(This picture was taken at the Transworld Halloween and Attractions Show.)
It’s impossible to attend every convention and event surrounding the haunt industry, but don’t worry. City Blood attends many of the events and conventions that you were dying to see. Below are indepth articles covering these gatherings along with links to pictures taken at various haunts.
Pick your posion and enter at your own risk:
Damien’s MHC Weekend 2017 – See the annual Midwest Haunters Convention through the eyes of veteran actor Damien Reaper who has 19 years experience working in the haunt industry.
Transworld’s Halloween & Attractions Show – 2017 was City Blood’s 10th year attending the annual Haunt Show and we had a blast. Enjoy this entertaining article that covers this great trade show.
Damien’s MHC Journey 2016 – Read about Damien Reaper’s frightful weekend at Midwest Haunters Convention 2016.
Transworld’s Halloween & Attractions Show – Read about this year’s Transworld in St. Louis, Mo. It’s the world’s largest haunt trade show with the best products the industry has to offer.
Damien’s MHC Damnation 2015 – Experience this year’s Midwest Haunters Convention through the mind of veteran haunt actor Damien Reaper. It’s a hauntingly entertaining article.
City Blood’s 2015 Transworld Article – 2015 is the 20th year Transworld’s Halloween & Attractions Show has been the number one show for haunters. This is City Blood’s experience at Transworld.
City Blood’s MHC Article – Experience Midwest Haunters Convention once again with this fun article about all the festivities that took place.
Damien’s MHC Invasion – It’s once again time for Damien Reaper’s annual Midwest Haunters Convention article. You’ll feel like you’re there when you read this detailed account of Damien’s experience.
City Blood’s 2014 Transworld Article – 2014 is the 19th year Transworld’s Halloween & Attractions Show has been the number one show for haunters. This is City Blood’s experience at Transworld.
City Blood’s 2013 MHC Article – Relive the 10th anniversary of the Midwest Haunters Convention with this great article.
Damien’s MHC Madness – Damien Reaper of The Dent Schoolhouse has written a great article on his adventures at this year’s Midwest Haunters Convention.
HorrorHound Weekend 2013 – Haunt actor Christian Greschel talks about his experience volunteering at HorrorHound Weekend in Cincinnati, OH.
City Blood’s 2012 MHC Article – The Midwest Haunters Convention was the largest it has ever been and the first year City Blood volunteered at the haunt extravaganza. Check out this unique article that’s from a volunteer’s perspective.
Damien’s Demonic MHC 2012 – The infamous Damien Reaper from The Dent Schoolhouse discusses his fun experience at this year’s Midwest Haunters Convention in Columbus, Ohio.
USS Nightmare Birthday Celebration – Happy birthday Captain Mitchell! Read all about this unique birthday bash.
City Blood’s 2011 MHC Wrap-up – Check out City Blood’s most extensive Midwest Haunters Convention article ever. Learn about the history of MHC as well as coverage of this year’s event.
Damien Reapers’s MHC Weekend – Damien Reaper of The Dent Schoolhouse takes you on a frightful trip during the Midwest Haunters Convention in Columbus, OH.
Damien Haunts Hauntcon – Damien Reaper of The Dent School House tells of his experience scaring haunters from all over the country during this year’s Hauntcon in Louisville, KY.
Halloween & Attractions Show 2011 Article – The Halloween and Haunt industries were together for the first time since 2008. Transworld is the pinacle of the industry and doesn’t get any bigger or better
The Darkness Review: Special Transworld Edition – The 16th annual Halloween & Attractions show was a haunting good time with new vendors, special events and The Darkness Haunt Tour. Would this year’s tour be a let down or be better than ever?
Indy Haunt Fest: A Ghoulish Gathering – 2010 will be the very first year for The Indy Haunt Fest. This is a rather small convention, but in time this could become a huge gathering.
Damien Reaper’s MHC Experience – Damien Reaper is one of the most respected haunt actors in the industry today. He gives us insight on what he experienced at this year’s Midwest Haunters Convetion.
Adventures at MHC – The Midwest Haunters Convention was a memorable time as always. In this article you will read about the tradeshow and the infamous Monster Makeup Wars.
Transworld 2010 Halloween & Attractions Show Article – Read an indepth article on the 2010 Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Darkness Review: Special Transworld Edition – The 15th annual Halloween & Attractions show was a great event. There were many haunt tours, but the one most people were looking forward to the most was of course The Darkness. Will it be improved from last year or will it dissapoint?
Adventures at MHC – One of the funnest and most popular conventions in the haunt industry is the Midwest Haunters Convention in Columbus, OH. Read an indepth article from 2 people’s perspectives.
Transworld 2009 Haunt and Attractions Show Article – Read an indepth article on the 2009 Transworld Haunt and Attractions Show in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Darkness Review: Special Haunt Show Edition – The 2009 Transworld Haunt and Attractions Show was a blast and the haunt tour people were looking forward to most was “The Darkness” haunt tour.
2008 USS Nightmare Pre Season Tour – See this amazing haunt with all the lights on and get a preview of some of the new scenes you’ll experience at this years USS Nightmare.
A Day at MHC 2008 – The Midwest Haunters Convention was bigger and better for 2008 and these are our experiences at this classic convention.
Halloween Haunt Media Preview ’07 – Check out our coverage of the 2007 Halloween Haunt Media Preview.
2007 USS Nightmare Pre Season Preview – Get a sneak peek of the 2007 USS Nightmare with the lights on and before many of the rooms are finished.
USS Nightmare Media Event ’07 – Here’s coverage of the 2007 USS Nightmare Media Event.
Transworld 2007 Coverage – Over 500 vendors will be at hand at the 2007 Transworld Halloween and Haunt Show in Rosemont, IL. This is City Blood’s detailed coverage.
A Day at MHC 2007 – This was our second year going to the Midwest Haunters Convention in Columbus, OH. Lets see how it all went.
FearFest Media Event ’06 – Experience this year’s media event as if you were walking with the ghoulish characters on the street.
USS Nightmare Media Event ’06 – Read all about this year’s media event at the rustic old boat.
A Day at MHC 2006 – Saturday, July 15th we visited the Midwest Haunters Convention for the first time ever and here is what we experienced and saw.
2005 & 2004
FearFest Media Event ’05 – Just because the haunt season is over, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a classic article on their 2005 media event .
USS Nightmare Media Event ’05 – View many haunting pics of this haunt favorite along with a tour of the mess hall party room and more.
USS Nightmare Media Event ’04 – View many haunting pics of this haunt favorite along with a tour of the mess hall party room and more.