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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Saturday Feb. 7th 2015 – A full October style tour of Southern Louisiana’s newest Dark Attraction, Rise Haunted House, located just minutes from Downtown Hammond,Louisiana, 45 Minutes from Baton Rouge and 40 minutes from the New Orleans Metro area. The HAuNTcon 2015 tour includes both the Rise: Dark Souls AND Rise Operation Deadly Assault paintball hayride, both… Read more »
by William Ramsey Learn how to change a plain, boring white skull into something truly worthy of a scream in this informative demonstration. In less than an hour Dr. Bill Ramsay will instruct the attendees on how to corpsify a cast resin plastic skull into a rotten corpse. Attendees will be provided with the instruction and… Read more »
The HAuNTcon Friday Inspiration Pre-show Tour Just SOLD OUT! But never fear! We were able to pick up an overflow bus for the tour, but it only seats 28 people, so if you are thinking about joining HAuNTcon attendees for this fun and educational road trip, then get your ticket now!TOUR DETAILS Jump on the… Read more »
There are only a few seats left on the HAuNTcon 2015 Inspiration Pre-show Tour, Feb. 6th. If you are considering joining haunters on this once in a lifetime tour of everything spooky in Southern Louisiana, then NOW is the time to get your tickets! TOUR DETAILS Don’t miss out on this educational networking road trip! BUY TICKETS NOW!
I just got off the phone with 13th Gate and Necropolis 13 owner Dwayne Sanburn discussing the upcoming tour of his attractions in Barton Rouge as part of the HAuNTcon 2015 conference in Baton Rouge, LA Feb. 6-10. These back stage tours will be without actors and with construction lights on so that attendees can… Read more »
by Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs.com ThemedAttraction Design and Consulting Halloween has become a phenomenon in the United States and around the world, and every year more and more people are opening “darkly themed” Halloween Attractions. Even in the present economic downturn some haunted events are breaking attendance records, while other attractions are going out of… Read more »
The response to the Workshop classes for HAuNTcon 2015 has been brisk and several are starting to sell out. So if you plan to attend CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!
Demo/Tech 12 – Monday 4:30 – 5:30 pm The Rise, Demise and Resurrection of the House of Shock! by Ross Karpelman, Jay Gracianette and Steven Joseph of House of Shock Starting in 1992 as an over the top home haunt, the House Of Shock, was forced by authorities to go commercial or close in 1994…. Read more »
Robert Kurtzman has sculpted hundreds of masks, prosthetic make-ups and creature creations over his 30 year film/haunted attraction career. In this 3 part, hands-on workshop, Robert will cover the aspects of developing a character mask from concept to reality; using references, roughing out forms, sculpting tools, smoothing and contouring the clay, adding texture using various… Read more »