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Learn more about our North Carolina Horror Convention, haunted attractions in the Carolinas and beyond, our special horror-themed events, info about horror movies filmed in North Carolina, plus fun horror history posts where we answer the all important questions, like “how did Vlad the Impaler die?” and what exactly made Elizabeth Bathory so terrifying.

Carolina Fear Fest 2024: The Road So Far

We're celebrating our fifth year of fear! We're well into planning now, and really excited for what this year's horror convention holds for us. Where we are, right now in planning: Tickets: We currently have Weekend Passes (Fri, Sat, and Sun) available, plus a limited...
Carolina Fear Fest 2024: The Road So Far

Carolina Fear Fest 2024: The Road So Far

We're celebrating our fifth year of fear! We're well into planning now, and really excited for what this year's horror convention holds for us. Where we are, right now in planning: Tickets: We...

NC Haunt Reviews & HHN Review 2023

NC Haunt Reviews & HHN Review 2023

As haunters ourselves, we were delighted and honored to get to experience some of North Carolina's Haunted Attractions this season! Here's our thoughts from the NC haunted attractions we had time to...

Haunts in NC, SC, VA – 2023 Edition

Haunts in NC, SC, VA – 2023 Edition

Our region is one of the best states for haunted attractions! We put out a post on our social media pages and pulled from our previous lists of haunts in the tri-state area - and now it's organized!...

Horror Experiences at Carolina Fear Fest 2023

Horror Experiences at Carolina Fear Fest 2023

This year at the con we'll be bringing in more experiences that bring scary stories to life, including social and tabletop gaming, plus these awesome horror VR experiences, and a pop-up escape room:...

Horror Gaming at Carolina Fear Fest 2023

Horror Gaming at Carolina Fear Fest 2023

We're bringing horror tabletop gaming and social horror games to Carolina Fear Fest this year! At Carolina Fear Fest, we celebrate all things horror, from your favorite films to literature to gaming...

Fear Fest Guide to a Horrortastic Weekend

Fear Fest Guide to a Horrortastic Weekend

Carolina Fear Fest is May 26th - 28th this year, with our Friday Night a special evening for our Weekend Passholders and VIPS! Get your weekend passes now to get a cheaper price than at the door,...

2023 SFX Battle Info & Rules

2023 SFX Battle Info & Rules

Our legendary SFX battles let SFX makeup artists in NC battle it out for the best special effects makeup look in two unique categories - Original Character, and Grab Bag. Our grab bag SFX challenge...

Haunts in NC, SC, & VA – 2022 Edition

Haunts in NC, SC, & VA – 2022 Edition

Our region is one of the best states for haunted attractions! We put out a post on our Facebook page and pulled from our previous list of haunts in NC, created last year. We'll continue to be...

2022 Cos-Slay Contests: Rules & Info

2022 Cos-Slay Contests: Rules & Info

Not in Costume? No problem - come on down to the stage to cheer on your favorites for the Audience Choice Awards! Craftsmanship Judging involves having your costume looked at up-close by our panel...

2022 Press Release

2022 Press Release

Raleigh NC – Friday May 27th- Sunday May 29th YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED!!     You have been officially summoned to join us at Raleigh’s Premier Convention Experience! Carolina Fear Fest...

Haunted Attractions in the Carolinas

Haunted Attractions in the Carolinas

North Carolina is one of the best states to visit haunted attractions! We put out a post on our Facebook page about some haunted attractions that attended our 2021 horror convention, and the...

COVID Guidance Update – 5/14/21

COVID Guidance Update – 5/14/21

Following new guidance issued by Governor Cooper on May 14th , Carolina Fear Fest will be working under the following regulations for COVID Safety. We strongly encourage every attendee, vendor,...