Year 12 Zombie Crawl Complete and more Halloween Events!

October 15, 2018 by  
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Greetings Ghouls!

Another amazing NYC Zombie Crawl in the record books! Year 12 has been epic – 24 main events over the years and countless parties in-between! It’s great to see so many old ghoul-fiends and meeting new ones while celebrating #zombie and #spfx culture and I thank you all for making it so special! Special thanks to Michael Stewart and Beauty Bar & the Continental NYC for hosting us and being so awesome year after year! Our fearless bartender Brock Michael Napoli and my stunning co-host Michael Tee as well as our burlesque performers Lady Lazerus and Jezabelle Von Jane as well as our amazing #Fx artists including Robert Uller Renata De los Rios & Beatrice Sniper for making everyone look extra disgusting! And our guest of honor Lloyd Kaufman with Catherine Corcoran & the #TROMA Team for sharing a sneak peek at the new Troma flick #ShakespearesShitstorm! Also thanks to our judges Nadia White, Mr. Eyeliner himself Zach Garfinkel as well as musicians Stu Spazm from Lubricated Goat and Reg Bloor!

And Super shout out to the winner of our Zombie Pageant 2 Years in a ROW!!
Mr. Dwayne Mendez!! He had some stiff competition both male and female but he Thrilled us all with his dance moves!

And of course we would not be here without all of you! Sending zombie ❤️💀!!

Check out some Epic NYC Zombie Crawl photos from Damien Acevedo & FastPitch Photography!!

We’re not done yet zombies – CHICAGO – we are coming back with the FINAL CHAPTER of Night of the Stripping Dead on Thurs, November 1st and Friday November 2nd! The most insane and unique fetish, burlesque, sideshow and adult performers return to the Admiral Theater for the 10th year of insanity hosted by Bill Moseley! Check out all the details and get tickets in advance – they will sell out – at www.strippingdead.com

For ten years the the NYC Zombie Crawl has helped the dead rise at Chicago’s World Famous Admiral Theatre and on Nov 1st & 2nd you can witness the final chapter as the world’s best in Fetish, Burlesque & SideShow ascend to do one last battle with the undead entertainers of the Admiral Theatre (3940 W. Lawrence Ave.Chicago, IL 60625) including Masuimi Max, Maya Sinstress, Nadia White, Clownvis Presley, Cervana Fox, Natasha Nebula, Dangerrr Doll, the Shadow Circus Creature Theatre and so many more. The ghoulish revue is Hosted by horror legend Bill Moseley (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Rob Zombie’s ‘Devil’s Rejects’ and the upcoming ‘Three from Hell’).

Much love and blood!

Doug Sakmann
-Zombie Ringleader!

THIS SUNDAY! Oct 13 NYC Zombie Crawl takes Manhattan with NY Comic Con!

September 28, 2013 by  
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Oct 13th NYC Zombie Crawl Time Table
4pm – 6:30pm – Zombie Meet up at Twins Pub (421 9th Ave) and McGarry’s Pub (417 9th Ave) – both are between 33rd and 34th St on 9th Ave in Manhattan
6:30pm -7:10pm – Zombies will walk down 34th St and up 7th avenue thru Times Square for a zombie photo op
7:15 – 8:05pm – Zombie pitstop at Bolwmor Lanes on (222 W 44th St btwn 7th and 8th avenue)
8:05-8:30pm – Zombies will crawl back through Times Square to the after party at Culture Club (20 W 39th St between 5th and 6th avenue)

UPDATES: The afterparty at 8:30pm is at CULTURE CLUB (20 W 39th St between 5th and 6th avenue) with an open Pabst bar starting at 9pm!
–  A 4th venue has been added, BOWLMOR LANES TIMES SQUARE (222 W 44th St btwn 7th and 8th avenue) which we will be stopping at around 7:15  for some drink specials from Pabst Blue Ribbon
– Skeletal Life will be playing awesome classic MISFITS covers at the afterparty at Culture Club!
– AND we’ll be doing raffles and giveaways all day from Smooth-On (Ultimate Zombie Makeup Kits) and Diamond Toys (Walking Dead Minimates, Statue/Banks, Ice Trays and Jello Molds) as well as tickets to Run For Your Lives in Brooklyn Oct 26th!

