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Stay Tombed - Programming Coming in August

Death Dealers Room Hours:
Friday 4-7pm (VIP early entrance at 3pm)
Saturday 11am-6pm (VIP early entrance at 10am)
Sunday 11am-5pm
Registration Table:
Registration will open at 2pm on Friday

Please check back in August for the schedule to be released. This will also be on the homepage but you can access a downloadable version from here as well. Stay tombed!

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COFOH Gore Galore Costume Extravaganza

Monster Main Events:
Saturday, September 14th at 6pm
Sign Up:

Contestants can sign-up at Registration from Friday, September 13th at 3pm until Saturday, September 14th at 4pm.

Our contest allows local and visiting cosplayers to showcase their craftsmanship skills and character portrayals. Local professional cosplayers will lead the team of judges to select the winners of a spirited competition that is inclusive of all skill levels. Participation in the contest is open to all convention attendees with your valid convention badge.

  • 1) All cosplays should be in line with the Costume, Weapons, and Props Policy.
  • 2) All costumes, no matter the genre, are welcome to participate in the cosplay contest. 1st-3rd place prices will be reserved for the best HORROR-THEMED cosplays as chosen by the judges. Judges' Choice and Honorable Mention are open to everyone.
  • 3) Criteria taken into account by judges includes, but is not limited to authenticity/originality, presentation, and detail.

Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Judges' Choice are provided by COFOH sponsor Unstable Culture! Prizes also include cash and horror blu-rays/DVDs from COFOH sponsors, more details to be announced!

While the judges deliberate, we will feature a parade of kid cosplayers on the Monster Main Events stage! All kid cosplayers will receive gift bags, including gift cards from COFOH sponsor Main Event!

Cosplay judges: Colleen Cole, Boo, KillerCutie Cosplay, and Kristin Killtastic!

You don’t want to miss this terrifying display of creativity that will make your blood run cold!

It Might Be Scary,
There Might Be Fright,
But You’ll Never Know,
If You Don’t Show
On Gore Galore Costume Night!

COFOH 3rd Annual “Inked In Blood 3” Tattoo Competition

Monster Main Events:
Sunday, September 15th - 2pm

Phantom 8 Tattoo and Mutiny Information Cafe present the COLORADO FESTIVAL OF HORROR tattoo competition “INKED IN BLOOD 3” on Sunday Sept 15th at 2pm, in the Monster Main Events Room!

HEY SLASHERS & FINAL GIRLS! Get your ink body art ready for display! Apply lotion to your undead flesh and crawl down to the Colorado Festival of Horror and enter your hide in the Horror Tattoo Contest!

Hosted by Phantom 8 Tattoo’s Chris J'tot, and featuring a panel of judges including Chris J'tot and Jim Norris of Mutiny Information Cafe.


Trophies and prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The categories will be judged by the panel. Tattoos can be healed or fresh. Entry forms will be available at REGISTRATION. Please make sure to list the artists’ names!

You don’t want to miss this terrifying display of creativity that will make your blood run cold!

The Colorado Festival of Horror (COFOH) is brought to you by COFOH Entertainment and will be a highlight for the horror genre and all that it bleeds. COFOH: Friday the 13th will be a platform for the community to unite over the love of horror and everything that creeps in the night!

Where & When?

September 13 - 15, 2024
Denver Marriott South
at Park Meadows Lone Tree