MAY 15-17, 2015

DoubleTree at Universal Studios


Click Here to Register to Attend the Halloween Extreme Click Here to Register to Exhibit at the Halloween Extreme

Spooky Empire's MAY-HEM and Halloween Extreme are coming together this May to create the ULTIMATE horror Halloween weekend in Orlando, Florida May 15-17th!

A Halloween, horror and haunted house extravaganza like nothing you’ve seen before, HALLOWEEN EXTREME grants unprecedented public access to movie and theme park quality props and effects, available for the first time at the consumer level. Home Haunters and Halloween enthusiasts will now have the opportunity to obtain the very same items used by professional Attractions and Haunted Houses. Co-produced by the twisted creative minds behind Netherworld Haunted House, Spooky Empire and TransWorld, this insanely unique event delivers three days of EVERYTHING Halloween fanatics, haunters, and horror lovers could desire.

Be sure to stop by and see Makeup demos by Syfy’s Face Off contestants. Meet celebrities and get autograph signings. The fun doesn’t end there. Enjoy all-night pool parties,  tattoo festivals and a  creepy car show. The combined offerings of HALLOWEEN EXTREME and Spooky Empire's MAY-HEM, there has never been a more concentrated convergence of so many aspects of the Halloween and horror genre, with virtually every facet represented. This is a must see event!

Halloween Extreme News & Updates

Halloween Horror Nights!



If  you are a fan of Universal Halloween Horror Nights don’t miss out on this amazing panel discussing the past , present and future of HHN!


Halloween Horror Nights!

(What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been)

Universal’s Art & Design artists, producers and directors will participate in a panel discussion that reflects on the past 25 years of Halloween Horror Nights…and looks ahead to the future of the haunt industry. As the annual event has grown to be the largest of its kind, Universal has marked milestones along the way, set industry records and raised the level of Halloween entertainment to new heights. And not just in Orlando but around the world as Universal Parks and Resorts adopt and expand their own Halloween Horror Night events in Hollywood, Singapore and Japan. Please join the “twisted minds of the Art & Design creative team” as they describe the journey, treat you to the tricks of the trade and reveal secrets from behind the scenes!

2PM Saturday , May 16th Orange Ballroom



Halloween Extreme Contests!


Mystery Box!

 Halloween Extreme “Summer Pumpkin” Carving Contest! 

Show your Halloween spirit in May by carving a “Summer Pumpkin” (a watermelon) into the most ghoulish creation imaginable! Entries will be judged on Craftsmanship, Creativity, and “Halloween Feel.” Limited to the first 10 entrants – Cost is $10 to enter.

First Prize gets $100 dealer bucks!


1:00PM Show Stage Saturday May 16th




Halloween Extreme MYSTERY BOX Build Challenge!

Sponsored by GHOSTRIDE Productions

The ultimate test of haunter creativity…what amazingly terrifying prop can you build in 30 minutes with the contents of a “mystery box”?  The participants will get to keep their creation featuring valuable items from Ghostride Productions.You can be sure there will be many twists and turns in this extreme test of your Halloween skills! Entries will be judged on Craftsmanship, Creativity, and “Halloween Feel.”  Limited to the first 6 Teams (3 People Max per team) Cost is $25 to enter per team.

First Prize gets $200 dealer bucks! 2nd Prize gets $50 Dealer Bucks, 3rd Place Gets $25 Dealer Bucks


Saturday May 16th 5:30 PM




Halloween Extreme Prop Display Contest!  

Contestants will be able to display a Prop, animatronic or costume that they have created in the prop display on the show floor.  These items may be checked in once the show floor opens on Saturday. The total of all items used in the prop must be less than $200


Registrant and/or the management may reject a prop that they feel is in violation of the $200 Rule. The Prop must remain till Sunday at 12:15 PM when the winners will be announced


The winning prop will be judged by convention attendees!


The Prize (s) will be: $75 Dealer Bucks for First Place, $50 Dealer Bucks for Second Place and $25 Dealer Bucks for Third Place


Look for the Display Booth on the Show Floor


Halloween Extreme Hall Costume Contest!

Polaroid’s will be taken of costumes being worn on the show floor by guests on Saturday May 16th.  They will be displayed until Sunday at 12:15PM when the winner will be announced.


The winning prop will be judged by convention attendees!


The Prize (s) will be: $75 Dealer Bucks for First Place, $50 Dealer Bucks for Second Place and $25 Dealer Bucks for Third Place


Look for the Display Booth on the Show Floor


The Halloween Extreme Kids Costume Contest!

This will be held on the show floor stage at 2PM On Saturday May 16th. See a line-up of young ghouls and goblins sure to terrify even the bravest of convention goers! Entries will be judged on Craftsmanship, Creativity, and “Halloween Feel.”  The contest will be limited to the first 10 entrants, Sign up at the show floor stage at 2PM Saturday and the contest will begin soon after.





Full Halloween Extreme/Spooky Empire Schedule Released!

Tons of great classes, celebrities, contests, make and takes, tours and parties!

The FULL schedule is HERE!

Get Tickets NOW!

HE Class


Book your Halloween Extreme Haunt Tours NOW!

The Haunt Tours at Halloween Extreme are now available for sign up…


Halloween Extreme Friday Night Haunt Tour! – THE SHALLOW GRAVE and HOWL-O-SCREAM at Busch Gardens Tampa!

Halloween Extreme Saturday Night Haunt Tour! -LEGENDS of Old Town and THE REPUBLIC





Attention Halloween Extreme Vendors: Exhibitor Kits Are Now Available!

If you are exhibiting at Halloween Extreme, you can now get all the paperwork needed to make arrangements for your booth: Furniture, air, water, internet, electrical services, etc., all in just 2 kits which you can get here:

May 2015 Show Dates & Hours

  • Friday, May 15 2:00 pm-11:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 16 11:00 am-9:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 17 11:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Friday, May 15 2:00 pm-10:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 16 10:00 am-9:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 17 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • VIP's get access one hour earlier on Friday & Saturday
  • Friday, May 15 2:00 pm-11:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 16 11:00 am-8:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 17 11:00 am-5:00 pm
  • VIP's get access one hour earlier every day

What People Are Saying

"It is so exciting to be attending the inaugural Halloween Extreme show in Orlando. The buzz surrounding this show is enormous and I look forward to reconnecting with many of my peers and our outstanding industry vendors."
- Ann Marie Gavinski, Owner, Wisconsin Fear Grounds, Wisconsin Zombie Mud Run

"I am so excited to head down to Orlando for the new Halloween Extreme show! I am looking forward to seeing all the vendors on the show floor, plus attending all the events and seminars for the 2 shows (Halloween Extreme & Spooky Empire's MAY-HEM)!"
- John Eslich, Owner, Factory of Terror

"I am looking forward to bringing the entire family to Orlando for the Halloween Extreme show. We would NOT miss this event!"
- Randy Bates, Owner, The Bates Motel, Pennhurst Asylum

"Horror, Halloween, Haunted Houses and the chance to take my family to theme parks? I am cool with that!"
- Chris Stafford, Owner, 13th Floor Haunted Houses, Denver, San Antonio, Phoenix

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