Spooky Empire to Mark 25th Anniversary of Hocus Pocus with Guest Kathy Najimy

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Spooky Empire has announced it will mark the 25th anniversary of the nostalgic film Hocus Pocus with guest appearance by Kathy Najimy, also known as Mary Sanderson from the film.

Najimy is known for numerous beloved roles in films and TV series such as Sister Act, Hope Floats, Bride of Chucky, The Wedding Planner, The Guilt Trip, The Big C, Descendants, Veep, and more.

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Her roles run the range from a bubbly cheerful nun to an Evil Queen and everything in between but, KATHY NAJIMY is best known to us as the quirky witch "Mary Sanderson" in the cult Halloween film "Hocus Pocus". We're celebrating 25 years of HOCUS POCUS this year, and we're thrilled to have KATHY NAJIMY at Spooky Empire this October 26-28, along with some other wicked surprises! KATHY NAJIMY has starred in numerous films and TV series including "Sister Act", "Chicago Hope", "Ellen", "Hope Floats", "Bride of Chucky", "Veronica's Closet", "The Wedding Planner", "Numb3rs", "Step Up 3D", "Franklin and Bash", "Make It Or Break It", "The Guilt Trip", "The Big C", "Descendants", "Descendants 2", "Younger", "Veep" and so many more! She is also known for her voice overs in many animated series including "Bojack Horseman", "King of the Hill" (Peggy Hill), "WALL-E", "Oswald", "Pepper Ann", "Hercules" and more! Meet KATHY NAJIMY at Spooky Empire in Orlando, FL. Tickets on sale now at spookyempire.com plus, get your VIP Packages! Rooms are available and moving quickly at the CARIBE ROYALE ORLANDO! This is the year you don't want to miss! LIKE, COMMENT and be sure to SHARE! #spookyempire #spookyempireretro #kathynajimy #hocuspocus #hocuspocusmagic #decendents #disneydescendants #disney #sisteract #ellen #brideofchucky #theweddingplanner #numb3rs #veronicascloset #veep #kingofthehill #conlife #visitorlando #orlandoweekly

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She joins the guest list with the previously announced X-Files reunion featuring Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny.

The weekend will feature an array of activities including a tattoo festival, film festival, celebrity autographs, Kid’s Zone, costume and cosplay contest, huge exhibitor room, live music, performances, Q & A’s with artists, authors and filmmakers, seminars, among many other activities.


All advance tickets, now on sale, are discounted. Prices increase after October 7th and at the door. In advance, three-day passes are $60, one day passes on Friday and Sunday are $30, and one day passes on Saturday $35. Tickets for children under ten years old are free.

Limited VIP Packages are available for $225 and include early entry to all three days, raffles, T-shirts, autograph line fast-pass, exclusive VIP party access on Saturday night with guest celebrities in attendance.

Rooms are available at Caribe Royale Orlando Resort for a discounted price of $135 per night. Rooms can be reserved online or by calling 1-407-238-8000. Mention ‘Spooky Empire’ for a special rate.

For more information regarding the event, or to purchase tickets, visit spookyempire.com.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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