Midsummer Scream 2018 Tickets on Sale NOW!


The World’s Largest Halloween and Horror Fan Convention Returns to Long Beach July 28-29 for a Weekend of Artisans, Live Entertainment Panel Presentations and More

Photo by: Hatbox Photography/Midsummer Scream.

 LONG BEACH, CA – Midsummer Scream, the largest Halloween and horror fan convention in the world, returns to Southern California July 28-29 for an unforgettable weekend of thrills, chills, and frightful fun all under one roof at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

Tickets for Midsummer Scream 2018 are now on sale at MidsummerScream.org including single-day General Admission passes to the brand-new, limited-edition Gold Bat Weekend Pass, which enables guests to access the show floor and other aspects of Midsummer Scream an hour early each day before the convention opens to the general public; front of line priority access to panel presentations and attractions throughout the venue; a collectible lanyard and credential; and a Gold Bat enamel pin.

Marking its third year, Midsummer Scream is expected to draw nearly 25,000 fans of all things Halloween and horror to Long Beach, where they will find a huge show floor featuring more than 200 unique vendors, a children’s activity area, a wide variety of live entertainment performances, celebrity appearances, a black cat adoption lounge, educational classes and programs, thousands of cosplayers in amazing costumes; world-class panels and presentations; and more than a dozen haunted attractions and elaborate displays for guests to experience.

Photo by: Hatbox Photography/Midsummer Scream.

Midsummer Scream is thrilled to announce the return of industry giants Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights, Knott’s Scary Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest, and Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor. These cornerstone presentations will take place throughout the weekend on the main stage, attended by thousands of hard core fans ready for the latest and greatest season announcements from these juggernauts of Halloween!

Photo by: Hatbox Photography/Midsummer Scream.

The vendor floor and Hall of Shadows will now each have their own individual halls at the Long Beach Convention Center. Featuring more than a dozen walk-through haunts and attractions, as well as creepy displays, roaming monsters, billowing fog, dark vendors, and a large performance stage, Hall of Shadows is once again the home of the Decayed Brigade sliders team, which will perform several shows daily throughout the weekend.

  • We’re commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein”, which brought us the legendary monster that has been one of the most famous Halloween costumes for decades.
  • Confrmed special guests include Kimberly J. Brown, star of the “Halloweentown” series of Disney Channel Movies; Buzzfeed Unsolved hosts Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej; and the hosts of the Shock Waves podcast.
  • Slashback Video, the art exhibit which recreated an ’80s era video rental store inside of Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum, will be making an appearance all weekend long at Midsummer Scream.
Lots of special programming and additional guests to be announced soon!

Tickets are now on sale at MidsummerScream.org! More news and information regarding Midsummer Scream 2018 will be announced in the weeks and months ahead!

Photo by: Hatbox Photography/Midsummer Scream.

About Midsmmer Scream

Midsummer Scream is presented by Black Cat Orange (formerly CreepyLA Productions), Gary Baker, and Theme Park Adventure. Its 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 spookery! Be sure to follow Midsummer Scream on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Periscope for breaking updates and information.

Photo by: Hatbox Photography/Midsummer Scream.

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