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Dark Xmas is the winter show and Dark X Fest is our summer show, Dark Xmas was created by filmmaker Travis Bowen in 2003 and it was held in Trumbull County. It has since moved to the Cleveland area and is operated by Altered Realm Productions (Akron Comicon, River City Con) and Eerie Frequency (movie production company). The convention itself is drenched in history, it was formerly held at a haunted hotel, Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig) himself met his wife at Dark Xmas (true story), it was the only convention to ever feature a Star Wars Ewok Adventure reunion, in 2005 it was so packed that fans attending couldn't walk through the convention, and it has featured horror stars like Marilyn Burns (star of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to pop culture icons like Noel Neil (the original Lois Lane).

The Dark Xmas convention takes up two large banquet rooms and two smaller rooms! It is one of the largest horror and pop culture themed conventions in Ohio. We offer fans the chance to meet celebrity guests from their favorite movie and TV shows, there are tons of vendors selling all types of things, and an event room that hosts panels and movies all weekend long! We are also host to the infamous Saturday Night Scaryoke After Party featuring celebrity guests and fans alike.

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