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March For Undead Rights at Comic-Con! #ZOMBIFYSDCC!

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Are you ready to #ZOMBIFYSDCC?! We are! Zombies have been exploited in entertainment and media for too long! The undead deserve equal rights and should be treated as fairly as the living actors who portray us in pictures, television shows, movies, and sporting events! We want the right to marry the living as well as the dead. We want access to acceptable memorials should we be offed by rogue zombie hunters; cremating our bodies and/or leaving us by the side of the road isn’t going to cut it anymore. Most importantly, we want a respectable supply of food.

Shunned, starving, and unloved zombies are the past. We, the undead, are the future and we MUST march to secure our rights! While the living occupy for their voices to be heard… we must zombify and it begins during Comic-Con 2012 with America’s Finest Undead at the MARCH FOR UNDEAD RIGHTS!

When discussing the walk and/or sharing pictures, please use the hashtag #zombifysdcc on Twitter, Instagram, etc. so we can spread the word we want equal rights for the undead!

WHEN:
– Friday, July 13th, 2012 @ 5:30PM.
– Arrive at the meeting location beginning at 5:00PM and no later than 5:20PM.
– The zombiewalk begins at 5:30PM sharp, so do NOT be late.
– Please do not arrive any earlier than 4:30PM, as we don’t want to cause a ruckus beforehand.

WHERE:
– We will meet at the corner of 4th & Broadway, in downtown San Diego, to take over the historic Gaslamp Quarter to show the world we aren’t going down without a growl.
– The meeting location is within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center. If you’re coming from other locations around San Diego, public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.
– To get to the meeting location from the Convention Center, walk north (straight) up Fifth Avenue until you get to Broadway. Walk one block and cross the street and you will see palm trees in a large open area next to a shopping center. You’re there!
– If you are using public transportation, go to SDMTS and use “Horton Plaza” as your destination. You will find us on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Broadway, near the Sam Goody, outside Horton Plaza and across from the U.S. Grant Hotel.
– Maps…

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HOW:
– We invite zombies to bring signs, placards, and banners advertising zombie rights. Be clever with slogans and demand equal rights for those of us who still shamble among the living. Please refrain from using profanity/explicit language, as there will be many children in our presence. Common sense is important; despite being zombies, we need to show respect in order to get respect from those around us and we thank you in advance for exercising your best judgment with your #ZOMBIFYSDCC signs!
– As always, the walk is ALL-AGES and FREE of charge to participate. The zombiewalk is open to everyone, not just convention attendees, no badges required! Remember… the more the scarier! This is the perfect way to participate in the fun of Comic-Con without actually entering the convention itself, as you get to dress up and be among fun-loving and entertaining individuals from all backgrounds. This is why we put the walk together year after year!
– Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie. If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!
– We strongly encourage you to get creative with your own outfit & makeup BEFORE the walk as there will be NO onsite assistance with zombification. We are working on possible zombification options for you prior to the walk itself… stay tuned for more details.
– Please be sure to check out our walk guidelines. They are important to make sure we have a walk that is fun & safe for everyone involved and/or watching… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego. We’ve had a great six years, so let’s make sure we can have many more!

Please follow us on Twitter for up to the minute news! We’ll see you on July 13th!

OTHER FAQ:
Q: Will there be a pre-party/afterparty?
A: AFTERPARTY INFORMATION IS COMING ON JUNE 13th! STAY TUNED! We can’t wait to share details with you… this party is going to be on a completely new level of undead mayhem, instilling FEAR into the hearts and minds of those lucky enough to attend!  AFTERPARTY INFORMATION HERE! More details to come soon!

Q: Will the party be all-ages like the walk or 21+?
A: It will be 21+

Q: Where can I best view the zombies?
A: This is something we are working on for this year. We’ll let you know more details when it pans out. Otherwise… please check our FAQ.

Q: Why Friday instead of Saturday like usual?
A: There are several reasons – mostly to do with Comic-Con programming and related events (Masquerade being one), as well as offsite events, occurring on Saturday afternoon/night which would diminish attendance at our event – we have decided to hold the walk & afterparty on Friday this year. We are also giving plenty of warning about the day, so people have plenty of time to adjust their schedules as necessary (and if possible), so they can leave work early (if need be) to prepare for the walk. We understand that we can’t please everyone and have fielded some disappointment about Saturday walks in the past, so we’re giving the Friday people a chance this year… besides… FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH! :D

Afterparty information coming soon…

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Comic-Con Zombiewalk & Afterparty Details – Announcement on Tuesday!

