Horror film lovers can look forward to gathering in Syracuse once again this April for the 14th annual Salt City Horror Fest. Every year, the celluloid celebration features 35mm screenings of beloved horror films, and this year is certainly no exception, as the lineup for the all-day horror movie marathon includes Scanners, Jaws, Psycho, and John Carpenter's The Thing.

Press Release: (Syracuse, NY) The 14th annual Salt City Horror Festival will take place this year on Saturday, April 13th at The Palace Theatre in Syracuse, NY. The all-day horror film marathon will featuring the following films:

“Jaws” 35mm
“Psycho” 35mm
“The Thing” 35mm
“Scanners” 35mm
“Razorback” 35mm
“I Drink Your Blood” 35mm
“Never Hike Alone” Digital
“Severance” 35mm
“Equinox” 35mm

In addition to these nine feature films, the event will also feature film shorts, horror related vendors, food trucks, bar/refreshments and more. Doors for this years festival open at 10:00am. 35mm vintage 1950’s Bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry cartoons screening at 10:30 am prior to the first film “Jaws” which will begin at 11am. The entire event schedule will be posted on at a later date on saltcityhorrorfest.com.

General admission tickets are $30 in advance with limited VIP packages for $60. VIP includes buffet dinner, exclusive raffle items, early bird seating and more. Tickets are available now on www.saltcityhorrorfest.com or by phone by calling After Dark Presents at 716.893.2900. Tickets avail in-person at The Sound Garden, Books & Melodies and Gorham Brothers Music in Syracuse.

The Palace Theatre is located at 2384 James St. in Syracuse, NY


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