Oct 15th NYC Zombie Crawl and other Halloween Events!

September 12, 2017 by  
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Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

We’re gearing up for the Halloween season and our 11th year is going to be a doozy! Our main event is Sunday, October 15th with the NYC Zombie Crawl event in Manhattan featuring THE COWMEN and SNAKES OF CHRIST (Female fronted Misfits/Danzig Cover Band) at the afterparty! More details below!!

 

    • Friday, October 13th – PhillyMarc Summers of ‘Double Dare’ at the Trocadero – we’ll be helping to host a screening of his new documentary ‘On Your Marc‘ and play some Double Dare themed games! Are you ready for the Physical Challenge? Presented by WMMR’s Preston and Steve!

 

  • Sunday, October 15th – Manhattan – 11th annual NYC Zombie Crawl
    4-6:30p
    – Zombie Meetup at LUCKY as well as DREAM BABY & MAIDEN LANE (168 Avenue B at 11th St) – Free Zombie Meetup – 21+ to enter bars – Zombie Makeovers starting at $10
    6:30 – 7pm – Zombies crawl through Manhattan! 7-8p – Zombie Pitstop at THE CONTINENTAL (25 3rd Ave at St Marks – 21+) 5 shots of anything for $10!!!
    8-8:30p – Zombies crawl to Afterparty!
    8:30p – BOWERY ELECTRIC Zombie Afterparty (327 Bowery at 2nd St) –
    $15 for Zombies – $17 for Humans! 21 +!
    Afterparty featuring THE COWMEN w Marcus Parks and Holden McNeely of the Last Podcast NetworkSnakes of Christ (Female fronted Misfits/Danzig cover band) comedy from Zac Amico burlesque with Liberty Rose – DJ Michael T & Twig the Wonderkid!
    Also the return of the notorious Hot Zombie Contest and Costume Contest with prizes for bloodiest, most original, sexiest zombie and more!!
    Drink specials from Pabst Blue Ribbon, Sailor Jerry, Not Your Fathers Mountain Ale and much more TBA!!

 

  • October 20-21st – ChicagoNight of the Stripping Dead returns! We turn the world famous Admiral Theatre into a sexy graveyard with the world’s finest burlesque, sideshow and more! Hosted by ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ Michael Berryman!Looking forward to a killer 2017!! More details soon!!
  • And All Month Long Thurs-Sunday from 7-10pm through Oct 31st – Our Buddy Will Keenan (Tromeo and Juilet, Terror Firmer) is hosting his very own Haunted Attraction in Cape May, NJ at St Babs – Tromeo’s Halloween Cemetery Scare at St Babs – 321 North Delsea Drive, Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210 – Follow St Babs on Facebook for more details on the schedule!ALSO the NYC Zombie Crawl was just featured on a special new episode of Impractical Jokers on Tru TV! You can see the epic punishment we gave Sal below! And thanks to the crew that came with us, if you’ve been to any NYC Zombie Crawl event you will see a lot of familiar faces!

 

Check out the Cowmen on Kabukiman’s Cocktail Corner – Season 2 premiering this week!

BK Zombie Crawl July 2nd w/EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE!

April 16, 2017 by  
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TODAY IS THE DAY!  JULY 2nd starting at 4pm at The Charleston!! (174 Bedford Ave in Brooklyn) for FREE!!

Afterparty at 8:30p at Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) – Pre-sale tix are closed but you can still buy at door –  $25 for humans / $22 for zombies!

Check out the amazing feature write-up in the Metro Newspapers HERE! 

– The world’s most dangerous comedian – MARK THE KNIFE – all the way from Chicago is joining us on the after-party stage at Brooklyn Bizarre to make an already insane night even crazier!

– Political activist and comedian Ben Kissel (Last Podcast on the Left) is running for office of Brooklyn Borough President and is looking for zombie support! Ben will be campaigning at the Charleston from 4-6:30pm and will make a rousing speech at 6:30pm to kick off the Brooklyn Zombie Crawl festivities as our guest Grand Marshall! Check out what he stands for at www.BKforBK.com!

– The night will be co-hosted by comedian and NYC Roast Master winner Zac Amico along with his buddy Sgt Kabukiman NYPD! The night will also feature music from DJ Alex Von Nihil

– We now have 4 musical acts performing at the after party with the addition of a Midnight set from Sexual Suicide featuring our pal Igor of DrivenByBoredom.com as the lead singer! Other musicians include Jess-O-Lantern, J and the 9’s & Uncle Jake and the 18 Wheel Gang!

