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Attention horror fans! CT HorrorFest returns on July 18, 2015! The event is presented by Connecticut-based horror website Horror News Network, one of the top horror news and information sites on the web.

Come meet horror celebrities and shop horror themed vendors at The Matrix Conference Center in Danbury, CT.

Purchase tickets for the event here.

Please Note: Celebrity autograph prices vary and are at the discretion of the celebrity. CT HorrorFest does not control what celebrities may charge for autograph or photo opportunities.

GUESTS: (so far)

Please note that guest list can change due to guest cancellation or events beyond our control.

Doug Bradley

The year was 1987 and a young flimmaker named Clive Barker unleashed his debut film Hellraiser unto the world. Based on Barker's novella The Hellbound Heart, Hellraiser quickly took the horror world by storm and Pinhead (or Lead Cenobite, if you prefer) became one of the most beloved, and feared, monsters in all of filmland.

CT HorrorFest is proud to announce that the one and only Doug Bradley will be a feautured guest on July 18, 2015. To quote Clive Barker, "there could never be a Pinhead without Doug Bradley".

Films: Hellraisers 1-8, Nightbreed, Wrong Turn 5

Gunnar Hansen

In 1974, what many consider to be the scariest film ever made was released to audiences across the world. Billed as a true story and the "account of the tragedy which befell a group of five youths, in particular Sally Hardesty and her invalid brother, Franklin", The Texas Chainsaw Massacre shocked audiences with it's disturbing look at a sadistic Texas family and introduced the world to the character of Leatherface.

CT HorrorFest is proud to announce that the original Leatherface, Gunnar Hansen, will be a featured guest on July 18, 2015.

Films: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers, Texas Chainsaw 3D

Warrington Gillette

In 1981, the company that brought us the suprise hit Friday the 13th were busy trying to capitalize on that success. They knew that they wanted their new film to be a direct sequel, taking place five years after the first, but they needed someone to be the face of the new and older Jason Voorhees. A young actor who initially auditioned for the male lead role of Paul left such an impression on director Steve Miner that he knew that he had to utilize him in the film and so the next incarnation of Jason Voorhees was born.

CT HorrorFest is proud to announce Warrington Gillette as a featured guest on July 18th, 2015.

Films: Friday the 13th Part 2, Penny Dreadful, Time Walker

Mick Foley

While this legend may not have his roots in the horror genre, he has probably spilled more real blood in the ring than most of our cherished movie villains have spilled fake blood in the movies. With a storied wrestling career spanning four decades in the WWE, WCW, ECW, NWA and TNA, this hardcore legend and multi-time best-selling author is a world-wide fan favorite.

CT HorrorFest is proud to announce WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley as a featured guest on July 18, 2015.

Aliases: Cactus Jack, Dude Love, Mankind, Saint Mick

Films: Anamorph, Hellevator Man


We will have our first official horror costume contest the day of the event. Those judged to have the best costumes will win the following cash prizes!

First Place: $500
Second Place: $250
Third Place $100


More details will be released soon.


Matrix Conference Center
39 Old Ridgebury Road - Danbury, CT 06810


July 18, 2015 11AM - 8PM


Parking is free of charge.


The haunted Graveyard


Children age 10 and under FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.

*Please note - all sales are final.


Here are a bunch of pictures from the inaugural CT HorrorFest.

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