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

December 2012 is allegedly the end of the world? Why wait?! Mark Friday, July 13th on your calendar for the beginning of the zombie apocalypse! We will be adding details for the walk and our after party as they become available.

AFTERPARTY INFORMATION IS COMING ON JUNE 12th! STAY TUNED! We can’t wait to share details with you… this party is going to be on a completely new level of undead mayhem, instilling FEAR into the hearts and minds of those lucky enough to attend!

The walk itself will be free to participate and ALL-AGES, as always.
The afterparty will be free to participate and 21+, immediately following the walk.

REGARDING FRIDAY VS. SATURDAY:
There are several reasons – mostly to do with Comic-Con programming and related events (Masquerade being one), as well as offsite events, occurring on Saturday afternoon/night which would diminish attendance at our event – we have decided to hold the walk & afterparty on Friday this year. We are also giving plenty of warning about the day, so people have plenty of time to adjust their schedules as necessary (and if possible), so they can leave work early (if need be) to prepare for the walk.

We understand that we can’t please everyone and have fielded some disappointment about Saturday walks in the past, so we’re giving the Friday people a chance this year… besides… FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH! :D

* As always, the walk is ALL-AGES and FREE of charge to participate. The walk is open to everyone, not just convention attendees! Remember… the more the scarier!

* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie. If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!

* We strongly encourage you to get creative with your own outfit & makeup BEFORE the walk.

* Public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.

Please be sure to check out our walk guidelines. They are important to make sure we have a walk that is fun & safe for everyone involved and/or watching… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego. We’ve had a great five years, so let’s make sure we can have many more!

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Next Walk: October 29th, 2011 – Gaslamp Quarter

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Halloween is coming up and the zombies will be out in full force to celebrate! Join us on Saturday, October 29th, in the Gaslamp Quarter. We will be meeting at 5:00PM and walking shortly afterward.

Our initial meeting location is set to be the courtyard area next to Horton Plaza, outside of Sam Goody, at the corner of 4th & Broadway.


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* As always, the walk is ALL-AGES and FREE of charge to participate. The walk is open to everyone, not just convention attendees! Remember… the more the scarier!

* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie. If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!

* We strongly encourage you to get creative with your own outfit & makeup BEFORE the walk. There will NOT be makeup assistance at the walk location.

* Public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.

Please be sure to check out our walk guidelines. They are important to make sure we have a walk that is fun & safe for everyone involved and/or watching… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego. We’ve had a great five years, so let’s make sure we can have many more!

THE AFTERPARTY:
Following the walk, we invite all 21+ zombies to join us at The Lincoln Room (901 4th Avenue) for Happy Hour of the Undead. The Lincoln Room will be giving happy hour prices to all zombies (must be in makeup/costume) before AND after the walk! We’ll be rotting there prior to the walk, so drop by and say hey and then come back with us after we get our shamble on through the Gaslamp. You can also pick up a ZombieWalk:SanDiego t-shirt for the special Halloween price of $10!

THE AFTER-AFTERPARTY:
We’ll be going to get our decrepit dance on into the wee hours of the night at Club Sabbat’s Halloween Party, at The Flame, located at 3780 Park Blvd. Club Sabbat starts at 9:00PM; cover charge is $11 and it is also 21+ only. They’ll be doing a cash prize costume contest for the 4 best costumes, so bring your Z-game! More info on Club Sabbat at http://www.clubsabbat.net.

You can join our Meetup Group and RSVP at our Facebook event!

You can also follow us on Twitter for up to the minute news! We’ll see you on October 29th!

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5th Anniversary Comic-Con Zombiewalk & Party!

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

This year marks the FIFTH anniversary of America’s Finest Undead shuffling through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter during Comic-Con! At 5:30PM, on Saturday, July 23rd, zombies from all over will be gathering in San Diego to take over the nerdiest place on Earth… and feast on their brains!

