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Calgary Horror Con

Chilling festival returns for the seventh year with a creeptastic lineup

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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It’s the first and largest convention dedicated to horror in Canada, and with over 80 vendors, intriguing panels, and celebrity guests, fans won’t want to miss this one.

Calgary Horror Con kicks off it seven year with a ghoulish lineup of guests including Doug Bradley and Ashley Laurence from Hellraiser, Zach Galligan from Gremlins, and John Kassir, best known as the legendary voice of the Cryptkeeper from the classic series Tales From the Crypt. Also appearing are the bombshell terror twins, Elise and Electra Avellan from Planet Terror and Machete, Suzanne Snyder from Killer Klowns, and Susan Backlinie from Jaws.

And what horror convention would be complete with out a few spine-tingling screenings? Check out features CarousHELL and Sinister Circle.

It all kicks off at Dickens Pub (1000 9th Ave. SW) on June 9, 2017 with a VIP Party where the special guests arrive in hearses around 9:00pm.

Calgary Horror Con continues June 10 and 11, 2017 from 11:00am to 7:00pm daily at the Clarion Hotel (2120 16th Ave. NE). Head to for the full schedule.