Issaquah Zombie Walk in October

Zombie Walk 2015 Thriller Video

Annual Zombie Walk

Closing Front Street to a dead crawl these hoards of un-dead are known to tap on cars, shops and restaurant windows frightening the occupants – but the zombies of Issaquah mean no harm! Follow or join in as these spectacular un-dead of all shapes and sizes make their way down Front Street to their Flash Mob dance to Thriller! at City Hall.  A post zombie party will be held at the Issaquah Brewhouse where Fred Hopkins and his Ghouls will perform.

Oct
28
Sat
Annual Zombie Walk @ Historic Shell Station
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CALLING ALL ZOMBIES!!!

Closing Front Street to a dead crawl, these hoards of un-dead are known to tap on car, shop and restaurant windows frightening the occupants – but the zombies of Issaquah mean no harm! Follow or join in as these spectacular un-dead of all shapes and sizes make their way down Front Street to their Flash Mob dance to Thriller at City Hall. A post zombie party will be held at the Issaquah Brewhouse with drink specials and a live band. There will also be a family-friendly Halloween movie shown at the Issaquah Depot Museum.  The event is FREE and open to all ages and zombies of all skill levels.

Tom Gotuzzo, the founder of Zombie Walk, said the “hoard” of un-dead will meet at the Historic Shell Station located at 232 Front Street North for the following spooktacular festivities:

    • 1:30-4:30 Get your zombie face on with one of our spooktacular volunteer make-up artists. –
    • 2:30-4:30   Practice Thriller and Time Warp Dance moves with our Zombie dance instructor
    • 4:30-5:00  Zombie Walk Up Front St – Historical Shell Station to City Hall steps   
      • The zombies invade Front Street attracting the attention of motorists, diners and passers-by before doing their flash mob dance at City Hall.
    • 5:00-5:30 Zombies perform the choreographed Thriller and Time Warp flash-mob dance of the un-dead on the City Hall steps on Sunset just east of Front Street.
    • 5:30-7:30 After Party
      • Zombie’s can dine and dance to live music at the Issaquah Brewhouse with $1 off Rogue Dead Guy Ale
      • FREE family friendly Halloween themed movie night at The Issaquah Depot Museum from 6:00-7:30pm

 

Undead Dance Squad Practice: Thriller and Time Warp Dances

Join Alyson Young, dance instructor at The Studio in Issaquah, for practice on the following four Thursdays before the event.

  • Date/time: October 5, 12, 19, 26th from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Cost per class: Kids 7-12 yrs $5 12yrs + $7
  • Location: One Mind Yoga – 485 Front St. N, Issaquah
  • Dance video updates available on Facebook at DowntownIssaquahAssociation and downtownissaquah.com
  • For dance related questions contact: Alyson Young at www.windancerlivingarts.com and windancervt@live.com

Zombie Prizes will be awarded for creative costume in the following categories: adult, children, family and Zombie’s choice!  There will also be prizes for scariest costume and best dance moves!

Sponsored by:  The Downtown Issaquah Association, Issaquah BrewHouse, Vinyl Radio & One Mind Yoga

The mission of the Downtown Issaquah Association is to promote and enhance the vitality of Historic Downtown Issaquah through programs and events that celebrate our unique culture.