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Blobfest Contests

Be a part of our Blobfest contests including the Shorty's Short Film contest, Mx.Blobfest Contest, the Costume contest and more!


The Shorty's Short Film Contest

Each year, inspired by the same muse that sang to Director Irvin “Shorty” Yeaworth when he conceived of The Blob, filmmakers of all ages compose entries for our Annual Shorty’s Short Film Contest.

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Tinfoil Hat Competition

The original paranormal personal protection equipment takes center stage this year during intermission at the Costume Contest! Come dressed to impress with your aluminum auroles.

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Costume Contest

Cosplay your way this Blobfest! Fire up your sewing machine, style your wig, and set phasers to stun: we want to see your best and boldest looks on the Costume Contest catwalk this July.

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Facade Decorating Contest

The Blob is baaaacckk! The festival that helps define our Borough returns live and in-person for a 23rd consecutive year. Support the Colonial and get freaky/festive by decorating a storefront window or your entire façade!

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Mx. Blobfest Contest

Ms. Blobfest Universe 2021 called and she’s not giving up her crown without a fight.
So . . . best of luck? Only one can reign as Mx. Blobfest Universe 2022!

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Pet Photo Costume Contest

Calling all pet guardians of the galaxy! Show us your adorable best friends in their inspired outfits. Pets will parade across our screens this year in a video viewable throughout Blobfest weekend.

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Sci-Fi & Horror Tattoo Contest

As part of our celebration of all things sci-fi and horror during Blobfest, we invite you to share your inspired body art and the tattoo artists who inked the designs.

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Member Benefits/Business Program

To participate in the Colonial Theatre's new business benefits partnership program for members, please complete and submit this form. We will email to confirm receipt and with any questions.
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