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Posts and articles about horror movies, books, TV, and information about our event.

3 Ways to Support Small Businesses Right Now

On behalf of the Con and event industry at-large, we at Carolina Fear Fest Horror Convention want to ask a favor of you. We know you plan months in advance for events that have now been cancelled or changed to a date you can’t attend. It sucks. It sucks for the...
2020 Event Cancelled

2020 Event Cancelled

Regretfully, we have decided to cancel Carolina Fear Fest for 2020.  Our team had hoped that our reschedule to July would be enough time to hold the event safely, however, there does not appear to be a way to do so and stay within local guidelines for gatherings....

3 Ways to Support Small Businesses Right Now

3 Ways to Support Small Businesses Right Now

On behalf of the Con and event industry at-large, we at Carolina Fear Fest Horror Convention want to ask a favor of you. We know you plan months in advance for events that have now been cancelled or changed to a date you can’t attend. It sucks. It sucks for the...

Event Rescheduled: July 3rd – 5th

Event Rescheduled: July 3rd – 5th

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and guidance issued by State and Local Authorities, Carolina Fear Fest will be POSTPONING their event, originally scheduled for May 22nd – 24th in Raleigh NC.

Our new date is July 3rd – 5th.

CONTEST: Two Sentence Horror Stories

CONTEST: Two Sentence Horror Stories

CONTEST OPENS 2/24! Craft the best Two Sentence Horror Story and your story could be voiced by the Crypt Keeper himself, John Kassir! HOW TO ENTER: Visit us on Facebook and look for the "ENTER TO WIN" post, then comment on the photo with your best story by March 1st!...

8 Horror Movies Filmed in NC

8 Horror Movies Filmed in NC

North Carolina horror fans, let's roadtrip! Here's eight horror movies with filming locations right here in our home state. Cabin Fever Released in 2002, this film stars one of our 2020 celebrity guests, Jordan Ladd, plus Rider Strong, and James DeBello. Five recent...

The Mackenzie Poltergeist

The Mackenzie Poltergeist

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Explore the paranormal of Raleigh, NC with our Paranormal Pub Crawls on Friday & Saturday nights! The Place, Greyfriar's Cemetery- Edinburgh, Scotland The time, Late 1600s The event,...

America’s First Serial Killer

America’s First Serial Killer

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Explore the legends and the culture they inspired with other horror fans in NC during our convention.   Herman Webster Mudgett was born in New Hampshire on the 16th of May 1861. He...

What Would Linnea Do?

What Would Linnea Do?

How many times have you been watching a horror movie in a theater or at home and wanted to yell "Don't do that, you idiot!! You're going to die!" As long time horror fan, I've done that a lot! That's what "What Would Linnea Do?" is all about. So, when I talked to the...

The 2 Men that Started Universal’s Horror Legacy

The 2 Men that Started Universal’s Horror Legacy

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our horror con in NC!     Bela Lagosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko in Hungary on 20 October 1882. Lagosi is credited...

Ninety Years, Two Chaneys

Ninety Years, Two Chaneys

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our convention & horror film fest!   Lon Chaney was born in 1883 to deaf/mute parents. He communicated with his parents...

Burg Frankenstein- the Man Behind the Monster

Burg Frankenstein- the Man Behind the Monster

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our North Carolina Horror Convention! Frankenstein's castle, the real Frankenstein's castle is in Germany, just south of Darmstadt in...

The Gory History Vlad (The Impaler) Tepes

The Gory History Vlad (The Impaler) Tepes

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our North Carolina Horror Convention! Vlad Tepes III was born between 1428 and 1431, the second son of Vlad Dracul (The Dragon). ...