Midsummer Scream confirmed today that it’s going digital! An all-day livestream will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020 will feature previews and updates for Halloween events and attractions, including related performances, talks from leaders in spooky entertainment, and more surprises.

After joining myriad of others events, cons, and celebrations canceled this year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Midsummer Scream is a welcome taste for fans of the annual event which has become known as world’s largest Halloween and horror convention.

Live Stream Details

  • Saturday, August 1, 2020
  • From 11am to 7pm
  • Free to the public
  • Streamed via YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter/Periscope to raise funds for various organizations helping people impacted financially by the pandemic.

Content To Expect

Featured presenters and programming partners include…

  • Winchester Mystery House
  • Dark Delicacies
  • Peepshow Menagerie
  • LVCRFT, the Creative Quest Foundation
  • Thirteenth Floor Entertainment
  • HorrorBuzz
  • Disney Coast to Coast
  • Epic Entertainment Group

Additional presenters, performers, and appearances, along with a full schedule, will be kept updated at midsummerscream.org/livestream. 

TEA@USC, a student organization at the University of Southern California, will present a series of educational panels and talks with speakers from across the themed entertainment industry. This programming will run simultaneously alongside Midsummer Scream’s livestream, allowing viewers the option to watch one “channel” or the other throughout the day. 

Trick or Treat Pack

Available for purchase is a “trick or treat” pack to commemorate the 2020 event including…

  • Commemorative credential
  • Choice of T-shirt
  • Other surprise goodies. 

See it for Yourself

MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2020 takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center from July 31 – August 2, 2020.