What is there to do? What happens at Spooky Empire you ask? Scroll on down and take your pick of some of the many events and experiences you can take part in at Spooky Empire! You'll never be bored, there's always something to do or see. Want more? Get a weekend pass and take it all in! The sights we'll show you...


Thursday Night Meet Up

Early birds are welcome to join us for a meet up on Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency. You never know who you'll run into!


Zombie Walk

Drag your bones over and take part in the annual Spooky Empire Zombie Walk.


Live Shadowcasts

Midnight showings of your favorite cult classic shadow casts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Repo: The Genetic Opera"


Costume Contest

Showcase your original design and win cash prizes in one of the best costume and cosplay contests around. 


Kids Zone

Don't worry, we won't bite! Bring the kids, and they can enjoy a special Spooky Empire Kids Zone!


Exhibitor Room

Find all of the merchandise, collectibles and memorabilia you can imagine in the Exhibitor Room. Art, films, clothing, photos, special fx, props, action figures and more!


Tattoo Festival

Make the experience permanent, get inked at Spooky Empire's Tattoo Festival. 


Q&As and Panels

Participate in a Q&A with some of your favorite celebrity guests. Panels take place all weekend long. 


Film Festival

Check out amazing independent horror films directed by filmmakers, from all over the world.  You won't want to miss it!  Hosted by Blair Bathory of Fearhaus and sponsored by Crypt TV!  This event takes place all weekend long. 


Autograph and Meet & Greet Sessions

Get up close and personal with your favorite celebrities with our Autograph and Meet & Greet sessions.   Take home a one of a kind souvenir from this year's event!

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Live Performances

Experience live entertainment throughout the convention, all weekend long!


Photo Ops

What better way to remember your visit to Spooky Empire., than having professional photos taken with your favorite celebrities!  Photo Ops will go on all weekend long.



Learn about special fx makeup application with fascinating demonstrations from the pros!  Complete the look with our costume seminars, going on all weekend long. 


Literary Guests

Here's your chance to meet some extremely talented Authors and literary panelists!  Book signings and panels will be held all weekend long. 


Saturday Night Party

Come party with us on Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency! The party starts at sundown.