We could not be MORE EXCITED for this tour of RISE Haunted house! RISE is one of Louisiana’s scariest Dark Attractions features an abandoned bed & breakfast and secret research lab. 2017 attractions include mindless zombies thirsty for blood…awakened souls seeking revenge…evil infested bodies hungry for human flesh… No one is safe from the ravaging hordes of un-dead unleashed from their slumber…Prepare for an unforgettable Haunted House experience. Buses depart Staybridge Hotel at 6:45 PM and will return at approximately 11:00 PM.
Get your hands on the latest and greatest in, Props, Set Design, Costumes, Makeup Supplies, Animatronics, Special Effects, Masks, Marketing & Promotions, and more on the Haunted Tradeshow floor! (Haunted Farms of America is proudly sponsoring the show!) Other awesome sponsors include: Hauntpay, Big Scary Show, Scared of My Shadow, and HaunTopic Radio!
HAuNTcon 2018 will be held at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center New Orleans, LA, January 12 – 15, 2018
The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (HAuNTcon) is an expo and conference “Designed by Haunters, for Haunters” of every age and level of experience.
Urban Expositions announced the acquisition of HAuNTcon, the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference, a B2B exposition for the Haunted House Industry and we couldnt be more excited! The industry leading event, will complement Urban’s specialty portfolio which includes Halloween & Party Expo reinforcing the market position for the Halloween, Party and Celebration Industries.HAuNTcon and Halloween & Party Expo will co-locate beginning with the 2018 event, January 12th – 15th, in New Orleans, Louisiana offering buyers an unrivaled one-stop access to the most comprehensive range of products and services to serve the needs of its customers, including Haunted Attractions, Costume Stores, Party Stores, Amusement & Theme Parks, Family Entertainment Centers, Grocers, Drug Stores and Gift Stores. Read More.
Over 50 hours of Haunt Education
Creative Sessions, Business Seminars, Hands-on Workshops, Make Up and Product Demonstrations all designed to provide information and teach you techniques to do what you do better, faster and easier this next haunt season. Learn new money saving techniques and time saving tips and tricks. Don’t miss out on farm specific round table discussions with Haunted Farms of America’s Alexis Abare and Benjamin Selecky!
Make Your Next Haunt Season A Game Changer! Just imagine, getting the newest scare concepts, best makeup effects, bullet proof business and promotion strategies before your competition does. The peace of mind knowing that everything you buy, learn, and apply during this convention is guaranteed to help your attraction grow and stand the test of time. No more “small thinking” and “little ideas.” Everything you get your hands on will be BIG, tested and proven tactics to make your event a landmark on everyone’s local Halloween road map. HAuNTcon will help you fill in the holes of your haunt season blueprint and give you unrestricted access to haunt vendors and experts that will make this next Halloween season a game changer for you and your haunt venture. No more scavenging through the internet looking for “tutorials,” “how-to” articles and videos hoping to find something you can use this year in your haunt. HAuNTcon will give you everything you have been looking for in one weekend. Go to Hauntcon.com for more details or CLICK HERE for tickets to HAuNTcon 2018.
PRE-SHOW INSPIRATION BUS TOUR
On Thursday, January 11, 2018, get ready for The Inspiration Tour – Buses depart the Staybridge Suites Hotel at 8:00 AM. Among the inspirational venues confirmed: Mardi Gras World • Museum of Death • RISE Haunted House • Demented Design Studio
*First 50 registrants will receive a limited edition custom mask courtesy of Demented Design….The Inspiration Tour will end at Bourbon Street for Pub Crawl!
HAuNTcon COSTUME BALL
Get your Halloween fix Friday January 12th, 2018 at the Annual HAuNTcon COSTUME Ball! Join Haunt owners actors, makeup artists and Halloween fanatics from around the world for a ghoulishly fun night of networking and haunting fun.
SATURDAY NIGHT HAUNT TOUR
The HAuNTcon 2018 Night Tour of not-to-be-missed RISE Haunted House – one of Louisiana’s scariest Dark Attractions features an abandoned bed & breakfast and secret research lab. 2017 attractions include mindless zombies thirsty for blood…awakened souls seeking revenge…evil infested bodies hungry for human flesh… No one is safe from the ravaging hordes of un-dead unleashed from their slumber…Prepare for an unforgettable Haunted House experience. Buses depart Staybridge Hotel at 6:45 PM and will return at approximately 11:00 PM.