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February 6-10, 2015
Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel & Convention Center
103 France St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
800-676-4847
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February, 2012

Seminars Updates


Starting tomorrow and throughout the remaining weeks till the convention, we will post Speaker Profiles and Seminar details. Stay tuned…


Remember it is not too late to submit your application to speak. Just Click Here


HAuNTcon 2012 Thursday Night Kick Off Haunt Tour!

We are thrilled to announce that the Thursday Night Kick-Off Tour for HAuNTcon 2012 will be Fright Farm. Now in its 23rd year, Fright Farm has been a Pittsburgh Halloween tradition for over two decades, growing in size and detail every year since its inception. Fright Farm is now the largest multi-element Halloween event in Western Pennsylvania. For this not to be missed tour on the HAuNTcon schedule of events the massive Haunted Mansion will be available for touring by attendees.

CLICK HERE to check out their web site.


The Haunted Mansion, where the real nightmare begins – Expect the unexpected in the Haunted Mansion, which almost doubled in size for 2011. The path winds in and out of the large multi-story building and grounds. With state-of-the-art special effects, custom digital soundtracks, computerized lighting and talented actors the Haunted Mansion is a horrific experience unlike any other.

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HAuNTcon 2012 to offer Hands-On Workshops!

HAuNTcon is proud to announce a new set of classes at this year’s event. In the past, HAuNTcon has offered sessions called “Make-n-Takes,” where attendees pay a materials fee and are instructed how to turn those materials into a haunted prop of some kind. Our new “Hands-On Workshops” teach attendees a technique that they can then use on larger projects when they get back to their haunts.

The classes have always sold out, but we have decided that while “Make-n-Take” is a cute name, it does not accurately represent the technique-teaching aspect of the sessions. With that in mind, we have changed the name of this educational thread to “Hands-On Workshops.” We are also moving the location of these sessions to a designated area on the show floor to provide attendees a chance to view the classes in session, and to give our exhibiting companies a chance to teach some of the classes. Attendees will still get to take their creations home with them, but the classes will be more advanced and may take a longer time frame to complete. As before, there will be a fee for each workshop to cover materials, and seating is limited.

Each year that Haunters attend HAuNTcon, they get better and better at what they do, and have asked for more and more advanced classes. The goal of this change is to raise the bar on the old “Make-n-Take” sessions and transform them from the home haunt level to a professional haunt technique learning session.

Stay tuned as we roll out the 2012 HAuNTcon “Hands-On Workshop” schedule. We look forward to seeing you in several of these advanced classes.

If you would like to offer a Hands-On Workshop, please contact the session coordinators Jeff & Chris Davis: hosts@davisgraveyard.com

HAuNTcon 2012 T-Shirt available for Pre-Order!

Take a look at the new T-shirt Art for HAuNTcon 2012!

Complete your HAuNTcon shirt collection with the 2012 edition from haunted art master Chad Savage!

Be the first on your block to get yours by pre-order: get YOUR HAuNTcon 2012 T-shirt today!

CLICK HERE to get YOURS Today!

Did you know? If you purchase the VIP Combo Ticket you’ll get your 2012 HAuNTcon shirt for FREE ($15.00 value) and save $65.00 off the regular ticket prices for HAuNTcon?

Pre-registration for Hearse and Parade-Car Show Available Now!

Join us Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, PA for the annual “Cool Ghoul Hearse and Parade-Car Show” presented in conjunction with the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (HAuNTcon).

If you are driving to HAuNTcon, make plans to bring your hearse or haunt promotional parade-car and be a part of one of the most unique haunt vehicle shows of the year.

All funeral cars are welcome: sprinkled with creepiness, ragged and rusty or spit-polished to perfection…we dig’em all.

But just because you don’t have a hearse, doesn’t mean you can’t participate. Bring us your stretch limos, your badass buses, tricked out two wheelers or your mom’s shrink-wrapped mini-van and display them with pride.

Show hours are from 11am – 3pm on Sunday May 6, 2012. Registration for the Annual Cool Ghoul Hearse and Parade-Car Show is only $10.00 per vehicle and includes two free one-day passes to HAuNTcon for Sunday.

Sign up today and plan to join us for the weirdness. CLICK HERE

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Contact

Event Coordinator: 
Leonard Pickel
972-951-5100
HAuNTcon@gmail.com

Exhibitor Booth Sales: 
Jennifer Allen
858-869-3519
hauntconsales@gmail.com

Webmaster/Designer: 
Chad Savage / Sinister Visions

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About HAuNTcon

An acronym for the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference, HAuNTcon is a celebration of people who love Haunted Houses and Halloween. It is three days and nights jam-packed full of Networking, Tours of area Haunted Attractions, educational seminars, make-n-takes teaching the latest is Haunting techniques and a tradeshow exhibiting the latest in Haunting props and equipment.

Started in April of 2004 in Charlotte, North Carolina, HAuNTcon moved to Dallas, Texas in 2005, Denver, Colorado in 2006, Dearborn, Michigan in 2007, Houston Texas in 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009 and Orlando Florida in 2010 and is scheduled to be in Louisville, Kentucky in 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2012, Dallas, Texas in 2013, Houston, Texas in 2014 and Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2015.

Offerings include an over-night pre-show bus tour of state wide Haunted attractions, tours of local Haunted attractions, tradeshow floor, costume ball, haunted garage sale, hearse rally and Haunter education including workshops, make-up and product demonstrations, and prop how-to make-n-takes.

HAuNTcon is open to the general public and all ages are welcome to attend. If you operate a Haunted House or would like to, If you act at a Halloween Event or would like to, if you Haunt your Home, or if you are just a fan of Haunted Houses and Halloween, then HAuNTcon is a "not to be missed" weekend of Haunting fellowship, Haunt tours and just plain fun!

An entry fee is required for each activity.