October 2009 – Halloween Events

October 31, 2009 by  
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NYC Zombie Events – October 2009 – Sponsored by NYC Zombie Crawl!

We’re sponsoring tons of parties leading up to our main events on October 25th (21 +) and Oct 31st (All Ages) in NYC! Stay tuned to the website for all the latest details and more zombie parties!!

ALL OF OCTOBER – Blood Manor with Disgraceland Hook Squad!
You can catch all the bloody action with live flesh hook suspensions and sideshow performances on the streets of NYC! Disgraceland will also be featured in the NYC’s Premiere Haunted Attraction with their own cannibal domain and there is also a Zombie Cabaret!

The haunted house is open 7:30pm – 2am on Friday and Saturdays and 7:30p – 12am on Thursday and Sunday every weekend of October!
Admission is $30, but if you show up as a Zombie on World Zombie Day – Sunday, Oct 11th – You get $5 off!
Blood Manor – 542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001 (Btwn 10th and 11th St)
Thursday- Sunday Oct 8-11
Thursday- Sunday Oct 15-18
Thursday- Sunday Oct 22-25
Tuesday- Sunday Oct. 27-31

Sunday, October 11th – World Zombie Day!
Zombie Mobs are being assembled around the world on World Zombie Day!! NYC Zombie Crawl will also be hosting a Zombie Special at Blood Manor, $5 off admission for zombies in honor of the day! Zombie Locations include Detroit, MI, Jacksonville, FL, London, UK, Pittsburgh (Monroeville Mall), PA, Shreveport, LA, Westminster, MD, Wilmington, NC, Worcester, UK! Check the site for details:

Wednesday, October 21st – Zombie Prom Party in Brooklyn – FREE! 9pm
Hope Lounge – 10 Hope Street Btwn Roebling and Havermayer – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
With a “Prom King and Queen” & “Most Original Prom Date” contest, with prizes, a Zombie Photo Booth and Zombie Technicians on hand with makeup, zombie drink specials and more!!!
Judges include Actor Peter Greene and Beauty Bar’s Michael Stewart!

Saturday, October 24th – Two Zombie Events!
Time TBA – Manhattan – Zombiecon 2009 – Sign up at www.zombiecon.com for all the details!
Details will only be announced to those who sign up on the Zombiecon website on the day of the event! You may have noticed that something hideous is happening–a plague has enveloped the globe, striking the young, rich, beautiful and famous with rotting flesh and oozing sores…celebrities are dying all around us and rising from the grave to take their revenge and devour us as we devoured them. Putrid Patrick Swazye, fetid Farrah Fawcett, mephitic Michael Jackson and more are ready for their last close up as they feast on ripe human brains. More to come…start working on your undead celebrity persona (from ANY era!) and get ready for braaaaaains!

8:30pm – Thrill the World NYC – Astoria Park, Queens
Thrill The World Is An Annual World-Wide Simultaneous Dance Of “Thriller” For World Records And Charity.
A Global Tribute to Michael Jackson!
Thrill The World NYC will be held on Saturday October 24th 2009 at 8:30pm in Astoria Park, Queens. Go to www.thrilltheworldnyc.com to sign up to be a part of this historic world wide event, there are FREE classes teaching Michael Jackson’s Thriller all month all over the city leading up to the big dance on the 24th!! Thrill the World NYC is currently raising money for its event as well as for Vh1 Save the Music. See the website and register for more details.

Sunday, October 25th – NYC Zombie Crawl 2009 – Starts at 5pm!
This is the official 2009 NYC Zombie Crawl Event for Halloween! While we are sponsoring and promoting many events this month, this is our main event!
Starting at Beauty Bar – 231 E 14th St – New York, NY 10003 (Btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave) – from 5-6:30pm for the pre-game, zombies will then crawl around the Lower East Side to several bars then come back to the Beauty Bar for an open Domaine de Canton bar from 10-11pm and the Zombie Beauty Pageant!
Since this event is taking place at bars, everyone must be 21+ for this event! Please come as a member of the undead, we will have very limited official makeup stations at this crawl. You are invited to bring your own makeup and help zombify yourself and others if you’d like.
We’ll be doing a can drive again, zombies feeding the homeless with NYC Food Bank and Halloween Adventure! More info coming soon!
10pm – 4th Annual Zombie Beauty Pageant at the Beauty Bar NYC
Open Domaine de Canton Bar 10-11p!
Beauty Bar – 231 E 14th St – New York, NY 10003 (Btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave)
Hosted by Michael T (Rated X/Motherfucker) and Doug Sakmann, Zombie Ringleader of the NYC Zombie Crawl