– Our 2nd stop is now announced as A Bar (597 Manhattan Avenue) for some drink specials from Pabst Blue Ribbon!

Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

The first big event for year 11 for the NYC Zombie Crawl will be on SUNDAY JULY 2ND with our annual Brooklyn Zombie Crawl! We’re proud to announce our after party headliners at Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) at 8:30p, the insane video collective / variety show EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! with their first area show on the East Coast since 2015! The EIT! live experience! is like nothing you have ever seen – You will leave a new and better person! This NYC Zombie Crawl exclusive show will feature 2 never-before-seen sneak peeks at upcoming EIT! projects!

Tix at door –  $25 for Humans / $22 for Zombies!

 

We’ll be starting at 4pm at THE CHARLESTON (174 Bedford Ave) with our zombie makeup stations and a Zombie Pizza Party – free pizza with every drink – drink specials from Pabst Blue RibbonAt 6:30pm, Zombies will depart and hit the streets in a fake blood fueled frenzy, taking over Bedford Avenue and heading to MCCARREN PARK for some Zombie Games to celebrate independence and the July 4th weekend and then to A BAR BROOKLYN (597 Manhattan Avenue) for a pit stop between 7-8pm.

At 8:30pm, the zombie horde will head to BROOKLYN BAZAAR (150 Greenpoint Ave) for the legendary afterparty hosted by Sgt Kabukiman NYPD, NYC Roast Master Zac Amico and the Troma Team and featuring tons of cool video fueled entertainment featuring some world premiere clips, live music, sideshow and burlesque into a zombie themed variety show starring :

Everything Is Terrible! has altered the consciousness of a generation, one re-edited VHS video at a time! For nearly a decade, EIT! has introduced the world to their true selves through psychedelic comedy video gems such as the dancing child-god Duane, the pedophile-stomping yellow dino, French pubic hair styling, cat massage, and so much more! And now… with the inimitable EIT! live experience, YOU, the viewer get to unplug your internet brain and plug in your spirit molecule! EIT! will hold your sweaty, trembling, little hand as they guide you through the 7 sacred realms of Terrible found video! As always, the Everything Is Terrible! figureheads will appear in their glittered and fur-covered, melted flesh to massage your dead soul as you laugh like you’ve never laughed before! And don’t forget to bring your Jerry Maguire VHS tapes… You’re gonna need em!

EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! THE LIVE EXPERIENCE! from Everything Is Terrible! on Vimeo.

Featuring live Music From:

J and the 9’s – NYC Zombie Crawl favorites have played with us for the last three years and are a female fronted band breeding together rock and roll riffs, the raw sound and agility of punk, lyrical spontaneity, glam visuals, a rock flute and a very interactive stage show!

Uncle Jake and the 18 Wheel Gang – Featured in ‘Cut Shoot Kill’ as the house band, Uncle Jake brings rock n’ roll with a bluegrass jug band / deep south feel!

Jess-O-Lantern – This spooky songstress performs acoustic horror punk tunes! For lovers of Halloween, ghosts, ghouls, and free trick-or-treat candy!

Sexual Suicide – Old school hardcore punk at it’s finest!

Sideshow Performances from Dr. Claw of the Coney Island Sideshow & Joe Lunchbox of DisGraCeLand Family Freakshow!

As well as tons of sneak previews exclusive to the NYC Zombie Crawl!

Return to Return to Nuke Em High Vol 2 Sneak Preview with the Troma Team – The surprise indie hit at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival is the explosive conclusion to Lloyd Kaufman’s inspired two-part indie event film. Lauren and Chrissy, two lesbian lovers, must face and defeat the most corrupt and evil forces ever to descend upon Tromaville… and the world!

Kabukiman’s Cocktail Corner Season 2 Sneak Preview – The world’s weirdest variety show has it’s long awaited Season 2 premiere on Monday, July 3rd on the Troma Networks and the NYC Zombie Crawl will host its first sneak preview! Join Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD as he ingests alcoholic beverages, chats with some truly independent artists, and enjoys musical performances in this exclusive Troma web series.

