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Fantasm's Paranormal Existence Track

Curious about the paranormal? Believe in ghosts? Want to know what is real and what is not? Come experience Paranormal Existence, the Haunted side of Fantasm.

See Kelly's Museum of Haunted Items, get up close and personal with this creepy collection of haunted artifacts and their backstories, Meet Chris McKinnell, grandson of Ed & Lorraine Warren, listen to the real stories of the Warrens cases from Chris & also Joe Franke who worked with the Warrens for over 25 years. Be spooked, entertained, and educated all about the paranormal with Bill Slevin and the P.E.R.S. Paranormal Research Team.

We have celebrity guests, haunted items, paranormal panels including panels about ghost hunting and hauntings and the real-life stories of Ed & Lorraine Warren from the Conjuring Movies. We also have Best Selling and Award Winning Paranormal & Horror Authors.

Check out all the paranormal guests and events scheduled for this weekend:
Bill Slevin is the Founder and Lead Investigator of The Paranormal Existence Research Society (P.E.R.S.) based in Coral Springs, FL. Bill has worked in the paranormal field for over 30+ years with many paranormal experts from all over the world. Bill is an expert in residential hauntings and has been part of well over 500+ residential investigations. Bill is a parapsychologist and also a paranormal educator and public speaker who loves to educate the public all about paranormal and the unknown.

Bill is also the Regional Director for the Southeastern US of The Warren Legacy Foundation for Paranormal Research, founded by Chris McKinnell & Loraine Warren.

Bill was seen on an episode of Destination America's Ghost Asylum and has been interviewed on numerous podcasts including Ghost Magnet with Bridget Marquart (4/18/22) and can be seen in many magazines and newspaper articles and was recently filmed for a documentary for the Discovery Channel airing 2022.

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Paranormal Existence Research Society (P.E.R.S.) is a professional non-profit paranormal research group. We research and document all types of paranormal phenomena including claims of hauntings, demonic possession, ghosts, shadow figures, haunted objects, and all other unexplained phenomena. We are an experienced and dedicated paranormal group aimed at assisting residents and businesses with possible paranormal activity.

P.E.R.S. also has 2 bestselling Horror and Paranormal Novelists on their Team, Benjamin Ethridge & Sara Brooke and their books can be found on

Bill and the P.E.R.S. team will be at their booth all weekend, so stop by and meet us, see our equipment, learn about the paranormal, ask us questions, enter our raffles full of great prizes, and come and attend our paranormal panels.

Our panels are scheduled on Saturday 20th - 1pm Public Ghost Hunting - 3pm Residential investigations - 5pm Paranormal Q& A. Bill may be a guest on other panels throughout the weekend.

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Chris McKinnell is the founder and director of the Warren Legacy Foundation for Paranormal Research, which carries on the work of his grandparents, Ed and Lorraine Warren.

Chris began working with the Warrens in 1980, at the age of 16. After his first incredibly intense night of poltergeist activity, which included two inhuman entities manifesting in front of him and his grandfather, levitation, upside down crosses, pounding and growling that continued for hours emanating from the walls, things flying through the air and a physical assault of the woman of the house by an entity, Chris never looked back.

He has assisted or led investigations on some of the Warrens most famous cases, including the Smurls in West Pittston, PA (The Haunted), Maurice Theriault (The Nun and Satan's Harvest), the Southington funeral home that became known as The Haunting in Connecticut, as well as several thousands of others around the globe.

Chris will be at his booth all weekend so come and talk with him learn more about his amazing life and all about his grandparents Ed & Loraine Warren, Learn about the Warren legacy Foundation, and don't forget to attend his interesting panels!

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Joe Franke is a veteran in the paranormal world. Not only is he an accomplished investigator, he is also a seasoned researcher, demonologist, consultant, and lecturer with more than 36 years of experience to his credit. Joe is also on the Board of Director's for the Warren legacy Foundation for Paranormal Research.

Joe's journey into the paranormal domain began back in 1986 at the age of eighteen when he met and befriended famed paranormal researchers Ed and Lorraine Warren at a local seminar. Joe was "chosen" by the Warrens and was invited to join them in their work as one of their original students. The Warrens took Joe under their wing and welcomed him into their family where he eventually met his dear friend and brother, the Warren's grandson, Chris McKinnell.

For more than three decades, Joe is viewed as a true warrior in the paranormal world. He is recognized by many of his peers as arguably one of the most experienced, knowledgeable, and highly respected investigators in the field today.

Joe will be with Chris McKinnell at his booth all weekend long and will also be part of all Chris's panels as they discuss their amazing careers in the paranormal and about the amazing stories of The Warrens.

