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About

Halloween X-SPO is an ALL AGES Halloween themed show and is locally owned and operated by Lilac City Entertainment aka Lilac City Comicon in Spokane, WA.

Our Mascot: "Cat-Bat" created by Daniel M. Davis aka Steam Crow!

Halloween Themed Programming!

Shop Show Floor!

Our show floor is the beating heart of our show! Shop 100+ Exhibitors & Artists selling a variety of arts, crafts, collectibles, props, toys, & more!!

Attend Panels

With two rooms hosting an hourly program of events both days ranging from instructional, entertainment, guest interviews, podcast, book readings & more TBA.

Exclusive Merch!

Visit Halloween X-SPO Info/Merch booth in the main lobby to purchase show merch with 25% of all sales benefiting local scholarship fund at SFCC. 

Our Place
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Let's Help Our Community!

Bring Canned Food & Non-Perishable Food Items to our Peace Bonding Tent (outside of the Main Entrance of the Convention Center) for a chance to win valuable prizes!

Prizes include:

  • Black Series Mandalorian Helmet (valued at $200),

  • "The Darksaber" from Disneyland Galaxy's Edge with case (valued at $200)

  • or $50 Gift Certificate to the Comic Book Shop.

Winning Tickets to be drawn at 2:00pm on Sunday 10/15 and will be called via Phone. You will then have 2 hours to return to pick up your prize. No prizes will be mailed or delivered. 

Our Place Community Outreach is located in the West Central neighborhood of Spokane, Washington. Their team of volunteers and donors are ready to serve our local community by providing emergency resources such as food, clothing, hygiene, utility assistance, and bus passes.

To learn more visit them online:

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What's in the Box?!

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Free Enamel Pin Trading:

Bring Any Type of Enamel Pin(s) to Trade 1:1 for FREE from a selection of pins on our Pin Trading Board! Also Rare Disney Pins will be on Sale $5 each while supplies last.

Mystery Box (NEW):

  • Adults ages 13 & up can bring an enamel pin to trade 1:1 either from our pin trading board or by selecting a box for a "mystery pin". 

  • Kids- Kids 5-12 years old do not need a pin to select a box from the "mystery box".  Only one choice per day. 

  • The Mystery Box could contain a Mystery Enamel Pin, Random Prize and or we will be giving away 4 total (2 per day) Disney 100th Anniversary Coin from Disneyland valued at $15 each! 

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Spooky Themed Photo Booths!

When you enter our our show floor you will be greeted by four different themed photo booths that are FREE to take picture in! Each photo booth will be handcrafted by four local businesses Petunia & Loomis, King Family Haunted House, & Halloween Express.

 

Freestanding Selfie Light Rings will be available at each photo booth for your to put your phone in & take a picture for your to share online. 

Booth Numbers TBA

What Can I Expect....?!

Live Special FX Makeup Demos

Makeup Artist

Visit Special FX Guest Artist: Kate Dixson as she creates magic in front of your eyes!

 

Kate will each be conducting live makeup demos by turning a live model into something amazing! This process will be on-going both days of the show so check back often and see what she creates each day. 

You can learn more about our SFX Artist under the Guests page: HERE

Live Music!

We are excited to have Elektro Grave Entertainment provide the beats as everyone enters the convention center. 

The premier source for dark music and culture events in Spokane, WA, Elektro Grave Entertainment has been filling dance floors and hosting events with bands, DJs, and artists since 2013. We specialize in goth, industrial, EBM, synthpop, post-punk, darkwave, synthwave, and other adjacent alternative or electronic music.

Location: Main Lobby

House lights will remain on & No strobe lights will be present. 

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Costume Contests

Obviously we have to have a Costume Contest for both Adults (ages 13 & up) on Saturday 10/14 & Kids (ages 5 to 12) on Sunday 10/15.  Remember it's a Costume Contest meaning it doesn't have to be hand made. Store-bought costumes are acceptable. More details coming soon. 

  • Adult (ages 13 & up) Costume Contest - Saturday 10/14/23 Time 4:00pm.

  • Kids (ages 5 to 12 years old) Costume Contest - Sunday 10/15/23 Time 2:00pm.

Professional Tarot Card Readings

Join professional tarot card reader Doug aka Lovecraft Tarot with almost a decade of practice under his belt.

Doug will help you reach your highest potential but understand the news you are delivered may not be the message you want to hear. Readings are FCFS both days of the show and are FREE with donation. 

Booth Number TBA

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FAQ

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Ticket FAQ:

  • All ticket sales are final.

  • Tickets are only sold at endorsed locations in Spokane, WA or online via Ticketswest.com. Anyone else who is "selling" tickets are not affiliated with Halloween X-SPO and can not be trusted. 

  • All tickets are non-transferable.

  • If you buy your tickets in-person you are responsible for keeping track of your ticket.

  • Lost of damaged physical tickets will not be replaced or refunded. 

  • If you buy online or the day of the show you are subject to fees. 

  • The box office will open up 2 hours before the start of the show on both Saturday and Sunday to buy tickets for walk-ups. 

Show FAQ:

  • Will there be food available on site? 

    • Yes, there will be concessions with food and drinks for purchase both days of the show.

  • Do I have to Pre-Register Online to participate in the Adult Costume Contest?

    • No. Not this year. Only by checking in at our Info Booth (lobby) by 3pm.

  • Are store bought Costumes allowed to wear in the Adult & Kids contest?

    • Yes. Store bought and hand made are both allowed at Halloween X-SPO.

  • What time is the Adult Costume Contest on Saturday?

    • 4:00pm ​

  • Can I compete in a Group?

    • Yes, but no additional prizes will be awarded if your group wins. 

  • What age do I have to be to compete in the Adult Costume Contest?

    • Ages 13 and up.

  • What age do I have to be to compete in the Kids Costume Contest?​

    • Ages 5 to 12 years old.

  • Will a wheelchair ramp be available for me to get on and off stage?

    • Yes.

  • (For the Kids Costume Contest) Is Parental Assistance allowed?

    • No. Kids must be able to get on and off stage by themselves. 

  • Are Pets Allowed Inside the Show?

    • Only Service Animals are allowed with proper documentation. 

  • What time is the Kids Costume Contest on Sunday?

    • 2:00pm

  • Do I have to Pre-Register Online to participate in the Kids Costume Contest?

    • No, Not this year. Only by checking in at our Info Booth (lobby) by 1:30pm.

  • Are Handmade Costumes Allowed?

    • Yes but not required. 

  • Is this a family show?

    • Yes, this is an all ages show but parents need to use their best judgement when brining little kids as subject matter could be scary to little kids. 

  • Will there be any strobe lights?

    • No strobe lights, no flashing lights.

  • Will there be any jump scares?

    • No jump scares will be allowed.

  • Will this event be in the dark like a haunted house?

    • No, the lights will remain on at all times. 

  • What is the recommended age for my kid(s) to attend on their own?

    • Ages 13 & up but Convention Center and Show Staff are not responsible for baby sitting or supervising your kids. We recommending at least one adult attend.

  • Questions?

QUESTONS?

Email us at   halloweenxspo@gmail.com

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