Haunters from across the US and as far away as Puerto Rico, Canada, London and Hong Kong filled the isles to capacity at the opening of the tradeshow portion of HAuNTcon 2010. “We were slammed right off the bat,” said Chris Markgraf of Froggy’s Fog,” and it is only Friday!”
With two more days of the tradeshow, education and haunt tours and massive costume ball, attendees and vendors alike are seeing signs of a fantastic 2010 Halloween Season.
Tickets are still available on line at www.hauntcon.com
The Thursday Night Universal Studios tour and The Friday Night Busch Gardens tour are sold out! There are no more tickets available.
Once again, Chad Savage of Sinister Visions has out done himself with the art for the HAuNTcon T-shirts. This is available first to the attendees, and only if we have any left will we sell them to non- attendees!
Pre-Show discount pricing ends TOMORROW! Save money and sign up now for the Universal (only 18 spots left!) and Busch Gardens tours, Registration and the Haunted Attraction Magazine Costume Ball! CLICK HERE for Ticketing
I have to give a final head count to Universal Studios on Monday for their food and beverage people, so if you are thinking about going to this tour you need to buy your ticket NOW! The price is still $68 and there IS room on the bus if you want transportation!
The Final count for the Busch Gardens HAunt tour will be soon as well, so BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
We are honored and THRILLED to announce the topics for our Keynote sessions at HAuNTcon 2010!
On Friday, April 30, at 5:00pm – T.J. Mannarino, Director of Art & Design at Universal Orlando Resort will present an overview of Halloween Horror Nights.
Saturday, May 1, at 5:00pm, Robbi Lepre and Scott Swenson,
Entertainment Directors at Busch Gardens Tampa Howl-O-Scream will present Monsters for the Masses: How Theme Parks Scare Thousands.
Go to Keynote Sessions at http://hauntcon.com for more details!
Both of these parks are offering tours during the weekend convention. Go to Haunt Tours at http://hauntcon.com for more details!
Join Brian & Nick Wolfe of Evil Twin FX for this full day hands on, make-n-take workshop. Cameras and notepads are a must as students will learn to make custom character masks from foam latex appliances. The class will choose a character, put the mask together and then paint and finish it. Hand painting, airbrushing and proper appliance application will all be covered in this six hour monster fest.
Creatures, zombies and demons oh my! The best part is taking your class project home with you. Plus, the skills you learn can be used to make all the sock masks you want when you get home. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels from beginner to advance. So come as you are and let your creativity and skills develop through the instruction from two of the finest special FX teachers in the industry.
The Seminar Sessions for HAuNTcon and the Schedule At A Glance schedule are now final. You can now set your intenrary for what topics each of your group will attend. DOn’t forget to schedule time for the tradshow floor between seminars!
We will see you next week in Orlando!
Don’t wait to secure your seat at one of the most popular segments of HAuNTcon 2010; the Make-N-Takes!
There are 11 different Make-N-Take sessions this year teaching techniques from making a corpse to making a laser tunnel. Learn hands-on how to create a great prop and take it home with you when you are done!
These classes sell out every year, so CLICK HERE to ensure your place at all of these exciting sessions!
There were so many people that were disappointed that they did not get the chance to go on the pre-show tour that I worked a deal and got a additional bus!
So tickets are STILL AVAILABLE for the preshow tour!! But not too many, so if you want tickets get them REGISTER NOW!