Halloween & HauntFest: A Texas Show for Every Level of Haunter

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“Excellent Show! Lots of exhibits, friendly and scary people, good makeup demos, and an amazing body paint contest.” -Mike Murray


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Dates: August 26 & 27 2017
Location: Mesquite Convention Center, Mesquite Texas
Show Type: Cash and carry consumer Halloween show
Projected Attendance: 3000 attendees
Website: www.HalloweenAndHauntFest.com


In this podcast episode of HaunTopic, we get Steve Colberg on the mic to chat with us about his upcoming convention Halloween & HauntFest in Texas. We cover all things going on at the show in 2017 and dig a little deeper to find out the real story behind Steve and why he puts this event together for other Haunted House/Halloween junkies.


Thanks to Philip Hernandez (Haunted Attraction Network) and Tristin Pierce (Flatline Radio) for helping with this interview!

Inside the Halloween and Hauntfest:

The Halloween & HauntFest Show is the premier Halloween event in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.   Halloween & HauntFest is a gateway event to the Halloween season. Guests will get sneak peeks of local Halloween attractions, the newest costumes and greatest decorations for the Holiday.  This family-friendly weekend convention is open to the public.


Convention elements include a vendor show floor, seminars and workshops.


The trade show will be a “cash and carry” show featuring:

  • Local Halloween attractions and events
  • Local artisans
  • Decoration and costume stores
  • Makeup
  • Masks
  • Creepy dolls
  • Creepy contact lenses
  • Day of the Dead merchandise


Education will have themed tracks:

  • Making Monsters – Classes about makeup, costumes, scare acting and more
  • Halloween Hosting – Learn recipes, mixology and decorating for the coolest Halloween parties
  • Creep Your Crypt – How to decorate your yard and house for the holiday
  • Terror Tech – Take your haunt to the next level! We’ll teach you how
  • Halloween Preview – Previews and behind the scenes of local haunted attractions


Paid attendees will have free access to entertainment activities running continuously while the show floor is open.  Entertainment includes:

  • Celebrity guests
  • Makeup demos
  • Dance troops
  • Body painting demos


Steven Colberg
(949) 427-0255


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