Phantoms of the Opera House

Costumes & Cocktails for a Cause

featuring Lisa Margaroli as

Elvira Mistress of the Dark

Saturday, October 29, 2022

7pm - midnight

Porter County Expo Center • Ages 21+

Leave your little ghouls and goblins at home and join us for this haunted affair, as we present our inaugural Halloween Fundraiser Extravaganza!

"Elvira" Mistress of the Dark will kick off the event at 7:30 pm, and Emcee some phantasmic entertainment throughout the evening, including...

  •   7:30 - Spooky Pooches on Parade
  •   8:30 - Costume Contest
  •   9:30 - The DisDress Dolls
  • 10:15 - Norman Basile - Magician
  • 10:30 - Raffle Winners Announced!

Park your broomsticks and hearses, and enjoy an unearthly and unnerving graveyard of chilling fun, including...

  • Macabre Merchants
  • Devilish Dancing w/DJ Steve Zana
  • Bewitching Beverages
  • Frightening Food Trucks*
  • Ritualistic Raffles
  • Paranormal Photo Ops
  • Reanimated Creatures

Clear the cobwebs, exorcise your inhibitions, let your spirit lurk about, and enjoy the boos and bones as we hex, cackle and curse our way through a heart-pounding evening of tricks, treats, and morbid magic.

Mere mortals, capture your friends and drag them to the party of the year!

Costume Contest Categories:

Best Couple, Scariest Costume, Funniest Costume, Best Elvira look-alike, Best Overall Costume

"Listen to them - children of the night. What music they make!" - Dracula, Bram Stoker

*Food Trucks are not included in the entrance fee. ATM onsite. Credit & Debit Cards accepted by most vendors.

Please select a performance
Sat, Oct 29th, 2022 at 7:00 pm


General Admission

$29 • Advance

$35 • Door

This event is sponsored by Memorial Opera House Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

Proceeds will benefit the Porter County Animal Shelter and Memorial Opera House Foundation, whose mission is to support the preservation and growth of Memorial Opera House.




Alley Kat's Curiosity Shoppe • Baking Love • Coffin Coffee Company • DisDress Dolls • Fluid Coffee Roasters • Freaky Finds • Grantham Airbrush & Signs • Metta Clay • Monstrous Fish • Olde Thyme Magick • Pieces of Jayde Uncommon Goods • Sinister Rex • Soapwood Art Studio • Spooky Little Things • Unhinged Pottery

If you are interested in being a Merchant at this event, please download the Vendor Application for price, terms, and details. Submission information is included in the application. There are still a few vendor booths available!

Food Trucks

Assalys House of Garlic • Manta Latin Kitchen • Ricochet Tacos • Smoke on the Water • Valpo Velvet

Thank you to our sponsors!