Midsummer Scream is ready for a return to form with an in-person event at the Long Beach Convention Center this summer. The three-day event will mark the Fifth Anniversary of Midsummer Scream with special panels, its famous Hall of Shadows, and much more!

Here’s a taste of what you can expect for MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2022

Feature Presentations

  • Original Monster Kids” will be an unprecedented gathering of the Boris KarloffBela LugosiLon Chaney Jr./Sr., and Vincent Price families on stage to share pictures, home movies, and discuss what it has been like growing up the children and grandchildren of the most famous horror and pop-culture icons in the world.
  • Winchester Mystery HouseLA Haunted Hayride, and “Composers of the Apocalypse” which will feature legendary horror genre musicians… and perhaps even a live performance or two!

Museum of Halloween

Brand-new for 2022 find a variety of vintage collectibles, costumes, and more, alongside original artwork created just for the event, celebrating the culture, community, and even commercialism of the spooky season.

Hall of Shadows

The Hall of Shadows returns with the theme of “Halloween Comes Home”. Guests will step into a darkened realm filled with fog, haunted attractions, and lurking monsters. Over a dozen home and pro haunters including CalHauntSFear FarmReichland AsylumTemecula Terror, and Corona Haunt will create stunning mazes and displays for guests to explore. The Decayed Brigade will thrill audiences with incredible displays of sliding prowess and showmanship daily.

On the Show Floor

Featuring more than 350 vendors and artists, the Midsummer Scream show floor is a stunning collection of shirts and apparel, artwork, masks, posters, toys, oddities, and decorations for all Halloween and horror lifestylers as well as haunted attraction creators. Vendors and companies found on the show floor will include:

  • The Mystic Museum
  • Tee No Evil, Vamp and the Fiends
  • Trick Or Treat Studios
  • Backstitch Bruja
  • Discount Cemetery
  • Nocturnal DesignZ
  • Immortal Masks

Also on the show floor, guests will find notable film celebrities including:

  • James Jude Courtney (Michael Myers in Halloween 2018, Halloween Kills, Halloween Ends),
  • Jeff Daniel Philips and Daniel Roebuck (Rob Zombie’s The Munsters)
  • Eileen Dietz (Pazuzu’s face, The Exorcist)
  • Instagram legend Christine McConnell
  • Popular YouTubers Dead Meat and Grimm Life Collective

More to Explore

More fan favorite components of Midsummer Scream will include the Black Cat Lounge kitten adoption space, Paranormal Pixie’s Pumpkin Patch children’s zone, and the Screaming Room Film Festival presented by HorrorBuzz. Midsummer Scream’s educational lineup of classes and workshops on creating haunted attractions and other Halloween skills will be developed in conjunction with the university themed entertainment organizations TEA@USC and TEA@UCLA.


Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 5th at 10:00AM at MidsummerScream.org. For a limited time, General Admission tickets will be 40% off.

VIP Gold Bat passes will be available while supplies last (discounts not available for Gold Bat tickets).

See it for Yourself

MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2022 takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center from July 29-31, 2022.