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Join hordes of rotting revelers for Long Beach’s annual zombie outbreak, returning with a THREE DAY invasion of undead music, film, horror and cult vendors! This apocalyptic festival will feature over a dozen bands, outdoor screenings of classic zombie movies, games, exhibitors, contests, ghoulish attractions, food and libations for all ages. The event opens with a Zombie Prom night on Friday, an all-day zombie celebration with the infamous Zombie Walk at 7:00pm on Saturday, and a Zombie Children’s Day on Sunday, featuring Zombie Wrestling and costume contests for the kiddies!
All guests get a FREE souvenir E-photo with admission! Don your gruesomest apparel and make-up – and don’t worry, we’ll have make-up artists on hand ready to give you a zombie transformations if you need help revealing your inner flesh-eater!
Legendary radio host DR. DEMENTO kicks off our weekend with the ZOMBIE PROM – dapper undead dress is encouraged! It also features the coronation of the Zombie Prom King and Queen. Attractions include a screening of director Edgar Wright’s 2004 Zombie comedy, SHAUN OF THE DEAD starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost at 9:00pm. Plus straight out of Transylvania, the comedy stylings of accordionist and blues artist Count Smokula, mutant band The Radioactive Chicken Heads, and so much more! Click here for full line-up!
Spend your Saturday afternoon strolling Rainbow Harbor Lagoon with your undead friends and neighbors as we present garage punkers The Goblyns at 1:00pm, metal rockers Evile Annie at 2:00pm, monster rock-and-roll band The Rhythm Coffin at 3pm, the septet Skapeche Mode at 4:00pm, rock punk and swamp blues band Frankenstein at 5:00pm and metal punk Haunted Garage at 6:00pm. Then line up for the famous LONG BEACH ZOMBIE WALK, taking place at 7:00pm and invading Shoreline Village! Then come back for electronic industrial band Zombies Ate My Nation at 8:00pm! Closing the festival is a screening of George Romero’s 1968 cult classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – the film that started it all!
A day dedicated to the young – and the young-at-(beating and non-beating) heart – Zombie Children’s Day is highlighted by the return of VENDETTA PRO WRESTLING, pitting monster against zombie in a full day of explosive matches! Plus bust out those adorable costumes – there’ll be a costume contest especially for the under twelve crowd! The musical lineup is alternative garage rock band Fungus Finkelstein at 1:00pm, spooky pop band The Gunning Ghosts at 2:00pm, psychedelic punkers Roosterhead at 3:00pm, the post punk Latin duo !Aparato! at 4:00pm, the gutter glam band Popsical at 5:00pm, demonic rockers Bellhaunts take the stage at 6:00, and hometown favorites The Potential Lunatics – making their FOURTH return to Long Beach Zombie Walk! – at 7:00pm.
EVERY DAY! – What’s the Long Beach Zombie Walk Festival without row after row of vendors, offering horror merch and ware to our Halloween enthusiasts; festival food and tasty treats for our hungry ghouls and gals; ice cold beer for our 21+ crowd; and the return of two LBZW favorites, TERROR TRUCKS and our indoor GAME TRUCK!
Tickets are now on sale at zombiewalklb.com/tickets, and are STILL just $15 per day, and FREE for kids 12 and under! Get yours before they’re gone!