Catch the Wave

Things will be scary in AC during the last weekend of March at New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival. The convention will take place on March 29-31, 2019, at the Showboat Hotel, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ.

The large guest list is led by Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson (Back to the Future), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Tom Savini and Ari Lehman (Friday the 13th), Adrienne Barbeau (Swamp Thing), John Kassir (Tales from the Crypt), David Howard Thornton and Damien Leone (Terrifier), Mark Patton and Kim Myers (A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge), Ken Page (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Linnea Quigley and Amelia Kinkade (Night of the Demons), Joe Bob Briggs (The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs), Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), Tiffany Shepis (Victor Crowley), Kim Director (Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2), Lloyd Kaufman (Troma Entertainment), C.J. Ramone (The Ramones), Denise Crosby, Dale Midkiff, and Miko Hughes (Pet Sematary), John Russo (Night of the Living Dead), Butch Patrick (The Munsters), Jason Marsden (Hocus Pocus), Harvey Spencer Stephens (The Omen), and Bob Camp (The Ren & Stimpy Show), among others.

Events include A Special Night with Mick Garris, the writer-producer-director who has been a part of Hocus Pocus, Stephen King’s The Stand, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” music video, and much more. Quigley and Kinkade will do in-costume photos and fans can alo get photos with the Delorean Time Machine from Back to the Future and Ecto 1A from Ghostbusters II. There will also be Q&As, panels, and a film festival.

The show is open on Friday at 5 PM to 11 PM, Saturday at 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Advance three-day passes are $65 and single day passes are $25.

More information on the convention can be found at newjerseyhorrorcon.com.