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Heather Leigh started her journey in the paranormal field as a teenager after multiple interactions with her grandfather who passed away many years prior. Throughout the years following, she has researched and traveled to locations in order to learn more about the history, paranormal claims, and attempt to link the two. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Metaphysical Humanistic Science, specializing in Paranormal Science from the Institute of Metaphysical and Humanistic Science. She is a Certified Paranormal Investigator (CPI) and Certified EVP Technician (CET).

Heather Leigh is the Founder of Exploration Paranormal, based out of Southwest-Central Florida. She is a member of the International Paranormal Bureau of Investigations and Research (IBPIR) and a member of ParaNexus Anomalous Research Association. She is the Chief Administrative Officer for The Warren Legacy Foundation for Paranormal Research.

She is the author of Ghosts of Southern Nevada Ghost Towns, part of the Haunted America series from The History Press (release date August 22, 2022) and is the host of Exploring the Paranormal Vodcast. She is also the co-host of Ghost Education 101 and The Warren Files.

Her paranormal team - Exploration Paranormal - was featured in Real Haunts: Ghost Towns and Real Haunts 3 (coming fall of 2022), both by Motion Picture Video.

Heather will be with Chris McKinnell at his booth all weekend long and will also be part of all Chris's panels discussing The Warren Foundation and she will also have her own panels.

More About Heather Landon
Chris, Joe, & Heather's Panels are scheduled for:
  • Friday 19th 6pm They will be talking about who Ed & Lorraine Warren really were and how they started in their paranormal journey and about the warren legacy foundation.
  • Saturday 20th at 2pm They will be discussing the real stories behind the conjuring movies; you don't want to miss this! And on Sunday the 21st at 2pm they will be discussing the true case behind The Nun, Maurice Theriault.
  • Heather's Panel "Haunted Nevada's Ghost Towns will be on Friday 19th at 7pm & Again on Sunday at 3pm.
  • Heather will also have Panels on Friday 19th at 7pm Haunted Southern Nevada Ghost Towns, Saturday 20th at 8pm Horror Story origins, and Sunday 21st at 12pm Haunted Southern Nevada Ghost Towns & 3pm Could Dracula Exist?

Kelly Kulmatycky is The Haunted Caretaker. At 27 years old, she has one of the largest collections of haunted items with energies attached to them and has well over 100 items in her care. Every single item has a full history behind it including the full story, investigations, and heritage research. Kelly has spent years connecting with the energies attached to them and feels a calling to take certain items into her care.

Kelly brings her huge collection of haunted items to Fantasm so you can learn details of her favorite items. She will also be happy to look at any haunted items you may bring, just stop by her booth with your items for her to talk a look at.

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Kelly will have her booth all weekend long with a lot of her haunted items, stop by and talk with her, see and hear about the stories behind her haunted items and also attend her 3 panels where she will tell you all about her and her collection and the backstories to some of her most prized items.

Kelly's panels will be:
  • Friday 19th at 5pm
  • Saturday 20th at 11am
  • Sunday 21st at 1pm

Eerie Florida - Mark Muncy
Mark Muncy is the creator of Hellview Cemetery, a charity haunted house in Central Florida that was so infamous it was banned by the City of St. Petersburg. An author of horror and science fiction, he has spent more than three decades collecting ghostly tales and reports of legendary beasts. His third book for The History Press after the best sellers Eerie Florida and Freaky Florida releases in fall 2019.

More About Eerie Florida & Mark

Mark's Panels:
  • Friday 19th at 4pm - The Top 5 Scariest Places in Florida.
  • Saturday 20th at 12pm - Florida Cryptids.

Cahni Konig & The Florida Paranormal Truth Seekers
Cahni is a Peruvian-trained medicine woman (full Mesa carrier Shaman), Psychic Medium and Certified Hypnotherapist from Brandon, FL. She is co-owner of Sacred Space Spiritual Center where she teaches workshops, offers different types of hypnotherapy (including past life regressions), and uses Shamanic Energy Healing to help her clients. She also performs Shamanic House Clearings for clients who may be having issues at their homes or places of business.

She is a seasoned paranormal investigator who has been passionate about investigating since she was a child. Cahni has been featured on an Amazon Prime series and Paraflixx. She enjoys investigating with the Florida Paranormal Truth Seekers and helping clients get answers, and helping spirits whenever possible. She is also the co-host of the soon for be released podcast, "Haunted by Science" with scientist and engineer, Jeff Hartman.

Cahni and members of the Florida Paranormal Truth Seekers Panels:
  • 2 panels on Saturday 20th the first one at 6pm - Florida Paranormal Truth Seekers - Supernatural Ranch and 7pm - Spiritual Protection and Shamanism in the Paranormal.
September 15 - 17, 2023
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