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!

May 31st – 9th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl in Brooklyn!

April 17, 2015 by  
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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!!

October 11th NYC Zombie Crawl takes Manhattan w/ NY Comic Con!

August 13, 2014 by  
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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!!

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!

3rd NYC Zombie Rave coming up on March 31st! 7th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl June 2nd!!

February 22, 2013 by  
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Greetings Ghouls and Gals!

Hope everyone had an awesome holiday season! The NYC Zombie Crawl team is thawing out and getting ready for our Spring 2013 events which will mark our seventh year of undead events!
We will have our Springtime NYC Zombie Crawl event on Sunday, June 2nd this year in Brooklyn! And before that, on March 31st our 3rd of a series of Zombie Raves at Webster Hall presented by NYC Zombie Crawl!

The Zombie Rave returns to Webster Hall (125 E. 11th St in Manhattan) this Sunday, March 31st presented by NYC Zombie Crawl! You can expect the usual 1000 Gallons of Blood to be dumped off the balcony onto the crowd around Midnight! There is a $500 Zombie Dance Contest after Midnight, FREE zombie makeovers and more madness as well!
Our undead DJ’s for the evening include:
DJ Jess – Alex English – Subset – Mischeif – RXF

Doors are at 10pm and it’s 19+ to enter! $15 in advance, $20 at the doors – Buy advance tickets HERE!

Or if you show up with our NYC ZOMBIE RAVE COUPON, it will be $10 admission at the door! Save the below image and print it up!!

Add our Zombie Rave Facebook page for up to date info, photos and more madness!

Check out the photos of the madness from the last Zombie Rave with Coach Mike right here!

More photos from the Zombie Rave facebook below!

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