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Keen Halloween

Overview

Keen Halloween was a family oriented convention with a maker faire aesthetic that's held near and revolving around Halloween.

It was started by Daniel and Dawna Davis of Steam Crow who ran two events in 2012 and 2013.

After a couple of years on hiatus, they partnered with Matt Solberg of Square Egg Entertainment, the parent company of Phoenix Comicon, to bring back the event with a more vendor-centric approach.

The planned 2017 event was cancelled in March 2017 with the news that ownership had passed back to Daniel and Dawna and they were retiring it as a convention. More details will be forthcoming, but the name may live on in other forms.

History

# Date Location Book Web Notes
1 2012
29 Sep
New School for the Arts & Academics
Tempe
1
2 2013
28 Sep
29 Sep
Sano Fitness Studio
Phoenix
2
3 2016
24 Sep
25 Sep
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix

10 MB
4 2017
30 Sep
1 Oct
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix
3

Notes

  1. Attendance at Keen Halloween 1 was ~800.
  2. Attendance at Keen Halloween 2 was ~800.
  3. Keen Halloween 4 was cancelled.


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