Events & Attractions

Midsummer Scream Announces Pre-Sale and New Gold Bat Pass

Today, Midsummer Scream announced it will begin it’s ticket pre-sale later this week.  The annual Halloween convention will return to the Long Beach Convention Center on July 28 and 2019 and promises to make 2018 “the best and scariest show yet!”

While an exact pre-sale date was not announced, the announcement did reveal that it will be sometime this week.  They also revealed that the earlier you purchase tickets, the better the deal will be.  In fact, the first 200 tickets sold will be 75% off!  After those 200 75% off tickets are gone, general admission tickets will be available for up to 60% off. This will last for at least 24 hours after tickets go on sale and may end at any time without notice.  General Admission prices for Midsummer Scream 2018 will be $34 for Saturday, July 29, $30 for Sunday, July 30 and $50 for the entire weekend.

Introducing the Gold Bat Pass

Gold BatIn addition to general admission tickets, Midsummer Scream is introducing the Gold Bat Pass.  The pass, which is intended for die-hard Halloween fans, includes weekend access to Midsummer Scream 2018 along with the following perks:

  • Early show floor access – doors open one hour early for Gold Bats! (10am each day)
  • Priority Access to panels and presentations.
  • Front of Line privileges to select attractions in the Hall of Shadows.
  • A collectible lanyard and credential.
  • An exclusive “Gold Bat” enamel pin, available only to Gold Bat pass holders.

The Gold Bat Pass costs $85 and will only be available in a limited quantity.  Passes will not be available at a discounted rate and are only good for the pass holder and cannot be extended to guests of any age (including children).

Though no initial details have been made about the 2018 guest lineup or offerings, Midsummer Scream did tease taht this year’s event will feature more haunted attractions in an expanded Hall of Shadows and more vendors to shop from on the showfloor.  If you want to be notified when tickets go on sale, you’ll need to be on the Midsummer Scream email list, so be sure to visit their website and sign up.

Not sure what Midsummer Scream is all about?  Be sure to check out our coverage from the months leading up to and during last year’s event!

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