Our ballroom will be packed with plenty of opportunities to purchase horror toys, t-shirts, books, movies, masks, art and autographs.

Show Hours
Show hours are as such. Please note that early-admission tickets will be allowed an hour early entry into the convention, based on the hours noted below, Friday and Saturday only!
  • Friday
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Open: 4pm (Early Access)
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Open: 5pm
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Close: 10pm
  • Saturday
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Open: 10am (Early Access)
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Open: 11am
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Close: 7pm
  • Sunday
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Open: 11am
    • Vendor/Guest Area Doors Close: 5pm

Q&A Panel & Event Schedule

Located at the Sharonville Convention Center – The HorrorHound Weekend Q&A Panel Room will host a number of events over the weekend of MARCH 17-19, 2017 -including film reunion panels, demos, concerts and stage events! All after hour events are scheduled to go on till midnight!

Here is the most updated schedule currently available (ALL DATES/TIMES PENDING):

  • Friday
    • 5:30-6:30pm: Rob Zombie's 31 PANEL
    • 6:30-7:30pm: The Thing PANEL
    • 8:30-900pm: Doors Open: John Waters: This Filthy World* – EVENT
    • 9:00-10:30am: John Waters: This Filthy World* – EVENT
    • 10:00-1:00am: Splash Cincinnati Water Park Party* – EVENT
  • Saturday
    • 11:00-12:00pm: Indie Filmmaker Q&A
    • 12:00-1:00pm: Horror Host Hall of Fame Ceremony – EVENT
    • 1:00-2:00pm: The Monster Squad PANEL
    • 2:00-3:00pm: Bates Motel PANEL
    • 3:00-4:00pm: Saw PANEL
    • 4:00-5:00pm: American Horror Story PANEL
    • 5:00-6:00pm: KIDS Costume Contest PANEL
    • 8:00-1:00am: The Costume Ball CONTEST & EVENT**
      Featuring Performances by Mummula, The Monster Dolls, Pickled Brothers Circus, &
      Chump Change Variety – plus music by DJ Joel, The Costume Content & King/Queen Crowning!
  • Sunday
    • 12:30-1:30pm: Wolf Creek PANEL
    • 1:30-2:00pm: Vestron PANEL
    • 2:00-3:00pm: "Nerds" PANEL

    (ALL panels, events, concerts and times subject to change)

    *Additional fee may apply
    **Taking place at Ramada Hotel, across street from convention center.

HHW Film Festival Schedule


Over the past 10 years, the HorrorHound Weekend Film Festival has hosted amazing film premieres and advance screenings. Titles such as Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Witching & Bitching, Maniac, Let the Right One In, REC., Antiviral, Detention of the Dead, The Signal, Murder Party, Chillerama, The Girl Next Door, Black Sheep, Black Waters of Echo's Pond, Inside, Cold in July, Timecrimes, Yoga Hosers, Dear God No!, Plan Z, Sightseers, and so many others have screened first at HHW! What could be in store for the 2017 HHW Film Festival? Stay tuned!

CLICK HERE filmmakers for information on how to submit your film for possible selection into the 2017 Cincinnati HHW Film Fest!

Most each feature film is accompanied by an outstanding short film, which will screen prior to the film (noted below).
Make sure you check out one of the exciting titles below (as they are announced), which are sure to be the next big thing!

* All films subject to slight alterations to their scheduledue to unexpected circumstances. We suggest anyone planning to see a film arrive no less than 10 minutes prior to the screening. In turn, some films may screen slightly later than listed - schedule your day accordingly. Schedule is subject to change. Please refer to EVENTS page at prior to event for any alterations to the line-up and/or schedule. Some films will be presented with introductions by the filmmakers.

Here is the most updated schedule currently available:


***ALL films, panels, concerts and times subject to change***

PLEASE NOTE: Limited Seating on select screening screenings may be at capacity and seating is not guaranteed. VIP ticket holders are requested to be in attendance no less than 10 minutes prior to screen time to assure access to said screening.