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2023 Blobfest Ticketing

Mark your calendars, Blobbies! You don’t want to miss out on all the fun this July!

ON-SALE DATES for 2023 Blobfest RUN OUT

There are two (2) ticket on-sale dates for the Friday Night Run Out at 2023 Blobfest: Blobs and Monsters. The Run Out occurs only on Friday night during Blobfest (July 14, 2023). There are a limited number of Run Out, VIP, and Monster Mash film passes available! Once they’re gone, they’re gone.

  • MEMBER PRE-SALE:   Thurs, June 1 from 12PM (noon) – 5 PM EST

Join or Renew ahead of time to participate in the pre-sale for Run Out tickets. To participate in the Member pre-sale for 2023 Blobfest tickets, memberships must be active and members must log in using their membership number for the Agile Ticketing system to recognize their status. Colonial members can purchase the following maximum quantities of VIP and Run Out tickets:

SSMV/Individual members – 2
Producer and Family members – 4
Director, Designer, Visionary members  – 6
  • PUBLIC ON-SALE:  Fri, June 2 from 12 PM – 5 PM EST

During the Public On-sale, Run Out, Monster Mash passes, and individual film tickets are also sold.

Tickets for MST3Kon (Sunday, July 16 during Blobfest) and additional details will be available soon! Each Blobfest VIP ticket includes a seat at MST3Kon in the Berry Theatre or 1903 Theatre. However, Blobfest VIP ticket holders must confirm their attendance on Sunday at MST3Kon. 


All 2023 Blobfest ticketholders are given wristbands needed to enter the Colonial Theatre during Blobfest weekend. VIP ticket holders receive lanyards. These must be picked up at the Membership & Information Table, which will be located in front of the theatre on Friday night and all day Saturday. VIP ticket holders can also pick up their bags at the Membership & Information Table.

Each ticket to Blobfest comes with one chance to win great giveaways during the Saturday Street Fair! Colonial Theatre members also receive a chance to win a giveaway item of their choice, simply by stopping by the Membership & Information Table on Saturday, July 15. Additional chances to win can be purchased in the form of tickets at the Membership & Information table; winners will be announced from the Main Stage on Saturday, July 15 at 4:00 p.m. during the Street Fair.

Friday Night Stage Show & Run Out: Seating & Tickets

Seating is reserved at the Friday Night Run Out, which includes a live stage show and audience re-enactment of the film’s ‘Run Out’ scene. 

During the Run Out, patrons exit the building in a set order:

  • Those seated in a Premium section (includes VIP ticket holders) are the first to exit the building.
  • The Floor and VIP sections (which are seated closest to the stage) are second.
  • Patrons seated in the Balcony can casually ooze down the stairs. There is no running from the Balcony area.

Blobfest Sponsors will be seated in Rows A and B. By June 25, sponsors must communicate that they plan to attend the Friday Night Run Out by emailing Bob Trate at Seats that are not claimed by Sponsors will be released for sale. 

Premium Run Out – $45  |  Floor Run Out – $30   |  Balcony Ooze Out – $20

VIP – $125 | Includes 1 Friday Run Out/Stage Show ticket in the VIP section, 1 ticket to each of the 3 Monster Mash feature films on Saturday, 1 ticket to a simulcast of the live MST3Kon event on Sunday (Berry Theatre or 1903 Theatre only – must confirm attendance by emailing after purchasing your Blobfest VIP ticket. Tickets to the live taping are available via MST3Kon – ticket link coming soon), free soda and popcorn, and a 2023 VIP Bag with Festival poster. VIP tickets do not include the price of entry for any contests or third party events hosted by other local businesses. There are a limited number of VIP passes available! Once gone, they’re gone.

The Blob Ball is hosted after the Run Out on Friday night inside the Colonial’s lobby. Separate tickets are required for this retro dance party. 


Purchase individual film tickets to the movies of your choice OR a Monster Mash Film Pass to see all 3 Saturday features. Monster Mash Passes do not include tickets to The Blob (1958) or The Blob (1988). All film ticket holders can see the complete slate of 2023 Shorty’s Short Films, which will play on a loop on Sunday in one of the Colonial’s 3 theatres. Seating for films is General Admission. Please note: only patrons with tickets will be allowed inside the Colonial Theatre on Saturday and Sunday during Blobfest weekend.

Colonial Members/Children Under 13/Seniors – $24

Non-Members – $30

Saturday Street Fair & Blobfest Merchandise

The Street Fair is free to attend and open to the public. The Blobfest Merchandise tent and Membership and Information tables will be located outside in the Street Fair. As the Festival date approaches, a Street Fair schedule will be made available on social media and on the webpage devoted to Saturday Blobfest events.

Tickets are not needed to enter the Street Fair, but entry fees may be required to participate in Contests occurring during the Street Fair. Please note: only patrons with tickets to a film or event will be allowed inside the Colonial Theatre on Saturday and Sunday.


Mystery Science Theater 3000 is joining Blobfest for its 24th year, taking form as MST3Kon on Sunday, July 16th, 2023!In this one-day con, join series creator and veteran movie riffer Joel Hodgson (“Joel Robinson”), along with director Jonah Ray (“Jonah Heston”), and the show’s latest test subject, Emily Marsh (“Emily Connor”) as they screen three experiments from MST3K’s latest season, direct from the Gizmoplex. More details to come.

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