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ZOMBIECON presents KLOWNYCON NYC, Saturday, 10.15.16

zombiecon nyc presents klownykon

KLOWNYKON 2016

Send in the Klowns… This Saturday, 10.15.16

1pm til 7pm +

WHERE?

East Village, NYC (route TBA!)
Drink Specials all day!
All ages to march, some bars may be 21+

COST: FREE! RSVP ON FACEBOOK

All across the country, creepy “K” clowns are replacing zombies as the scariest thing imaginable. Helicopter parents everywhere pull their kids from schools while neighbors wince through shuttered windows, horrified by creepy clown sightings from hundreds of miles away… Will the klowns jaywalk? Will people wet themselves? Will anyone get a grip?

In NYC, the zombies stand with their creepy brethren clowns as the annual ZombieCon street-theater crawl goes Klown. Standing up for our rights to smear on any type of face paint in a quest for brains, booze and balloons!

All forms of clowning or zombie style is encouraged. A special call out to nice, kiddy party clowns. You are delicious. Please join us!

Starting location announced soon. Get there early for klown makeup and zombifications. Bring extra makeup to recruit people along the way. Route updates on Facebook throughout the day.

BACKSTORY…
The 12th year of ZombieCon, this year we had planned to take a break looking forward to a (partially) zombie themed Halloween Party… BUT! Then this silly creepy clown hysteria hit so we had no choice. For more about Kostume Kult’s year-around events please visit us on Facebook!

ZombieCon NYC 2015 is Saturday October 17th

Save the Date Walkers! Saturday October 17th, 2015

ZC

Zombiecon NYC #11
~Walkers in Wonderland~

It’s official, “Happy Ever After” is dead. Not only is it dead, its rotting and it stinks of putrid decaying flesh. Those fairy tale dreams and childhood story fantasies you once had are shot down like a walker who broke through the containment zone. Come stagger and moan as your favorite zombified cartoon, fairy tale or childhood movie characters at Zombie Con NYC 2015: Walkers in Wonderland. All day enjoy the company of your fellow undead as create our own Dismaland shuffling after mortals and scaring the bejesus out of tourists.

Saturday October 17th, 2015
11:30am til Night

Our starting location will be announced the day before and zombies shall assemble to put the finishing touches on their zombie make up and begin to terrorize the neighborhood. We will shamble through streets and into fine establishments to quench our terrible thirst for brains. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for hourly updates.

Theme: All zombies are welcome however if you would like to play along with the theme dress as a zombie version of your favorite fairy tale character, childhood tv show host, cartoon star, muppet, beloved movie hero/heroine. Just remember to zombify it. Add blood, add brains, add fun!!

And don’t forget if someone asks you “What is going on?” The proper answer is “Brains!”

ABOUT: Zombiecon NYC was the first big zombie walk and maintains its uniqueness with themes. We urge all to participate while staying safe and “leaving no trace” at all venues we visit. We are part of a bigger community with many year-around events with more info at kostumekult.com.

RSVP
Mailing List: zombiecon.com
Twitter: @zombieconnyc
Instagram: www.instagram.com/zombieconnyc

Zombiecon NYC Tomorrow – FINAL DETAILS

Zombies attack the subway - Zombiecon 2008

Zombies attack the subway. Image by Lucid Revolution.

ZOMBIES! ZOMBIES! ZOMBIES!

It is time.  The plague is taking hold and the undead stir. Tomorrow
we establish our kaliphate in lower Manhattan!Zombiecon Rules!1. Be respectful to all especially kids, police and our venue hosts
2. Leave no trace:  Clean up after yourselves wherever we go
3. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a metro card
4. RSVP on FB or Twitter to get updates all day (links at bottom)
5. RSVP for the Zombie Bawl afterparty here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1511437252436253/

Our first venue has great drink specials and buffet breakfast and
there will be discounted food options at our second and third venues
as well. Event starts at 11:30 but you can arrive as early as 11am to settup or
schedule an appointment with one of our makeup artists… Links to
those artists are on the facebook announcement.

