June 16-19 / Stoker Weekend / Long Island New York /Stoker Weekend is a Dark Fiction convention which includes panels, workshops, publishers, authors, a dealer’s room and a zombie prom . Some of the authors that will be there include Peter Straub, Douglas Clegg, Gillian Flynn, David Morrell and many more for more information go to stokerweekend2011.org .
June 24-26 / Monster Bash / Butler Pennsylvania / This is a classic horror convention celebrating horror movies from the silent era through the 1950’s. Some of the events include viewings of Dracula meets Frankenstein, Return of the Creature, Nosferatu and several other movies. There will also be a live theatric performance of Dracula’s Guest and Q and A’s with actors including Caroline Munro and John Stanley. For more information go to monsterbashnews.com/bash.html.
June 25 / Fears for Queers 2 horror film festival / Dallas Texas / This festival includes independent feature and short horror films from gay and lesbian filmmakers with proceeds from this event going to Youths First Texas. For more information go to doa bloodbath.com.
May 20 -22 / Cult Fiction Drive In / Jacksonville Florida / This is a convention that celebrates the classics of cult and drive-in cinema. Some of the guests include Sid Haig, Pam Grier, Dee Wallace and many more. For more info go to www.cultfictiondrive-in.com.
May 27- 29 / Crypticon / Seattle Washington / This is the largest horror convention in the pacific northwest and will include a writing contest, art contest, movie viewings and zombie apocalypse training. For more information go to crypticonseattle.com.
June 4th / Dorian’s Parlor June featuring Psyche Corp, Jaggery and The Army of Toys / Philadelphia Pa / A night of live music, burlesque from the White Elephant Burlesque Society and a steampunk, neo-victorian fashion show. For more information go to doriansparlor.com/june_2011.
June 2nd – 4th / Vampire-con / Los Angeles Ca / This is a three day vampire film festival at the New Beverly Cinema. For more information go to vampire-con.com.
June 3rd -5th / Midwest Haunters Convention / Columbus Ohio / This is an event for haunt attraction, producers, actors and home haunters. It will include haunted house tours, an art show, make up demonstration and fashion show. There will also be a Ms Midwest Scary Pageant. For more information go to midwesthauntersconvention.com.