Denver - Colorado Festival of Horror (COFOH) inaugural event for September 10-12, 2021, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Central Park, 4444 N. Havana St, Denver, CO 80239.  COFOH is an intimate fan experience and convention for all things horror, featuring celebrity guests Brinke Stevens (iconic 80s Scream Queen), Victoria Price (daughter of screen icon Vincent Price and COFOH virtual guest), Laurene Landon (credits include It's Alive III, Maniac Cop & Terror Tales), Brian Bonsall (former child star of Star Trek: The Next GenerationFamily Ties and horror film Mikey),  Ed & Marsha Edmunds (Distortions Unlimited & Travel Channel’s Making Monsters), horror film directors Christopher Mihm (The Giant Spider) and Jimmy Lee Combs (Terror Tales), horror comic artists Zach Howard (HellboyJoe Hill’s The Cape), and Jolyon Yates (Creepshow), Hollywood concept artist Xander Smith (Godzilla vs. KongAmerican Horror Story), local artist Joe Oliver (Laser Party). Plus spooky artists, frightening writers, scary vendors, and so much more! 


We are thrilled to have contributed some of VISEone's awesome 8" Zombie Gooo! art toys to the CO Festival of Horror to be handed out to attendees as prizes! These will grace the prize packs at the following events: the Monster Main Events, The Video Dead Room, Dracula's Den panel room, the "IT" Red Balloon social media contest, Jigsaw's Horror Trivia, the Gore Galore Costume Extravaganza and the Drawn In Blood: Draw Off!

Denver and the Front Range support a lively and vibrant horror community.  The mission of COFOH is to unite that community with artists, guests and vendors from all over in a safe space.  There is nothing more exciting than that shudder that comes from being scared, and the hilarity that follows.


About COFOH Guest Brinke Stevens: Brinke Stevens has been involved in the film business since 1981, with her debut in Roger Corman’s Slumber Party Massacre.  She has appeared in over 200 movies, many of them fantasy and horror, earning her the honored title of “Scream Queen”. Her recent films include DisciplesAxemanAdam KSafe Inside, and Die Sister, Die!. She was featured in The Psycho Legacy documentary. Brinke also wrote and published her own comic book series, Brinke of Destruction and a science fiction novel, Dangerous Toys. She co-produced two horror documentaries, Shock Cinema and Something to Scream About, and also wrote and directed Personal Demons (2018).

Brinke has a long history in the early years of San Diego Comic-Con, winning the first Masquerade Contest in 1973 as “Vampirella”, and running that renowned costume contest for many years.  One of the judges was “Vampirella” co-creator Forrest J. Ackerman and they became life-long friends. Brinke also modeled for her artist husband Dave Stevens as “Betty” for his Rocketeer comic books.

COFOH will host a variety of chilling experiences, as follows. The Death Dealers Room for the macabre, hosting a menagerie of artists and vendors selling their creepy wares. Renowned horror comic book writers and artists.  Engrossing horror actors with autographs, selfies, merchandise, Q&As and film screenings. Delightfully fiendish panels, workshops, and interactive audience events. The faint-inducing Gore Galore Costume Extravaganza contest. Premiere of convention exclusive edition of the Amazon-bestselling It Came From the Multiplex: 80s Midnight Chillers horror anthology from Hex Publishers with writers in attendance and with variant cover and autographed bookplate. A charity event to benefit My Quiet Cave.  After-Hours activities for haunting fun like Jigsaw’s Horror Trivia and Drawn In Blood – Draw Off! art competition. COFOH and Outworld Brewing's "Elixir Immortus" Beer. Exclusive Colorado Festival of Horror merchandise. Dedicated, horror-loving sponsors. An eerily hospitable hotel venue with rooms, pool, restaurant and bar. A haunting ambiance for fans of everything horror.

Our ticketing options are as follows: VIP 3-Day Weekend Passes (SOLD OUT). Discounted 3-Day Weekend Passes for $40 and Single Day tickets now available on our website! Prices higher at the door. Kids 10 and under are FREE with paid adult. Tickets purchased online will require a paper copy or digital copy to be scanned at the door to get your badges.


Passes are now available at or via the Eventbrite website.


Vendor room hours are as follows:  Friday, Sept 10 from 6-9pm (VIP ticket holders get early entrance at 5pm) Saturday, Sept 11 from 11am-7pm (VIP ticket holders get early entrance at 10am) and Sunday, Sept 12 from 11am-5pm (VIP ticket holders get early entrance at 10am).


We will be following all current state and local-mandated COVID guidelines.  However, if you are not vaccinated, you must wear a mask.


About COFOH:

The Colorado Festival of Horror (COFOH) inaugural 2021 event will highlight the horror genre, and all that it bleeds. COFOH will be a platform for the community to unite over the love of horror and everything that creeps in the night!


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