FULL DETAILS

Zombiecon NYC #10
~KATACLYSM~

The Four Zombies of the Apocalypse are on the move… With Disease,
Environmental Degradation, Greed and extremist Death Cults all
converging as never before, the kingdom of undead is assured.

Saturday, October 18th
11:30am til Night

START Location: 11:30am-1:30pm
DL Lounge Roofdeck
95 Delancey St., btw Ludlow & Orchard
(Across street from Delancey F train+)
Breakfast buffet & bloody mary brunch specials
Zombie makeovers by appointment starting at 11am (see below)

ROUTE: Cool venues, great DJs, drink specials everywhere, food at
most. Bloodthirsty hilarity. Follow on Facebook or Twitter for hourly
updates.

 

Zombie Bawl Quick FACEBOOK Banner

ZOMBIE BAWL AFTERPARTY (7pm till late)
Babel Lounge Hookah Bar
131 Avenue C btw 8th & 9th
DJs in two rooms, drink & hookah specials
Free entry with the Con, $5 later
* PM Rudy Nunez (Groovecreator) if you want to spin or otherwise be involved

THEME: All zombies of any kind are welcome with extra love if you play
along with the theme. Religious Extremism, Climate Catastrophe, Plague
or Gluttony… War, Famine, Pestilence and Conquest… Biblical End of
Times with a side of juicy, juicy brains… As always we encourage
interesting signage and zombie makeup or other costuming is required.
Gawkers will be beheaded.

ZOMBIFICATIONS starting at 11am by Toby Basis, Kirk Dupuis/KIRKWORX
+… PM them for appointment.

ABOUT: Zombiecon NYC was the first big zombie walk and maintains its
uniqueness with themes and culture jamming. We urge all to participate
while staying safe and “leaving no trace” at all venues we visit. We
are part of a bigger community with many year-around events with more
info at kostumekult.com.

RSVP
Mailing List:  http://www.zombiecon.com
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/287813364760917/
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/zombieconnyc

ZOMBIECON 2014 : KATACLYSM

ZOMBIECON 2014 UPDATED THEME!

Kataclysm Banner Zombiecon #10
~ KATACLYSM~

The Four Zombies of the Apocalypse are on the move… With Disease, Environmental Degradation, Greed and extremist Death Cults all converging as never before, the kingdom of the undead is assured.

Saturday, October 18th
11:30 am til Night 
Downtown Manhattan
Start location announced to all who RSVP

Starting Lower East Side (Bloody Mary brunch drink/food specials), with several excellent venues, great DJs, drink specials all day/night and hookah… And the Zombie Bawl afterparty in the East Village. Coming from the start is always the best… Arrive 1130 or earlier for zombie makeovers, we leave first venue promptly at 1:30.


THEME: All zombies of any kind are welcome while all are encouraged to play along with the theme. Religious Extremism, Climate Catastrophe, Plague or Gluttony… War, Famine, Pestilence and Conquest… Blblical End Times with a side of juicy, juicy brains… As always, we encourage interesting signage and zombie makeup or other costuming is required. Gawkers will be beheaded.

ABOUT: Zombiecon NYC was the first big zombie walk and maintains its uniqueness with themes and culture jamming. We urge all to participate while staying safe and “leaving no trace” at all venues we visit. We are part of a bigger community with many year-around events with more info at KostumeKult.com.  

RSVP for startup address and updates at:

Facebook

Twitter

ZOMBIECON 2013

ZOMBIECON NYC: WORLD WAR X 10-12-13

TOMORROW! Saturday October 12th from Noon til Nite, ZOMBIES TAKE MANHATTAN!

