Festival and Ball in Arizona

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Horrorfind LLC, Horrorfind.com and the Horrorfind Weekend are delighted to announce a Halloween bash that may change how we choose to celebrate Halloween. Horror Industries most beloved celebrities gather in Phoenix Arizona for what could be the worlds largest Halloween party.

Being held at the gorgeous JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix; http://www.desertridgeresort.com, it’s sure to be an event like no other. Crammed packed with the who’s who in Horror movies; Horrorfind delivers the goods. Celebrities on hand for the weekend include Director, writer, and producer Stewart Gordon. Horror super stars also include; Adrienne Barbeau-Swamp Thing, Jeffrey Combs-Re-animator, Reggie Bannister -Phantasm, Ashley Laurence –Hellraiser, Doug Bradley-Hellraiser, Eileen Deitz -Exorcist, Tony Todd- The Candyman, Dee Wallace Stone-The Howling, Andrew Divoff-The WishMaster, Tom Atkins-Halloween III, cast members from Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, and many more. “We have such sights to show you” –Doug Bradley

For a complete list of Horror Stars and Authors visit the celebrity page at http://www.horrorfindweekend.com/state/arizona/celebrities.html

Hmmm…so what’s it all about? Ken Abner- Vice President of International Sales and Marketing describes it like this. “Hororfind.com and the Horrorfind Weekend have rejuvenated the Horror industry.” Thousands of fans flock to the event in Maryland each August to meet their favorite horror stars, authors, vendors and watch some of the greatest Horror films. Usually running Friday night starting at 5pm and running through the weekend until 5pm on Sunday, theirs so much to do and see, it’s sometimes difficult to decide where to start. There are horror authors doing personal readings and book signings, horror movie stars to get your photo with or sign your favorite memorabilia, many vendors with everything from posters, to figurines, hard to find videos and dvd’s, music, collectables, unique art, and of course spooky props. Movies run from 6pm to 12am or later on Friday evening in the inside movie room, Saturday from 10am to 12am or later with two special outdoor showings on the expansive lawn, and then 10am Sunday morning to 4pm Sunday afternoon. Backed by special contributor and sponsors Anchor Bay Entertainment and Lions Gate Films and their huge selection of Horror movies, there’s plenty for everyone. With many of the films there is commentary by one or more of the stars from the movie. If that was not enough, there is one of the largest costume contests in the country with prizes like a big screen TV, with DVD and Video players, cash, and collectables.

What kinds of people go to these things, you ask? Mike Roden- President explains it best. “Although Horror movies and stars can generally be rated from PG to R, their something at the show for the whole family” We have done our best to promote a show that individuals and families of all ages can appreciate”

So what are you planning for Arizona? What makes it different? “After hundreds of emails and calls from the west coast, we wanted our first show out west to be very unique. What better weekend than Halloween to throw a Horror Festival and Halloween Party? When was the last time you got to party with the worlds elite Horror stars?” Party? “We have always provided loads of activities at our show, but this gives us the opportunity to have a huge costume ball in addition to the customary costume contest we do each year. “Furthermore, we have added trick or treat stations throughout the resort, with everything from candy to movie posters to special give-aways for the little ones, as well as us older little ones” We have added a special late night reading of a special classic that will be read by Howard Sherman…you know him as Bub from Day of the Dead. This is Howard’s first ever Horror convention showing and a special treat for those Day of the Dead fans. For a list of most activities planned, location, directions, celebrity lists, and ticket information, you can visit us online at:

http://www.horrorfindweekend.com/state/arizona

Of course, we have saved a few surprises to be announced at the show, so come join the party…it’s going to be a ball!

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