This will give you an idea of what the events at the festival were like as of the final festival:
FRIDAY JUNE 15, 2018
The Creature Feature Show
Storm van Ghoul and the highly anticipated "Creature Feature Show" 2018 will be as ghoul as ever!
Join us for this spooktacular presentation that acts as an "opening ceremony" to the festival! For 2018 we're again combining forces with another local favorite, Magna Arts Council's "Music & Movies in the Park". Beginning at 8pm at Pleasant Green Park there will be musical entertainment by (To Be Announced). Then, just before the sun sets behind the Oquirrhs, Storm van Ghoul will take the stage with introduction, jokes, and the screening of the most appropriate film for the "Year of the Witch": "HOCUS POCUS"!
SATURDAY JUNE 16, 2018
HiSF Street Festival
The Halloween in Summer Festival main event will take place ALL DAY along Historic Magna Main from 8950 West to 9200 West. It's the "Year of The Witch", so show up your finest Sorcer/Sorceress accoutrements, or get your witchy makeup done at the event! The street will be filled with top notch and world class Artists, Illustrators, Halloween Creators and Decorators, Costumers, Make-Up Artists, Haunters, a variety of Vendors, Food, Games, COSPLAY Contest, Vampires, Witches, Zombies, and MORE! The street festival will go from 10am-8pm and is ALL AGES FUN!!
Little Monsters Area
The Little Monsters Area is returning! It will be filled with ghoulish fun for kids and hosted on the grassy knoll at 9050 West Magna Main. Little Monsters Area Banner Sponsor is Hotel Transylvania 3 which will be in the Little Monsters Area with a very ghoul booth filled with HT3 schwag! Your little monsters will also have a killer time on the Nightmare Before Christmas bounce house, experiencing kids' haunted things, art activities, games, balloon twisting by Balloon Man Shan, face painting, airbrush tattoos, and they can meet and have photos with the Ghostusters of Salt Lake, the Ghostbusters car, and a ginormous Stay Puft Marshmallow Man!!
This is an ALL AGES Cosplay Contest that will be hosted at the Magna Public Library!
Our Presenting Sponsor, FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is graciously granting a VIP Pass to 2018 FanX as part of the Grand Prize! Other super ghoul prizes courtesy of our awesome Sponsors, Mask Events & Costumes!
ALL contestants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The contest will be hosted in the Magna Public Library at 8950 West Magna Main. Registration will begin at 4:30 pm and end promptly at 5:00 pm. The Cosplay Contest will begin at 5:00 pm sharp.
Judges will be nonbias and very experienced with Cosplay, Costuming, and Make-Up having backgrounds as Professional Make-Up Artists, Haunters, and Cosplayers.
1 - NO Real Weapons.
2 - Costumes MUST be handmade. Absolutely NO prepackaged, rental, or mass fabricated costumes will be accepted.
3 - You MUST be in line backstage 15 minutes prior to competition.
4 - ALL "Under 10" competitors MUST be accompanied by an adult on stage.
5 - There will be On Stage Questions.
6 - Contestant has 60 seconds to model their costume.
7 - We reserve the right to combine or cancel age groups depending on number of registrants.
8 - Winners MUST Be present for awards.
18 & Over
Awards will go to:
1 Grand Supreme
1 Winner Per Age Group
2nd & 3rd Place Medals in each Age Group
1 Winner for "Best Cosplay Group" (Up to 5 people in a group) - Each Member of the Group will receive a tropy.
"A Magical Halloween Night!"
Come join your host, Kevin Hurst as he takes kids on a magical Halloween celebration with original music and fun, audience interaction! For sixteen years Kevin has been entertaining folks with his unique Halloween songs and "spooky" ensemble. This is an All Ages appropriate program that is FREE! Two performances Saturday June 16 at the Magna Public Library at 1:00pm & 3:00pm.
All Ages Trick-or-Treating
This All Ages, annual event returns even bigger than ever! As in the past it will run from 5-7pm with participating Magna Main Businesses as well a selection of Vendors and Artists at their booths. Trick-or-Treaters are encouraged to honor Halloween traditions and Please Be In Costume! Young children must be accompanied by parents or guardians.
Scaryoke Under The Scream Tent
Sit for a spell with your Ghoulish Host, Dr. Annette Burkenstein under The Scream Tent in the parking lot of The Copper Miner Saloon at 9071 W. Magna Main and take YOUR turn on the mic with some SCARYOKE! Have fun singing classic "Halloween" themed songs from "The Monster Mash" and "Werewolves of London" to "Thriller" and "This is Halloween". Or, enter one of the Witch Cackling Contests! Sponsored by the most terrorific brews: Coors/Coors Light!
Costumed Spooktacular Shindig
Our 8th Annual & Final Costumed Spooktacular Shindig will be ghastly amounts of fun climaxing our landmark event and celebrating another incredibly successful year with our Artists, Vendors, Ghoul Crew, Participants, Friends, Families, and Festival Goers! The invite is open to EVERYONE 21 and over. There's NO COVER! There will also be FREE Ghoulish Munchies for as long as they lasts, TONS of Give-Aways, a COSTUME CONTEST with a Grand Prize including a VIP Pass to 2018 FanXcourtesy of our Presenting Sponsor, FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, and Shake Your Pumpkin to the Live Music of N-U-ENDO! It all takes place at the The Filling Station from 9pm-1am. 21+ with ID.