Before you head to the walk, be sure to check out the ALL-AGES PRE-PARTY from 2:30PM – 5:00PM at House of the Undead, presented by the House of Blues & FEARnet, with tunes from Zombie Surf Camp, a costume contest with awesome prizes, a blood-soaked photobooth, drink specials for the 21+ crowd, delicious nommables, giveaways galore (Haunted Hotel, Butterfinger, Pop Chips, ThinkGeek, Humerus, Zombie Ranch, The Walking Dead Board Game, Iron Fist Clothing, Gypsy Treasure Costume & Makeup, and more!), and a rotting good time!

Our initial meeting location is set to be the courtyard area next to Horton Plaza, outside of Sam Goody, at the corner of 4th & Broadway – where we’ve met for all of our Comic-Con walks. This area is large, easy to locate, and quick to get to from the Convention Center.


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* As always, the walk is ALL-AGES and FREE of charge to participate. The walk is open to everyone, not just convention attendees! Remember… the more the scarier! This is the perfect way to participate in the fun of Comic-Con without actually entering the convention itself, as you get to dress up and be among fun-loving and entertaining individuals from all backgrounds. This is why we putting the walk together year after year!

* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie. If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!

* We strongly encourage you to get creative with your own outfit & makeup BEFORE the walk, as we will not have first-come-first-serve makeup and will only be able to accommodate a limited number of participants prior to the walk due to time constraints. We will have makeup artists and hair stylists to assist with makeup and hair for A SELECT LUCKY FEW! If you want the chance to have your hair & makeup done by professionals, please follow us on Twitter @sdzombiewalk. We will be holding contests starting MONDAY, JULY 18th and throughout the week, on TWITTER ONLY!

* The meeting location is within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center. If you’re coming from other locations around San Diego, public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.

Please be sure to check out our walk guidelines. They are important to make sure we have a walk that is fun & safe for everyone involved and/or watching… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego. We’ve had a great five years, so let’s make sure we can have many more!

You can also follow us on Twitter for up to the minute news! We’ll see you on July 23rd!

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Comic-Con 2011 ***UPDATED***

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

This year marks the FIFTH anniversary of America’s Finest Undead shuffling through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter during Comic-Con! At 5:30PM, on Saturday, July 23rd, zombies from all over will be gathering in San Diego to take over the nerdiest place on Earth… and feast on their brains!

Before you head to the walk, be sure to check out the ALL-AGES PRE-PARTY from 2:30PM – 5:00PM at House of the Undead, presented by the House of Blues & FEARnet, with tunes from Zombie Surf Camp, a costume contest with awesome prizes, a blood-soaked photobooth, drink specials for the 21+ crowd, delicious nommables, giveaways galore (Haunted Hotel, Butterfinger, Pop Chips, ThinkGeek, Humerus, Zombie Ranch, The Walking Dead Board Game, Iron Fist Clothing, Gypsy Treasure Costume & Makeup, and more!), and a rotting good time!

Our initial meeting location is set to be the courtyard area next to Horton Plaza, outside of Sam Goody, at the corner of 4th & Broadway – where we’ve met for all of our Comic-Con walks. This area is large, easy to locate, and quick to get to from the Convention Center.


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* As always, the walk is ALL-AGES and FREE of charge to participate. The walk is open to everyone, not just convention attendees! Remember… the more the scarier! This is the perfect way to participate in the fun of Comic-Con without actually entering the convention itself, as you get to dress up and be among fun-loving and entertaining individuals from all backgrounds. This is why we putting the walk together year after year!

* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie. If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!

* We strongly encourage you to get creative with your own outfit & makeup BEFORE the walk, as we will not have first-come-first-serve makeup and will only be able to accommodate a limited number of participants prior to the walk due to time constraints. We will have makeup artists and hair stylists to assist with makeup and hair for A SELECT LUCKY FEW! If you want the chance to have your hair & makeup done by professionals, please follow us on Twitter @sdzombiewalk. We will be holding contests starting MONDAY, JULY 18th and throughout the week, on TWITTER ONLY!

* The meeting location is within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center. If you’re coming from other locations around San Diego, public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.

Please be sure to check out our walk guidelines. They are important to make sure we have a walk that is fun & safe for everyone involved and/or watching… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego. We’ve had a great five years, so let’s make sure we can have many more!

You can also follow us on Twitter for up to the minute news! We’ll see you on July 23rd!

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Undead Holiday Caroling in the Gaslamp!

