banner-240x160That is why May is when the National Halloween Convention is held. Halloween in all its varied forms and sub genre’s is second only to Christmas in the American imagination, and pocketbook. The convention brings together professional haunters, Amateur home haunters, Halloween decorators, antique collectors, Horror film fans, and history buffs all under the one umbrella of the holiday.

Convention activities include

  • A dealer’s room,
  • Masquerade ball,
  • Various competitions,
  • Trips to haunted attractions, and
  • Educational lectures and classes on costumes, makeup, special effects, prop building, scenic design and even “scareology.”

When: April 29 – May 2, 2010
Where: Valley Forge Convention Center, Valley Forge, Pa.
For More Info: http://www.nationalhalloweenconvention.com/