Catch the Wave

Boogeymen, horror heroines, wrestlers, and others are heading to Maryland soon for the next installment of Monster-Mania Con. The event will take place on September 28-30, 2018 at the Delta Hotel Marriott, located at 245 Shawan Road in Hunt Valley, MD.

Celebrity guests are Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark), Robert Patrick (Scorpion), Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy), Kane, Lita, and Mick Foley (pro wrestlers), Nicholas Hamilton (2017 It), Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba), George P. Wilbur (Halloween 4, 6), Nestor Corbonell (Bates Motel), Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th 7-10), Steve Dash (Friday the 13th Part 2), Bill Moseley and Sid Haig (House of 1,000 Corpses), Nancy [Loomis] Kyes (Halloween), Toy Newkirk (Nightmare on Elm Street 4), Sheryl Lee (Twin Peaks), Ray Wise (Robocop), Larry Zerner (Friday the 13th Part 3), Thom Mathews (Friday the 13th Part 6), Ke Huy Quan (The Goonies), Billy Wirth, G Tom Mac, and Jamison Newlander (The Lost Boys), Jonathan Breck (Jeepers Creepers), Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), Scott Jackson (Monsterman Graphic Artist), and Ken Haeser, Buz Hasson, and Blair Smith (The Living Corpse comics).

Special photo ops include one with Robert Englund and Kane Hodder (with Hodder in Jason makeup), duo photo with Heather Langenkamp and Robert Englund, and in-costume photo with Sid Haig and Bill Moseley as Captain Spaulding and Otis Driftwood.

The con is open Friday 5 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM (autograph room) and 7 PM (dealers room), and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Films and events are open Friday 5 PM to 2 AM, Saturday 10 AM to 2 AM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.

The weekend pass is $50, Friday is $25, Saturday is $25, and Sunday is $20. There are VIP and preshow passes as well and the preshow admission gets in an hour early each day.

More details on the con and tickets can be purchased at monstermania.net.