Friday, December 10th, 2010

DATE: Saturday, December 18th, 2010

TIME:
* Meet at 2:30PM
* Walk at 2:45PM sharp – do not be late!!
* Please do not arrive before 2:15PM

LOCATION:
We are meeting at our usual meeting point of the fountain outside of Sam Goody, near Horton Plaza. This is the corner of 4th and Broadway, in downtown San Diego.


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DETAILS:
* Have an obnoxiously garish seasonal sweater? A Santa hat? Elf shoes? Extra tinsel and/or battery-operated lights? Wear ‘em! Holiday attire is very strongly encouraged for all participants. We want our zombies looking festive while we carol through the Gaslamp! Even if it’s something as simple as draping yourself in paper snowflakes :D

* RSVP on Facebook!

* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie (no masks). If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure in La Mesa, and tell ‘em the zombiewalk sent you! They are big supporters of the walk :)

* First 20 zombies to show up between 2:15PM and 2:30PM, in holiday attire, and show proof that they are registered as an organ donor (either ID/license or printout from Donate Life California) will receive a goodybag and limited edition 2010 ZombieWalk:SanDiego holiday ornament! We’ve given different ornaments out every year since 2007, so don’t miss the opportunity to add to your collection! Rumor has it that Zombie Santa may be attending!

* We will also have ZW:SD t-shirts available – you can either pre-purchase them online (email us for details) or get them there. Save on shipping and get one for the favorite undead in your life! Proceeds from t-shirts go toward planning our 5 year anniversary event during Comic-Con 2011. We have sizes small through 2XL.

* We ask that you please familiarize yourselves with the walk guidelines, before arriving at the walk. This is important to make sure we have a walk that is fun and safe for everyone involved… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego!

* As always, the walk is all-ages and free of charge to participate.

* Public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available in the area. There is also plenty of parking at various structures and lots nearby (Horton Plaza is free for a few hours, with validation, which can be obtained at specific parking kiosks throughout the mall). We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.

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Win Stuff at the Happy Hour of the Undead!

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Following our zombiewalk at Comic-Con, on July 24th, we’ll be having an afterparty – Happy Hour of the Undead – at Quality Social, from 7PM-9PM. This is a charity event, where a portion of the bar take will be donated to Donate Life California (California’s organ donor registry). Quality Social has great drinks and delicious food, at affordable prices, so it’ll be a welcome break between the walk and whatever other plans you may have that night. Want more details on the Happy Hour of the Undead? Check ’em out!

Costume Contest!
* Categories: Furthest Decayed, Best Celebrity, Most Creative, and Zombie of the Year
* Prizes: Each winner will receive a small trophy, plus a prize package featuring a Dismember-Me Plush Zombie (courtesy of ThinkGeek), a signed copy of the “Dead Speed” graphic novel, and lots of other goodies. Zombie of the Year will also receive a sash declaring them to be 2010’s zombie of the year and an iPod loaded with “We’re Alive” episodes (courtesy of We’re Alive podcast)!
* Judge: Chris Gore – (@thatchrisgore – author, founder of Film Threat, Co-Writer/Producer of “My Big Fat Independent Movie”, and frequently seen on G4’s “Attack of the Show” – http://www.thatchrisgore.com

Zombie Shuffle Contest!
* Prize: The most entertaining zombie dancer will receive a small trophy, plus a prize package with a Dismember-Me Plush Zombie (courtesy of ThinkGeek), a $50 ThinkGeek gift certificate, and lots of other goodies.
* Judge: Enrique Limón – @enriquelimon – writer for San Diego CityBeat, art diva, entertainment guru, and one of the most fabulous residents of America’s Finest City – http://bit.ly/enriquelimon

Trivia For Brains!
* Win prizes by answering zombie trivia questions on Twitter – including ThinkGeek gift certificates, a free night at The Sofia Hotel, a reanimated cooking package, zombie-related books & graphic novels, and more – while enjoying a drink and feasting at Quality Social!