Thursday, October 29th – Zombie Prom 2009 – Manhattan
The Delancey – 168 Delancey St (Btwn Clinton and Attorney) – 8pm – $10, 21 +
Best zombie costumes crowned ‘Zombie King and Queen’, Drink specials all night, live music and more!
Performances by The Falsies, The NoJons, Baby Teardrops, DJ Darkstar and more!
NYC Zombie Crawlers get $2 off with the password “I LOVE BRAINS”!
All proceeds benefit Personal Space Theatrics – www.personalspacetheatrics.com

Friday, October 30th – RESCUE – Zombie Invasion Dance Party
Lower East Side at Sapphire Lounge – 249 Eldridge St # 1, New York, NY 10002
10pm, 21+, $5.00 if on guest list, sign up at www.going.com/rescuenyc
Dance til’ your dead. Costumes Preferred & DJ will be spinning all Night.
Giveaways while supplies last to Guestlist Patrons Only.

Saturday, October 31st – NYC Zombie Crawl in the Village Halloween Parade
12:30pm – ALL AGES – 7th Annual Zombie Walk to Macy’s
6:30pm – ALL AGES – NYC Zombie Crawl and Plants vs Zombies at the 36th Annual Village Halloween Parade
10pm – 21 + – Rated X Undead Halloween Party at Don Hills with Michael T and Theo!

12:30pm – 7th Annual Zombie Walk to Macy’s – ALL AGES – Briefing at the SW corner of Union Square (14th street and Union Square West) and makeup touching up. Look for Zombies. We walk from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. We will travel by foot shuffle and subway to Macy’s. *BRING YOUR METROCARD*. We will visit the Manhattan Mall (and will likely get thrown out) and then MACYS. (who love zombies!) Afterward, whoever is up to it will make our way to Times Sq. and Toys R US. Zombies can stick together or take a break and meet up again at 6:30pm for the Zombie march in the Halloween Parade!

6:30pm – NYC Zombie Crawl in the Halloween Parade – ALL AGES – We’re teaming with PopCap Games, the creators of the hit video game ‘Plants vs Zombies’ to assemble a throng of plants and zombies to march in the 36th annual NYC Halloween Parade! There will be PvZ give aways and anyone who comes as a plant or zombie will be invited to join in the parade themselves! Halloween revelers who join the PvZ contingent will be eligible for the costume contest which will occur immediately following the parade. PopCap will be digging up some great prizes for best plant and best zombie costumes based on the game!

The official meet-up spot for Plants and Zombies in the Parade is on Dominick St. between 6th Ave and Varick St. between 6 and 6:30 pm on the 31st.

10pm – Rated X Undead Halloween X-travaganza! – 21+ – After the parade is through, everyone is invited to Don Hills for the official afterparty with the Rated X Undead Halloween Party hosted by Michael T, Theo and Zombie Ringleader Doug Sakmann! Anyone in costume will receive an extremely reduced rate of only $5 before Midnight! Details to be announced!
Don Hill’s – 511 Greenwich St. at Spring St. NYC – 21 + – $5 before Midnight!

Zombieland – September 30th 2009

September 28, 2009 by  
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Crawl Details : TIMES SQUARE NYC
Wednesday, September 30th – 6pm
NYC Zombie Crawl Presents ZOMBIELAND!

