Meet horror stars, pop culture celebs at Mad Monster Party

CONCORD, N.C. — Meet pop culture icons and characters from classic horror movies at the annual Mad Monster Party Carolina, a three-day fan convention happening Feb. 18-20 at the Embassy Suites in Concord.

In addition to celebrity meet and greets, there will be vendors selling collectibles and memorabilia, seminars and speaker panels.

Celebrity guests include: Neve Campbell (“Scream,” “Party of Five”); Curtis Armstrong (“Revenge of the Nerds,” “Supernatural”); Robert Carradine (“Revenge of the Nerds,” “Escape from LA”); Robert Patrick (“Terminator 2,” “Peacemaker,” “X-Files); Sherilyn Fenn (”Twin Peaks,” “The Wraith,” “Boxing Helena”); Kane Hodder (“Leatherface” from “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” video game), James Jude Courtney (“Halloween,” “Halloween Kills,” “Halloween Ends”); Robert Rusler (“A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” “Vamp,” “Weird Science”); Mark Patton (“A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” “Scream, Queen!”); and musician Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour).

Click here to see the most up-to-date lineup.

Convention hours are from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

General admission costs $35 in advance or $40 at the door on Friday and Sunday, and $45 in advance or $50 at the door on Saturday. A SHRIEKend 3-day pass costs $80 in advance or $90 at the door, and an R.I.P pass (for the “really intense partyer”) is available online for $199.

Kids 12 and younger will be admitted for free with an adult.

For more information, click here.

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