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January 28-February 1, 2016

Posts Categorized: HAuNTcon News & Updates

Get your room now for HAuNTcon 2016, Jan. 27 – Feb. 1st

The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference is proud to announce that HAuNTcon 2016  will be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, 2101 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203 CLICK HERE go to the HAuNTcon 2015 hotel discount page. If you are flying into Birmingham, you can still take advantage of the FREE shuttle service… Read more »

HAuNTcon Presents Chicago Frights, July 16-20, 2015

Dateline Chicago: A new haunter’s conference called Chicago Frights! will debut July 16 – 17 at the Hilton in Liles/Naperville Illinois, Chicago Frights will be the last haunter conference of the year. Group hotel rates are $114 a night. Haunt tours will include an all day pre-show road trip of area haunts July 16th. Night time tours… Read more »

Thank You Baton Rouge! HAuNTcon 2015 a Smashing Success

WOW! What a weekend of unprecedented networking, top notch education, once in a lifetime tours, packed full tradeshow, costume ball and haunted garage sale. Many attendees have remarked that 2015 was the best HAuNTcon to date, and keeping that momentum rolling, the 2016 location was announced at the conference. Haunters from across the country and around the… Read more »

Tuesday Workshop Spotlight – Robert Kurtzman presents Advanced,Hands-on Makeup Tutorial

Advanced All-day Workshop 3 (Fee Required) Tuesday 9:00 am-4:30 pm Advanced, Hands-on Makeup Tutorial, AND Exclusive Kurtzman/Paasche Airbrush Kit by Robert Kurtzman of Robert Kurtzman’s Creature Corps $350 Materials Fee Required. Class Limited to 30 BUY NOW! Class Description In this Advanced All-day Hands-on Workshop, Robert Kurtzman, director, producer and 30 year special effects artist… Read more »

Post Photos of HAuNTcon 2015 and Win FREE TICKETS to Next Year’s Conference

Here is how it works… First, keep an eye out for ANYTHING awesome or fun that is going on at the conference and take a photo of it. Then upload the photos to your Facebook profile status. Either tag the “HAuNTcon ” Fan Page -OR- Use “#hauntcon” in the post text. Over the course of… Read more »

Workshops Selling out at HAuNTcon 2015

Hands on Sspecial FX Workshops

The hands on workshops for HAuNTcon 2015, Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, Feb. 6-10, continue to sell out before the show has even started. Four classes are no longer available: Zombie Head Prop (2 Part) Advanced Zombie and Trauma Makeup Monster Mud Skeleton (2 Part) Making Fake Body Parts Several other classes are getting close to… Read more »

Attention Preshow Haunters!

HAPPY HAuNTcon! I wanted to thank you for signing up for the preshow tour. It will be the largest HAuNTcon Preshow tour we have had for a while which will make things interesting! And even more fun! First off, a breakfast is provided in the lobby of the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel. Check in… Read more »

Haunted Garage Sale, 5:30 – 7:30pm Monday Feb. 9 at HAuNTcon 2015

Looking for a unique haunt item?  Visit the HAuNTers Garage Sale and see what’s available! You never know what you’ll find….maybe that “rang-doodle” you’ve been hunting for to complete your most important haunt room or yard display! Admission to the garage sale is included with your registration. Be sure to check the garage sale out!… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2015 Costume Ball – Feb. 8th, 8pm to 1am at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, AL

On Halloween night, every self respecting haunter is wearing a great costume, but rather than enjoying the holiday, most of us are working. Enter the HAuNTcon Costume Ball, THE social event of the Haunting Season is a once a year off season opportunity to get your Halloween fix at a rocking party. Join Haunt owners,  actors, makeup artists and… Read more »

Monday Haunt Tour/Wrap Party – The Mortuary Haunted House

Feb. 9th, 2015 – An icon of old New Orleans at the very dead end of world famous Canal Street, The Haunted Mortuary is an architecturally stunning manor located less than 3 miles from the enchanting French Quarter. This magnificent mansion was originally built in 1872 and actually operated for over 80 years as real mortuary…. Read more »

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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.

Offerings include a pre-show bus tour of area Haunted attractions, tours of local Haunted attractions, tradeshow floor, costume ball, haunted garage sale 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 and just plain fun!

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