It’s a monster mash at the Horror Film Fest

Suzanne CadaBlount, Our Town Arts

The Knoxville Horror Film Fest presents part of its lucky 13th annual weekend of cinematic scares Thursday, Oct. 21, and Friday, Oct. 22, with tickets still available for showings at Maryville’s Parkway Drive-In. Tickets for the Saturday and Sunday events at the festival’s home base at Knoxville’s Central Cinema are sold out.


There are advance single ($25/person) and two-night ($45/person) passes to the Parkway Drive-In programming, and admission will be offered at the gate

Thursday night starts out with a triple feature at the Parkway, featuring John Carpenter’s “The Fog” at 7:45 p.m., Studiocanal/VDM’s 40th anniversary restoration of “The Howling” at 9:30 p.m. and rock & roll cult obsession “Trick Or Treat” 11:15 p.m., each accompanied by a hand-picked short film.

Friday night’s slate at the Parkway includes two short films at 7:30 p.m., the trailers of the 2021 Grindhouse Grind-out filmmaking competition at 8:15 p.m., a visit to Crystal Lake with fan favorite “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” at 9:30 p.m.and more lycanthrope madness with “An American Werewolf in London” at 11:15 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets go here.

For info on other local events, contact the Arts & Culture Alliance.

 Suzanne Cada is deputy director of the Arts & Culture Alliance

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