DJ Update! We will have Michael T and Twig the Wonderkid spinning 80′s nu wave and rock at our Zombie Pizza Dance Party at the Charleston from 7-8pm and at the afterparty we will have DJ Tim No37 spinning his final set ever as a DJ along with DJ Tim T!
The time is drawing nearer and the details are sorted out, get ready to take Williamsburg for a 9th year! Here’s all the info! The NYC Zombie Crawl is back for its 9th annual lurch around Williamsburg on Sunday, May 31st! The zombie shenanigans will culminate at the after party at 8:30pm featuring a Zombie Skateboarding Demo crawl and Zombie Costume Contest with a $200 cash prize at BLACK BEAR BAR (70 N. 6th St, Brooklyn, NY)! We’ll be awarding prizes for Most Original Zombie, Best Special FX, Bloodiest Zombie, Sexiest Zombie and more! So come in your zombie best! The afterparty as always will include live music, comedians, zombie burlesque, sideshow performances and more!
The NYC Zombie Crawl will begin at 4pm at BAR MATCHLESS (557 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY) 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). Drink specials will be provided all day and night by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Jagermeister! We’ll also have zombies and killers from ‘The Haunt At Rocky Ledge‘ assisting with makeup!!
At 6:30pm, Zombies will depart and roam through the wild streets of Williamsburg, first through McCarren Park for a Zombie photo opportunity before heading to a zombie pitstop to be determined! ZOMBIE PIZZA DANCE PARTY UPDATE: at 7pm-8pm, Zombies will make a pitstop at THE CHARLESTON (174 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211) for drink specials from PBR and Jager and FREE PIZZA for every drink!! And Michael T and Twig the Wonderkid will spinning 80′s nu wave and rock!
Then at 8:30pm we’ll reach the Zombie Afterparty at BLACK BEAR BAR (70 N. 6th St) Free entry and Skate Demo in the front room but if you want to see the show in the glorious new back room, $12 for zombies or in advance, $14 for humans! 21+ to enter, with performances including musical guests:
DAVE HILL: Host of WFMU’s ‘The Goddamn Dave Hill Show’ performs with massively metal comedy musical stylings!
UNICORN SMACK: A funky dance music duo, get ready for some good old fashioned, unpretentious, afrocentric booty shakin’ fun. Laughing plus dancing equals Unicorn Smack!
SPARKLEFIGHT: Three hilarious dudes that like to play sleazy, fun punk rock tunes at your expense!
BLKVAMPIRES: The NYC Zombie Crawl welcomes some Vampire friends into the mix rocking some hard alternative gothic soul!
We also have special guest LLOYD KAUFMAN, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of ‘The Toxic Avenger’ appearing to give a sneak preview of the new talk show from TROMA – ‘KABUKIMAN’s COCKTAIL CORNER‘!
DJ Tim No 37 will be mixing metal and classic rock tunes all night in his final DJ set EVER along with DJ Tim T! Other entertainment includes:
-ZOMBIE SKATEBOARDING DEMO: Black Bear Bar has a full skate bowl within the venue and we’ll have some skaters shredding it!
- BURLESQUE at it’s bloody finest with STEPHANIE ANDERS and ZUZU ZOMBI!
- SIDESHOW Performances from the DISGRACELAND FAMILY FREAKSHOW!
- KEVIN AND MATT GEEK OUT ABOUT ZOMBIES will present “The ZOSCARS” (awarding their favorite clips in zombie movies) and also help us host the ZOMBIE COSTUME CONTEST where we will be presenting awards for categories including most original, most bloody, best SPFX and more! Prizes include $200 in cash and more from our sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Halloween Adventure, Troma Entertainment, Backseat Conceptions and others!
More Madness TBA, stay tuned to the website for details!!
Greeting Boils and Ghouls!
That’s a wrap on our 8th seasonal NYC Zombie Crawl in Manhattan! With a main crawl every Spring in Brooklyn and every Fall in Manhattan, that brings our grand total up to 16 main events in eight years! Not to mention all the zombie beauty pageants, amusement park nights, baseball games, eating contests, strip clubs, movie premieres, book signings and other fun events we’ve hosted and co-produced over the years. And we’re not done yet!
We still have a few special events in store before the end of the year starting with the 5th annual Night of the Stripping Dead events at the Admiral Theater in Chicago October 29-31st. We’ll be coordinating makeup for the dancers and crew and a few special surprises that you’ll have to attend to see! Check out the videos from the past year’s events in the post below this one!
Special thanks to everyone who crawled with us including the bands Gash, Danse De Sade, Murder One, Girls Girls Girls and The Deafening, as well as our freakshow performers DisGraCeLand Family Freakshow/Hook Squad and our zombie burlesque from Rosalee Sweet and Stephanie Anders! And of course thanks to our sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Jagermeister, Shaw Promotion and Halloween Adventure for giving us the support (and booze) to make it all happen!
