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 JW Marriott Indianapolis – The HorrorHound Weekend Q&A Panel Room will host a number of events over the weekend of AUGUST 24-26, 2018 - 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
    • 6:00-7:00pm: Mad Max 2 PANEL
    • 7:00-8:00pm: Cobra Kai PANEL
    • 8:00-9:00pm: Evil Dead 2 PANEL
    • 10:00-1:00pm: Blood Fest SCREENING Event*
      Doors Open at 10pm – Event Starts at 10:30pm*
  • Saturday
    • 12:00-1:00pm: Indie Filmmaker PANEL
    • 1:00-2:00pm: Billy Zane PANEL
    • 2:00-3:00pm: Stephen King's IT PANEL
    • 3:00-4:00pm: The Last Starfighter PANEL
    • 4:00-5:00pm: A Nightmare on Elm Street PANEL
    • 5:00-6:00pm: KIDS Costume CONTEST (with performance by FreakShow Family)
      Kids Costume Contest Registration begins at 3:30pm, outside of the Q&A Room.
    • 8:00-1:00am: Night Terrors Costume Ball CONTEST & CONCERT-EVENT*
      Featuring Performances by HARLEY POE, Jess-O-Lantern, & FreakShow Family w/music by DJ Joel*
      Estimated stage times: Contest judging begins @ 8pm. FreakShow Family @ 8:45pm. Jess-O-Lantern @10pm. Contest Winners @ 11pm. Harley Poe @ 11:45pm
  • Sunday
    • 12:00-1:00pm: Shannen Doherty PANEL
    • 1:00-2:00pm: Super Troopers PANEL
    • 2:00-3:00pm: Rob Zombie's 31 PANEL

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

    *Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult themes and alcohol will be served.

HHW Film Festival Schedule


Over the past 10-plus 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 2018 HHW Film Festival? STAY TUNED FOR A FULL SCHEDULE!

CLICK HERE filmmakers for information on how to submit your film for possible selection into the 2018 Indianapolis 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.

***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.