Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention

Flashback Weekend

Chicago Horror Con

July 30-August 1, 2021

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
Rosemont, IL

Flashback Weekend 2019 Schedule

Friday Aug. 2, 2019

Crowne Plaza
11:30AM – 1:30PM Registration open for advance ticket pick-ups
1:30PM – 8:30PM  Registration open for on-site sales & advance ticket pick-ups
3:00PM - 9:00PM    Dealers room open (Ballrooms 2-5)
3:15PM – 9:00PM   Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)

Crowne Plaza Balmoral Room – Celeb Photo-Ops
5:30PM         Celeb Photo Ops – Separate Ticket Required. Purchase Photo Op Tickets at the Celeb Photo Ops Booth.
5:30 PM        TED RAIMI
5:45 PM        VIRGINIA MADSEN SOLO / TONY TODD IN COSTUME & VIRGINIA MADSEN
5:50 PM        TONY TODD IN COSTUME
6:15 PM        SVENGOOLIE WITH COFFIN BACK-DROP
6:30 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS GROUP - NO COSTUMES
6:45 PM        CERINA VINCENT
7:00 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME TRIO
7:05 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME DUO
7:10 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS TOM ATKINS COSTUME
7:25 PM        HEATHER LANGENKAMP
7:30 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & HEATHER LANGENKAMP
7:35 PM        NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) TRIO
7:40 PM        ROBERT & THE LADIES OF ELM STREET GROUP
7:45 PM        NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: DREAM MASTER GROUP
7:50 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA ZANE / ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA WILCOX
7:55 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND SOLO
8:10 PM        MELINDA CLARKE
8:20 PM        LANCE HENRIKSEN W/ ALIEN EGG PROP*
*You can wear screen used ALIEN 3 costumes for the op
courtesy of the HSPPA

Ballroom 5   Celeb Photo Ops at Robert Englund’s autograph table
8:45 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND BOILER ROOM SET PHOTO-OP

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
1:00PM        Screening: “NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: THE DREAM MASTER”
7:00PM        An Evening with Rich Koz – Celebrating 40 years of Svengoolie – moderated by Nick Digilio of WGN 720AM
9:00PM        A Conversation with Robert Englund – moderated by Steve Prokopy
9:35PM        35th Anniversary screening “A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET” (1984) Introduced by Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, & Amanda Wyss. Tuesday Knight performs “NIGHTMARE”

Saturday Aug. 3, 2019

Crowne Plaza
9:00AM - 5:00PM  Registration Booth Open
10:00AM - 7:00PM  Dealer room open (Ballrooms 2-5)
10:00AM - 5:30PM  Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)
2:00PM – 3:45PM   Svengoolie autograph signings – Ideation Lounge

Crowne Plaza Balmoral Room – Celeb Photo-Ops
11:00AM       Celeb Photo Ops – Separate Ticket Required. Purchase Photo Op Tickets at the Celeb Photo Ops Booth.
11:00AM       BRUCE CAMPBELL SOLO
11:40AM       SAM RAIMI, BRUCE CAMPBELL, TED RAIMI TRIO
12:00PM       SAM RAIMI SOLO
12:20 PM      MELINDA CLARKE
12:30 PM      NIGHT OF THE CREEPS GROUP - NO COSTUMES
12:45 PM      CERINA VINCENT
1:00 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME TRIO
1:05 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME DUO
1:10 PM        NIGHT OF THE CREEPS TOM ATKINS COSTUME
1:45 PM        SVENGOOLIE WITH COFFIN BACK-DROP
2:00 PM        HEATHER LANGENKAMP
2:05 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & HEATHER LANGENKAMP
2:10 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND, HEATHER LANGENKAMP & AMANDA WYSS
2:15 PM        ROBERT & THE LADIES OF ELM STREET GROUP
2:20 PM        "NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: DREAM MASTER GROUP
2:30 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA ZANE / ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA WILCOX
2:40 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND SOLO
4:00 PM        VIRGINIA MADSEN SOLO / TONY TODD IN COSTUME & VIRGINIA MADSEN
4:10 PM        TONY TODD IN COSTUME
4:45 PM        LANCE HENRIKSEN W/ ALIEN EGG PROP*
*You can wear screen used ALIEN 3 costumes for the op
courtesy of the HSPPA

Ballroom 5   Celeb Photo Ops at Robert Englund’s autograph table
5:30 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND BOILER ROOM SET

Kitty Hawk Room (lower level)
12:00PM – 2:00PM  - Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell autograph signings
3:00PM – 5:00PM -  Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell autograph signings

