Slashers, monsters, heroes, adventurers, and wrestlers are heading to New Jersey soon for Monster-Mania Con. The horror convention will be held on March 10-12, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, at 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ.
Films will be shown all weekend, plus panels and Q&As with guests, Celebrity Auction to Save the Yorkies Rescue, and Alan Howarth concert with music from Halloween, They Live, Escape from New York, and other films.
Vendors will have all kinds of merchandise from t-shirts and buttons to toys and figures to posters and props.
Guests are John Cusack (Say Anything), Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, and Mark Steger (Stranger Things), Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism), Danny Lloyd and Lisa and Louise Burns (The Shining), Nick Castle (Halloween), Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest), Kristy Swanson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Doug Bradley (Hellraiser), Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead), Ted White (Friday the 13th Part 4), C.J. Graham (Friday the 13th Part 6), Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th 7-10), Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator), and Lita, Barry Windham, J.J. Dillon, and Tully Blanchard (pro wrestlers). There will also be a reunion for John Carpenter’s The Thing with Wilford Brimley, Thomas G. Waits, Joel Polis, Richard Masur, and Peter Maloney.
The con runs Friday 5 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM (autographs) and 7 PM (dealers room), and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Films and panels will be held Friday 5 PM to 2 AM, Saturday 10 AM to 2 AM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.
The advance weekend pass is $50, Friday is $25, Saturday is $25, and Sunday is $20.