PRIZES!
Many thanks to the following for donating prizes and giveaway items (and we’ll be adding to the list as we get closer to Comic-Con):
* FEARnet – www.fearnet.com
* We’re Alive Podcast – www.zombiepodcast.com
* ThinkGeek – www.thinkgeek.com
* The Sofia Hotel – www.thesofiahotel.com
* Salon Styletto – www.salonstyletto.com
* Forbidden Panel – www.forbiddenpanel.com
* Harcos Labs (Zombie Blood) – www.livingwithbloodlust.com
* Zombie Rock Apparel – www.zombierockapparel.com
* Zombie Flesh Jerky – www.zombiefleshjerky.com
* “Dead Speed” (writer Keith Arem) – www.dead-speed.com
* “Night of the Living Trekkies” (by Kevin David Anderson & Sam Stall) – Quirk Books: www.irreference.com
* “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (by Seth Grahame-Green & Jane Austen) – Quirk Books: www.irreference.com
* AMC’s “The Walking Dead” – blogs.amctv.com/the-walking-dead/
* Gowalla – www.gowalla.com

We’d like to thank Quality Social for the venue and donating a portion of the proceeds from 7PM-9PM on 7/24, as well as X-Sanguin & Robin Roth for their support!

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Comic-Con 2010 is Going To Be… Intense.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010


DATE:
Saturday, July 24th, 2010

TIME:
Meet at 6:00PM, walk at 6:15PM sharp – do not be late, because zombies are lurching at exactly 6:15PM (and there’ll be stuff to give away between 6:00 and 6:15!)

LOCATION:
We are meeting at our usual meeting point of the fountain outside of Sam Goody, near Horton Plaza. This is the corner of 4th and Broadway, in downtown San Diego.


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DETAILS:
* We ask that you please familiarize yourselves with the walk guidelines, before arriving at the walk. This is important to make sure we have a walk that is fun and safe for everyone involved… and ensures our ability to continue holding zombiewalks in San Diego!
* As always, the walk is all-ages and free of charge to participate. The walk is open to EVERYONE, not just convention attendees!
* Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie (no masks). If you need makeup/supplies, please visit Gypsy Treasure, in La Mesa, and tell ’em the zombiewalk sent you!
* The meeting location is within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center. If you’re coming from other locations around San Diego, public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available. There are also MANY parking lots in the area, but their pricing will be high and spaces are limited. We strongly urge use of public transportation or carpooling.
* RSVP on Facebook!

DATE:
Saturday, July 24th, 2010

TIME:
7:00PM – 9:00PM

LOCATION:
Quality Social – 789 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101


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DETAILS:
* Happy Hour of the Undead is a 21+ event. (We tried to get an all-ages venue, but there just aren’t any viable options for that within walking distance of the Convention Center area.)
* A portion of all bar sales between 7:00PM and 9:00PM will be donated to Donate Life California, which is California’s organ donation registry. Which means we’ll be helping to save lives through our fundraising efforts!
* Bring a picture ID and be careful to apply your makeup in a manner in which it will still be possible to tell that you are the person on the ID.
* There is NO cover charge at Quality Social.
* Quality Social has great drinks and delicious food, at affordable prices, so it’ll be a welcome break between the walk and whatever other plans you may have that night.
* RSVP on Facebook!

Costume Contest!
* Categories: Furthest Decayed, Best Celebrity, Most Creative, and Zombie of the Year
* Prizes: Each winner will receive a small trophy, plus a prize package featuring a Dismember-Me Plush Zombie (courtesy of ThinkGeek), a signed copy of the “Dead Speed” graphic novel, and lots of other goodies. Zombie of the Year will also receive a sash declaring them to be 2010’s zombie of the year and an iPod loaded with “We’re Alive” episodes (courtesy of We’re Alive podcast)!
* Judge: Chris Gore – (@thatchrisgore – author, founder of Film Threat, Co-Writer/Producer of “My Big Fat Independent Movie”, and frequently seen on G4’s “Attack of the Show” – http://www.thatchrisgore.com

Zombie Shuffle Contest!
* Prize: The most entertaining zombie dancer will receive a small trophy, plus a prize package with a Dismember-Me Plush Zombie (courtesy of ThinkGeek), a $50 ThinkGeek gift certificate, and lots of other goodies.
* Judge: Enrique Limón – @enriquelimon – writer for San Diego CityBeat, art diva, entertainment guru, and one of the most fabulous residents of America’s Finest City – http://bit.ly/enriquelimon

Trivia For Brains!
* Win prizes by answering zombie trivia questions on Twitter – including ThinkGeek gift certificates, a free night at The Sofia Hotel, a reanimated cooking package, zombie-related books & graphic novels, and more – while enjoying a drink and feasting at Quality Social!