ROUTE:
11:30-1:30pm: Begin at: Scallywags! 508 9th Ave at 38th street, Manhattan for Cheap Drinks and Breakfast Braiiiins.
1:45pm: Comic Con attack at Javits Center
After: Bar & Landmark Crawling… Stumbling, Dancing, Gurgling…
5pm: Zombie Bawl afterparty at Times Scare (669 8th Ave at 42nd street)… $10 donation from 5pm-630 and can stay all night when the Comic-Con After-party begins — ($25 at door starting at 7pm) — DJ Orange Krush (Amanda Wotton) rocks the zombies
5-7pm and after, stay for the METAVERSE COMIC CON AFTERPARTY!

RSVP:
– EVENT: facebook.com/events/247871065361271
– GROUP: facebook.com/ZOMBIECON
– Email list & info: zombiecon.com
– Follow all day long on Twitter: @zombieconnyc

THIS YEAR’S THEME:
Zombie characters from any zombie flick, show or comic – with a sleazy, bleedy, edge… Main characters or those cameo’d and quickly killed… You cannot have an easier theme… Special spaztastic public activities designed for hilarity, hotness and horrification. And Drinking…

BRING: Comfortable walking shoes, Metrocard and extra zombie makeup/blood to share and zombify others as we go… Zombies are infectious!…

ZOMBIFICATIONS at start location by Kirkworx Dupuis and others!

PARTICIPATE or beware. Looky-loo tag alongs are subject to explosive zombie barf.

ABOUT:  This is Zombiecon #9 developed by a creative community that has crazy costumey fun year-around. We have bloodied the Wall Street Bull, attacked Fox News and brought much irony to many public places… (We are more than a bar crawl!) For more check zombiecon.com and kostumekult.com

STOCK UP:  Zombiecon NYC discounts available at awesome zombie partners ABRACADABRA NYC and NY Costumes/Halloween Adventure with mention of ZOMBIECON!
FOLLOW:  Make sure to follow @zombieconnyc on Twitter and don’t miss a thing on October 12!

Zombiecon 2013 – Start Location Announcement

Zombiecon NYC 2013 - WORLD WAR X

ZOMBIECON NYC 2013
~ World War X ~
A scary, silly, slightly x-rated, shockathon rampage.

Zombie lore is growing like never before… Brad Pitt is investing, TV networks are thriving and Undead Chic is all-the-rage … And somewhere along the way, all this slippery, scabby, brain-sucky fun got kinda sexy. Or, at least it will be on…

Saturday October 12th
Noon til Nite

ROUTE: Starts at:
Scallywags
1130-130pm
508 9th Ave at 38th street, Manhattan
Cheap Drinks and Breakfast Braiiiins.

Next: Dont be late or miss the comic con attack
After: Hopping, Stumbling, Dancing, Gurgling.
FREE early with donation requested at 5pm dance party location.

RSVP at
– EVENT:
https://www.facebook.com/events/247871065361271
-GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/ZOMBIECON
– Email list & info: http://www.zombiecon.com/
– Twitter: https://twitter.com/zombieconnyc

THEME
Zombie characters from any zombie flick, show or comic – with a sleazy, bleedy, edge… Main characters or those cameo’d and quickly killed… You cannot have an easier theme… Special spaztastic public activities designed for hilarity, hotness and horrification. And Drinking…

BRING: Comfortable walking shoes and extra zombie makeup/ blood to zombify others as we go… Zombies are infectious!…

ZOMBIFICATIONS at start location by Kirkworx Dupuis and others TBA

PARTICIPATE or beware. Looky-loo tag alongs are subject to explosive zombie barf.

ABOUT:
This is Zombiecon #9 developed by a creative community that has crazy costumey fun year-around. We have bloodied the Wall Street Bull, attacked Fox News and brought much irony to many public places… (We are more than a bar crawl!) For more check zombiecon.com and kostumekult.com

ZOMBIECON 2013: WORLD WAR X

ZOMBIECON NYC: WORLD WAR X  10-12-13
ZOMBIECON NYC 2013: ~ World War X ~
A scary, silly, slightly x-rated, shockathon rampage.Zombie lore is growing like never before… Brad Pitt is investing, TV networks are thriving and Undead Chic is all-the-rage … And somewhere along the way, all this slippery, scabby, brain-sucky fun got kinda sexy. Or, at least it will be on…

Saturday October 12th
Noon til Nite
Manhattan Route TBA soon

FREE early with donation requested at 5pm dance party location.

