The largest, most celebrity-packed Halloween party of the year is set to take place on Oct. 12 and everyone is invited!
Dance with zombies, chat with cast members from TV shows including “The Walking Dead,” “Ghost Hunters,” “Ghost Hunters International,” “Haunted Collector” and “The Addams Family” and help raise money to assist the family of a 2-year-old boy fighting cancer, all while enjoying dinner, music, entertainment and a ghoulishly good Halloween costume contest. Monster Mash Mayhem will take place Oct. 12 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Temple Emanu El Hall, 756 E. Broad St. in Westfield. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $56 per person and include the celebrity meet and greet, dinner, live entertainment throughout the night, dinner, dancing, contests, prizes and a few surprises along the way. Costumes are optional, but if you're wearing one, you can compete in the “Haunted Costume Contest!”
Bruce Tango, a cast member of the show “Ghost Hunters” added that a portion of the event will also raise funds to help a child struggling with cancer.
“We will also be trying to raise some funds for our little 2-year-old buddy Max Brimhall and his family at this event by having a Monster Grand Prize Raffle and a segment which we will be calling ‘Monsters for Max’ where the Zombies & Monsters will be coming around to put the ‘bite on you,’” Tango said.
The impressive list of celebrities who are slated to attend the Halloween bash include: Bruce Tango of “Ghost Hunters,” Joe Chin of “Ghost Hunters International,” Felix Silla who played Cousin It on “The Addams Family,” Kylie Szymansky who plays Penny Blake on “The Walking Dead,” Mike Koske, who plays 42 different zombies on “The Walking Dead,” Brian Cano from “The Haunted Collector,” Mike Christopher from “Dawn of the Dead” and Brett McGinnis of “Ghost Hunters Academy.” In addition several paranormal experts and entertainers will be on hand including: CC the Huntress, a paranormal hunter and TV personality; Gentleman Jim, an Elvis Presley Impersonator; MJX, a Michael Jackson Impersonator and Radio Personality Rock with the Shock.
In addition to the host of celebrities and entertainers, there will also be a group of students from Cranford High School on hand dressed as monsters and zombies to scare up some fun and help with some of the performances. Local actors from various Union County theater groups will also provide additional ghostly antics along with actors from all over the country who will show off their ghoulishly good skills.
For additional information and tickets, visit the Monster Mash Mayhem website at www.monstermashparty.com. You can also get updates by liking the party’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/monstermashmayhem.