Sheraton Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
January 28-February 1, 2016

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HAuNTcon 2016 All Day Advanced Airbrushing Monsters

Join Skin Wars fan favorite Kyle Vest, for this fun, full day hands-on airbrush workshop, designed for novices and experienced airbrush artists wanting to learn how to better their skills at air brushing monsters for your haunted attraction. Attendees will learn how to easily create aliens, creatures, ghouls, vampires, zombies, animalistic and Frankenstein creatures. Attendees will… Read more »

The Nightmare Zone to Sponsor HAuNTcon 2016


HAuNTcon 2016 in Birmingham, AL – Jan. 28- Feb. 1, is proud to announce that The Nightmare Zone magazine will be sponsoring the 2016 Costume Ball Prom Photos! Join haunters from around the world at THE social event of the 2016 haunting calendar, and get a FREE photo of you in costume on the cover of  The Nightmare Zone…. Read more »

HAuNTcon 2016 Hands on Workshop Schedule


HAuNTcon Hands-on workshops are designed to teach a technique, in a smaller project that attendees can then take home with them. Back at their attraction, attendees can use these techniques on a grander scale to increase the effectiveness, or quality of their sets, makeup or costuming. A materials fee is required for each class and seating… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2016 All-day Opening Your First Haunted Attraction Workshop, Feb. 1


Without Losing An Arm And A Leg by Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs(R) Themed Attraction Design and Consulting This comprehensive and detailed step by step “how-to” session features the “do’s and don’ts” on getting an attraction open, keeping it open and making enough money to survive for both a for-profit dark attraction and charity Halloween Event,… Read more » 2016 Advanced Special Effects Makeup Class!


Advanced All-day Workshop 1 (Fee Required) Monday 9:00 am-4:30 pm Advanced Special Effects Makeup Class – Zombies! by Nick Wolfe of Evil Twin FX $190 Materials Fee Required. Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW! Paint along with world renowned makeup artist, Nick Wolfe on practice faces provided and explore the anatomy,geometry, and psychology of the number one scary character!… Read more »

LAST CHANCE for Discount Tickets HAuNTcon 2016, Jan. 28- Feb. 1!

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For a LIMITED time, use Discount Code: October31 and receive a 10% discount on HAuNTcon 2016 Weekend Registration AND the HAuNTcon Combo Tickets. Buy as many as you like, but this discount offer expires on On January 15th! Fifty Hours of FREE haunt education, tours of local haunted attractions, tradeshow, haunted garage sale, costume party, networking… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2016 Pre-show Inspiration Bus Tour, January 27th & 28th

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The 2016 Preshow Inspiration Bus Tour includes admission to 15 different haunted attractions, a cavern, antebellum plantation house and The Walking Dead movie locations, two lunches and one dinner, motor coach transportation – all for one low price. Joining us on the bus is a great networking opportunity however, we also have a drive yourself… Read more »

Get Your HAuNTcon 2016 T-Shirt!

Complete your collection with this collector T-Shirt for the HAuNTcon 2016 Conference. Full color artwork by Chad Savage. The back of the shirt is printed with sponsors for the show. Limited number available CLICK HERE to get yours now!

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HAuNTcon 2016

January 28 - February 1, 2016

Sheraton Birmingham
2101 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North
Birmingham, AL 35203

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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.

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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