* * Frequently Asked Questions * *

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What kind of vendors will I see?

Our vendors have items such as: Taxidermy, preserved specimens, odd antiques, original art, horror/halloween items, crafted oddities, curiosities and all around strange and bizarre items. We make sure to have a little something weird for everyone! We require our vendors to source their specimens through ethical routes. Everyone has a different opinion on what "ethical" is, but we do our best to ensure all items you see at our shows come from sustainable sources and no animals were harmed for the sake of art. 


We love animals and would rather memorialize them through preservation than have them thrown in the trash. All items you see at our shows are legal to own.  

Entertainment during the event?

Oh yeah! Stop by the stage to catch a Sideshow performance all throughout day! Check Entertainment tab for details for your city!


We also have Live Human Suspension - anyone 18 or older can suspend! Contact Rexx Body Modification OR Tooth & Nail Tattoo on Facebook to book your spot in advance.  


If interested in performing on stage, fill out our Performer Application here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJfTkOAgqMmm4xtHys1b52lFFsoXM3yHGyBjAmJ85Xd-imOQ/viewfor 


Or contact our Entertainment Manager at: trashtalkbooking@gmail.com
* Please make sure to enter which city you're interested in performing in. 

How can I apply to become a vendor?

Visit our "Upcoming Events" tab for applications per city. All information is listed on application. 

How long does it take to hear back on my application?

We're constantly working through applications, so at a maximum please give us at least 7 days before reaching out again.

When filling out the application, make sure you enter your contact email correctly! Otherwise we cannot reach out to you.

Help! I ordered a ticket but cant find it/lost it!

If you have ordered a ticket online and cannot find it in your email - go to: www.givebacktickets.com/support > "Cant find my tickets" and enter your info. 

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Is the Oddities & Curiosities Expo kid friendly?

We are an all ages event! Families come and enjoy their day with us all the time. But, it depends on the child and if they get frightened easily. We normally say, "Parental Discretion Advised". 

Can I avoid the Suspension area?

Yes - we always put the Suspension area in a back corner. Upon arriving, you will always get a vendor map that will show the layout of the room. 

Can I come to the event in costume?

YES! Please do! We love when our attendees show up in costume! 

Can I get a refund?

We do not process refunds for tickets purchased. You can however sell your ticket to another person! All they need is the barcode on the ticket. 

What does the VIP ticket get me?

Visit our "Tickets" tab for information on all ticket options!

Help! I haven't received my online merch order!

If you have not received your online merch order after 7 business days, please email us at: odditiesandcuriositiesexpo@gmail.com