I probably should have seen this earlier but it’s nice to still find out things unexpectedly at times. To sum up, Dead By Con will be a brand new horror festival in Edmonton this February and there’s going to be a fundraiser for it on May 26th.
See all the details by going to the Facebook page here.
Fright Fans of Edmonton, the time has arrived… Are you craving an Edmonton-exclusive festival that promises to satisfy your insatiable bloodlust for all strains of fright fare? Are you known as the resident horror zealot among your friends, unrelenting in your pursuit of all things morbid and the macabre? Do you ever find yourself wondering where the ghosts and ghouls hide when Halloween is so sadly far from sight? If you answered yes, and you just felt your horror-loving heart race with curiosity, join us, fellow creatures of the night, for the first ever… …Edmonton DEAD by CON Horror Festival… An event right here at home that celebrates your love of horror culture, and brings together a devilishly talented variety of local artists, vendors and industry guests alike. If you love all things Horror, then prepare for a weekend of good vibes and a veritable blood-feast for the senses! Your ticket grants you access to:
• Over 45 vendor displays ranging from rare memorabilia, posters and collectables, to movies, literature and apparel – All spread out over 13,000 square feet of festival space!
• Artists from far and wide, as well as some truly amazing local talent.
• Film screenings of fun familiar classics, as well as material from local film makers. *Now accepting submissions for shorts and full length features.
• Cosplay contest and prizes (TBA). That’s right, slashers and scream queens, tap into your sinister side and bring us your A-game. You could walk away our first ever DEAD by CON winners!
• Tattoo talent from Kamakazi Ink, and Crimson Empire Tattoo, with specials on horror themed ink all weekend long! Book your appointments early by visiting: www.kamakazitattoos.com www.crimsonempiretattoo.com
And of course, what horror festival would be complete without special industry guests? Stay tuned for details on who will be joining us for Q&A panel, photo ops, and autograph signing…
Details yet to come on how to join the official DEAD by CON VIP After Party, hosted by our proud sponsors, Tavern On Whyte. www.tavernonwhyte.ca (Ticket prices and availability to follow. Check back soon!)
So mark your calendars Edmonton, and get ready to join us for our inaugural event:
******** February 16 & 17, 2019 ********* The Radisson Hotel & Convention Center 4520 – 76 Ave NW, Edmonton
*The Edmonton DEAD by CON Horror Festival is a registered non-profit organization. Partial proceeds go to The Kids With Cancer Society. PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR FUNDRAISER EVENTS AND PRIZES!
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