SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(subject to change)

Friday Oct. 11th

Film Festival (5 - 11pm) 2 Rooms

We're going to have movies playing in 2 different

rooms from 5-11pm!

Read the descriptions of the selected films HERE!

Vendors & Celebs (5 - 11pm)

Different vendors selling all sorts of fun and Halloween related goodies will be set up in the mezzanine & 2 bonus rooms. Celebs will be taking pictures & signing autographs from 5-11pm.

Tattoos & Piercing (All Day)

Axton Upton & John-boy Metcalf from Lost Boys Tattoo & Piercing will be bringing the pain all day. They'll have specialized flash available, offering horror & Halloween themes. It will be first come first inked, so get there early!
*Rubber Monkey Tattoo has canceled.

Lunch Break LIVE (9 pm) Ballroom

 We're super excited that LUNCH BREAK will be performing a live podcast on Friday night!

Landon Sheetz and Joey Loboda, two people you’ve never met, are the creators of Call In Mockery (a TV show you’ve never seen). Now, they present to you an audio show you’ve never heard of...UNTIL NOW. Each week, they discuss their eclectic lunch palettes, as well as pop culture, talk to guests, compare interdimensional hypotheses, and write podcast bios in the 3rd person. Join us, um, I mean JOIN "THEM”, won’t you?

Ghost Hunt (9pm - 2am) Bloomfield, IA

 Join Iowa Paranormal for a GHOST HUNT at the old elementary school in Bloomfield, Iowa!! Tickets are only $50 which also gets you a weekend pass and a Commemorative Lanyard! The investigation is from 9pm to 2 am! **You will be required to provide your own transportation to the location and back. Tickets are limited, so don't miss this chance to investigate a haunted school in southern Iowa! GET TICKETS!!

Trivia w/Insane Mike (10pm) Ballroom

Test your trivia knowledge with Insane Mike. He'll be leading trivia games and contests for a couple hours in the ballroom. There will be prizes and fun things.

After Party (11pm) Pallister Bros

To keep the party going, we'll be holding an after party at Pallister Brothers just a block away with stand up comedy from Bill Fisher & Jeff Alexander followed by Halloween rockers X-Ray Mary and All Guts No Glory!!

Address: 116 N Market St, Ottumwa, IA 52501

Saturday Oct. 12th

Film Festival (12 - 8pm) 1 Room

We're going to have movies exclusively playing in 1 room from 12 noon-8pm!

Read the descriptions of the selected films HERE!

Vendors & Celebs (Noon - 8pm)

Different vendors selling all sorts of fun and Halloween related goodies will be set up in the mezzanine & 2 bonus rooms. Celebs will be taking pictures & signing autographs from noon to 8pm.

Tattoos & Piercing (All Day)

Award-winning Scotty Potty of Rubber Monkey Tattoo and Axton Upton & John-boy Metcalf from Lost Boys Tattoo & Piercing will be bringing the pain all day. They'll have specialized flash available, offering horror & Halloween themes. It will be first come first inked, so get there early!

Car Show(Noon - 6pm) Outside the Hotel

Stop out front of the Hotel Ottumwa to see some fun movie-related cars like "Baby" from Supernatural and some inspired vehicles like Ecto-13 from Ghostbusters and a zombie outbreak response vehicle.

10 Years/Museum (Noon) Ballroom

Ten years, man! Join Prescribed Film-makers and Halloweenapalooza founders Insane Mike Saunders and Jason Bolinger for a look back on a decade of bringing you sick flicks, celebrities, and their possible regret for creating a film festival with such a long name! They will share their favorite Halloweenapalooza moments, funny stories, and beloved bloody scenes. Halloweenapalooza memorabilia will also be displayed throughout the event…memories!

Book Readings (1pm) Ballroom

Join Ben Clayton, E. Allison, and Harley Ramsey as they each take turns reading from their books. You'll also be able to ask them questions after.

Indie Actors Panel (2pm) Ballroom

Listen to our Indie Actor Guest Panelists as they discuss their explorations of the process and profession of acting in independent film, the reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers and share valuable insights into the craft and the industry.  Get a chance to ask our panelists questions, learn about open opportunities and build your network.

Guests include: Claire "Fluff" Llewellyn, Laila Haley, Joey Loboada, and maybe more.

*Hosted by Justin Beahm

Not-Quite-Final Girl LIVE(3pm) Ballroom

Internet darling BECCA does it all! She's a podcaster on In the Mic of Madness and SOBs Who Love SOV. Most notably, she is on the YouTube channel The Not-Quite-Final Girl, of which she'll be performing a live episode on Saturday. You don't want to miss it!

Alex Vincent Q&A (4pm) Ballroom

ALEX VINCENT will be doing a panel discussion about his roles in the Child's Play franchise, other films from his resume, and his life.

*Moderated by Larry Watanabe of the My Bleeding Ears Podcast.

Trailerthon From Beyond (5pm) Ballroom

Listen to the gang at Attack of the Killer Podcast riff live on the craziest mixed-up weirdo movie trailers you've ever seen right before your eyes! It's going to be a guaranteed hour of fun and laughing at Halloweenapalooza 2019!!

Friday 5-11pm, Saturday Noon-Midnight

Take advantage of the pre-sale discount and get your VIP tickets HERE!

 

Kids 12 and under get in free.

 

The after-party on Friday night is also free and will take place outside the building at Pallister's.

Feature Presentation (6:00pm) Ballroom

CHILD'S PLAY 2 (1990)

Two years after serial killer Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif) inserted his soul into a Chucky doll, a toy company attempts to re-create the doll, bringing Ray back in the process. The possessed doll, intent on claiming a human body, kills his way toward former owner Andy (Alex Vincent), who now lives in a foster home. Andy's foster sister, Kyle (Christine Elise), tries to protect him, but his foster parents believe Andy is just a troubled kid -- and Chucky's murderous path continues.

*ALEX VINCENT will be introducing the film and answering questions directly after the movie!!

Costume Contest (8pm) Ballroom

Sign up at the event to enter the costume contest. Show your stuff! There will be prizes for Best Boy, Best Girl, Best Overall Child, Best Male, Best Woman, Best Couple/Group, Best in Show! *Line up at 7:45

**The Costume Contest is sponsored by

Ottumwa Radio​.

Award Show (9pm) Ballroom

Following the costume contest will be the film festival awards. See who wins for Best Feature and runner up, Best Short and runner up, Audience Choice, and Best Kill. Trophies will be given out!

Bill Fisher Stand-up (9:30pm) Ballroom

Not only is Bill a stand-up comic, writer, podcaster, but he's also a fan of horror, reading, wrestling, sweet jams, and all forms of silliness.

Bill will be doing a set before Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday!

Rocky Horror Picture Show (10pm)

Everybody's favorite audience participation movie Rocky Horror Picture Show will start at 10pm in the ballroom. Bring your own props or we'll also have survival kits available for purchase.

*No glitter or confetti 

FRI 5-11PM, SAT NOON-MIDNIGHT

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