Mad Monster Party Horror Con Returns To Charlotte, NC

The annual Mad Monster Party horror convention returns to Charlotte, North Carolina in March with another killer lineup of genre favorites, including Dick Warlock of Halloween II, Gunnar Hansen of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Sid Haig of House of 1000 Corpses, Doug Bradley of Hellraiser, Tobin Bell of Saw, plus Batman and Robin icons Adam West and Burt Ward, along with many more.
The 4th annual Mad Monster Party horror convention returns to the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina the weekend of March 27-29.

The full lineup of guests includes:
Dick Warlock (Halloween II; Escape From New York)
Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses; The Devil’s Rejects; Rob Zombie’s Halloween)
Danny Trejo (Machete; Rob Zombie’s Halloween)
William Forsythe (The Devil’s Rejects; Rob Zombie’s Halloween)
Tobin Bell (Saw)
Gunnar Hansen (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre)
Bill Johnson (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2)
Doug Bradley (Hellraiser)
Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story)
John Kassir (Tales from The Crypt)
Alex Vincent (Child’s Play)
Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead; From Dusk Till Dawn)
Amanda Bearse (Fright Night; Married with Children)
Chris Sarandon (Fright Night; The Nightmare Before Christmas)
William Ragsdale (Fright Night)
Stephen Geoffreys (Fright Night)
Jonathan Stark (Fright Night)
Art Evans (Fright Night)
Tim Capello (The Lost Boys)
Steve Johnson (Ghostbusters FX master)
Lynn Lowry (The Crazies)
Christine McCorkindale (Night Breed)
Alan Openheimer (He-Man voice of Skeletor)
Steve Railsback (The Devil’s Rejects)
John Russo (Night of the Living Dead)
Charles Fleischer (A Nightmare on Elm Street; Who Framed Roger Rabbit?)
Pat Carroll (The Little Mermaid)
Vernon Wells (The Road Warrior; Weird Science)
Peter Chriss of Kiss
Nick Ogre of Skinny Puppy
Wednesday 13
Adam West (Batman TV series)
Burt Ward (Batman TV series)
Schedule of Events:
Horror Burlesque – Friday at midnight
Costume Contest – Saturday at 7pm
Miss Mad Monster Pageant – Saturday at 8pm
Live (Undead) Music – Saturday at 9:30pm
Brewster’s Fright Night Drinking Game – Saturday at 10pm
Mad Monster Party Film Festival (all weekend)
Panels and Screenings (all weekend)
Scaraoke (all weekend)
Scares That Care Charity Auction (all weekend)
Panels and Photo Ops:
Friday March 27th
6:15pm Peter Criss Photo Op
6:30pm Mad Monsters of Rock with Ogre & Wednesday 13 
7:00pm Sid Haig Devil’s Rejects makeup and costume Photo Op
8:00pm Tales from the Crypt presents: Demon Knight – 20th Anniversary panel with Charles Fleischer & John Kassir 
8:00pm Adam West & Burt Ward Photo Op
8:45pm Tobin Bell Photo Op
9:30pm Uncle Forry Tribute panel with Joe Moe, Ogre, and special guests
9:30pm Danny Trejo Photo Op
Saturday March 28th
11:11am Stephen Geoffreys’ “Evil Ed” makeup and costume Photo Op
12:00pm Fright Night – 30th Anniversary panel with Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Jonathan Stark, Art Evans, Stephen Geoffreys & Steve Johnson
12:00pm Peter Criss Photo Op
1:00pm Adam West & Burt Ward Photo Op
2:00pm Holy Batman! panel with Adam West & Burt Ward!
2:00pm Danny Trejo Photo Op
3:00pm Gunnar Hansen “Leatherface” full costume Photo Op
3:00pm Killer Roles to Die For panel with William Forsythe & Steve Railsback 
4:00pm Faces of Leather: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre panel with Gunnar Hansen & Bill Johnson
4:00pm Tobin Bell Photo Op 
5:00pm Villainous Voices panel with voice over artists Pat Carroll, Charles Fleischer, Alan Oppenheimer, & John Kassir
6:00pm Scares That Care Charity Auction
Sunday March 29th
11:30am Tobin Bell Photo Op
11:30am Doug Bradley: Raising Hell Q&A 
12:30pm Tobin Bell Q&A 
12:30pm Adam West & Burt Ward Photo Op
1:30pm Child’s Play panel with Chris Sarandon & Alex Vincent
2:00pm Danny Trejo Photo Op
2:30pm Sid Haig Q&A 
3:30pm Danny Trejo Q&A
4:30pm American Horror Story: Freak Show panel with Naomi Grossman

We will update this post with any additional guests and events as they are announced, and watch for complete coverage of this killer convention, including photos, interviews, and live reports of many of the events!
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Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.