PRIZES!
Many thanks to the following for donating prizes and giveaway items (and we’ll be adding to the list as we get closer to Comic-Con):
* FEARnet – www.fearnet.com
* We’re Alive Podcast – www.zombiepodcast.com
* ThinkGeek – www.thinkgeek.com
* The Sofia Hotel – www.thesofiahotel.com
* Salon Styletto – www.salonstyletto.com
* Forbidden Panel – www.forbiddenpanel.com
* Harcos Labs (Zombie Blood) – www.livingwithbloodlust.com
* Zombie Rock Apparel – www.zombierockapparel.com
* Zombie Flesh Jerky – www.zombiefleshjerky.com
* “Dead Speed” (writer Keith Arem) – www.dead-speed.com
* “Night of the Living Trekkies” (by Kevin David Anderson & Sam Stall) – Quirk Books: www.irreference.com
* “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (by Seth Grahame-Green & Jane Austen) – Quirk Books: www.irreference.com
* AMC’s “The Walking Dead” – blogs.amctv.com/the-walking-dead/
* Gowalla – www.gowalla.com

For post-afterparty plans, we highly suggest X-Sanguin 9 (use discount code “sdzombiewalk” to save $3 off standard passes and $10 off VIP passes) and Sabbat ($5, 21+) – we anticipate heavy zombie presence at both!

Please continue to check back for more details on our 4th Annual Comic-Con Zombiewalk… or add us on Twitter, Facebook, and/or MySpace for up-to-the-minute announcements!

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Next Walk: Comic-Con! – July 2010

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

We’ll be announcing the date and FULL details within the next couple weeks. We’re working on some VERY exciting things for the walk this year, so stay tuned!

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NEXT WALK: Sat. April 17th – Downtown San Diego

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

In conjunction with Kingdom-Con – a new gaming convention here in San Diego, being held at Town and Country Resort and Convention Center – ZombieWalk:SanDiego’s next walk will be in downtown San Diego, on Saturday, April 17th, 2010. The walk will be followed by a costume contest and live music at Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in Fashion Valley. More information on music and convention festivities can be found at the Kingdom-Con website.

We will be meeting at 5:00PM near the fountain, on the corner of 4th Avenue & Broadway, in the Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego. The walk will begin promptly at 5:15PM. We will be shambling through the Gaslamp Quarter. We ask that you please familiarize yourselves with the walk guidelines, before arriving at the walk. This is important to make sure we have a walk that is fun and safe for everyone involved! As always, the walk is all-ages and free of charge to participate. The walk is open to EVERYONE, not just convention attendees!

Please come dressed and made-up as a zombie (no masks). If you need assistance with zombie makeup, there will be a makeup table set up at Kingdom-Con for attendees of the convention. If you’d prefer to do it yourself, we always advise people to visit Gypsy Treasure in La Mesa.

Public transportation (SDMTS) is readily available from Fashion Valley, for attendees of the convention, to the downtown area. You can visit their trip planner at http://www.sdmts.com – two viable routes we’ve found are:
Option A – Trolley:
1. ARRIVE AT FASHION VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER
2. At 04:03 PM take the Green Line Old Town
3. Get off the stop on Old Town Transit Center at East Platform at approximately 04:10 PM.
4. walk 0.1 mile S from Old Town Transit Center & East Platform to Old Town Transit Center at West Platform
5. At 04:30 PM take the Blue Line San Ysidro
6. Get off the stop at America Plaza Station at approximately 04:41 PM.
7. At 04:47 PM take the Orange Line Downtown/Conv Ctr
8. Get off the stop at Convention Center Station at approximately 04:51 PM.
9. Walk up 1st street, toward Horton Plaza, make a right at Broadway.
10. Arrive at 4th & Broadway.
Option B – Bus:
1. ARRIVE AT FASHION VALLEY TRANSIT CENTER
2. At 04:21 PM take the MTS BUS route 20 Downtown via Fashion Valley
3. Get off the stop on 10th Av at Broadway at approximately 04:35 PM.
4. Walk 0.6 mile W on Broadway.
5. Arrive at 4th & Broadway.

There is also plenty of parking around the meet-up location, downtown. Parking validation in the Horton Plaza structure is free for three hours, when shopping at Horton Plaza between 7am and 9pm. They do NOT allow zombies on-property, though. Security will quickly escort you outside. So we’re just passing along that info, should you choose to use it or not.

See maps for location details…

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