All there is to know about Jacksonville’s horror scene.
Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 p.m. Le Refuse presents: Jeremy Spicer and Germ Spider Designs “Virulent by Nature” art show at Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park, 4812 Deer Lake Drive West.
Saturday, October 13, 4 to 9 p.m. World Zombie Day at Night Terrors, 11740 San Jose, Jacksonville. More details to follow on Jacksonville Zombiewalk’s Facebook page.
Saturday, October 13, 7 p.m. Jacksonville Horror Movie Fans Meetup Group viewing of Sinister at Tinseltown, 4535 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville. Click here to join the group to sign up for this meetup. Click here to watch the trailer.
Saturday, October 13, 7:30 p.m. Night of the Gaming Undead, Gamer Apocalypse, 2177 Kingsley Avenue, #29, Orange Park.
October 18. The Rocky Horror Show Live opens. The show’s website warns, “If you are easily offended, you may want to stay home and watch Matlock.” Click here to purchase tickets. At the EDGE at Brewster’s Mega Plex, 845 University Blvd, Jacksonville.
Saturday, October 20. Zombie Buffet 5K begins 1 p.m. and Kids Fitness Zombie Chase begins 11 a.m. The Jacksonville Landing. Registration closes October 18. Cut off for shirts and other swag items is October 6.
Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 p.m. Jacksonville’s own ZAAT (which was filmed on the St. Johns River in Green Cove Springs and Switzerland and at Marineland), with live commentary from the film’s director/producer/screenwriter Don Barton, screenwriter Ron Kivett, and Paul Galloway, who played the sheriff and also served as production manager. Sun Ray Cinema, 1028 Park Street, Jacksonville. $10. Click here to watch the trailer.
Saturday, October 27, 2:30 p.m. Thrill the World is an annual worldwide synchronized dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” with zombie dancers, zombie audience and all interested onlookers. Donations benefit Hubbard House. All ages. At Intuition Ale Works, 720 King Street, Jacksonville. For more details, checkout the Jacksonville Facebook page. Or click here to learn the dance.
EVENTS CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER
Night Terrors Haunted House. Featuring three houses: Outbreak, a zombie apocalypse, Madhouse, institution for the clinically insane, and Alchemia, the latest experiment from the “sadistic mind of a grave robbing serial killer” (according to Night Terrors website). $20 Sunday and Thursdays or $25 Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween, which includes all three houses. Or Fast Pass (front of line) for $10 extra per ticket. 11740 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville.
Haunt Nights at Adventure Landing. Apocalyptia, 3D haunted attraction, and Dark Fables, “maze full of horrific of fairy tales gone wrong” (according to Haunt Nights website). One house $11.99, both $17.99, both houses plus mini golf or go-kart $20.99. Express pass also available. 1944 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville Beach.
Warehouse 31. Featuring Rigamortis, the haunted trail, 3-D Clown Nightmare, the freak show, and Vertigo, experience fear. $25 for three trails, $45 for three trails and immediate access to Rigamortis boarding group. 225 West Davis Industrial Drive, St. Augustine, FL. GPS address is 1664 Northwood Drive, St. Augustine, FL.
OUT OF TOWN
Universal Halloween Horror Nights, Orlando, FL.
October 26 and 27, V/H/S limited release showing at midnight at Enzian Theatre, 1300 South Orlando Avenue, Maitland, FL.
October 26-28, Spooky Empire, ultimate horror weekend. The Hilton, Orlando, FL.
November 2, South Florida Day of the Dead Celebration. Preview October 27. Downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL.
HORROR SHOW SEASON PREMIERES
Sunday, October 14. The Walking Dead, Season 3. AMC cable network.
Wednesday, October 17. American Horror Story: Asylum. Season 2. FX cable network.
NOW SHOWING AT THEATERS
Resident Evil: Retribution
House at the End of the Street
COMING SOON TO THEATERS
Frankenweenie (October 5)
# Hold Your Breath (October 5)
Sinister (October 12)
Paranormal Activity 4 (October 19)
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (October 23)
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (October 26)
RECENT DVD RELEASES
The Cabin in the Woods
The Loved Ones
The Tall Man
Resident Evil: Damnation
Strippers vs. Werewolves
COMING SOON ON DVD
Chained (October 2)
Dark Shadows (October 2)
Red Lights (October 2)
Hypothermia (October 2)
Truth or Die (October 9)
Prometheus (October 9)
Airborne (October 16)
The Tortured (October 16)
Excision (October 16)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (October 23)
247°F (October 23)