Free Screening and Crawl through the City!
Starts at the Mean Fiddler – All Ages!
266 W 47th ST New York, NY 10036

Get Halloween started early with the first NYC Zombie Crawl of the season! We’re teaming up with Sony Pictures to present a special sneak preview of the new movie “Zombieland” with Woody Harrelson! We’re going to be crawling through Times Square to the AMC Empire Theater (234 West 42nd Street, between 8th and Broadway) at 9pm, but you can only get into the screening if you are a zombie!

To get zombified, join us from 6pm-8pm for the first stop, THE MEAN FIDDLER (266 W 47th ST
New York, NY 10036)! The first stop is ALL AGES and everyone can join us on the crawl, but the Movie is Rated R so you have to be 17+ to get in!

At the Mean Fiddler, can get some flesh, some food and and booze and a ticket to the screening and then we’ll hit the streets to paint the town blood red! You may even get to meet some of the stars of the movie!

Zombieland hits theaters nationwide on Friday, October 2nd, but this is your only chance to
see it before then, for FREE!

A zombie horror comedy directed by Ruben Fleischer, with Woody Harrelson,
Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Bill Murray and more!

Some notes about the crawl:
– There is a chance the zombie mob will deviate from this route during the crawl, and make a few additional stops (Zombies are very unpredictable)! However, we will be at all the planned stops and destinations at the estimated times.
– Please be respectful of civilians, public and private property!

Sunday, May 31st 2009 – Crawl Map

May 31, 2009 by  
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Sunday, May 31st 2009!
We’ll be crawling around Brooklyn this time, starting at 2pm at The Charleston
174 Bedford Ave (Between N 7th & N 8th) Brooklyn, NY 11211 – The first stop and the crawl event is ALL AGES! Zombies can eat pizza and drink booze (if you’re over 21+) while civilians are zombified!

We’ll have our zombie technicians on hand to zombify the crowd and we encourage civilians to come zombified as well! We will hang out and get zombified for about 2 hours and the crawl will start about 4:30pm and go into the evening before ending at the official afterparty around 7:30pm!

2 – 4:30pm – The Pregame: The Charlston
174 Bedford Ave (Between N 7th and N 8th), Brooklyn, NY 11211

At 4:30pm, the zombies will mobilize up Bedford Ave and head to:
Crawl Stop # 1: McCarren Park – N 12th and Bedford – Zombie Games – Blood Fights, Human Tug O War with Disgraceland Hook Squad and more madness! Win prizes including DVD’s from Burning Angel and Backseat Conceptions!

At 6:30pm, the zombies will mobilize again and head back down Bedford avenue for grand zombie parade to the final stop:

Crawl Finale: Duff’s Brooklyn – 168 Marcy Avenue (Between S 5th and Broadway) FREE – 21 + only – Come get your drink on with the zombie crew at NY’s finest Metal Bar!

Some notes about the crawl:
– There is a chance the zombie mob will deviate from this route during the crawl, and make a few additional stops (Zombies are very unpredictable)! However, we will be at all the planned stops and destinations at the estimated times.
– Please be respectful of civilians, public and private property!
– While the first stop and the actual crawl events are all ages, the finale at Duff’s is 21 and up only. There is the J, M and Z trains right outside of Duff’s so if you are underage and want to crawl with us there is public transportation at the end.

PRESS: Comicon NYC 2009 with SEGA

April 24, 2009 by  
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NYC Comic Con 09 with Sega and House of the Dead

Check out the report on DrivenByBoredom.com

Check out the report on Sega Nerds.com

How to be a zombie!

March 24, 2009 by  
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YOU! Anyone can be a zombie, all it takes is a little makeup and a dash of blood. We aim to unite those who share our thirst for blood, brains and booze in NYC!

The history of “zombie walks” at Wikipedia

It’s totally free to crawl with the NYC Zombie Crawl and the first stop where all the zombies gather is always free. We try our best to keep the events surrounding the crawl free or cheap, but in some cases there is admission at the final stop or event.

Most of our zombie events involve drinking, which takes place at a bar so you will need to be 21+ in some cases, so please be sure to bring your I.D. No I.D. means you cant get into the bar. However, zombies of all ages are encouraged to meet outside the first stop and crawl with us through the city. We do try to host All Ages events whenever we can, so keep an eye out!

