November 16th-18th 2018

The Garden Hotel – Urbana, IL

The purpose of Dark History & Horror Convention is to unite those interested in criminal justice, abnormal psychology, and crime prevention to study the history of crime, punishment, and criminal behavior. Without condoning that behavior, the mission of the convention is to provide guests with an educational and entertaining experience utilizing research, guest speakers, experts, and memorabilia.

November 16

6:00PM - 10:00PM

November 17

11:00AM - 9:00PM

November 18

Noon - 4:00PM

Guests and Vendors



KT’s House of Wonder,  Stygian sisters, Magpie creations, Christie Hopper, Pyrate Soul, Scott Blake, Primary Colours, Gypsy Macabre, Awesome Collectibles, Heavenly Express, Heirloom Haberdashery, Vintage Edge Barbershop, Action Jackson Comics, Kevin Kehoe, Cuddly Creaturez, Melissa’s Monsters, Mangled Medusa Art and Soaps, Abby RIx, Central Illinois Hydro-Grafix, Bachelor Pad Magazine, Rt 24 Haunted attraction, Becky Guymon


Brian Ingermann, Jeff Gaither, Jeff Bertrand, Russell Jackson, Disturbed BBQ, Janae Hopper, Camron Johnson, Zac Atkinson, Phil Yeary, Steve Glasgow, Justin Brewer, Candice Comelleri, Philo Barnhart, Charles Moisant, Jessica Henderson, Elaine Oldham


Kastie Pavlik, Jean Rabe, Ariana Cherry, J. W. Wright, Ripper the Clown, David Busboom, Judith Yates, Kelly Banaski, David Hayes, Genius Book Publishing, Kenny Sills, Eric Vernor, Peggy Christie, Michael Cieslak, Amy Hale, Brian K. Morris, Monica O’Leary


Santiago Cirilo, Ari Lehman, Robert LaSardo, Zach Burnside, Bishop Stevens, Briella Howard, Jose Santiago Jr.. Laila Haley, Justin Richards, Willy Adkins, DT Rose, John Borowski


R.I,P- The Dead Zone Paranormal, Mysterious Circumstances, Murder, Metal, Mayhem, True Crime Auction House, Neil Street Nightmare, Night Moves Radio, Cloverleaf Radio,  The Black Crypt Podcast

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