Join us in The Screaming Room at Midsummer Scream July 29th and 30th
Midsummer Scream is just around the corner folks! That’s right the annual Halloween festival is returning to the Long Beach Convention Center Saturday July 29th and Sunday July 30th to give Halloween and horror fans a look at what is coming this fall.  Guests will be able to come... Read more
45 Years of Knott’s Scary Farm at Midsummer Scream
45 years ago, Knott’s Berry Farm created a one-of-a-kind event that other industry leaders were skeptical about: Knott’s Scary Farm’s Halloween Haunt. It was a full-on, totally immersive haunted theme park experience, and that first single weekend  event sold out quickly. And then the next year sold out. And... Read more
Midsummer Scream’s HALL OF SHADOWS is Filled to the Brim with Frights
We just received word from the amazing folks over at Midsummer Scream that this year’s Hall of Shadows is going to be the best thing to any Halloween convention, ever. Last year, it was jam packed with tons of things to do. With nine mini-haunts, guests were able to... Read more
Midsummer Scream Tickets ON SALE SOON
It’s time to get ready for Halloween! Well, it’s time to get ready for the warm up to the Halloween season that is. Tickets are now on sale for Midsummer Scream 2017, which will be hosted at the Long Beach Convention Center Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30. After a... Read more
Midsummer Scream Announces 2017 Dates in Long Beach
Here to preemptively address the post-Halloween blues is the MidSummer Scream team by announcing their dates for 2017! The fabulously spooky Halloween Festival will return to the Long Beach Convention Center July 29th-30th. The event serves as the unofficial kick off to the Halloween season in Southern California and... Read more
“Urban Death” Bares All For Midsummer Scream
Zombie Joe’s Underground’s signature show, “Urban Death” was placed front-and-center at Midsummer Scream’s convention this weekend. Just to the left of check in, the line for the show built up before each performance as audiences eagerly anticipated what was to be found behind the doors. Building on the suspense... Read more
Atlas Obscura Brings SoCal’s Spooky History to Midsummer Scream
The Atlas Obscura panel on Saturday at Midsummer Scream focused on Ghost Towns of Southern California. Lead by field operator Sandi Hemmerlein, the Obscura panel presented a treasure trove of information on SoCal’s numerous abandoned places. The panel featured Jaylyn and John Earl of “The Desert Way”, John Grasson... Read more
Reservation Confirmed–American Horror Story: Hotel
After five seasons, American Horror Story has become the industry standard for thoughtful, disturbing, violent, sadistic, sexy horror on television, and this look behind the scenes gave us even more reasons to love it. Head of Makeup Department Erin Mekash provided a lot of interesting background on the effects... Read more
The New Hauntness at Midsummer Scream Discusses New Generation
The New Hauntness panel at Midsummer Scream gave us a fascinating look at the people behind the screams (hehe, sorry) of three new rookie haunts that had their first year in 2015: The 17th Door, CreepLA, Motel 6 Feet Under, and The Fleshyard. Robbie Luther, who with his wife... Read more
Kitten Rescue Los Angeles Brings the “AWWW” to Midsummer Scream
Midsummer Scream’s “Hall of Shadows” may have been the home for many thrilling shouts this past weekend, but just upstairs in their own little area, Kitten Rescue Los Angeles turned those frightened “AAAH’s” into heart-melting “AWWW’s.” In an original collaboration rarely seen before at Halloween/horror conventions, Midsummer Scream hosted it’s very... Read more