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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.

Retro Horror Gaming 2024

Thanks to our friends at Retro Reaction for bringing these games to the con! Retro Reaction provides a unique gaming experience of retro and modern gaming systems. From childhood favorites to indie games to rare one offs, we have something for everyone. This free to...
Retro Horror Gaming 2024

Retro Horror Gaming 2024

Thanks to our friends at Retro Reaction for bringing these games to the con! Retro Reaction provides a unique gaming experience of retro and modern gaming systems. From childhood favorites to indie...

Tabletop Gaming 2024

Tabletop Gaming 2024

Enjoy thrills and chills with tabletop, social, and board games that have a horror twist! Our friends at AVL Scarefest are running a ton of different games from horror/humor to downlight terrifying....

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...

UNSOLVED: Jack the Ripper

UNSOLVED: Jack the Ripper

In 1880, London's east end became home to London's most notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper.  For over 130 years cold case detectives have tried to make a name for themselves by claiming...

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...