CONFERENCE JUNE 7-9
TRADE SHOW FLOOR JUNE 8-9, 2019*

*Exhibitor Floor Sneak Peak on Friday Night!

RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL

1551 N. Thoreau Dr.,
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Just North of Chicago, near O’Hare International Airport

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Daily Events

Daily Events

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Pre-Convention Haunted House Bus Tour
Click HERE for details.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Trade Show Floor Sneak Peak
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Trade Show Floor
Click HERE for the current list of exhibitors (updated weekly!)

Friday Night Haunt Tour: HellsGate Haunted House
Click HERE for details.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Kids Zone
9:30 am – 5:00 pm | Trade Show Floor
Info Pending

Haunted House Chicago Interviews
Throughout the day | Booth #331
Interviews will be conducted with iconic Chicagoland haunted house characters at the HauntedHouseChicago.com booth throughout the day – schedule forthcoming.

Makeup Demo
10:30 am | Trade Show Floor Stage
Check the sign by the stage for specifics. Sponsored by Paasche Airbrush Co.

Makeup Demo
11:15 am | Trade Show Floor Stage
Check the sign by the stage for specifics. Sponsored by Paasche Airbrush Co.

Screening of “The Adventures of Kitty Zombie”
12:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Zombie Army Productions will screen “The Adventures of Kitty Zombie“, a family-friendly short film that tells the story of how Kitty Zombie escapes the evil military scientist that created him and finds friendship and refuge with a group of neighborhood kids in their secret tree house. With the military on his trail and a brand new world in front of him, Kitty’s only chance at freedom lies in the hands of his new little friends. Evil Scientists, Monsters, Tree Houses, Ninjas, and Kitty Zombie!

First Annual Creature Screecher Contest
12:30 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Click HERE for details.

Dating Game of the Dead Part 1
2:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage

Dating Game of the Dead Part 2
3:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
In the classic game show “The Dating Game”, a single person would be given a choice of three potential romantic partners to whom they could speak, but not see. After asking the three a series of questions, the person would choose one of them to go on a date. In the Zombie Army’s “Dating Game of the Dead”, the contestants will all be icon characters from Chicagoland haunted attractions, and the date will be a special dance at the MHC Costume Party.  Hosted by Zombie Army’s John LaFlamboy, and the identities of the contestants will be posted closer to the show!

Bloody Mary Monster Makeup Wars
4:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Click HERE for details.

MHC Costume Party & Body Art Showcase
Times TBA | Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Ballroom
Click HERE for details.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Kids Zone
10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Trade Show Floor
Info Pending

Haunted House Chicago Interviews
Throughout the day | Booth #331
Interviews will be conducted with iconic Chicagoland haunted house characters at the HauntedHouseChicago.com booth throughout the day – schedule forthcoming.

Makeup Demo
11:00 am | Trade Show Floor Stage
Check the sign by the stage for specifics. Sponsored by Paasche Airbrush Co.

Allen Hopps Creates a Black Trash Monster!
12:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Allen Hopps (Dark Hour Haunted House/Stilt Beast Studios) presents the fastest, cheapest and most fun way he knows to build a big, impressive puppet, costume or static monster!  Allen uses the same tried-and-true techniques created by Stan Winston Studios for their creature tests – they go on to make a full monster – Allen just finishes the garbage bag mock-up into a large and lightweight crowd-pleasing beast!

5th Annual Sinister Visions Show Floor Costume Contest
1:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Click HERE for details.

HauntedHouseChicago.com Grand Giveaways
2:00 pm | Trade Show Floor Stage
Info Pending.

ONSITE REGISTRATION HOURS

  • Thursday June 6th: Pre- Convention Bus Tour check-in 8:30am- 10:00am
  • Friday June 7th: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
  • Saturday June 8th: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday June 9th: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

TRADE SHOW FLOOR HOURS

  • Friday June 7th: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    NEW THIS  YEAR! Early Sneak Peak!
  • Saturday June 8th: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday June 9th: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm