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June 2, 2023 - June 4, 2023


Celebrate the Art of Monsters and Movie Magic with MONSTERPALOOZA this JUNE 2-4, 2023 as it STOMPS into all 100,000 sq. ft. of The Pasadena Convention Center!

After a successful trial run in 2008, MONSTERPALOOZA made its West Coast debut in 2009 and has since become internationally known as the place to be for fans and professionals of film, makeup, special effects, collectible toys, art, and monsters!

Meet the award-winning masterminds behind some of the greatest creatures ever created for feature films, television, and the haunt industry as you get lost in the over 450 exhibitors selling one-of-a-kind creations, LIVE makeup demonstrations, and more only found at Monsterpalooza!

Enter the famous Monsterpalooza Museum featuring full-sized creatures, hyper-realistic sculptures, screen-used props, and animatronics from your favorite films as well as debuts of new creations from the world’s best Special Effects Studios all in an atmospheric setting!

Each Monsterpalooza event features dozens of special celebrity guests from the world of HorrorScience Fiction, and Fantasy. Past guests have included actors from film franchises such as Alien, Fright Night, An American Werewolf in London, Godzilla, Ed Wood, Night of the Living Dead, Superman, A Nightmare on Elm Street and MANY MORE!

Every year in the Monsterpalooza Theatre, unique panels and presentations are featured all weekend long spotlighting fan-favorite films from the past and future featuring the stars, directors, and artists responsible for bringing your worst nightmares to life on the silver screen and beyond!

Monsterpalooza is a fan-friendly event that introduces attendees every year to new eye-popping exhibits, creators and innovators, products, art, and collectibles – You never know who you will bump into on the show floor!

Monsterpalooza 2023 is the must see event in Southern California!

Make sure to get your tickets in advance; you don’t want to miss it!


June 2, 2023
June 4, 2023
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Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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