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
11:30AM       Bloody Disgusting presents “WORLD OF DEATH” episodes
12:00PM       Bloody-Disgusting and Doppelgänger Releasing present a screening and Q&A of the viral, feature-film-inspiring, short film "Gags the Clown" with director Adam Krause in attendance.
12:30PM       Q & A author Jon Kitley – New book – “DISCOVER THE HORROR”
1:00PM         Q & A – Cerina Vincent
1:30PM         Q & A – Robert Kurtzman
2:00PM         Q & A – Lance Henriksen
2:30PM         Q & A – Melinda Clarke
3:00PM         Q & A – Heather Langenkamp          
3:30PM         Oddity Files Presentation
4:20PM         Svengoolie hosts the 14th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest
5:15PM         A History of H.H. HOLMES with director John Borowski
5:45PM         15th anniversary screening “H.H. HOLMES: AMERICA’S FIRST SERIAL KILLER” (2004)

Crowne Plaza Lower level - Midway Room - Movie Screenings
12:30PM       “EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN” (1987)
2:00PM         “ARMY OF DARKNESS” (1993)
3:30PM         “CANDYMAN” (1992)
5:30PM         “RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3”

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
7:15PM         Q & A “NIGHT OF THE CREEPS” cast
8:00PM         Screening “NIGHT OF THE CREEPS” (1986) introduced by the cast

Murray Bros Caddyshack
9:00PM – ??? Flashback Weekend After Party hosted by Murray Bros Caddyshack. Costumes welcome, encouraged & optional. Cash bar. Drink specials.

Sunday August 4, 2019

Crowne Plaza
10:00AM – 3:00PM Registration Booth Open
11:00AM - 4:00PM  Dealer room (Ballrooms 2-5)
11:00AM - 4:00PM  Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)

Crowne Plaza Balmoral Room – Celeb Photo-Ops
11:00AM       Celeb Photo Ops – Separate ticket required. Purchase Photo Op Tickets at the Celeb Photo Ops Booth.
11:00AM       BRUCE CAMPBELL SOLO
11:40AM       BRUCE CAMPBELL, TED RAIMI & SAM RAIMI / TED RAIMI SOLO
12:00PM       SAM RAIMI SOLO
12:15 PM      NIGHT OF THE CREEPS GROUP - NO COSTUMES
12:25 PM      CERINA VINCENT
12:40 PM      NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME TRIO
12:45 PM      NIGHT OF THE CREEPS - COSTUME DUO
12:50 PM      NIGHT OF THE CREEPS TOM ATKINS COSTUME
1:00 PM        HEATHER LANGENKAMP
1:05 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & HEATHER LANGENKAMP
1:10 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND, HEATHER LANGENKAMP & AMANDA WYSS
1:15 PM        ROBERT & THE LADIES OF ELM STREET GROUP
1:20 PM        NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: DREAM MASTER GROUP
1:25 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA ZANE / ROBERT ENGLUND & LISA WILCOX
1:30 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND SOLO
2:00 PM        MELINDA CLARKE
2:15 PM        VIRGINIA MADSEN SOLO / TONY TODD IN COSTUME & VIRGINIA MADSEN
2:30 PM        TONY TODD IN COSTUME
2:45 PM        LANCE HENRIKSEN W/ ALIEN EGG PROP
*You can wear screen used ALIEN 3 costumes for the op
courtesy of the HSPPA

Ballroom 5    Celeb Photo Ops at Robert Englund’s autograph table
3:15 PM        ROBERT ENGLUND BOILER ROOM SET

Kitty Hawk Room (lower level)
12:00PM – 2:00PM  - Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell autograph signings
3:00PM – 4:00PM -  Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell autograph signings

Crowne Plaza Lower level - Midway Room - Movie Screenings
12:30PM       “DARKMAN” (1991)
2:15PM       “DRAG ME TO HELL” (2009)  

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
1:00PM         Scotchworthy Productions presents “WORLD OF DEATH” episodes
1:30PM         Q & A – CANDYMAN returns to Chicago – Tony Todd & Virginia Madsen
2:00PM         Q & A – DREAM MASTER - Lisa Wilcox, Tuesday Knight, Brooke Theiss & Toy Newkirk
2:30PM         Q & A -  Lisa Zane
3:00PM         TBA
4:15PM         *SPECIAL EVENT - Q & A - Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi
*Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell or EVIL DEAD Trio VIP badges for entry

Convention admission required for all activities, including photo ops. Times and Events Subject to Change

 


Saturday Afternoon at the Crowne Plaza: The 14th Annual Sinister Visions COSTUME CONTEST

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The 2018 Costume Contest Winners with Svengoolie and Sinister Visions' Chad Savage

Join us in the Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1 on Saturday August 3 in your favorite ghoulish costume for our 14th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest and compete for fun and prizes! The contest will be hosted by Chicago Television legend “SVENGOOLIE”! All ages welcome!

Prizes are awarded for First, Second and Third Place, and there's a Kids Category for ages 12 & under. Winners are determined by audience applause.

This event is sponsored by Sinister Visions inc.

THERE IS NO PRE-REGISTRATION: Contestants should start assembling outside of the room in which the event will be held (it'll be in the program at the show) starting 30 minutes prior to the event. Chad Savage will be there to direct you as necessary.

 

Times and Events Subject to Change