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Halloween Horror Nights Presentation Confirmed for Midsummer Scream Convention in July

John Murdy at Midsummer Scream 2021

Midsummer Scream, the world’s largest Halloween and horror convention, announces the addition of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights to this year’s exciting roster of horrifying panels and participants as they plan to reveal exclusive details about their upcoming seasonal event for horror fans. The annual, weekend-long Halloween and horror convention will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center from Friday July 29 through Sunday, July 31.

Midsummer Scream showcases the diversity of Southern California’s haunt and horror community while inviting fans from around the world to experience a weekend of excitement and non-stop spooky fun with over 350 exhibitors, more than a dozen mini-haunts and attractions, panels, presentations, live performances, and more.

On Saturday, July 30 in the Grand Ballroom, Halloween Horror Nights’ Creative Director and Executive Producer John Murdy will engage with fans to provide an exclusive look at the Universal Studios Hollywood design process and details on this year’s slate of haunted houses.

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About Midsummer Scream

Midsummer Scream and Season’s Screamings are presented by David Markland (Founder/Executive Director), Gary Baker (Founder/Executive Producer), Claire Dunlap (Founder/Producer), and Rick West (Founder/Creative Director). Their goal is to showcase the diversity of Southern California’s haunt and horror community as a welcoming beacon for fans around the world to converge on Los Angeles for a weekend of excitement, networking, and non-stop spooky fun!


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