Scares That Care Charity Weekend 2019 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The 6th Annual Scares That Care Charity Weekend returned to Williamsburg, Virginia this past weekend, Aug. 2-4, with possibly the most heartfelt convention we’ve ever attended, as genre icons, talented vendors, and thousands of fans and cosplayers gathered, all to benefit a truly great cause.

Scares That Care is an all volunteer charity, where net proceeds from all organization events are provided to the recipients selected. Founded in 2006, “Scares That Care!” to date has raised and donated over $250,000 to organizations that treat sick children and families with a child affected by illness, burns, or women fighting breast cancer.

Celebrity guests at the 2019 Scares That Care Weekend included Sid Haig (House of 1,000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, 3 From Hell, Halloween 2007), Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th VII-X, Hatchet), Sarah Butler (I Spit on Your Grave), composer Henry Manfredini (Friday the 13th), and Lia Beldam (The Shining), Jibrail Nantambu (Halloween 2018), Joe Bob Briggs (The Last Drive In) and his Last Drive In co-host Darcy the Mail Girl (aka Diana Prince), cast members of The Monster Squad and The Thing, among many others.

Halloween Daily News was honored to be a part of this great event for the first time this year, and we have a ton of coverage coming soon, including photos, videos, costume contest highlights, and exclusive interviews with Joe Bob Briggs, Sarah Butler, Jibrail Nantambu, and more.

You can our cosplay and vendor highlights in the photo gallery below, but be sure to check back, as many more photos and videos from the entire weekend will be added to this post throughout the month!

[See more Scares That Care Costume Contest highlights here.]

[Watch the Scares That Care Charity award presentations here.]

[Watch our Scares That Care interview with Joe Bob Briggs here.]

[Watch our Scares That Care interview with Jibrail Nantambu here.]

[Watch the Scares That Care Ladies of Horror panel here.]

[See all of our coverage from Scares That Care 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.