- Pasadena Convention Center
- 300 E. Green Street
- Pasadena, CA 91101
- United States
- Friday, April 12, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
A Century of Monster Makers
Horror aficionados and the creative professionals who bring these scary creatures to life will return to the Pasadena Convention Center April 12-14 for the 11th Monsterpalooza. The show is for fans as well as industry professionals with more than 250 exhibitors, live makeup demonstrations, celebrity meet and greets, and a Monster Museum exhibition.
Visit the Monster Museum to view props from motion pictures and television shows, as well as installations by award winning artists.
Attend unique presentations at the Monsterpalooza Theatre featuring actors and directors of the horror film genre, as well as screenwriters and special effects artists. Past presentations include An American Warewold in London, The Howling, Predator, Tremors, The Exorcist, and Return of the Living Dead.
James Jude Courtney | An American actor and stunt performer. He is known for his work in Halloween 2018, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Vivica A. Fox | An American actress. She is known for her work in Independence Day, Kill Bill: Volume 1, Empire, and Curb Your Enthusiasm (Sunday only)
Chris Sarandon | An American actor. He is known for his work in The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Princess Bride, Fright Night, and Child’s Play
Ken Page | An American actor best known for his work in The Nightmare Before Christmas, All Dogs Go To Heaven, and Dreamgirls
Rhian Rees | An English actor, known for her roles in Halloween 2018, The Lears, Disengaged, and Rehearsal
Tom Savini | An American actor, stunt performer, film director, and prosthetic makeup artist
Pollyann McIntosh | An American actress. She is known for her work in The Walking Dead, Land of the Lost, Burke and Hare, Tales of Halloween, and DarlinComplete List
Dates & Hours
Friday, April 12 | 6:00 p.m to 11:oo p.m
Saturday, April 13 | 11:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m
Sunday, April 14 | 11:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m
One Day Pass | $30 (online) / $35 ( at door)
Three Day Pass | $75
Children under 10 years of age are free with paid adult admission. Note: Strollers are not permitted.
Parking at the convention center is $15 per day for up to 16 hours or $21 per day for in and out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by The Paseo. More info→
Public Transportation – Metro Gold Line
The Pasadena Convention Center is within walking distance of two Metro Gold Line stations, Del Mar Station and Memorial Park Station. If you are traveling southbound toward East Los Angeles / Union Station, detrain at Memorial Park; if you are traveling northbound towards Sierra Madre Villa, detrain at Del Mar Station.
The Westin Pasadena is within walking distance to the convention center, three and a half blocks away. Group rates starts at $169 (ask for the Monsterpalooza rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626) 792-2727, the block usually sells out in advance.Book Westin Now
The Sheraton Pasadena adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center, across from Paseo Colorado, and within walking distance of Old Pasadena. Sheraton Pasadena recently completed a $20 million renovation of guest rooms, lobby and meeting spaces in 2017. Group rates starts at $209 (ask for the Monsterpalooza rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626) 449-4000, the block usually sells out in advance.
Use our directory to learn about other hotels near the Pasadena Convention Center.Full List of Hotels
Local Restaurants & Bars
There are a several restaurants and bars to explore across the street from the convention center at Paseo Colorado, or in nearby Old Pasadena and the Playhouse District. Here are a few recommendations:
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