Make sure to come dressed as a zombie, or you’ll be eaten! We’ll have some zombie technicians with very limited makeup but it is suggested that you provide your own just to be sure you have some. If you bring it, we’ll do our best to help you apply it. See below for tips and ideas on how to look like a zombie.

Every zombie is responsible for his or her actions, while we are crawling AND at the venues. We advise you not to attack anyone who is not involved with the zombie crawl, or to cause any property damage or spit blood on anything that may get you in trouble.

How to be a zombie:

There are quite a few ways to become a member of the undead, but only one is practical if you want to continue living, and that is through SPFX makeup!

We recommend that you go to Halloween Adventure (104 4th Ave @ 11th St, NYC) as they are right in the village and will have everything you need to be a zombie! Mention “NYC Zombie Crawl” and you’ll get 10% off your purchase!

Zombie Dress Code –
– We don’t want to tell you what to wear (we’re not your mother), but we suggest you wear clothing that you do not mind getting messed up beyond repair. A tip is to go to a thrift store and get a cheap suit or dress that you can shred up and zombify. There’s gonna be a lot of hot zombie action! (Fake) Brains and severed limbs also make excellent accessories for aspiring zombies. And remember, you can never have too much blood!

Simple Blood Recipe-
– Pancake syrup
– Red food coloring
The more red coloring you use, the better it will look, you can also add a slight bit of blue or green to make it darker, but dont add too much!

Basic Zombie Makeup – (great for the on-the-go zombie)
– Basic zombie colors- Grey, Green, White, Black (whatever color you choose, we dont discriminate!) makeup for skin, black makeup around the eyes and abrasions (Ben Nye or any other water based make-up is much more effective and comfortable than oil based makeup)
– Ben Nye Fresh scab gel – great for quick oozing cuts and wounds, and to fill in any bloody parts you may need to stay bloody without dripping off much
– Fake blood – too much is not enough!

Advanced Zombie Makeup – (perfect for the zombie professional)
– Advanced zombie colors for bruises, decay and rot – yellow, green, purple, etc. (You can get makeup kits from Ben Nye like the “Death Wheel” or “Bruise Wheel” that have all of the colors you need in one shot.
– Liquid Latex – great for peeling flesh, bigger wounds and a variety of other uses, just make sure you apply this and let dry before you apply your basic zombie makeup over it! The more you layer it, the more flesh you’ll have to rot!
– Cotton Balls – If you dip strips of cotton balls (or toilet paper) in liquid latex and stick them to your skin (before you apply makeup) they make for great scabs and wounds

Professional Zombie Makeup –
– Prosthetic appliances – you can make your own or buy smaller ones at most makeup or Halloween stores that can easily be applied with Pros-aid (a professional, stronger version of spirit gum…just make sure you get the Pros-aid remover)!
– Advanced gore mixtures – you can make multi-use gore of any color or consistency with tapioca starch, you can read Doug Sakmann’s filmmaker blog at Unitshifter.com more more info!

For other zombie tips, you can check out the info at the Philly Zombie Crawl page!

Other options for being zombified include (all of which involve dying in one way or another, which we do not recommend)
– Being bitten or eaten by a zombie and turning into one of them
– Being reanimated by a mad doctor or voodoo priest or priestess
– Being possessed by a spirit or alien entity
– Inhaling some sort of toxic vapor or being covered in toxic waste (usually manufactured by the government)
– Taking any kind of narcotic that has been exposed to above mentioned toxic vapor or waste

Most of the non-makeup options can be accomplished by hanging out in a sketchy or questionable place until you hear creepy theme music. When you hear the music, you should attempt to run away but then fall down or conveniently get your foot or clothing caught somewhere where you will be fully exposed to any of the above situations.

Again, we do not endorse these methods. We would prefer you use SPFX makeup and continue living.

Contact us at info@nyczombiecrawl.com if you have any questions, or if you are organizing your own zombie event!

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