Spooky Empire is returning to the Wyndham Orlando Resort for the 2017 edition of their Retro horror con the weekend of April 21-23.
Spooky Empire Retro will be headlined by a roster of celebrity guests that includes the legendary actors Malcolm McDowell and Joan Cusack, along with Dee Snider, frontman of Twisted Sister and the creative force behind the cult horror classic, Strangeland.
Last month, we told you about all the great horror stars and other guests that would be at the annual Spooky Empire show in Orlando. Can you believe the line-up has gotten even more amazing?
Who should you be getting excited about? How about “Weird Al” Yankovic himself! His comedy concerts sell out, but you can meet him with admission to Spooky Empire.
Spooky Empire Inc returned to their home at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on I-Drive over the weekend. Fans of Spooky Empire wanted to return to the Wyndham and they listened, with an appropriately themed Retro weekend.
This Spring show is an appetizer to the entrée that is their Fall show in October. As usual Spooky did not disappoint with their array of vendors, celebrities, tattoo alley, and costume contest.
Spooky Empire, which hosts the popular Ultimate Horror Weekends every October in Orlando, has announced they are holding a mid-season convention called Spooky Empire Retro the weekend of April 1-3.
Retro will be headlined by a roster of celebrity guests that include legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper; actors Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith and Kelly LeBrock for a Weird Science cast reunion; actress Drea de Matteo (“The Sopranos,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Shades of Blue); actress Heather Langenkamp (the Nightmare on Elm Street films); and Troma Studios head Lloyd Kaufman.
Spooky Empire‘s spring shindig May-Hem returns to Orlando May 30 – June 1, and brings to town a huge roster of horror fim and TV celebrities for fans to meet.
From Once Upon a Time, you can meet Lana Parrilla, Rebecca Mader, Sean Maguire, and Lee Arenberg.
From the original Halloween, meet John Carpenter, PJ Soles, Nancy Loomis, and more.
From the original Nightmare on Elm Street, meet Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, and others.
Also on the bill are horror icons like Jamie Kennedy (Scream), and Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead).
The event is being held at the Universal Double Tree Resort. Daily tickets are $30 (Fri and Sun) and $35 (Sat) in advance. Add $5 if you purchase day of at the door. A weekend pass is $50 advance/$60 at the door. There is also a $199 VIP pass. Autographs by the celebrities are additional.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit SpookyEmpire.com.