September 27th, 2006 09:43 EST
ScreamFest Comes of Orlando on Friday, October 13th
Halloween comes early this year and thousands of horror fans from all over will be attending Florida's largest horror convention ...Screamfest 2006, now located in Orlando. Now a three day event, Screamfest will start off the weekend on Friday the 13th in October!
The doors will open Friday at 6pm with one of the best guest line ups we have ever had! Patricia Quinn (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Roddy Piper (They Live), James Duval (Donnie Darko), Tony Todd (Candyman), the vampires of The Lost Boys – Billy Wirth, Brooke McCarter, and Chance Michael Corbitt, P.J. Soles (Halloween), Tom Savini and Ken Foree (Dawn of the Dead), Lloyd Kaufman (TROMA Films), Greg Nicotero (special FX artist), Ricou Browning (Creature from the Black Lagoon), Lisa Loring (Wednesday Addams ), even a GoGo - Jane Wiedlin, a Munchkin – Meinhardt Raabe and of course it wouldn’t be complete without a Friday the 13th reunion with Amy Steel, Adrienne King, Ari Lehman, Kevin Blair, and CJ Graham of the Friday the 13th films.
Don’t miss out on a special Friday the 13th panel on Friday the 13th with Amy Steel, Adrienne King, Ari Lehman, Kevin Blair, and CJ Graham. Kick off the weekend with performances by live bands Killer Robots, and Freak 13, and a special performance by burlesque troupe Thee Vaudevillians.
Saturday promises to be one of our biggest nights with performances by live bands The Van Orsdels, Green Goblyn Project, Straight Line Stitch and Naked Beggars (featuring Eric Brittingham and Jeff Labar of Cinderella), and a performance by our special guest Voltaire. End the night doing the Time Warp with a midnight showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show with very special host Patricia Quinn “Magenta”.
There will be Q&A's and seminars running all through the weekend and find some great collectibles in our huge dealer room. We also have some of the best independent film makers around showcasing their films at our Freak Show Film Festival, and some phenomenal artists on hand - Basil Gogos, Gris Grimly, and Tim Turner of the Ghoulish Gallery among others.
Sunday afternoon – show off your creative side and wear your costume for our costume contest, where you can win great prizes!
When: Friday, October 13, Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, October 15, 2006
Doors Open: Friday – 6PM
Saturday & Sunday 11AM
Where: The Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Contact: Pete Mongelli
Tickets: One Day - $25, Full Weekend Pass - $30