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!!
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!
- 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
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…
Greetings Boils and Ghouls!
Pabst Blue Ribbon is now sponsoring the Zombie Crawl! There will be FREE PBR at the Knitting Factory for the first hour of the show, and PBR’s are $2 all night at the Knitting Factory!
TOMORROW – Sunday May 30th – all of the zombie events are ALL AGES, including the afterparty at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn (Buy tickets NOW)! We’ve got some more great announcements including;
– The afterparty will feature a live performance by legendary NYC punk-rockers THE UNDEAD with Bobby Steele (ex-Misfits)!
– Troma Entertainment will be in the house with The Toxic Avenger as well as DVD prizes for the costume contest winners! We’ll also be screening some Troma clips at the afterparty!!
This is a first for the NYC Zombie Crawl that the whole event is all ages…and the best part is there will still be booze if you are over 21! Before the afterparty there is a free meet and greet with ‘Play Dead‘ author Ryan Brown as well as the cast and crew of ‘Play Dead: The Movie“, and you can even buy copies of his book and have him sign it!
It all starts in Brooklyn at 3pm at The Charleston
174 Bedford Ave (Between N 7th & N 8th) Brooklyn, NY 11211 – The first stop and the crawl event FREE and is ALL AGES! Zombies can eat pizza and drink booze (if you’re over 21+) while civilians are zombified for two hours!
We’ll have our zombie technicians on hand to zombify the crowd but we also encourage civilians to come zombified as well as we will be doing a zombie costume contest! We also encourage a sports/varsity theme in honor of Play Dead, so bring out your best undead jocks, cheerleaders and football players! The crawl will start about 5:00pm and go into the evening before ending at the official after party at 7:00pm!
At 5:00pm, the zombies will mobilize up Bedford Ave and head to:
McCarren Park – N 12th and Bedford – Zombie Football Game – Blood Fights, Human Tug O War with Disgraceland Hook Squad and more madness! Win prizes including DVD’s from Backseat Conceptions!
At 6:30pm, the zombies will mobilize again and head back down Bedford avenue for grand zombie parade to the final stop:
7:00pm – Zombie Dance Party A Go-Go with Play Dead, Ryan Brown and the Raspberry Brothers
Knitting Factory Brooklyn – 361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11211
– Free book signing and meet and greet from 7-8pm with author Ryan Brown and the Cast and Crew of Play Dead: The Movie
– $10 after 8pm for the Zombie Dance Party A Go-Go which includes:
– PLAY DEAD premiere screening of the Redband trailer and some selected scenes
– The Raspberry Brothers, a team of NYC comedians who will mock the hell out of campy old zombie flicks (MST3k stylee), including clips from Zombie (Lucio Fulci, 1979) and the Crazies (George Romero, 1973) and more!
– Zombie Dance Party with DJ Jeremy Bastard (Trash, NC-17) with zombie go-go dancers, a hot zombie contest, live music and more madness to be announced!
The zombies from THRILL THE WORLD, the Michael Jackson’s Thriller-dance-around-the-world-on-the-same-day-at-same-time event who will be coming out to teach people the thriller dance and we’ll be doing a dance and sing-along! We’ll be doing sing-alongs to other classic Monster hits too!
Stay tuned to the site for the official routing and more announcements about entertainment and other goodies being added!
Until we crawl again, yours in blood…