horror

Texas Frightmare Weekend

May 5th-7th 2017

Dallas, TX 75261

22 mi

Texas Frightmare Weekend is presented in association with FANGORIA Magazine. Conceived by Loyd and Sue Cryer in 2005 as a three day horror convention, the event takes place annually in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. True to its motto, “The Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention”, our goal is to provide fans with an unrivaled experience by celebrating all aspects of genre films. Texas Frightmare Weekend hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country. The event is also extremely proud to have featured the rising talents of many Texas “Frightmakers” in screenings, panel discussions and Q & A’s.

celebrity, collectibles, cosplay, fan, film, geek, goth, halloween, horror, media, monster, paranormal, science fiction, twilight, twitter, zombie

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monster

Famous Monsters Convention

May 26th-28th 2017

Dallas, TX 75201

31 mi

Famous Monsters of Filmland, the original sci-fi/horror/fantasy-genre magazine that captured over three decades of imagination, announces today its foray into the horror convention circuit. The weekend-long convention will be packed with special screenings, monstrous parties, exciting music acts, panels, a costume contest and lots more.

celebrity, collectibles, cosplay, costume, fantasy, film, horror, kaiju, monster, science fiction, vampire, weird, zine, zombie

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pirate

Texas Pirate Festival

Jun 3rd-4th 2017

Hillsboro, TX 76645

53 mi

The TEXAS PIRATE FESTIVAL, featuring the Bilge Pumps and other favorites, will run June 3-4 this year.

craft, filk, music, pirate

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anime

A-Kon

Jun 8th-11th 2017

Fort Worth, TX 76102

0 mi

A-Kon is the oldest continually running, anime-based convention in N. America. A-Kon hosts anime fans and guests, and offers other items of interest ranging from gaming, to independent film, all in the quest to provide the best experience for the fans and bring the most engaging, and educational, entertainment to the anime community.

anime, cosplay, film, manga, roleplaying game

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literary

ECOF

Jun 8th-11th 2017

Irving, TX 75038

21 mi

Edgar Rice Burroughs Chain of Friendship Event: The National Capital Area Panthans are delighted to host the 2015 ECOF in Rockville, MD celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the discussions at the 1995 Dum-Dum in Rutland, VT that lead to the formal chartering of our fan group about a year later. As of our ECOF on June 4-7, we will have met consecutively for 224 months, producing a newsletter and an informative Panthan Journal composed of member contributions at each of those monthly meetings.

fantasy, horror, literary, mystery, pulp, science fiction, weird

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