The NYC Zombie Crawl is back for its 7th annual lurch around Manhattan on Sunday, October 13th! Expect the usual zombie shenanigans sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon with great drink specials all day! This year we’re heading uptown with a crawl through Times Square and an afterparty for NY Comic Con! The party starts at 4pm only three blocks from Comic Con (Twins Pub and McGarry’s Pub (9th avenue between 33rd and 34th st) and will all culminate in a blood fueled after party at Culture Club (20 W 39th St between 5th and 6th avenue) at 8:30pm with the ‘Night of the Stripping Dead’ stage show featuring some of the hottest undead burlesque performers in the world as well as live music, sideshow performances and more!

The after party will feature special guest Narcissister, a puzzle, wrapped in an enigma, presented in a riddle. A Brooklyn based artist that blends vaudeville and burlesque into her own unique brand of over the top performance that you have to see to believe. As seen on ‘America’s Got Talent’ as well as in installations at the Museum of Contemporary Art, you can attempt to find out more at www.narcissister.com.

The NYC Zombie Crawl will begin at 4pm at neighboring bars Twins Pub and McGarry’s Pub (9th Ave Btwn 33rd and 34th St, NYC) with our usual FREE zombie meet-up! You must be 21+ to enter the bar and for 2 and 1/2 hours, zombies are invited to hang out while our zombie technicians will be providing makeup for civilians who wish to become undead for a small fee (starting at $5). We’ll have free Video Game sampling stations from YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z – the new Zombie Ninja game! We’ll also be giving away tickets for the 5K Zombie Run, RUN FOR YOUR LIVES which hits Brooklyn on October 26th!

At 6:30pm, Zombies will depart and roam through the wild streets of Manhattan, up through Times Square with a pitstop at Bowlmor Lanes Times Square (222 W 44th St btwn 7th and 8th avenue) before heading to the NYC Zombie Afterparty at 8:30pm.

8:30pm – 7th Annual NYC Zombie Afterparty at CULTURE CLUB presents ‘Night of the Stripping Dead’!

  20 W 39th St between 5th and 6th avenue– $13 for zombies, $15 for humans, 21+ only – Drink specials from Pabst Blue RibbonOpen PBR Bar from 9-9:30p
*NARCISSISTER will perform her jaw dropping performance art/burlesque numbers!
*RIGOR MORTIS REVUE – Zombie horror burlesque with Scarlett Storm and her undead sexpots!
* Live music from SCREAMIN’ REBEL ANGELS and SKELETAL LIFE
* Sideshow performances from DISGRACELAND FAMILY FREAKSHOW
*Late night HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST

*The return of “STRIP FOR PAIN: The World’s Most Dangerous Game Show’
There will be zombie projections throughout the night including an Exclusive sneak preview from Troma Films latest, “Return to the Class of Nuke Em High“!

Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, Run For Your Lives, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Halloween Adventure, Smooth-On SPFX & Shaw Promotion


NYC Zombie Crawl exclusive: You can buy tickets for RUN FOR YOUR LIVES Brooklyn on Oct 26th with discount code NYCZOMBIECRAWL by clicking here – get $20 off Runner tickets and $5 off Zombie tickets!

October 14th NYC Zombie Crawl takes Manhattan at Webster Hall!

September 21, 2012 by  
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CHECK OUT OUR ROUTING MAP FOR THE CRAWL HERE!!
UPDATE: Lloyd Kaufman President of Troma Studios and creator of the Toxic Avenger will be in attendance at the afterparty to present clips from his new movie -RETURN TO THE CLASS OF NUKE EM HIGH! Cretins, the Tromettes, Toxie and Kabukiman will also be in attendance!!
And dont forget – THUNDERBOX NYC – The All-Girl Tribute to the best of METAL will rock the after party!! Also the return of WIN ANDY STRAUB’s LIQUOR  after 10 years!! Come get bloody with the 6th annual official NYC Zombie Crawl event on Sunday, October 14th! Starts and ends at Webster Hall NYC (125 E. 11th St NYC) Schedule below!!
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4pm-6:30pm– Zombie makeup and pre-game at Webster Hall – FREE with zombie makeup starting at $5 from our zombie technicans! Also drink specials all day and night and open bar at 5pm from Pabst Blue Ribbon and Sailor Jerry Rum!
6:30pm– Zombies invade Manhattan with several stops to be announced including our annual photo opportunity in Union Square as well as The Beauty Bar NYC and The Continental routing will be announced soon!
9pm – NY Zombie Afterparty at WEBSTER HALL -$14 for zombies, $16 for civilians –  19 and up + with performances by:
THUNDERBOX NYC – The All-Girl Tribute to the best of METAL
NINE INCH ELVIS – A NIN tribute as performed by Elvis!
MUTANT SUPREMACY – Demonic Metal, these guys had a track on the ‘Splatterhouse’ video game soundtrack!
RIGOR MORTIS REVUE – Zombie and horror burlesque!
Also featuring a performance from zombie theater group LA PETITE MORGUE!
Late night HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST,  the return of “WIN ANDY STRAUB’S LIQUOR” after 10 years and much more!!
Drink specials all day and night and open bar at 10:30pm from Pabst Blue Ribbon and Sailor Jerry Rum!
The night features Zombie video projections featuring a sneak preview of the new Troma movie “Return to the Class of Nuke Em High” directed by Lloyd Kaufman (who will appear to present the clips) and a preview of the accompanying documentary “Youth of Tomorrow”! Also will be screening premiere of clips from the upcoming “Evil Head”! More to be announced soon! Also the launch party for the 2013 Post Mortem Pinups calender and after party for NY Comic Con!

And finally, CHICAGO watch out! The NYC Zombie Crawl team is returning for the 3rd annual zombie event at the Admiral Theater, BRIDE OF THE STRIPPING DEAD on October 18th and 19th! Zombie ringleader Doug Sakmann will be co-hosting the 2 night event and zombifying all the strippers in the club! Get ready for an amazing and sexy show!

Thanks to all our zombies who attended the Dorney Park Zombie Invasion! Below is a video from the Brain Eating contest!! Also check out some pictures with Resident Evil 6 around the park as well as the Walking Dead panel discussion here!

Next Crawl – October 16th – Manhattan!!

September 17, 2011 by  
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Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

We’re gearing up for the main crawl event this SUNDAY October 16th! Pabst Blue Ribbon will be hosting an open PBR bar at the afterparty and a photo booth starting at 8:30pm and we have a new sponsor with an awesome product we’ll be promoting – ZOMBIEBOOTH! It’s an awesome mobile app that turns anyone into a 3D Zombie! We have a funny powerpoint presentation about the Walking Dead and we’ll also be doing the late night HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST again!

A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to help our brother Spliff, the father of DisGraCeLand Hook Squad – you can also donate here!


Download the ZombieBooth App as we will be doing some afterparty ticket giveaways to the first 10 people to post pics at the event on the ZOMBIEBOOTH Facebook Page!

It’s all going to kick off at the Beauty Bar NYC by Union Square (231 E 14th St in Manhattan btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave). from 4pm-6pm with the zombie meet up and makeup. Our zombie makeup technicians will be charging a small fee to create zombies or you can bring out your dead! It’s 21 to drink zombie drink specials or enter the bar, but all ages are welcome to join us for the crawl event at 6pm!

At 6pm the madness begins as we crawl through the East Village. This year we’re honored to have Angelo Moore aka Dr. MaddVibe (also frontman of the legendary Fishbone) as a part of the event! We will be shooting the crawl as part of a new Dr. MaddVibe music video and Dr. MaddVibe will also be performing at the official after party!

After shooting for the music video and on the way to the final stop, around 7:30pm we’ll take a break at the Continental NYC (25 Third Avenue between St. Marks Place & 9th St.,New York, NY 10003), $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon 16oz cans and home of the “$10 for 5 shots of anything” special, need I say more!