Cut Shoot Kill Sneak Preview – Sneak preview of the latest horror/thriller from Backseat Conceptions and director Michael Walker (Jeff Daniels’ ‘Chasing Sleep’) Serena Brooks, an ambitious young actress, signs on as the star of a horror film with a crew of backwoods filmmakers that have worked together for years. When the cast starts disappearing, Serena has to become her character if she wants to survive.

And more madness TBA! And don’t forget to bring your VHS copies of Jerry Macguire to add to the Jerry Macguire Pyramid!

We want to express our gratitude and love to all our zombie family, there are many of you who have been with us since the beginning and we appreciate your support! We aim to continue bringing you amazing zombie themed events for years to come!

Also we just got back from the Cannes Film Festival where we joined forces with the Cannes Zombie Walk to promote Return to Return to Nuke Em High aka Vol 2! The movie is epic and you will get a taste at the NYC Zombie Crawl on July 2nd!

Stay tuned for more details – the zombie season is soon upon us!

Much love and blood!
Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader

PS:, Take a look back at some of our first zombie events in Brooklyn and Manhattan below!

 

 

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!!

NYC Mets Zombie Day! Friday, September 13th!

September 3, 2013 by  
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UPDATE: If you buy your tickets through NYC Zombie Crawl the park is open to zombies at 5pm for all the special zombie events! The game starts at 7:10pm!

It’s official, the NYC Zombie Crawl will be taking over Citi Field on Friday the 13th of September with Troma Entertainment and ‘Return To Nuke Em High : Vol 1’! Come hang out with Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team and see some sneak preview scenes from the upcoming movie, hang out with a ton of zombies and see a Mets game! This exclusive link will get you half price tickets and access to all the pre-game zombie events! Details below!

BUY TICKETS FOR THE EVENT HERE!!
You can also call Josh Roth at 718-559-3160 to get tickets at the full discounted rate of $39 by mentioning the NYC Zombie Crawl!

Join the New York Mets for the FIRST EVER Zombie Night at Citi Field on Friday , September 13 sponsored by Run for Your Lives!

    • The first 150 people to enter the Bullpen Gate will receive an exclusive Premiere Showing of the Return to Nuke ‘Em High: Volume 1 Trailer and preview clips, as well as a question and answer session with director Lloyd Kaufman and the actors and producers in Citi Field’s Auditorium.
    • The first 1,000 people to purchase this exclusive offer will also receive an autograph session in the Bullpen Plaza and free entry into our #ZombieCiti raffle.
    • Learn more about upcoming Zombie Events like the Run For Your Lives 5K Zombie obstacle course.
  • Ticket price includes a $5 donation to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, an organization helping to support individuals suffering from brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal disorders.

Be part of first Zombie Night in all of major league sports! Tasteful (that is to say – no deceased celebrities or provocative), zombie costumes are encouraged.

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!!

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES – The ultimate zombie race is coming to New York on October 26th and we’re offering a special deal until September 10th – buy 2 tickets for RUN FOR YOUR LIVES and receive 2 FREE tickets to NY Mets Zombie Day! All you have to do is buy through THIS LINK!


 

The Latest: June 3rd

June 3, 2010 by  
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The Latest: June 3rd

Thanks to all the undead who attended the May 30th events in Brooklyn! There were so many sick looking ghouls and we had a bloody good time! You can see some photos on Time Out NY, and don’t forget to add your photos to the Facebook group!

So many pictures and video were taken, we’ll have a wrap up very soon…in the meantime we’ve added a number of images to our slideshow from the Facebook group – thanks to Autumn Eget, Jason Tamvakis, Ron ‘Spidey’ Gejon, Jackie Schaefer, Jennifer Barger, Kasia Kowalczyk, Lilly Frances, Michele Witchipoo, Nicole Goldberg, Sam Moon Rafferty, Tree Lanka and more!

Thanks to all of our awesome makeup artists for helping out as well as Bobby Steele and the Undead (who ROCKED the afterparty) The Charleston, Disgraceland Hook Squad, The Raspberry Bros, the Knitting Factory, DJ Jeremy Bastard, Gallery Books, Ryan Brown, Troma, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Halloween Adventure.

If you can’t wait for more zombie action, on June 11th our friends at the Philly Zombie Crawl are having a ZOMBIE BEACH PARTY at the Trocadero in Philly! We’ll be having the Philly premiere of the Play Dead Redband trailer and tons more zombie action, get the DETAILS HERE!

Until we bleed again…
Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader

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