Updated: Flashback Weekend Announces Robert Englund Will Appear As Freddy Krueger at Event!

Posted on: June/18/2014 10:44 AM

Horror convention Flashback Weekend announced something truly special for this year’s event: Robert Englund will appear in full Freddy Krueger make-up one last time! Here’s their announcement:

Flashback to Elm Street and have your photo taken with the man of your dreams, iconic horror actor Robert Englund in the make-up of his famous character, Freddy Krueger, one final time.

The legendary Robert Englund will don his iconic Freddy Krueger make-up at Flashback Weekend on Friday Aug. 8, 2014. This will be the first time that Robert Englund will appear in his legendary Freddy make-up at a horror convention. This historic event is a Flashback Weekend exclusive!

Flashback Weekend is proud to present this historic event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wes Craven’s classic “A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET” and to support the Midway Drive-In Digital Projector fund.

Mr. Englund’s Freddy Krueger make-up will be designed and applied by FX master artist Robert Kurtzman in the same extensive process used in the “NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET” films.

Robert Englund Freddy Krueger Make-Up Photo-ops – ONE DAY ONLY! Fri. August 8, 2014
Flashback Weekend fans will have this exclusive opportunity to pose for a photo with Robert Englund in his iconic Freddy Krueger make-up. This one time only event is happening August 8, 2014.

Robert Englund in his iconic Freddy Krueger make-up live on stage!
Robert Englund will appear live on stage in his Freddy Krueger make-up on Friday, August 8, 2014.
FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS LIVE will be a live on-stage late night horror talk show hosted by Chicago Horror host legend Svengoolie (Rich Koz).and will also feature many celebrity guest appearances, entertainment, and surprises! Cash bar.

FLASHBACK WEEKEND TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Robert Englund Make-Up packages are now on sale. The deluxe package includes a photo-op with Robert Englund in full Freddy make-up, admission to FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS LIVE featuring Robert Englund in his iconic make-up live on stage, and more! Tickets are on sale at flashbackweekend.com

Flashback Weekend is a horror convention with a deeper initiative. Our philanthropic efforts are dedicated to the preservation of the American Drive-In. Flashback Weekend owns and operates the Midway Drive-In located in Dixon, IL to support the film industry and to present classic 35mm horror film festivals. For this reason, all net proceeds from Flashback Weekend and the Robert ENglund Freddy Krueger make-up photo-ops go to the preservation and operation of the Midway Drive-In, located in Dixon, IL.

Tickets on Sale at flashbackweekend.com
The only way to get a photo-op with Robert Englund in his Freddy Krueger make-up and to see Robert live on stage in his Freddy Krueger make-up is to purchase a Robert Englund “Freddy Krueger” Make-up Photo-op package

Visit flashbackweekend.com for more info.

Update June 21: Flashback Weekend posted some additional information for those who are purchasing tickets. See this link for details!

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