SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(subject to change)

Friday Oct. 8th

5 pm - Midnight

5-11pm: FILM FESTIVAL

A total of 65 short horror films from 13 countries will be screened over the two days. Blocks A, B, and C will play Friday night. *Block C is designated for adult content.

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

 

5pm: SPRING FEVER (Feature Film)
Prepare to dive headfirst into the rabbit hole with Agent X and his reluctant sidekick Zed as they attempt to stop the evil mastermind Dr. Yaeger and his growing army of the dead, recruiting a few unwilling allies along their way to find a cure for the spreading infection.

*introduction by Ben Lewandowski

 

7pm: QUAD CITIES w/Justin Marxen
As gruesome murders plague the Quad Cities, an investigative reporter and a private detective must work together to restore peace to the area.

 

8pm: THE POLTERGUYS

w/Stanley Brown and George Wescott
The UK's premier paranormal investigation duo! Hailing all the way from Brixton, London, the pair have found a second home in the States, where they have captured some of the most compelling evidence of metaphysical phenomena in the modern era. Armed with only their cameras, ghost hunting paraphernalia, and authentic British good looks, George and Stanley will soon be releasing the first season of their highly anticipated ghost hunting show, filmed entirely on location in some of the most preternatural corners of rural America.

 

9-10:30pm: TRIVIA W/INSANE MIKE (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.

 

11pm: AFTER PARTY (Pallisters)
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, music from Brittany Sword, & followed by Halloween rockers X-Ray Mary!!

Address: 116 N Market St, Ottumwa, IA 52501

Saturday Oct. 9th

Noon-Midnight

Noon-8pm: FILM FESTIVAL

A total of 65 short horror films from 13 countries will be screened over the two days. Blocks D, E, F, and G will play throughout Saturday.

 

Noon-8pm: VENDORS & CELEBS
Different vendors selling all sorts of fun and Halloween-related goodies will be set up in the mezzanine and 2 other rooms. Celebs will be taking pictures and signing autographs.

 

Noon-6pm: CAR SHOW (Outside)
Stop out front of the Hotel to see some fun cars like a zombie outbreak response vehicle.

 

12 Noon: 21 YEARS OF PF/MUSEUM (Ballroom)
Twenty-one years, man! Join Prescribed Films founder Insane Mike Saunders and Jason Bolinger for a look back on two decades of bringing you sick flicks! The highs, the lows, and all the fake blood in between!

 

1pm: WILLIAM THE CONJURER
William the Conjurer is a professional magician who has been wowing audiences since he was a little kid. William has styled his show to be more like that of the classic greats of magic. Though not old-fashioned, William's show evokes the bygone era of the "Gentleman Magician", where the job of the magician was to entertain and astound, not to shock and embarrass his audience.

 

2-4pm: SPECIAL FX CONTEST
Sign up at the main table Saturday. Bring your own makeup. You'll get a topic and have 90 minutes to finish! Let's get gruesome! Sign up at the main table!

 

4pm: SCREAM QUEENS Q&A
Kelli Maroney, Lynn Lowry, & Brinke Stevens will be on stage to talk all about their careers and being scream queens!
*Moderated by Larry Watanabe of the My Bleeding Ears Podcast.

 

5pm: Bret & Tony w/Ash & Abe LIVE PODCAST
Four friends come together to discuss a set topic and then go randomly off-topic in ways we never imagined.

 

6pm: MODEL HUNGER (Feature Film)
Star Lynn Lowry will be introducing the film and answering questions directly after the movie!!

 

8pm: COSTUME CONTEST (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 7:30
**The Costume Contest is sponsored by Ottumwa Radio.

 

9pm: GHOST HUNT
Join Iowa Paranormal as they will be going back to the extremely haunted old elementary school in Bloomfield, Iowa. Get your tickets here!

 

9pm: AWARDS SHOW (Ballroom)
See who wins for Best Short and runner up, Audience Choice, Best Kill, and Halloween Spirit. Trophies will be given out!

 

9:30pm: BILL FISHER STAND UP (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.
 
10pm: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (Ballroom)
The event concludes with everybody's favorite audience participation movie Rocky Horror Picture Show. Bring your own props or we'll also have survival kits available for purchase. You do not want to miss this!!
*No glitter or confetti

Halloween fun for everyone all night long!

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