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Professional and Home Haunters... invites you to our Fourth Annual Haunter Horde Gathering on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Scheduled activities include multiple prize raffles, a scavenger hunt, costume contest and more!  We will also hold a charity auction & accept donations, with all proceeds going to charities Scares that Care and Don't Be A Monster!
2017 Haunter Horde Gathering's annual haunter event.

Haunted Illinois is excited to announce that the date for our Fourth Annual Haunter Horde gathering has been set! Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 29th, 2017!

Haunter Horde is a group created by, in order to promote synergy, fellowship and cooperation throughout the Haunted Attraction Industry. Haunter Horde is comprised of owners/operators, actors, builders, make-up artists and others associated with events big and small, from the large mega-haunts to home haunts & yard displays.

We would like to invite all haunters to join us at the Bristol Renaissance Faire on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 for a day of fun and excitement! Save the date on your calendar!

We have reserved a private party area on the Ren Faire grounds (Cotswold Commons), exclusively for Haunter Horde members! There will be raffle prizes from multiple haunt vendors, a scavenger hunt, character creation contest, discounted ticket prizes and more!

More details and updates will be posted as information is available. To be notified about the latest updates, join our Haunter Horde group on Facebook:

For those people who aren't on Facebook, all updates will be posted on this page, as well.

Haunter Horde Updates

02/15/17: Blood Brood FX has signed on as a sponsor!
Blood Brood FX has signed on as a sponsor!

02/14/17: Paasche Airbrush has signed on as a sponsor!
Paasche Airbrush has signed on as a sponsor!

02/09/17: Haunt News Network has signed on as a new sponsor!
Haunt News Network has signed on as a new sponsor!

02/05/17: Asylum Coffin Co has signed on as our first official sponsor!
Asylum Coffin Co has signed on as our first official sponsor!

01/14/17: Attention Haunters! would like to invite you to our Fourth Annual Haunter Horde Gathering!

12/15/16: is excited to announce that the 2017 Haunter Horde Gathering will be held on Saturday, July 29th!

2017 Haunter Horde Sponsors


Haunter Horde F.A.Q

- Is this event open to the general public?

No. Haunter Horde is open to individuals in the haunted attraction industry, including but not limited to, owners / operators, actors, makeup artists, set designers & builders who work for large-scale commercial attractions, home haunts and everything in-between.

- Where will the Haunter Horde Gathering be held?

Haunter Horde will be held on , at the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, WI (just North of the Illinois/Wisconsin border). We have reserved a party space "Cotswold Commons", exclusively for Haunter Horde attendees (see map).

- How much does it cost to attend?

You will need to purchase a general admission ticket to the Renaissance Faire. There is no additional cost to attend Haunter Horde.

Ticket discount links will be posted soon!

- What time should we get there?

We will be there when the Renaissance Faire opens at 10am. Events / activities will be scheduled throughout the day, until 5pm.

- Is there a limit to the number of people we can bring from our haunt crew?

No. There is no limit; the more, the merrier!

- Do I have to come in costume?

No. Costumes are not required; however, if you want to compete in our Character Creation Contest, come in your best costume for a chance to win a prize.

- What can I expect at the Haunter Horde Gathering?

During the day there will be numerous activities, including a character creation contest, a scavenger hunt and a raffle with prizes from several prominent haunted house vendors. Our event is a great opportunity for you to meet and interact with other haunters. While you are there, you can also enjoy the splendor of the Renaissance Faire.

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To see a wrap-up of last year's event, visit:

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