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Keen Halloween


Keen Halloween was a family oriented convention with a maker faire aesthetic that was held near and revolving around Halloween.

It was started by Daniel and Dawna Davis of Steam Crow who ran two events in 2012 and 2013.

After a couple of years on hiatus, they partnered with Matt Solberg of Square Egg Entertainment, the parent company of Phoenix Comicon, to bring back the event with a more vendor-centric approach.

The planned 2017 event was cancelled in March 2017 with the news that ownership had passed back to Daniel and Dawna and they were retiring it as a convention. More details will be forthcoming, but the name may live on in other forms.


Chronology of Arizona Conventions

# Date Location Chair(s) Book Web Notes
1 2012
29 Sep
New School for the Arts & Academics
Dawna & Daniel Davis 1
2 2013
28 Sep
29 Sep
Sano Fitness Studio
Dawna & Daniel Davis 2
3 2016
24 Sep
25 Sep
Phoenix Convention Center
Matt Solberg
10 MB
4 2017
30 Sep
1 Oct
Phoenix Convention Center
Matt Solberg 3



  1. Attendance at Keen Halloween 1 was ~800.
  2. Attendance at Keen Halloween 1 was ~800.
  3. Keen Halloween 4 was cancelled.

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Last update: 23rd August, 2022