May-Hem Horror Festival and Halloween Extreme Come to Orlando May 24-26, 2013

The May-Hem Horror Festival takes place this weekend, May 24-26, here in Orlando, and it features guest stars from the worlds of movie, TV, books, music and more.

Spooky Empire logoAmong the special guests that will be appearing are:

  • Cast members from The Warriors, including Michael Beck, Deborah van Valenburgh, David Harris, and more
  • Musician Zakk Wylde
  • Actor Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Waxwork)
  • Actress Betsy Russell (Saw III – VI)
  • Actress Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story: Asylum)
  • Cast members from Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, including Peter Barton and Judie Aronson
  • Cast members from The Walking Dead, including Nick Gomez and Daniel Thomas May
  • Horror director Adam Green (Hatchet I-III, Frozen, Holliston) and his fellow Holliston castmate Joe Lynch

There will also be a Zombie Walk, a Tattoo Festival where you can get a horror tattoo right on the show floor from well known ink masters, bands and live performances, a Celebrity Poker Tournament, movie screenings, huge parties by the pool and a dealers room full of horror memorabilia.

Running in tandom with May-Hem, is Halloween Extreme, which is designed to introduce the best products of the Haunted House industry to attendees, and to create a place where horror fans and Halloween fanatics can mingle, attend classes, dress up like zombies, meet celebrities and celebrate a true “Halloween in May.”

General admission to May-Hem is $50 for a weekend pass, or you can buy individual day passes for $30 (Friday and Sunday) or $35 (Saturday).

Admission to Halloween Extreme is $30 for a weekend pass, $15 for Friday only, $20 for Saturday or Sunday only.

You can also buy a combo weekend pass to both events for $70 online or $85 at the door.

Some special events during the fests (such as the Zombie Prom), as well as autographs from the celebrities in attendance, are an additional fee.

Both May-Hem and Halloween Extreme are being held at the Rosen Centre Orlando (9840 International Dr.).

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