA@USC
10:00 AM
How to Apply and Paint Prosthetics
Celebrity make-up artist Kyle Vest (Skin Wars) gives a hands on class on using prosthetic effects, from application to perfection.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Tombstone Make & Take
Turn foam insulation into your own tombstone.
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
11:00 AM
Trapped: Unlocked!
An unprecedented look at the extreme maze experience that debuted at Knott’s Scary Farm in 2012, with never-before shown footage of the infamous attraction.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM
Spirit Board Seminar with the Mystic Museum
Get introduced to the supernatural world of the Spirit Board, and its celebrity sibling, Ouija.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM
Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights presentation
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood gives a sneak peek of their Halloween event
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LGBT+ Representation in Horror
Explore the Gay, Lesbian, and Trans presence in the horror community.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Split Personalities: Finding Your Career in the Theme Park and Haunt Industries
Learn how to get into the theme park and haunt industries by veteran designers.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Split Personalities: Finding Your Career in the Theme Park and Haunt IndustriesLearn how to get into the theme park and haunt industries by veteran designers.
2:00 PM
Next Generation Haunters: A New Breed of Terror
Meet two of SoCal's most promising new haunters, both with seriously scary home haunts they began while still in their teens.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Flicker Box Make & Take
Learn to make a simple device to plug any lamp/light into to create an eerie random flicker and take it home! Perfect for your Halloween party or home haunt.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM
We Put A Spell On You: Celebrating 25 Years of "Hocus Pocus"
Join the writer, producer, and special guests for a special 25th anniversary celebration of this Halloween classic.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Living in the Dark: Acting for Haunted Attractions and Immersive Theatre
Join writer, director and producer, Scott Swenson, as he shares the best acting and character development tips from his 25 years of experience.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Funkin Carving Class and Demo
Learn the tools and techniques to turn a craft pumpkin into a jack 'o lantern or other work of art!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM
Immersive Horror: New Trends Outside the Box
Discover the newest in horror immersive events at this panel showcasing creators from Los Angeles and Orlando.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Halloween Science and Magic For Kids!
Want to see some zany fun and wacky science and magic tricks? You may even learn a few tricks you can do for Halloween.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Hall A - Show Floor

Second Stage

Lobby Level

Theater Macabre

2nd Fl. - Classroom B

Classroom #1 (Room 201 A)

SoCal Valley Haunters (Booth 154)

  • How to Apply and Paint Prosthetics Celebrity make-up artist Kyle Vest (Skin Wars) gives a hands on class on using prosthetic effects, from application to perfection.
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tombstone Make & Take Turn foam insulation into your own tombstone.
    11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Flicker Box Make & Take Learn to make a simple device to plug any lamp/light into to create an eerie random flicker and take it home! Perfect for your Halloween party or home haunt.
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Funkin Carving Class and Demo Learn the tools and techniques to turn a craft pumpkin into a jack 'o lantern or other work of art!
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Hall A - Show Floor Second Stage Lobby Level Podcast Studio 2nd Fl. - Classroom A Theater Macabre 2nd Fl. - Classroom B Screaming Room Showfloor Stage Pumpkin Patch Hall of Shadows Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Classroom #2 (Room 201 B) SoCal Valley Haunters (Booth 154) Hall of Shadows Stage Midsummer Scream TEA@USC
10:00 AM
How to Apply and Paint Prosthetics
Celebrity make-up artist Kyle Vest (Skin Wars) gives a hands on class on using prosthetic effects, from application to perfection.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Tombstone Make & Take
Turn foam insulation into your own tombstone.
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Spirit Board Seminar with the Mystic Museum
Get introduced to the supernatural world of the Spirit Board, and its celebrity sibling, Ouija.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM
Split Personalities: Finding Your Career in the Theme Park and Haunt Industries
Learn how to get into the theme park and haunt industries by veteran designers.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Split Personalities: Finding Your Career in the Theme Park and Haunt IndustriesLearn how to get into the theme park and haunt industries by veteran designers.
2:00 PM
Flicker Box Make & Take
Learn to make a simple device to plug any lamp/light into to create an eerie random flicker and take it home! Perfect for your Halloween party or home haunt.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM
Living in the Dark: Acting for Haunted Attractions and Immersive Theatre
Join writer, director and producer, Scott Swenson, as he shares the best acting and character development tips from his 25 years of experience.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Funkin Carving Class and Demo
Learn the tools and techniques to turn a craft pumpkin into a jack 'o lantern or other work of art!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM
Halloween Science and Magic For Kids!
Want to see some zany fun and wacky science and magic tricks? You may even learn a few tricks you can do for Halloween.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5:00 PM

Classroom #1 (Room 201 A)

SoCal Valley Haunters (Booth 154)

  • How to Apply and Paint Prosthetics Celebrity make-up artist Kyle Vest (Skin Wars) gives a hands on class on using prosthetic effects, from application to perfection.
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tombstone Make & Take Turn foam insulation into your own tombstone.
    11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Flicker Box Make & Take Learn to make a simple device to plug any lamp/light into to create an eerie random flicker and take it home! Perfect for your Halloween party or home haunt.
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Funkin Carving Class and Demo Learn the tools and techniques to turn a craft pumpkin into a jack 'o lantern or other work of art!
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Hall A - Show Floor Second Stage Lobby Level Podcast Studio 2nd Fl. - Classroom A Theater Macabre 2nd Fl. - Classroom B Screaming Room Showfloor Stage Pumpkin Patch Hall of Shadows Classroom #1 (Room 201 A) Classroom #2 (Room 201 B) SoCal Valley Haunters (Booth 154) Hall of Shadows Stage Midsummer Scream TEA@USC
11:00 AM
Trapped: Unlocked!
An unprecedented look at the extreme maze experience that debuted at Knott’s Scary Farm in 2012, with never-before shown footage of the infamous attraction.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights presentation
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood gives a sneak peek of their Halloween event
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LGBT+ Representation in Horror
Explore the Gay, Lesbian, and Trans presence in the horror community.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Next Generation Haunters: A New Breed of Terror
Meet two of SoCal's most promising new haunters, both with seriously scary home haunts they began while still in their teens.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM
We Put A Spell On You: Celebrating 25 Years of "Hocus Pocus"
Join the writer, producer, and special guests for a special 25th anniversary celebration of this Halloween classic.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM
Immersive Horror: New Trends Outside the Box
Discover the newest in horror immersive events at this panel showcasing creators from Los Angeles and Orlando.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Hall A - Show Floor

Second Stage

Lobby Level

Theater Macabre

2nd Fl. - Classroom B

No events available!
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