• Live Band In Concert

    Jinkies! The award winning power-pop band The Shake Ups will be performing their original cartoon/pop culture themed songs on our main stage dressed as the meddling kids from Scooby Doo.

  • Car Show

    Day-1 kicks off with dozens of famous movie vehicles, hellacious hearses, zombie responders and crazy customs parked out front of the Lansing Center on Michigan Avenue at the Killer Car Show.

  • Zombie Walk

    Hungry for brains? The 11th Annual Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk invades the Capital City on Day-2 of the festival in support of the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Please check the Z-Walk Facebook page for more details.

  • Trick-or-Treating

    Kids 12 and under are invited to trick-or-treat at two dozen stations safely inside the Lansing Center. We’ll provide a map to the candy at the door, so come in costume and bring a bag to join in the fun.

  • Superheroes

    Dozens of heroes from The League of Enchantment including Lansing Batman, Capital City Wonder Woman, Superman, Batwoman, The Flash, Red Hood, Supergirl and many more will swoop in to save the day!

  • Ghostbusters

    Hang out with the Lansing Ghostbusters and members of the Great Lakes Ghostbuster Coalition for slime-making demos, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Ecto-1 vehicles and enough proton packs to take care of any spook, spectre or ghost.

  • Star Wars

    Experience a galaxy far, far away as many of your favorite characters from the Great Lakes Garrison roam the hall. Also visit their featured exhibit to see amazing fan-built costumes and props on display.

  • Transformers

    It’s "more than meets the eye" as Optimus Prime, Starscream, Grimlock and BumbleBee greet you at our entrance thanks to giant costume maker Squirrels Creations and a talking replica VW Bug presented by Home Dimensions.

  • Robot Competition

    The pit area will be full of local high school robotics teams (including the Waverly High Robotics Club) as they prepare to face off in our massive arena for the first ever Robot Shocker Showdown!

  • Cobra Command

    Central Defense: The Fighting 5th will be attack ready with a battlefield full of vehicles including the Cobra HISS Tank, Stinger, ASP, Ferret and much more as part of The Finest: A GI Joe Costume Club.

  • Mystery Machine & Scoob

    Jeepers! Your gang can get photos with the Michigan Mystery Machine along with a life-size Scooby Doo, and then hop in to watch your favorite retro cartoons on the big screen tv. But watch out for the giant Phantom Shadow.

  • Costume Contests

    Here’s your chance to walk our stage in your awesome homemade creation for a chance to win prize packages valued at over $500 which will be awarded to Best Adult, Runner-up Adult and Best Kid Costume.

  • Blacksmithing

    The Lansing Makers Network fires up the forge to almost 2,000 degrees to give you a front row seat of a demo showing the old world technique of craftsmen hammering, cutting, forming and bending metal into shape.

  • Speeder Bike

    A Scout Trooper from the Great Lakes Garrison will be zipping around the exhibit hall as he patrols the area keeping a lookout for any Rebel scum on a home built version of a motorized Speeder Bike from Return of the Jedi.

  • Cantina Showdown

    “Going somewhere, Solo?” Have a seat in a booth across from bounty hunter Greedo as you do some smooth talking while getting your blaster ready to see who really shot first in a Star Wars photo op created by the crew from Really Cool Comic Con.

  • DJ Shaggy

    Zoinks! JAMMIN' DJs spins your favorite spooky hits from the main stage and MCs all the non-stop entertainment including performances by guest musicians, dance troupes, theatre groups and special presenters.

  • Dead Man’s Derby*

    Racers! Build and decorate your own pinewood car or choose a kit of the Batmobile, Ecto-1 or Mystery Machine. Then pick a lane and see who is the fastest to the finish line on a custom built downhill track by Home Dimensions LLC.

  • Space Ghost

    The interplanetary parody talk show pops up live at the festival starring Space Ghost and his awkward interviews with celebrities, random citizens and the occasional purple alien.

  • Magic

    Master Illusionist Ty Lee, also known as The Urban Legend, will perform a variety of tricks and sleight-of-hand that will astound and amaze fans of all ages with close-up shows and a special appearance on our main stage.

  • Beetlejuice

    Say his name three times, and then watch out for the mischievous Michigan Beetlejuice as he creates chaos and mayhem all throughout the festival with his crazy antics. It’s SHOWTIME!

  • Super Villains

    Gotham City's greatest arch enemies are on the loose! Beware of The League of Enchantment posing as Harley Quinn, Joker, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Cat Woman, Bane and many more nefarious characters.

  • Captain’s Chair

    Beam aboard the U.S.S. Grand Petoskey and sit at a replica of Captain Kirk’s Command Chair with the West Michigan crew of the Starfleet Star Trek International Fan Club. “Live long and prosper.“

  • Cosplay

    Many of the areas most talented cosplayers including Disfusional Studios and the networking agents from Fan•Tom X will be showing off their creations and sharing their expertise.

  • Starship Simulator

    Become a part of an interstellar crew and work together to defend the sector from evil aliens. The Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator is one of the many fun and innovative activities hosted by the Lansing Makers Network.

  • Planet Express

    The Futurama animated universe lands at our festival with this minivan turned fictional anthropomorphic spaceship in a collaborative build between Samsquatch Cosplay and our staff.

  • Hoops

    Talented performer and instructor Nat Spinz will be lighting up our main stage with her death defying Hoops of Horror! Afterwards, she'll share hula hoops with guests who'd like to give it a try and get a quick lesson on the basics of hooping.

  • Enchanted Forest

    Embark on a magical quest with House of 1,000 Glue Sticks as you discover a pirate’s shipwreck and a witches encampment on the trail to the haunted castle. Follow clues to find special hidden objects for a chance to win a prize.

  • Fairy Tales

    A touch of Disney magic comes to the festival with character appearances by Tinker Bell, Cinderella and Belle from Beauty and the Beast as they spread joy to all the little trick-or-treaters with some help from The League of Enchantment.

  • Vendors*

    A unique line-up of Halloween-themed makers, crafters and inventors will be showing off their creative works including many local artists (such as Scream Prints) along with comics, collectibles and all kinds of crazy merch.

Attractions may change without notice. *Additional fees may apply.