Catch the Wave

Horror icons and pop culture stars are heading to New Jersey soon for Monster-Mania Con on March 9-11, 2018. The horror convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Celebrity guests are Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), John Carpenter (director Halloween), Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws), Randy Quaid (National Lampoon’s Vacation films), Paul Ruebens (Pee-wee’s Playhouse), Kathleen Turner (Serial Mom), Sean Astin and Joe Pantoliano (The Goonies), Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club), Tony Todd (Candyman), Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses), and Sharni Vinson (You’re Next).

Monster-Mania will also host three film and series reunions over the weekend. Jaeden Leiberher, Sophia Lillis, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Chosen Jacobs, and Wyatt Oleff from the 2017 It film will be there. Friday the 13th Jason actors Steve Dash, Kane Hodder, Ted White, C.J. Graham, Ken Kirzinger, and Tom Morga will meet guests. Suzanne Snyder, Grant Cramer, Mike Martinez, Harrod Blank, and the Chiodo Brothers from Killer Klowns from Outer Space will also attend.

During the weekend there will be Q&As, reunion panels, costume contest, and several guests will do in-costume professional photos.

The autograph and dealer rooms are open Friday 5 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM (autographs) and 7 PM (dealer rooms), and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Film and event hours are 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. The events schedule will be posted close to the time of the event. Learn more and purchase tickets on the Monster-Mania website.