8 zombie walks that you've never heard of
From Toronto to Tel Aviv, zombie walks have always become an annual traditional event for many people of all ages. Through the games “The Last of Us”, films like “28 Days Later” as well as the page- tuners such as “Max Brooks’ World War Z”, a lot of people considers zombies as one of the real monsters.
If you have ever seen the hit drama of AMC “The Walking Dead” and wanted to become an awful zombie eating the living, you will definitely be interested in getting out the fake blood, working on your best groan for “Brainzzzz” to enjoy these magnificently popular zombie walks.
1. Pittsburgh Zombie Fest
One of scene of the zombie walks in Pittsburgh
Since 2006, the city of Pittsburgh has taken place the walking dead with dance, music which will be along with an impressive zombie walk. The first “Walk of the Dead” of this city is set for the “largest gathering of zombies” in the Guinness World Record with about 894 participants. Although the record has been broken for many times, it has been in the service of the inspiration behind zombie walk all over the world. In September 2017, the next Zombie Fest in Pittsburgh is going to celebrated.
2. Tel Aviv Zombie Walk
Zombie walk in Tel Aviv is for carving brain
In Israel, the coastal city of Tel Aviv is famous for not only a top foodie site but also one day in the year for craving brain. In March every year, a large number of people will be on the streets to take part in Tel Aviv’s cruel Zombie walk. This friendly event, started since 2011, which features several of the best men- made costumes. There are also some props and special effects that you can see outside of Hollywood.
The parade as the Zombie apocalypse took around Tel Aviv from Ben Tzion Street to King George is annually organized on Saturday, March 11. Wearing your most frightening zombie mask, then going to town on the awful make- up and old clothing will definitely bring you with many memorable experiences.
3. London Zombie Walk
London Zombie Walk is organized in order to raise money for charity
In October, there is an extremely massive event in London which thousands of people with the undead costumes take to the crowded streets to join the World Zombie Day, as well as help raise money for charity.
In Dawn Pennell’s opinion- the organizer of the London event, the walks are a great way to forget about everything temporarily and have a happy experience for an hour or even less. It is a truly ideal opportunity for the whole family, seniors, kids, especially pets because they have actually had zombie dogs. Obviously, they have scheduled for the next World Zombie Day on October 13, 2017.
4. Tokyo Zombie Walk
A scene from the Tokyo Zombie Walk
Inspired by the Pittsburgh’s zombie gathering, Tokyo has celebrated its own version of zombie walk in the 134- acre Yoyogi Park since 2013. With the diverse undead of all ages, the event attracts a lot of visitors to the park and enjoy the well-known occasion. In one participant's word, it is really funny to see other participants amazed and scared by his zombie appearance.
5. Toronto Zombie Walk
Toronto Zombie Walk is one of the largest zombie walks all around the world
Started in 2003, Toronto’s zombie walk has become a favorite event annually for thousands of visitors all around the world. In 2014, there were more than 15,000 undead costumes dragging their feet along the crowded downtown streets. A Stefania Zanini volunteer said that this is the creation of all families which 15,000 participants share a walk for just a common theme.
6. New Jersey Zombie Walk
People dance happily in the New Jersey Zombie Walk
Asbury Park, N.J is the place where held one of the biggest zombie walks in the world for the past 10 years. In 2013, with more than 9,500 participants, the small coastal city set the Guinness Record for the largest zombie walk (that record has recently been broken by a Minneapolis group).
In an interview, Jason Meehan- creator as well as organizer said that it is only the fans who drive the event to express how much they love it, how much it become bigger and bigger every year. Moreover, it is truly impressive to confirm that they are one of the most wonderful events of their kind in the world. Particularly, On October, 7th 2017, the New Jersey Zombie Walk will celebrate the 10th- anniversary ceremony.
7. Mexico Zombie Walk
Mexico Zombie Walk attracts thousands of undead participants every year
Since 2007, an annual zombie walk has been organized to not only enjoy the undead but also raise money and food banks for those in need in Mexico City. The gathering is always full of fun and for a great cause. As your expectation, the zombie walk is immensely popular with a various people dressing up as rooting ghouls and walking along the streets. If wanting to experience this event once, you can plan to travel to Mexico in the fall of 2017 to get a chance taking part in the 10th annual Zombie Walk.
8. France Zombie Walk
Crime-fighting superhero zombies from the Zombie Walk in France
Strasbourg, France has played host to take place a remarkable zombie walk to thousands of undead enthusiasts wandering the streets. The event attracts visitors to admire and join by both a zombie display, live musical performances and the prize “ Ms. and Mr. Zombie”. The next Strasbourg Zombie Walk is going to schedule for September 2017.