The location for the official after-party is ARLENE”S GROCERY (95 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002) and will start at 8:30pm. It’s 21 + and tickets are $10 if you are a zombie, $12 for civilians. FREE Pabst Blue Ribbon from 8:30pm-9:00pm!
Performers include;
Angelo Moore aka Dr. MaddVibe
Nassau Chainsaw Disgraceland Demolition Committee
God’s Green Earth
DJ Fangbat
Zombie Comedy, Sideshow and Burlesque – more surprises to come!
Late Night HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST with prizes from The Walking Dead and more!
We’ll be premiering clips from Punk Rock Holocaust 3 (starring Angelo Moore) as well as Cross Bearer and The Cemetery!
We’ll also be doing a sneak preview of PUNK ROCK HOLOCAUST 3 and showing a trailer for season 2 of THE WALKING DEAD!
In honor of Walking Dead Season 2 we’ll have a very funny powerpoint presentation;

Prof. Johnny von McNulty is the world expert, and he will be giving a lecture sampled from one of his Great Series of Lectures. This time the subject is The Walking Dead.  You can see his alter-ego Johnny McNulty many places including http://www.boners101.com and Harold Night at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York.  He also contributes writing to SNL and the Onion.

Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Shaw Promotion!

Check out the write up on FoxNews.com about crawls all over the US, the NYC Zombie Crawl is top of the list!
Also check out more info on Fangoria.com and CityUnlisted!

Also, if you’re in the mood for horror movies, check out this short horror flick we entered into the ABC’s of Death contest! It’s NSFW and sick! Please vote to help us win a spot amongst the 26 short movies! Click here to watch!


Angelo Moore with the demonic Executioner from ‘Punk Rock Holocaust 3’


Murder can happen on the Vans Warped Tour!
PS: We will also be announcing the winners of the Punk Rock Holocaust filmmaker contest at the next event!!
PPS: Our friends at the NJ Zombie Walk has their crawl and Undead Festival on October 21-23rd! Both NJ and the Philly Zombie Crawl are part of our new zombie alliance NEW WORLD ZOMBIE – more info on this soon!!

Halloween Weekend Events in NYC – Oct 29-31st!

October 28, 2010 by  
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Greetings Ghouls!

Halloween is almost upon us and we’ve got tons of bloody action in NYC! Thanks to all the zombies who crawled with us on the main event on October 24th, It was a bloody good time and we  raised well over 100 pounds of food for the NYC Food Bank! Special thanks to all our Zombie FX artists!
Check out some video from the Oct 24th NYC Zombie Crawl by Yeah Films right here! More coming soon!

Also thanks to Michael Stewart, Michael T,  and the Beauty Bar, as well as our dead sexy Zombie Beauty Pageant girls, and congratulations to the winner, Bettina May!

We’re sponsoring zombie parties on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, check the info below! We’ve also been invited to the CBS Early Show to join in their Halloween Festivities on-air with NYC Zombie Crawl on Friday and Sat the 29th and 30th, 7am to 9am at 59th Street and 5th Avenue. Any interested zombies can RSVP at BRGuest@cbsnews.com or call 212-975-2515.  Include your name, the # of people you will be bringing, and the day you would like to attend. You should come in full costume, there is a costume contest and you can win prizes and be on TV!

Now onto the parties;

Oct 29th, 8pm, The Zombie Prom at the Delancey (168 Delancey St btwn Clinton and Attorney)

October 30th – 10pm – Brooklyn – END OF THE WORLD Zombie Attack! – Masonic Temple – 317 Clermont St, Brooklyn –

10pm – Manhattan – SMACK! Halloween Fetish Ball at Touch Nightclub (240 W 52nd St, NYC) – 3 floors with live performance by Bellameurte

Oct 31st – 9pm, Rocky Horror 35th Anniversary Halloween Bash with Michael T and Rocky Horror LIVE at Midnight – Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker St) – 2am Rocky Horror Costume Contest and lots of zombie madness!

Also, dont forget, Oct 28-31st and Nov 5-6th – check out NYC’s premiere haunted attraction, Blood Manor NYC with Disgraceland Hook Squad (542 W 27th Btwn 10th and 11th ave, NYC) Go to the website for info!

And finally, if you remember I directed a trailer for the book ‘Play Dead‘ a few months back and now it’s been picked up to be a feature film! Check out the article on Fangoria,  There is no director announced yet, hopefully I can throw my hat into the ring! Join the facebook petition group to show your support!!

Remember, blood is law!

Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader

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