Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention

Flashback Weekend

Chicago Horror Con

August 2-4, 2024

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
Rosemont, IL

Flashback Weekend 2024 Schedule

Friday August 2, 2024

12:00PM - 2:00PM | Registration Booth - Early pick-up for advance ticket purchases

2:00PM - 8:30PM | Registration Booth Open for on-site sales and advance ticket pick-ups

3:00PM - 9:00PM | Dealers room & Celebrity signings

TBA | Q & A schedule

TBA | Celeb Photo-Op schedule (You must have a convention admission ticket to participate in Celeb Photo-Ops)

CELEBRATE THE 45th ANNIVERSARY OF “THE WARRIORS”!

8:30PM | Q & A - “THE WARRIORS”

9:15PM - ??? | After-Party – “THE WARRIORS” Costume Party at VENTANAS, The elegant bar on the top floor of the Hyatt. Enjoy a panoramic view of Chicago’s skyline & O’Hare while partying in Class & Style!Press “V” in the glass elevators for the top floor!

Cyrus - The One and Only invites you to the
“THE WARRIORS” Costume Party
Dress as your favorite gang or characters from “THE WARRIORS” (Gang colors optional).  Civilians and Prom couples also welcome.
Rules – Nobody packed. Nobody flexing any muscle. Truce.
              Furies – Leave your bats at home.
All Flashback Weekend ticket holders welcome. 
One (1) drink purchase minimum from the bar upstairs.
 *Attendance limited to capacity*  Cash Bar

Saturday August 3, 2024

9:30AM -   5:30PM | Registration Booth Open

10:00AM - 7:00PM | Dealer room open

10:00AM - 6:00PM | Celebrity signings

TBA | Svengoolie Autograph Signings 

TBA | 18th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest hosted by Svengoolie

  • All you need to enter is your Flashback Weekend wristband and costume
  • Limited to capacity

TBA | Q & A schedule

TBA | Celeb Photo-Op schedule (You must have a convention admission ticket to participate in Celeb Photo-Ops)

Pro Tip: Stop by the Zombie Army Booth and ask them what they have planned!

8:15PM | ALAN HOWARTH PERFORMS THE SCORE TO “HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH” (1982) LIVE TO A SCREENING OF THE FILM!
Composer Alan Howarth will perform his classic score to “HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH” live to a screening of the film at Flashback Weekend on Sat. Aug. 3, 2024!  This all-immersive audio and visual film screening experience is not to be missed! 
No extra charge for paid Flashback Weekend attendees. Limited to seating capacity.

10:00PM  |  Official After-Party – VENTANAS, The elegant bar on the top floor of the Hyatt. Enjoy a panoramic view of Chicago’s skyline & O’Hare while partying in Class & Style!Press “V” in the glass elevators for the top floor!

PARTY TO THE MUSIC OF ALAN HOWARTH & COSPLAY!
Enjoy the beautiful view and elegant atmosphere of Ventanas while the classic soundtracks of Alan Howarth play in the background! Alan Howarth will interact with fans at the party! Relive the movies with themes from “HALLOWEEN II”, “ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK”, “BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA”, “THEY LIVE”, and more!

Cosplay welcome!  Feel free to dress as characters from the Carpenter Cinematic Multi-Verse! Costumes optional.

*Music from stereo recordings.

All Flashback Weekend ticket holders welcome. 
One (1) drink purchase minimum from the bar upstairs.
*Attendance limited to capacity* 

Sunday Aug. 4, 2024

9:30AM - 3:00PM | Registration Booth Open

10:00AM - 4:00PM | Dealers room and Celebrity signings

12:00PM - 5:00PM | Q & A’s – Schedule TBA

TBA | Celeb Photo-Op schedule (You must have a convention admission ticket to participate in Celeb Photo-Ops)

A detailed schedule will be posted closer to the event.

Can You Dig It?


18th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest
The 2023 Costume Contest Winners with Svengoolie

Join us on Saturday August 3rd at (Time TBD) in the Rosemont Ballroom in your favorite ghoulish costume for our 18th 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 Rosemont Ballroom at 30 minutes before the contest starts. Chad Savage will be there to direct you as necessary. Limited to capacity. All pass-holders are welcome to participate.


Alan Howarth

 

Times and Events Subject to Change