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.
If you’re in the Kissimmee area on Friday, October 14, head on over to Old Town on Hwy 192 for their Zombie Walk.
The event is to kick off the Halloween season at the popular tourist attraction, but you don’t have to just watch, you can also participate.
Just show up between 2 and 3pm on Friday, dressed in clothes that you don’t mind having ruined with make-up and fake blood, and professional make-up artist Tim Hays of MonsterFX will complete your transformation into one of the undead for free.
If you want to participate, RSVP to Rachel McIntee at rachel at myoldtownusa.com.
Otherwise, show up mid-afternoon and grab a viewing spot to watch the zombies shuffle on by. It’s all free.