HauntFest Show Bringing Halloween To Texas In August

A new Halloween-themed convention is coming to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this summer, as the Halloween and HauntFest Show takes over the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, Texas in August.
A cash and carry consumer Halloween show with a projected attendance of 3,000 attendees, the Halloween & HauntFest Show is the premiere Halloween event in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, “a gateway event to the Halloween season”.
Guests will get sneak peeks of local Halloween attractions, the newest costumes, and the greatest decorations for the holiday.
 This family-friendly weekend convention is open to the public.
Convention events 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
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
The Halloween and HauntFest Show comes to the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, Texas on August 27-28, 2016.
You can learn more and get your tickets now here.

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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.