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Sunshine City Scare 2023

May 13, 2023 - May 14, 2023


Basic Info

Sunshine City Scare is a horror convention on May 13-14, 2023 at the Coliseum and surrounding areas in downtown St. Petersburg. Convention hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days. This is the first-ever horror convention for St. Petersburg.

The event is a new breed of horror con that features anime horror and video game horror as well as horror in movies and a very special guest. And the event is brought to you by the same gang that organized St. Pete Comic Con and Anime St. Pete. Also, Sunshine City Scare is sponsored by Florida Comic Cons and Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine.

Ticket Info

Ticket prices are $30 for single day and $45 for weekend pass. Get tickets here.

Become a Vendor

Vendor booths are nearly sold out. There are remaining retailer interior booths are $325 (2 for $600).

Hotel Info

The hotels in the surrounding area include:

Follow The Convention On Social Media

Visit St. Pete’s first horror convention on Facebook and Instagram (and while you’re perusing their social media, check out Florida Comic Cons on Facebook and Instagram).

Need help finding cons in Florida?

Florida Comic Cons has the Con Calendar, a curated calendar of comic, anime, horror, and other pop-culture conventions to keep you, the fandom, informed and apprised (you’re welcome). Quit wasting time with internet searches that take too long and still leave you asking questions.  The Con Calendar’s event listings include all the con info like ticket prices and links, vendor registration, and lots more!


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St. Petersburg Coliseum
535 Fourth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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