September 7th-9th / Horrorhound Weekend / Indianapolis, Indiana / This festival includes a Terminator reunion, an Aliens reunion and 150 vendors. There will also be a costume contest, an HMA.net mask fest which will showcase hundreds of realistic looking horror masks, a film festival and appearances by Elvira and Jamie Lee Curtis. For more information go to: http://www.horrorhoundweekend.com/
September 7th-8th / Drive-In Super Monster Rama / Vandergrift, Pennsylvania / Two nights of classic horror and sci fi films in an authentic drive in on route 66. Some of the movies being shown include: Countess Dracula, Son of the Blob, Psychomania, Horror House, Theatre Of Blood and Twins of Evil. For more information go to: http://www.dvddrive-in.com/driveinsupermonsterrama12.htm
September 13-16th / Scare-A-Cuse / Syracuse, New York / This is a horror, fantasy and Science Fiction convention that includes a zombie costume party and appearances by P.J. Soles from Halloween, Kane Hodder from Friday The 13th, Judith O’Dey from Night Of The Living Dead and Michael Berryman from The Hills Have Eyes. Also included is a film festival and a vendor room. For more information go to: http://scare-a-cuse.net/
September 14-16th / Con X / Kansas City, Missouri / A Horror and pop culture convention that includes screanings of D4, The Afflicted, InAlienable and The Hazing. There will also be appearances by Tiffany Shelps, Walter Koening and Jay Avovone and a live performance from Kyle Elliot and Voodoo Soul. For more information go to: http://www.conxkc.com/
September 20th-23rd / Killercon / Las Vegas, Nevada / This is a writers convention with writing workshops, author readings and a gross out contest. Some of the guests include: Brian Keene, Jack Ketchum, William F. Nolan, F. Paul Wilson For more information go to: http://www.killercon.com/
October 21st / End of the Earth art show and Zombie Walk / Mason, Ohio / This art show features paintings that show what the end of the world will be like, there will also be several local bands performing and a zombie walk. For more information go to: poprevolutiongallary.com
October 22nd / Dorian’s Parlor Grand October Ball / Philadelphia, PA/ Dress up in your favorite Steampunk, Neo-victorian, Neo-Vintage, Victorian Ball gowns and dance all night to celebrate the changing of the seasons and All Hollow’s Eve. Cost is $25 and there is a $500 prize for best costume. For more information go to: doriansparlor.com
October 26th / The HORRORphiles #8 Miedo Mashup 3 / New York, NY / Come out and celebrate the work of Latino horror filmmakers. There will be movie clips shown along with a costumed cocktail reception and a Q and A with the directors. For more information go to: http://www.latinhorror.com/horrorphiles8/.
November 4th – 5th / Drunken Zombie Film Festival / Peoria, Illinois / This film festival includes the best in low budget filmmaking, some of the movies at the fest include: Dead Bodies Everywhere, Fitness Class Zombie and Thy Kill Be Done. For more information on this event go to: drunkenzombiefilmfestival.com.
November 10th – 13th / Buried Alive Film Fest / Atlanta, Georgia / This event supports underground film making and independent horror. Some of the movies being shown are Terry Gilliam’s The Legend of Hollowdega, She Wolf Rising, Necromance and Satan Hates You. There will also be a horror art show. For more information go to: buriedalivefilmfest.com.
November 11th – 13th / Horrorhound Weekend / Cincinnati, Ohio / This convention includes appearances by Kane Hodder, Tom Savini and Loyd Kaufman. There will also be movie showings, a tattoo show, an art show and model making seminars. For more information check out: horrorhoundweekend.com.