Official Monsterpalooza Website
What do you get when you cross the wildly popular Monsterpalooza festival with the Halloween season? You get Son of Monsterpalooza, a brand new fest that will rise on October 26-28 at the Marriott Burbank Hotel and Convention Center.
Son of Monsterpalooza will feature celebrity guests, presentations, amazing artists, unique vendors, cool contests and a walk through a ghostly experience called “The Haunted Halls.”
The lineup of guests currently includes: Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Pumpkinhead, Near Dark), Stephen Lack (Scanners Dead Ringers), Lisa Marie (Mars Attacks! , Ed Wood, Planet of the Apes), Veronica Cartwright (Alien, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Howard Sherman (Day of the Dead, Tales from the Darkside), Gaylen Ross (Creepshow, Dawn of the Dead), Catherine Mary Stewart (Night of the Comet, The Last Starfighter), Lori Cardille (Day of the Dead, Tales from the Darkside), John Amplas (Creepshow, Martin, Knightriders), Jenny Wright (Near Dark, I Madman, The Lawnmower Man) and The Chiodo Brothers (Killer Klowns from Outer Space). Many more guests to be named in the coming weeks.
There will also be big contests all weekend long! Saturday will feature the Son of Monsterpalooza Costume Contest which carries a first place prize of $1,000. That’s straight cash, homey! Sunday will feature Cinema Makeup School’s Monster Makeup Throwdown. Participants can win school scholarships and cash prizes. Also on Sunday is the Monsterpalooza/Don Post Studios Monster Maker Mask Contest, with over $1,200 in cash to be given away for the top three winners.
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