Buyer Qualifications:

Fear Expo LIVE is NOT open to the public.

Buyers in every type of Haunted Attraction and Haunt related business in person and online including:

  • Haunted House and Hayride Operators
  • Amusement Park, Theme Park & Water Park Operators
  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Outdoor Entertainment Operators
  • Bowling Alley, Mini Golf & Go-Cart Operators
  • Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches & Farms
  • In-Store & Online Halloween Retailers
  • Paintball, GellyBall and Foam Party Facilities
  • In Store & Virtual Escape Room Operators
  • Special Effects & Make-Up Artists
  • Special Amusement, Zoos & Aquariums
  • Including the ever-growing serious home haunters

You MUST be 15 years of age attend this event.

Day Events:

Thursday March 23rd.
The Ultimate Haunt Spring Tour will invade the great state of Kentucky. They have 6 amazing haunts all lined up for you, including Black Orchard, Malice Manor, The Haunted Hotel, Waverly Hills Sanatorium, American Horrorplex, The Devils Attic . The cost of the tour is $199 and includes six haunt tickets, Transportation, 1 Snack, Lunch, & Dinner. You can sign up for the Ultimate Haunt Spring Tour at https://ultimatehaunttour.com/ultimate-kentucky-haunt-tour-registration/

Friday March 24th.
Fear Expo Networking & Celebration Event (F.E.N.C.E). It is time for the Haunt Industry to celebrate and get to know each other. This event is designed to do just that, and we are excited to bring it to you. The 2023 inaugural Fear Expo Networking & Celebration Event will include the following: A Networking Breakfast With Bar, Education Seminar With Keynote Speakers, Break Away Q&A With Experts In The Industry. A Very Special Early Access To The Show Floor, Live Entertainment, Open Bars Throughout The Day, Networking Round Table Buffett, And Lots Of Drinks, Snacks And FUN. See full itinerary here. To attend “F.E.N.C.E” You must be a VIP ticket holder this year. Not only will you have an amazing time you will also hear how you can attend Fear Expo Networking & Celebration Event in upcoming years.

Friday March 24th.
HAuNTcon Education / Night Time Music Event. We have a full day planned for everyone that will not be attending Fear Expo Networking & Celebration Event. We have 101 starter classes for Make-Up, Actor Training, Costume & Mask Making, Vendor Classes and so much more. These classes will start at noon and go until 6pm. Once the classes are over you will have time to go and grab a bite to eat before the party starts at 8pm. This event is free with your Fear Expo Ticket please click here to register for these events.

Saturday & Sunday March 25th& 26th.
Fear Expo / HAuNTcon Nation Trade Show & Education Event. The Trade show floor is open and ready for you to check out all the new and exciting things that our vendors have to offer. Spend the two days talking to vendors about their new products, and making purchases for your attraction. The show floor will be open Saturday at 9am and stay open to 6pm, and again on Sunday from 10am until 2pm. HAuNTcon has a great lineup of education for you over the 2 days. Classes will start on Saturday morning at 9am and go until 6pm. The Sunday classes will start at 10am and run until 2pm. All classes are free with you Fear Expo ticket this year. Click here to get more information about HAuNTcon Education including class schedule and information about each class.

Ticket Pricing:

General Admission Ticket.   $25.   Includes:

  • Access to both days of the Fear Expo / HAuNTcon National Trade Show. (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Access to all general admission HAuNTcon classes on Friday, Saturday & Sunday (30 Plus Classes)
  • Access to Friday Night Music Event. (8pm)
  • Access To The Amazing Fear Expo Costume Ball 
  • Special discounts offered by vendors on the show floor. 

VIP Admission Ticket.   $65.   Includes:

  • Access to both days of the Fear Expo / HAuNTcon National Trade Show. (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Special Access To Friday Fear Expo Networking & Celebration Event 
  • Access to all  HAuNTcon Haunt Master Classes on Friday, Saturday & Sunday  (40 plus classes)
  • Vip Access To The Amazing Fear Expo Costume Ball. 
  • Special Access to Friday Music Event
  • Special discounts offered by vendors on the show floor.
  • 50% off the 2023 Fear Expo trade show shirt
  • Entrance To Awards Party On Sunday
  • VIP Lounge Entrance For:
    • Daily VIP Room Access With VIP Vendors & Other VIP Buyers
    • Daily Snacks & Drinks In VIP Room
    • VIP Lounge. Morning Coffee & Pastries, and lunch
    • VIP Meeting Rooms (Private Rooms Can Be reserved)