Tickets Now on Sale for Midsummer Scream’s Holiday Horror Convention
Season’s Screamings will showcase more than 200 sinister vendors and artisans, the dark and foreboding Hall of Yuletide Spirits where haunters from across the Southland have whipped up a ghoulish assortment of mini attractions and displays, live entertainment, and a dedicated stage where panels and presentations will be held throughout the event’s three-day celebration, December 17th – 19th, 2021 at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Tickets can be purchased at midsummerscream.org/seasons-screamings , including single day or weekend passes. Guests looking for a VIP experience can opt to join “The Naughty List” which included an hour early admission each day, a limited edition pin and credential, and other perks.
The event kicks off Friday night with Poltergeists and Paramours Christmas Spooktacular, a diabolical variety and fashion show co-hosted by legendary horror actress Barbara Crampton (“You’re Next”, “From Beyond”, “Re-Animator”) and Angel Melanson, editor of Fangoria.com. Performers include Sean Keller, the Nguyen Twinz, Dos Feratu, Sam Wineman, Buster Balloon and more. Produced by horror director and fashion designer Ama Lea.
Season’s Screamings will be a shopper’s nightmare-come-true, featuring twisted apparel, artwork, handmade props, and holiday gifts from more than 200 vendors including Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, Rhode Montijo, Trick or Treat Studios, Miss Havisham’s Curiosities, and Discount Cemetery. Gremlins and Gremlins 2 fans will have the opportunity to meet and adopt a Mogwai from the (human) star of the films, Zach Galligan throughout the weekend as well.
In keeping with the spirit of Midsummer Scream, Season’s Screamings darkened space – the Hall of Yuletide Spirits – will have visitors come face-to-face with holiday horrors conjured up by some of the best haunters in Southern California. As guests wander in through a Dickens-inspired set featuring store fronts and a graveyard by CalHauntS, they will find ghostly “Christmas scarolers” and ominous characters from Force of Nature Productions and multiple walk-through attractions and displays, including the newly announced Casa Calaveras and Reichland Asylum, joining haunters Insane Haunt Productions, Dreich Society, The Haunt with No Name…, and Fear Farm.
Guests will find multiple photo op locations throughout Season’s Screamings, created by our partners at Leeanna Vamp and the Fiends, Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum, Spooksieboo, Trick or Treat Studios, SpeedZone Los Angeles, and a special opportunity to meet and greet with actor Robert Mukes appearing as “Santa Mukes” to round-out your holiday wish list!
Newly announced to our presentation stage is Dead Right Horror Trivia presented by SCREAM on Saturday, where prizes will abound, and on Sunday, director Kirk Thatcher and crew discuss the making of Muppets Haunted Mansion. The previously announced lineup includes themed entertainment industry legend Garner Holt discussing helping bring Haunted Mansion Holiday to Disneyland, Fangoria’s Colors of the Dark live podcast recording as hosts hosts Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane discuss Holiday Horror on Film, a special presentation of Krampus: The Devil You Don’t Know with leading expert and Krampus LA founder Al Ridenour, and our Halloween 2021 Roundtable with haunt aficionados Rick West from Midsummer Scream, Shawn Marshall from Parks and Cons, Chloe Noelle from CloeIRL, and Josh Quillin, creator of Epic Home Haunts.
Each day will also feature a Krampus Procession coordinated by Krampus LA.
About Midsummer Scream and Season’s Screamings
Midsummer Scream and Season’s Screamings are presented by David Markland (Founder/Executive Director), Gary Baker (Founder/Executive Producer), Claire Dunlap (Founder/Supervising Producer), and Rick West (Founder/Creative Director). Their goal is to showcase the diversity of Southern California’s haunt and horror community as a welcoming beacon for fans around the world to converge on Los Angeles for a weekend of excitement, networking and non-stop spooky fun! Be sure to follow Midsummer Scream on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for breaking updates and information. Midsummer Scream returns to Long Beach for its highly anticipated 5th Anniversary show July 29-31, 2022.