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Spooky Empire, one of the largest horror and Halloween fan events in the country, will gather at the Hyatt Regency Orlando this weekend, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2015.
The event will consist of three days of fan-frenzy interaction with a host of horror movie and TV stars, vendors, artists, and costumed characters to ever to descend onto International Drive.
Making their first appearance at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, the event will include a wide variety of family-friendly events including hair-raising ghost stories, trick ‘r treating and face-to-face animal encounters in the Kids Zone, adult costume contests, live music, hundreds of Halloween-themed vendors, an award winning film festival, tattoo artists, panels and seminars, a shadow cast performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show with some stars of the film, and the world famous Zombie Walk featuring the largest gathering of zombies to creep through Central Florida.
Three cast members from Scream, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich and Matthew Lillard, will reunite at Spooky Empire. Another reunion set to take place will be the five kids from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Spooky Empire has lured a cast of celebrities and horror icons for guests to meet including Lisa & Louise Burns from The Shining, George Romero, Malcolm McDowell, Tony Todd, Burt Reynolds, Danny Trejo and many more. A full list of celebrity attendees can be found at SpookyEmpire.com.
Hours for Spooky Empire:
• Oct. 30: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
• Oct. 31: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
• Nov. 1: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For a complete event schedule and to pre-purchase tickets for the event visit SpookyEmpire.com or call (954) 258-7852.
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