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ScareLA Discount Code

ScareLA is coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center on the weekend of August 25 & 26. Available tickets (i.e., not sold out) range from $30 to $85, but with this discount code you can get 20% off: 20ween.

This year, ScareLA promises the “first Halloween pop-up theme park” which will immerse guests in a low-light environment immediately upon crossing the threshold. Also on view will be haunted houses, VR experiences, dark theatre, slider shows, music, games, and more. This year’s guests include John Murdy (Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood), Jon Braver (Delusion), Paul Millet (Wicked Lit Halloween Theatre Festival), John Autopsy (sound design for Knotts Scary Farm), Carolyn Carpenter (Motel 6 Feet Under), Justin Meyer (Ten Thirty One Productions, creators of the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride), and many more.

Read the event’s press release below:

ScareLA Launches First Halloween Pop-up Theme Park

The Premier SoCal Halloween Fan Convention’s New Creative Direction Once Again Transforms Horror Entertainment in Los Angeles and Beyond; Set To Reveal First-ever Fully Dark Immersive Convention and Pop-up Theme Park in Downtown Los Angeles this August Under the Theme “Descend Into Darkness”

LOS ANGELES, Calif.–July 26, 2018 – ScareLA, the original summer Halloween convention, announced today a brand new creative direction and theme for it’s 2018 event. Set to thrill audiences this August 25 & 26, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, SoCal’s premier show will take place with the lights off. Revealing the world’s first summer Halloween pop-up theme park under the title “Descend Into Darkness,” ScareLA continues to push the envelope of the horror genre and deliver on the ultimate fan experience.

The con’s new format is an exciting departure into the world of themed entertainment and a first of its kind. Guests will explore the show floor in a low lit environment immersed into the night of Halloween as soon as they cross the doorstep.

Established in 2012, ScareLA was the first fan convention dedicated to the Halloween season. The show as become known for its signature immersive and interactive format bringing together fans and famous from around the world to celebrate Halloween in the summer. This year ScareLA’s Founder and Executive Producer, Lora Ivanova, is taking her vision even further in a groundbreaking move to intensify the show’s experiential trademark.

“At ScareLA, we pride ourselves on truly pushing the boundaries of what a convention can and should be,“ said Ivanova. “After quickly becoming the largest event of its kind, we are now setting our sights on a new goal – delivering the ultimate scare fan experience. What better way to do that than by truly embracing what Halloween is all about – complete immersion, engagement and dark fun! We cannot wait to welcome fans to our new summer Halloween pop-up theme park, it truly will be an experience unlike any other.”

As ScareLA prepares to celebrate its sixth anniversary, it promises to do so with thrills and chills for all ages – from full size haunts, experiences, and rides to original activations, panels and attendance from leaders in the haunt and horror world.

Situated in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world, ScareLA spotlights the rich Southern California scare industry and community, from its iconic seasonal theme park events, to haunted attractions, home haunts, theater, film, escape rooms, AR, VR, interactive experiences and much more.

For more information visit www.scarela.com or follow ScareLA on social media at Facebook@ScareLAcon, Twitter and Instagram @scarelosangeles.


Steve Biodrowski, Administrator

A graduate of USC film school, Steve Biodrowski has worked as a film critic, journalist, and editor at Movieline, Premiere, Le Cinephage, The Dark Side., Cinefantastique magazine, Fandom.com, and Cinescape Online. He is currently Managing Editor of Cinefantastique Online and owner-operator of Hollywood Gothique.