Halloween & HauntFest Show 2018

Dallas / Fort Worth
August 18 – 19, 2018

1700 Rodeo Drive, Mesquite, Texas, 75149
Saturday Show Floor 10 – 6
Sunday Show Floor 10 – 4
Free Parking

If you love Halloween, this convention is for you! Will help you throw the scariest Halloween party, make the coolest costume, and have the best decorated home in the neighborhood. Pro haunters, dedicated home haunters and just plain old Halloween lovers will all find things to love at the show.


Thursday –
– Haunt Tour
– Dark Hour – Behind the scenes
– The Parker House – Behind the scenes
– Fearaphobia – Behind the scenes
– Dinner
– Fearaphobia – Live show with actors
– The Parker House – Live show with actors

Friday –
– All-day Working with Motors  with Hands-on Grave Grabber Build with Steve Koci
– All-day Latex Prosthetic Techniques by Stuart Bray
– Set Building Techniques with Shayne Torrans and the Brutal Rust Crew
Friday Night Mixer and Zombie Paintball Hunt

During the Show

Saturday –
-Tradeshow, classes, demos
-PropWars part 1
Monsters from Hollywood Costume Ball

Sunday –
-Tradeshow, classes, demos
-Haunter’s Garage Sale
Munster Mansion Tour
-Sunday free double feature movies

General admission gets you access to dozens of Halloween related vendors and exhibitors. Enjoy the free demos, performances, seminars and characters in costume.
– Makeup Demos by professional haunt makeup artists
– Get a sneak peek of local pro haunted houses and what’s new in 2018
– Access to Kids Kreepy Krafts Klasses
– Sign up for hands-on workshops and bring home you Halloween treasure

Upgrade your experience by purchasing a Haunter’s Annex ticket. You get everything above and unlimited access to more than 40 seminars.  Haunter’s Annex classes are organized along four lines:
– Making Monsters – Classes about makeup, costumes, scare acting and more.
– Halloween Hosting – Learn recipes, mixology and decorating for the coolest Halloween parties
– Creep Your Crypt – How to decorate your yard and house for the holiday
– Terror Tech – Take your haunt to the next level! We’ll teach you how.

Thousands of square feet for demos, activities, sellers and exhibitors.