It’s show time! The Halloween movie series kicks off Saturday at the Dayton Convention Center

September 28—The Dayton Convention Center hosts its first annual Halloween Movie Series beginning Saturday, October 1.

Ticket holders will be able to see Halloween-themed movies throughout the month, including “Beetlejuice,” “Nightmare on Elm St.” and “Friday the 13th”.

“We’re thrilled to add to the fall festivities lineup here in Dayton. We hope to see old friends and new faces in October and we’re showing our first series of Halloween movies,” said Kelli Donahoe, general manager of the Dayton Convention. Center, in a statement. “By offering multiple dates and films for all ages, we seek to provide an alternative to your typical cinematic experience.”

The series begins Saturday with “Monster House” at 11 a.m., “Ghostbusters” (1984) at 3 p.m. and “Scream” (original) at 7 p.m.

“In addition to our concession offerings, Warped Wing will be on hand to offer a free tasting of their local craft beer during the evening movies, to enhance your visit,” Donahoe added. “There will also be trivia and prizes at the beginning of each film. So don’t be late!”

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

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The Dayton Convention Center is located at 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton.

Andrea G. Henderson