Millie Bobby Brown at Spooky Empire in Orlando this weekend

An actress known for her roles in Stranger Things and Enola Holmes will headline a popular horror convention that will return to the Orlando area this weekend.

Millie Bobby Brown will headline the return of Spooky Empire, which takes place from Friday, May 19, through Sunday, May 21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Universal Studios (5780 Major Boulevard). Festivities will take place from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

The event features a large collection of vendors, film and tattoo artists, musicians, celebrity speakers, and a variety of activities for horror enthusiasts, including a costume contest. Over 50 tattoo artists will attend the event as well.

In addition to Brown, celebrity guests will include actors who have appeared in multiple hit franchises, including Evil Dead Rise, Insidious, The Ring, Hostel Part II, Scream, Terrifier, Godzilla, and many others.

Single day tickets for the event are $40 in advance or $45 at the door on Friday and Sunday, and $45 in advance or $55 at the door on Saturday. The cost to purchase Saturday and Sunday tickets together is $75 in advance and $80 at the door.

For more information on this or the organization’s second festival in October, visit the Spooky Empire website.

Most Popular

9-year-old shot after finding unsecured gun

A 9-year-old girl was rushed to a local hospital with a gunshot wound after she found an unsecured gun in a Pine Hills home on Friday.

History coming to life in downtown Orlando

The Orange County Regional History Center will take visitors back in time this weekend through History Alive.

62-year-old man arrested for stabbing roommate during argument

An Orlando man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly stabbed his female roommate during an argument this week.

Kids night out at the Zoo

The Central Florida Zoo will host a Kids Night Out this weekend.

Orchid show and sale returns to Central Florida for 65th year

A popular orchid show and sale will return to Central Florida for its 65th installment this weekend.

Ricky Martin, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias bringing ‘Trilogy’ tour to Orlando

A trio of legendary Latin American singers are joining forces for a new tour and have scheduled a stop in Orlando.
clear sky
73.2 ° F
75.3 °
68.8 °
90 %
0 %
85 °
87 °
85 °
90 °
82 °