Horror/Sci-Fi convention, ShockaCon rises again this Friday September 8th to Sunday September 10th at the Beni Kedem Shrine Center in Charleston.
Guests for this year include Naomi Grossman (Pepper from American Horror Story), Daeg Faerch (young Michael Myers in Rob Zombie’s Halloween), Ari Lehman and his band First Jason, Lew Temple (Axel in Walking Dead), Geretta Geretta (Rats: Night of Terror, Demons), Monique Dupree (Tha True Original Gata), Chalet Lizette Brannam (Crepitus), Josh Turner and Scott Lane ( Negan’s saviors on Walking Dead), artists Matthew Atchley, Chris Woodall, JR Earls, John Johnson (film company Darkstone Entertainment), Cemetery Knights, Naughty Samadhi belly dance troupe, Po’Folks Cabaret, Professor Sinister Savage Sideshow, Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Blue Box Alliance, Last Ride Motion Simulated Coffin Ride, Dead Zone Productions, KCHA Black Cat Adoption, Terminus Grilling, prop maker Tiffany Steele, WV Ghostbusters, and more.
Music acts for this year are the Renfields, the Jasons, Black Hole Zion, Captain Catfeesh, and Ghost Road.
Events over the will include CharCon Gaming, a Scavenger Hunt, game shows, crafting workshops on crafting and creating, Drink and Paint, panels on cosplay, film making, cryptozoology plus more, guests Q&As, performances on stage from 8pm to midnight on Friday and Saturday, scream contest, Kid’s Day on Sunday, costume contest on Saturday with $10 entry fee (half goes to the winner, half to charity), and plenty more to keep you entertained. The after party, Aftershock, will be at the Blue Parrot on Friday and Saturday starting at midnight.
Not much is known on vendors except some horror related hand-made creations for sale.
Ticket pre-orders are closed but can still be bought at the door. $45 for weekend pass, $15 for Friday or Sunday only, and $25 for Saturday only. Children six and under get in free.
Another year for horror and costuming fans to enjoy.