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An Update On HAuNTcon 2021

Today we are sharing the difficult decision that the upcoming HAuNTcon event, scheduled to take place January 22-24, 2021 in Dallas, Texas as well as the co-located Halloween & Party Expo will now pivot to a virtual event for the Halloween, party, celebration and haunt community. We continue to put the health, safety and wellbeing of our team, customers, partners, family and friends above all other priorities and those values remain most important to us. In light of both governmental direction and general public health advisories a face-to-face event will not be possible with the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government issued State of Disaster in Texas. Click here to read more from our team.

What is HAuNTcon?

HAuNTcon will push your business out of its comfort zone and introduce you to game-changing new products, ideas and concepts. It's more than a tradeshow, it's an innovative experience where the haunt community creates the future of the industry. The time has come to disturb the norm - it all starts in Dallas.

Make Your Next Haunt Season A Game Changer

Imagine, getting the newest scare concepts, best makeup effects, bullet proof business and promotion strategies before your competition does. The peace of mind knowing that everything you buy, learn, and apply during this convention is guaranteed to help your attraction grow and stand the test of time. No more “small thinking” and “little ideas.” Everything you get your hands on will be BIG, tested and proven tactics to make your event a landmark on everyone’s local Halloween road map.

Halloween & Party Expo co-located with HAuNTcon provides a unique opportunity to both haunters and retail stores. Haunters get insight into what trends their customers will see and build partnerships with local shops. Retail outlets learn how to enhance their in-store experience to drive sales. Imagine an ecosystem where retail and attractions work together to raise mutual awareness and revenue! The Halloween & Party Expo and HAuNTcon are critical to our company development moving forward.”

-Philip Hernandez, Gantom Lighting & Controls



Why HAuNTcon

Over 70 hours of Haunt Education

Business, Creative, Demonstration, Escape Room, Safety and Security Hands-On Workshops and All-Day Workshop tracks are all designed to provide information and teach you techniques to do what you do better, faster and easier this upcoming haunt season. Learn new money saving techniques and time saving tips and tricks. 

100 + Vendors

Get your hands on the latest and greatest in props, set special effects, masks, marketing & promotions and much more from 100+ vendors.

Behind the Scenes Haunted Tours

Get off the show floor, meet up with haunter friends old and new and get scared and get inspired on our haunted tours! Leave New Orleans with fresh, new ideas to implement into your own haunt next season. 

Annual Costume Ball

The Annual Costume Ball is THE industry event for the Haunt AND Halloween & Party industry. Don't miss out on a night of dancing, networking and fun!