Catch the Wave

It’s about to get scary in southern New Jersey when Monster-Mania Con comes to town. Scheduled for August 18-20, 2017, the horror event will once again take place at the Crowne Plaza at 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Celebrity guests are Kate Beckinsale (Underworld), Val Kilmer (Top Gun), Daphne Zuniga (Spaceballs), Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Chris Kattan (Saturday Night Live), Fairuza Balk (The Craft), Jonathan Ke Quan (The Goonies), Pollyanna McIntosh (The Woman), Ethan Embry (Empire Records), Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator), Zach Galligan (Gremlins), Alison Lohman (Drag Me to Hell), P.J. Soles (Halloween), Derek Mears (Friday the 13th), Bill Mosley and Sid Haig (House of 1,000 Corpses), Steve Dash (Friday the 13th Part II), Tom Morga (Friday the 13th Part V), Burt Young (Rocky), Robert Brian Wilson (Silent Night Deadly Night), Seth Gilliam (The Walking Dead), Jen and Sylvia Soska (writers-directors-actresses), Charlie Benante and Scott Ian (Anthrax), and Stephen McHattie (The Strain).

The con hours are Friday 5 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM (autographs) and 7 PM (dealer’s room), and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Films and other events will be held until 2 AM on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

The advance weekend pass is $50, Friday is $25, Saturday is $25, and Sunday is $20. Visit the website to purchase tickets, view the schedule, and get other con info.