Sunday, March 27, 2011

Saturday Nightmares Expo - June 3-5 - Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel

The June Expo is just 9 weeks away!
Join us at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel for what will be Saturday Nightmares biggest Horror/SciFi Expo yet!

Celebrity guests featuring Tippi Hedren - star of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"
Bruce Dern - "Marnie", "Family Plot", "Silent Running" and "The 'burbs"
Karen Black - "Family Plot", "Burnt Offerings" and "Trilogy of Terror"
Barbara Steele - Mario Bava's "Black Sunday" and Roger Corman's "Pit and the Pendulum".
Sid Haig - Rob Zombie's "House of 1000 Corpses" and "The Devil's Rejects".
Doug Bradley - star of Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" films.
Julian Sands - "Warlock"

Sunday, November 1, 2009


Expo hours

Friday - 4 PM - Midnight

Saturday - 10 AM - Midnight

Sunday - 10 AM - 5 PM



4 PM - 11:00 PM Vendors/Guests signing - Main lobby and second tiers.

(Vendors may stay open until Midnight)

7:30 PM Roy Frumkes' Premier of updated and digitally remastered 'Document of the Dead' The Definitive Edition (Intro by Roy Frumkes).

10:30 PM Film Screening - 'Night of The Living Dead'

'Twilight Zone' Marathon Main Auditorium -

(All day between events)


10 AM - 7 PM Vendors/Guests signing - Main Lobby and second tiers.

(Vendors may stay open until Midnight)

1 PM Alex Horwitz's Feature Film screening -

'Alice Jacobs is Dead' - Starring Adrienne Barbeau

- Main Auditorium

3 PM Ken Foree Q&A - Main Auditorium

6:30 PM Panel Discussion - George Romero, Ken Foree, Tom Savini, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, John Amplas and Adrienne Barbeau.

8 PM - Midnight Double-Feature Film Screening - 'CreepShow' & 'Dawn of the Dead'!

'Twilight Zone' Marathon Main Auditorium -

(All day between events)


10 AM - 5 PM Vendors/Guests signing - Main Lobby and second tiers

11 AM Screening - One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead'

(Intro by the documentary filmmakers)

12:30 PM Russ Streiner & John Russo's premier short featurette 'The Song of the Dead'.

1:30 PM Joshua Turi's Special FX Makeup Show - Raffle winners announced and transformed into Zombies. - Main Auditorium.

2:30 pm Costume Contest - Special Surprise Guest Host and judges -

Main Auditorium


Raffle tickets sold, winner to be announced on Sunday. Win a chance to be transformed into a Zombie by Emmy Award nominee special FX makeup Artist Joshua Tori, with a private photo-opp with the Godfather of Gore, George A. Romero. Two winners selected. Look for the Raffle Booth in the vendor lobby.

Dress up for our Costume Contest! Registration daily at the contest registry booth. Located in the Vendor lobby. Online registration available on

Costume Contest - Hosted by surprise celebrity guest:

Four Categories:

1)The Scariest:
Prize collection of hand picked 13 DVD’s
Dawn of the Dead
Night of the Living Dead
Tales from the Crypt/The Vault of Horror
The Horror of Dracula
Evil Dead
The Fearless Vampire Killers
Omega Man
House of Wax
The Sentinal
Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein

2) The most unique/creative
The Twilight Zone - (Seasons 1 &2)

3) The best Makeup
The Munsters Box set

4) Best Children (ages 5-15)
Prize collection of hand picked 5 DVD’s
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Hocus Pocus
SpongeBob SquarePants - Halloween
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (Disney Gold Classic Collection)

(Parents must be present with the winner of the children's category.)

Twilight Zone Marathon - Main Auditorium (Between events)

Saturday Nightmares events and guests are tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Special Guest Line-Up!

With Saturday Nightmare's Weekend of Horrors just round the corner our special guest list has been shaping up nicely.
Keeping in the spirit of our Romero theme, the Headliner for our first show is none other than the Godfather of Gore himself, George A. Romero! Not to mention the fab four of the original Dawn of the Dead, the cast of Night of the Living Dead, Tom Savini, John Amplas, Adrienne Barbeau, Friday the 13th film composer Harry Manfredini, and many more!

Keep checking back for up-to-date guests and event info!