NYC Zombie Crawl Oct 18 & 19th!

September 14, 2019 by  
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Greetings Ghouls and Goblins! 

Thanks to all the zombies who joined us for BBQ Films’ Reefer Madness screening, it was a bloody good time!

Now here are all the details for our 13th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl – we will be taking the event to STATEN ISLAND this time with 2 days – A pre-party with a Zombie Beauty Pageant on Friday, Oct 18th and then the full crawl on Saturday, October 19th with the 5th annual VAULT OF HORROR Film Festival! You can buy tickets here!!
Special Guests this year include:
Tamara Glynn (Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers) makes her FIRST EVER NYC appearance AND Terry Alexander (Day of the Dead)!!!
The festival includes Indie Horror and Sci-fi Films (20 films to die for) a killer Halloween party each night with bands, a costume contest (Winners awarded Prizes) Sideshow Performers, Carnival games, Spooky Vendors, Drink specials and more!

On Friday, October 18th the Vault of Horror Film Festival Day 1 begins at 5pm at Amendment 18 – 691 Bay St, Staten Island NY 10304 with horror movie screenings, celebrity guests and more leading up to the Zombie Beauty Pageant hosted by Jen Elyse Feldy and Doug Sakmann! If you want to be a contestant please email info@nyczombiecrawl.com!
Also a special screening of the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’!
Admission is $15 for one night or only $20 for both the 19th and 20th!
Bands performing on Friday include:
Bleeps Sweeps Creeps – Naked Jedeye – Flesh Junkies

Then on Saturday, October 19th we will start the NYC Zombie Crawl at 2pm at:
The Hop Shoppe – 372 Van Duzer Street, Staten Island NY –
All ages and FREE! 21+ to drink
For 2 hours we will have our zombie meetup and FX artists transforming civilians into zombies for a small fee. Drink and food specials TBA!

At 4pm we will begin the crawl through Staten Island! We will make some pit stops for photo opportunities and zombie madness until we head to the 2nd day of the Vault of Horror Film Festival –

5pm – Amendment 18 – 691 Bay St, Staten Island NY 10304 –
$15 at door or $20 for 2 day pass!
The NYC Zombie Crawl takes over day 2 of the Vault of Horror Film Festival! Doug Sakmann, the zombie ringleader will be hosting the festivities himself with tons of special guests!

Bands for Saturday include:
Gamma Ghouls – Jigsaw Youth – The Enablers

Also dont forget, on Tuesday, October 15th we will be bringing the NYC Zombie Crawl to Philadelphia! We’re working with the Philadelphia Film Office to help host a Halloween party!

The Greater Philadelphia Film Office and Pseudonym Productions bring you “Secrets of the Scare.” An evening of SPFX demonstrations feature Doug Sakmann and other local filmmakers exposing the scare tactics behind horror filmmaking, set in the twisted backdrop of “Dark Passage,” an enigmatic, immersive experience produced by Pseudonym Productions. Grab a drink and weave through a small maze of spaces to learn about the art and visual deception that creates your favorite horror moments. | Pop up bar hosted by Fergie’s Pub |

All Ages Event, 21+ID to Drink
WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:30pm – 9:30pm
LOCATION:
Pseudonym Productions 1004 Buttonwood Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 TICKET INFORMATION: General Admission $13
GPFONext Members: FREE with code

For full details and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.gpfo.ticketleap.com/scare

W still have a few limited spots for Zombie Volunteers and SPFX Makeup Artists, both in NY (Oct 18-19th) and Philadelphia (October 15th) and more so if you are interested and available please reach out to info@nyczombiecrawl.com for more details!

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!

Wrap: 8th Annual Manhattan Events Complete! Stripping Dead coming to Chicago Oct 29-31

October 15, 2014 by  
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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:





 

Night of the Stripping Dead at the Admiral Theater in Chicago Oct 29-31st

October 10, 2014 by  
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At the end of the month of October the Night of the Stripping Dead will return for it’s 5th year to the Admiral Theater in Chicago – October 29-31st!!! For a few days every year, Chicago’s biggest vaudeville theatre turned strip club transforms into a sexy mausoleum filled with zombie strippers and ghouls. The Stripping Dead events showcase the most bizarre and insane in fetish, sideshow and burlesque performers from all over the world. Past events have included the biggest names in the fetish and burlesque world including Masumi Max, Mosh, Rubber Doll, Narcissister, Empress Stah, Maya Sinstress, Red Rum and so much more. The makeup for Stripping Dead is coordinated by Doug Sakmann of the NYC Zombie Crawl every year, with over 30 dancers, performers and staff turning into ghouls and zombies every night of the event. Check out the video wrap ups from each year below, courtesy of RJO Photo and get info on this year’s event at www.strippingdead.com!

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October 2013 NYC Zombie Crawl Wrap – Stripping Dead Chicago Oct 16-18

October 15, 2013 by  
Filed under PAST EVENTS, PRESS


Thanks to all the zombies who crawled with us on Sunday, we had an amazing crowd going through Times Square and a bloody good afterparty! Special thanks to all our zombie makeup artists as well as sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Run For Your Lives for supporting the madness! Also thanks to our guest co-host, Mr. Keep On Movin, who will be heading the zombie legions on Oct 26 at Run for Your Lives Brooklyn! More on that in a minute!

Check out the photo gallery of the event courtesy of GOTHAMIST and write up from PASTE MAGAZINE! Also check out more photos from Luis Rosenfeld!
We’re still collecting photos, video and press so if you have any to share please add it to our facebook PAGE and/or GROUP

Also, check out the awesome video from RollerSteady here!

And an awesome spanish language video with even more action from BoncheVIP.com here:

We’ve got plenty more zombie madness coming up this month including:
Oct 16-18 – NIGHT OF THE STRIPPING DEAD CHICAGO

October 16th- 18th Back for the fifth year at the Admiral Theater in Chicago it’s NIGHT OF THE STRIPPING DEAD!
With the world’s sexiest and craziest performance artists and tons of zombie strippers you cant go wrong!
– Our headliners The Mysterious Narcissister and fetish superstar Rubber Doll
– Straight from the UK the EMPRESS STAH!
– Miss Maya Sinstress and Mark the Knife are back with all new flights of fiendishness!
– REDRUM’s act seems like it was made for the Stripping Dead stage!
– And just because we like to throw in a curve ball EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE’s Creepshow Peepshow.
– Not hip to the found footage phenomenon? You will be as EIT presents the best of the worst Halloween treats from the deepest darkest depths of VHS purgatory!
Oh…and did we mention ZOMBIE STRIPPERS! The undead entertainers of the Admiral Theatre. Make-up and effects by Doug Sakmann (who is also co-hosting the event) and the NYC Zombie Crawl!

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR WEDNESDAY’S SHOW FOR $10 OFF with the code ‘NYC Zombie Crawl’

Check out video from last year’s Stripping Dead show below: