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Florida's Premier Horror Convention

Join us in Orlando on October 27-29, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando

Spooky Empire has been delivering the best sights, sounds and screams to Halloween lovers since 2003. 20TH ANNIVERSARY! We feature an enormous room of vendors, a film and tattoo festival, music, celebrity speakers, and more to satiate even the most diehard aficionados of the spooky season! We’ve hosted the premier convention in the south eastern united states twice per year. One in the Spring, and the other all-out mega-convention near Halloween. Ticket Info and purchase options listed below.

Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 (Directions& Map)

Opening Hours: Friday 1pm, Saturday 11am, Sunday 11am

World Class Horror Vendors, Speakers, & Entertainment
Each and every year, our celebrity guest list keeps our creepy crowd glued to their seats with Q+As, Forums, Music, Meet & Greet Opportunities, and Autographs.

Autograph Room Hours: Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Photo Op Schedule & Ticket Info:

Fast Pass Add-On


This years Guests (over 40 announced so far) include: Robert Englund, Cassandra Peterson, Rose McGowan, Chiodo Brothers, Doug Bradley, Ve Neil and many more


View Complete List here:


Spooky Vendors from throughout the U.S.!
Our exhibitors room is jam packed with countless booths of vendors from throughout the U.S.

Vendor Room Hours: Friday 1pm-9pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Tattoo Festival
Well over 50 artists come for each event. There is sure to be an artist to match everyone’s ink vision.

Tattoo Festival Hours: Friday 1pm-11pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
All of artists are required to follow Florida’s Department of Health’s Requirements. You’re in safe hands!

Costume Contests, Music, & More

There is something happening at all hours of the weekend. There is something for the whole family at Spooky Empire. We’ll be hosting music, costume contests, parties, Q+A sessions, celebrity meetings, classes and more.

Complete Schedule here:

Tickets on Sale

(1 day pass) $45.00 - Online After October 1st
$50.00 - At the door
(1 day pass) $55.00 - Online After October 1st
$60.00 - At the door
(1 day pass) $45.00 - Online After October 1st
$50.00 - At the door

(FRI-SUN) $85.00 - Online After October 1st
$90.00 - At the door

VIP and Fast Pass SOLD OUT

Children, 10 and younger, are FREE.
You must be 21 and older to attend the VIP Party.
Each ticket is valid for the day(s) specified on the ticket only. No Refunds.
All admission includes 6.5% Florida Sales Tax.

Purchase Tickets here:


About The Event
Spooky Empire has quickly become one of the most respected horror event promotions companies in the United States, bringing to life two of the most popular horror conventions in the nation, with fans attending from all over the world.

October’s event, Ultimate Horror Weekend, has grown significantly since its modest start in Fort Lauderdale in 2003. After finding a permanent home in Orlando, FL it has become one of the largest horror conventions in the nation, with more and more fans attending each year. Just when you think the show can’t be topped, Spooky Empire brings it bigger and better the next year! Each show is more monstrous than the last. The name describes it perfectly; it is THE ULTIMATE weekend for horror fans of all ages! Where else can you meet and mingle with your favorite horror movie and TV stars, buy any collectible you can imagine from your choice of over 200 vendors and artists, see new and up and coming films as well as your old favorites, take part in one of the largest Zombie Walks, get tattooed by some of the best artists from around the world, and of course party ‘til your heart’s content…or until you puke…and that doesn’t even list half of the events that go on during this non-stop weekend of horrors.


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