October 6, 2010

October and November 2010 Dark, Goth and Horror Events

Abertoir Horror Festival

The National Horror Fest of Wales takes place November 10-14, 2010 at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. The Damned will play, as will Zombina and the Skeletones.


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Buffalo Screams

Buffalo Screams Horror Festival takes place October 21-24, 2010 in Buffalo, NY.



November 5-7, 2010 in Minneapolis. A "Mad Monster Party." Guests include William B. Davis ("Cigarette Smoking Man" from X-Files), Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator) and lots of props and special effects masters.


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Chiller Theatre Expo

October 29-31, 2010 in Parsippany, New Jersey. It's a toy, model and film expo. It's not limited to the horror genre - there are also guests (including Larry Hagman, Bill daily and Barbara Eden) from "I Dream of Jeannie," "Star Trek: TNG" (LeVar Burton) and non-genre movies. Very cool guests from the genre include John Astin from The Addams Family, Linda Blair from The Exorcist, Kyron Schon from Night of the Living Dead, and Sara Karloff, daughter of Boris.


Chiller Theatre on Facebook

Dead by Dawn

A horror film festival held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Saturday, October 9, 2010.


Dracula's Ball

The legendary ball, held October 30, 2010 this year in Philadelphia. Seraphim Shock will play.


Dracula's Ball on Facebook

Dracula's Ball on MySpace

Eerie Horror Film Festival

October 7-10 in Erie, Pennsylvania.


Eerie Horror Film Festival on Facebook

Eerie Horror Film Festival on MySpace

Festival of the Dead

Throughout October 2010, Salem, Massachusetts will host many Halloween and witch-themed events. Their most famous event is the Official Salem Witches' Halloween Ball.


Festival of the Dead, on Facebook

Festival of the Dead, on MySpace

Freak Show Horror Film Festival

October 8-10, 2010 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.


Grimm Up North

A horror and fantasy film festival in Manchester, England, October 28-31 2010.


Grimm Up North Group on Facebook

Grimm Up North Page on Facebook

Grimm up North, on Twitter

Horrorhound Weekend

November 12-14, 2010 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Malcolm McDowell will be there to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of "A Clockwork Orange," and Jeffrey Combs will help celebrate the 25th anniversary of "Re-Animator." Damn, I feel old now. Also, Julian Sands (from "Warlock," "Gothic," and "Naked Lunch") will attend.


H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival and Cthulhu Con

This just took place October 1-3, 2010 in Portland, Oregon. Wish I could have made it! I hope to next year.


New York City Horror Film Festival

This is the ninth year of the NYC Horror Film Festival. It's held at various venues throughout New York City for the week of the festival, November 10-14, 2010.


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Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival

October 21-24, 2010 in Providence, RI.

Rhode Island International Horror Fest

Rock and Shock 2010

A horror movie and rock music festival in Worcester, MA. October 15-17, 2010. Guests include director George Romero, actress Adrienne Barbeau ("The Fog"), Alex Winter ("Lost Boys") and Doug Bradley (Pinhead in "Hellraiser").


Rock and Shock Festival on Facebook

Sacramento Horror Film Fest

October 21-24, 2010 at the Historic Colonial Theatre in Sacramento, CA.


Sacramento Horror Film Fest, on Twitter

The Scarefest Horror and Paranormal Convention

November 5-7, 2010 in Lexington, Kentucky.


Scarefest on MySpace

Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend

October 8-10 in Orlando, Florida at the Wyndham Orlando Resort. Same time as the Freak Show Horror Film Festival.


Spooky Empire on Facebook

Starfury Presents The Vampire Ball

A three day convention celebrating vampires in the media. November 26-28, 2010 in London.

Starfury Presents - Vampire the Ball

Starfury: The Vampire Ball on Facebook


"The Weird Weird West." A steampunk convention right here in my hometown of Seattle, November 19-21, 2010. So big, it's at two hotels: the Marriott and Hilton at SeaTac.


Steamcon Group on Facebook

Steamcon on Twitter

Bram Stoker International Film Festival

October 14-17, 2010 in Whitby, UK.


Bram Stoker Fest on Twitter

TeslaCon 2010

A Steampunk convention in Madison, Wisconsin, November 5-7 2010.


TeslaCon, on Facebook

Weekend of Horrors

A Creation Entertainment horror convention in Los Angeles. It takes place October 15-17, 2010 at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Bruce Campbell is the guest star, along with Clive Barker and "True Blood's" Kristin Bauer.

Weekend of Horrors

Whitby Gothic Weekend

October 28-31, 2010 in Whitby, UK.


Whitby Gothic Weekend on Facebook

Whitby Gothic Weekend on Wikipedia


Seattle's zombie festival, October 28-31 2010 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.


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