Check out the photo wrap ups on VILLAGE VOICE and DRIVEN BY BOREDOM
More photos from John Huntington on Google + in 3 separate sets with Gash, Danse De Sade, Murder One and Disgraceland, The Deafening and Girls Girls Girls!
And here’s the official wrap video from Rollersteady:
Greetings Boils and Ghouls!
We’re gearing up for our 8th annual crawl around Manhattan this Saturday, October 11th! It’s the first time one of our main events is taking place on a Saturday and it’s also an after party for NY Comic Con so expect to see a lot more ghoulish faces this year! Expect drink specials and zombie action all afternoon into the next morning!
Some event updates:
- Drink specials from Pabst Blue Ribbon ($3) and Jagermeister ($6 shots) at all the venues!
- Discounted admission to Times Scare NY Haunted Attraction for Zombies! ($16)
- FREE Bowling for Zombies at Bowlmor Lanes!
- All the venues are FREE to enter, the only admission is if you want to check out the entertainment at Bowlmor Lanes in the Carnival section!
- HOT Zombie Costume Contest at the end of the night – Winners will recieve a prize pack from The Walking Dead, Pabst, Jagermeister and the Grand Prize will receive their own CUSTOM ZOMBIE BOBBLEHEAD (see below)- Prizes valued at over $400 total!
We’re starting again right around the corner from the Javits Center at:
4:00p-6:30p – TWINS PUB (421 9th Avenue at 34th St) FREE zombie meetup!
21+ to enter bar- Zombie makeovers starting at $5
From 6:30-7p the Zombies crawl to:
TIMES SCARE (FREE – 669 8th Ave at 42nd St) for some ZOMBIE BURLESQUE BY ROSALEE SWEET of the PEEK-A-BOO REVUE & STEPHANIE ANDERS – You must be 21+ to sit at the Kill Bar but the venue and haunt is All Ages and admission to the haunted attraction is almost Half Price for Zombies! ($16)
At 8pm, we head out to crawl through Times Square to the NYC ZOMBIE AFTERPARTY AT 8:30pm at:
BOWLMOR LANES (222 W 44th St btwn 7th & 8th Ave, Manhattan)
FREE Entry to Venue and bar with drink and food specials! All Ages until 10pm!
FREE Bowling for zombies!!
Admission for bands and entertainment in the Carnival Section is 21+ only, $13 for zombies, $15 for humans
Featuring live musical performances from:
THE DEAFENING – Featuring Tony Winner Lena Hall on lead vocals (Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS – An All-girl Mötley Crüe Tribute Band
MURDER ONE – Motörhead Tribute Band
GASH – Sexy punk rock with an S&M Twist
DANSE DE SADE – Grand Guignol and Baroque meets Rock n’ Roll
DJ Tim No 37 spinning rockin’ tunes all night!
SIDESHOW ANTICS from DISGRACELAND FAMILY FREAKSHOW!
NYC’s notorious HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST!
AND MUCH MORE ZOMBIE INSANITY!!
Another amazing NYC Zombie Crawl! Thanks again to all who crawled with us! Special thanks to all the makeup artists, our buddies Zac Amico and Mark ToxicLife for assisting and of course all the awesome acts at the afterparty – FOR WHOM THE BELL JOELS, Screamin’ Rebel Angels, Skeletal Life, Purple Pam & The Flesh Eaters, Rigor Mortis Revue, and Disgraceland Family Freakshow!! Also much thanks to our DJ Tim No 37, the Trash Bar and Bar Matchless & Pabst Blue Ribbon for the zombie fuel!
Our next big zombie event is ZOMBIE DAY WITH THE NY METS on Friday, June 13th! Tickets are a very special rate of only $21 through the NYC Zombie Crawl! Buy tickets here! With the ticket, you get a free Zombie Mets towel, access to the pre-party in the stadium and more! All the details are below in the next post with more coming soon!
We have plenty of photos, videos and press from the May 25th event, check out a portion below!
Official 8th annual Springtime Crawl through Brooklyn wrap video:
Thanks to all those who came out to the first NY Mets Zombie day! Special thanks to our makeup artists, Shaw Promotion, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Run For Your Lives! The zombie season is officially underway! Here is a list of our first round of events, we’ll be announcing full details soon but wanted to give you a taste of what is to come!
- Friday, October 4th – Stripping Dead preview at Exxxotica NJ Adult Convention
- Sunday October 13th we have our 7th Annual Fall NYC Zombie Crawl in Manhattan with an after party featuring the Stripping Dead tour! All the details coming soon!
- October 16-18th – We’ll return to the Admiral Theater in Chicago for the 5th annual Night of the Stripping Dead! Featuring Empress Stah, Rubber Doll, Narcissister, Maya Sinstress, Mark the Knife and so much more!
- October 26th – Run For Your Lives – the original 5K Zombie Run will have it’s first event in Brooklyn, NY! Get tickets here!
- The next Zombie Rave will be announced soon!
We’re also joining forces with many zombie groups to make this the bloodiest zombie season yet! Stay tuned and mark your calendars!