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Mad Monster Party

Overview

Mad Monster Party (madmonsterparty.com) is a horror convention that's focused around signings by a strong line-up of guests. It also includes a vendor hall and a panel and event room. In addition to Arizona, there's a Mad Monster Party event in Charlotte (now Concord), NC, and there have been others in Chicago and Burbank, along with regular screenings in Hollywood. Arizona has had a Mad Monster Party since 2014.

Most Recent Program Book Covers

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History

Chronology of Arizona Conventions | Index of Program Books

# Date Location Chair Guests Book Web Notes
1 2014
13 Jun
15 Jun
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Phoenix
Eben McGarr see below
5 MB
2 2015
8 May
10 May
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak
Phoenix
Eben McGarr see below
5 MB
3 2016
13 May
15 May
We-Ko-Pa Resort
Fort McDowell
Eben McGarr see below
5 MB
4 2017
19 May
21 May
We-Ko-Pa Resort
Fort McDowell
Eben McGarr see below
4 MB
5 2018
13 Jul
15 Jul
We-Ko-Pa Resort
Fort McDowell
Eben McGarr see below
4 MB
6 2019
28 Jun
30 Jun
We-Ko-Pa Resort
Fort McDowell
Eben McGarr see below
4 MB
7 2020
9 Oct
11 Oct
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
Glendale
Eben McGarr see below 1
8 2021
2 Jul
4 Jul
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
Glendale
Eben McGarr see below
9 2022
8 Jul
10 Jul
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
Glendale
Eben McGarr see below
10 2023
7 Jul
9 Jul
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
Glendale
Eben McGarr see below
11 2024
12 Jul
14 Jul
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
Glendale
Eben McGarr see below


Notes

  1. Mad Monster Party 7 was postponed due to concerns over COVID-19, from the 19th-21st June, 2020 weekend to 9th-11th October.


Guests

As a guest-centric event, Mad Monster Party has too many guests to comfortably list in the table above. Here they are in more readable form:

2014: Ron Chaney, Cherie Currie, Charles Cyphers, Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Lita Ford, Sid Haig, Gunnar Hansen, Brian Hillard, Kane Hodder, Heather Langenkamp, Bill Moseley, Robert Mukes, Murderdolls, Nivek Ogre, Gia Nova, Butch Patrick, Cassandra Peterson, Rowdy Roddy Piper, V. B. Price, Victoria Price, John Russo, Tom Savini, John Schneider, Steven Skyler, P. J. Soles, Alex Vincent, Wednesday 13 and Dan Yeager.

2015: Julie Adams, Amanda Bearse, Doug Bradley, Ricou Browning, Tim Cappello, Ron Chaney, Rae Dawn Chong, Peter Criss, Charles Fleischer, Janet Ann Gallow, Stephen Geoffreys, Sid Haig, James Hong, Sherman Howard, Steve Johnson, John Kassir, Mil Mascaras, Derek Mears, David Naughton, Gia Nova, Nivek Ogre, Linnea Quigley, William Ragsdale, Steve Railsback, Jake the Snake Roberts, Travis Walton, Wednesday 13, Vernon Wells, Duane Whitaker and Henry Winkler.

2016: Don Brooker, Jonathan Brugh, Bill Bryan, William Butler, Eugene Clark, Doyle, James Duval, Ben Fransham, Sid Haig, Bill Johnson, Stefan Kapicic, William Katt, Dana Kimmell, Adrienne King, Harry Manfredini, Malcolm McDowell, Tony Moran, Bill Moseley, Patty Mullen, Ed Neal, Nichelle Nichols, Nubbins, Nivek Ogre, Lori Petty, George A. Romero, Chris Sarandon, P. J. Soles, Amy Steel, Danny Trejo, Tim Vigil, Dee Wallace, Wednesday 13 and Caroline Williams.

2017: Linda Blair, Doug Bradley, Eugene Clark, Sky Elobar, Bin Furuya, Zach Galligan, Gil Gex, C. J. Graham, Sid Haig, Tsutomu Kitagawa, Deron Miller, Judith O'Dea, Butch Patrick, Mark Patton, Pat Priest, Brian Pulido, Felissa Rose, John Russo, Tom Savini, P. J. Soles, Michael St. Michaels, Mark Steger, Russ Streiner, Ace Von Johnson and Dick Warlock.

2018: Michael Biehn, Ronee Blakley, Brooke Bundy, Eugene Clark, Christine Elise, Robert Englund, William Forsythe, Jenette Goldstein, Danny Hassel, Lance Henriksen, Kane Hodder, Andras Jones, Tuesday Knight, Damien Leone, Tyler Mane, Thom Mathews, R. A. Mihailoff, Toy Newkirk, Mitch Pileggi, Felissa Rose, Jennifer Rubin, Tom Savini, David Howard Thornton, Alex Vincent, Dee Wallace, Lisa Wilcox, Joann Willette, Amanda Wyss and Larry Zerner.

2019: Tom Atkins, Adrienne Barbeau, James Jude Courtney, Sid Haig, Kane Hodder, Miko Hughes, Doug Jones, Matthew Lillard, Danny Lloyd, Robert Patrick, Cassandra Peterson, Marisol Ramirez and Ray Wise.

2020: Jake Busey, David Ellefson, Kane Hodder, Amelia Kinkade, Tyler Mane, Deron Miller, Bill Moseley, Ed Neal, Linnea Quigley, Felissa Rose, Papa Shango, Carl Weathers and Dan Yeager. Note: Doug Bradley, Neve Campbell, Robert Englund, Roger L. Jackson, Jamie Kennedy, Carol Locatell, Tom Morga and Ron Sloan were all announced for the event's original dates; some cancelled because of COVID-19, while others didn't rejoin the event after it was postponed from June to October.

2021: Andrew Divoff, John Glover, Terry Kiser, Carol Locatell, Damian Maffei, Tom Morga, James Remar, Mark Sheppard, Ron Sloan, PJ Soles and Skeet Ulrich.

2022: Curtis Armstrong, Dan Brereton, Neve Campbell, Robert Carradine, Nick Castle, Spencer Charnas, Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, E. G. Daily, Sky Elobar, Sherilyn Fenn, Ken Foree, Deborah Foreman, Don Gibb, Kane Hodder, John Kassir, Robert Rusler, Michael St. Michaels, Brian Tochi, Danny Trejo and Wednesday 13.

2023: Tom Atkins, Richard Brake, Melinda Clarke, Amie Donald, Robert Englund, Lance Henriksen, Kane Hodder, Miko Hughes, Damien Leone, John Carroll Lynch, Ros Marquand, Dylan McDermott, Bill Moseley, Kim Myers, Mark Patton, Cassandra Peterson, Douglas Tait, David Howard Thornton, Dick Warlock and Rainn Wilson. Alexandra Breckenridge, Denis OHare and Alex Winter cancelled.

2024: Jamie Kennedy, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Bill Moseley, The Osbournes, Skeet Ulrich and Lee Waddell.

Other Documents

Index of Ephemera

Mad Monster Party 2

Film Fest (1 MB)

All Program Book Covers

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Last update: 23rd January, 2024