RSVP at
– FB: www.facebook.com/events/247871065361271
– Email list & info: www.zombiecon.com
– Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/zombieconnyc

THEME
Zombie characters from any zombie flick, show or comic – with a sleazy, bleedy, edge… Main characters or those cameo’d and quickly killed… You cannot have an easier theme… Special spaztastic public activities designed for hilarity, hotness and horrification. And Drinking…

ROUTE
Manhattan with plans to flow through a certain comicy convention en route to the super special Zombie dance-party after 5. Noon Launch spot TBA the week of 10/7. Be there by 1pm for maximum fun or RSVP for updates throughout the day.

ABOUT
This is Zombiecon #9 developed by a creative community that has crazy costumey fun year-around. We have bloodied the Wall Street Bull, attacked Fox News and brought much irony to many public places… (We are more than a bar crawl!) For more check zombiecon.com and kostumekult.com

ZOMBIECON 2013 IS COMING

Zombiecon NYC 2013 is Coming - October 12, 2013

Event Picks for a Gore-tacular Halloween Weekend!

Thank you zombies for make the 8th annual ZOMBIECON NYC one of our best years ever! Watch this site for coverage and photogalleries, and keep sending in the photos and videos from the day!

This is the biggest party week/weekend of the year for costume-lovers and gore-freaks and we can’t wait. Catch the Zombie Queen at these events and look below at the details for exclusive Zombie discounts. See you on the dance floor!!


10/31/12, HALLOWEEN NIGHT

Kostume Kult Halloween - Fairytale Apocalypse

KOSTUME KULT presents: ~ Fairytale Apocalypse ~

An NYC Halloween Parade Afterparty
The End is Nigh for all Fantasyland Creatures. The cushy, cutsie life is done and all the cuddly characters of childhood lore are thrust out into the cruel, cruel world. Think Mad Max in Never-Neverland, Big Bird with prison tattoos, Cinderella as a brain-thirsty zombie and YOU adding your style and dementia…

HALLOWEEN NIGHT
Wednesday, October 31st / 9pm-4am+
UNION SQUARE BALLROOM
27 Union Square West (Between 15th & 16th Streets) *Under ‘Coffee Shop’, a short walk from the end of the parade*. 21+
TICKETS
$20/ $25 limited presale! *BUY NOW* at  http://kostumekult.com/events/halloween2012/
$30 Door in Costume (if available) / $50 No costume (and shame on you!) / DRINK SPECIALS ALL NIGHT.  NOTE: This party will absolutely sell out, advance tickets are recommended.

THEME: Kostume Kult encourages all forms of creativity while bringing wonderful people together. At this party, all types of costumery are welcome, fairyland or not, with artistic license extending to any fantastical concept. Absurd or sexy, foolish or fabulous, overdressed or bodypainted— HAPPY ENDINGS FOR ALL IN COSTUME!

DJs spinning Electro House and Funky Breaks including: Rusty Neadle (Kostume Kult, Journeys by DJ)  – Orange Krush (Kostume Kult, Disorient)  – Barney Iller (Vitamin B, Mischief)   – Tektite (Vitamin B)  – Cindy Kim (Beat Pulse Invasion)  – HAVOK (Osiris, Snap Music)  – Dollpartz (Entwined)  – HOHME (NYC)
Fairyland Destruction Video Art by VJ Krunch and VJ Metal Tiger / Twisted Cartoon Characters and Interactive Art Installations

 


TONIGHT: Friday 10/26
Fleshbot Friday: Halloween Edition
Famed adult performer Darenzia will host the scary-sexy Halloween edition of this monthly 9:00 pm show, which will include rousing performances by Victoria Privates, Harvest Moon and Bea B Heart. Expect sexy burlesque, bloodthirsty vampires and, of course, brain-eating ZOMBIES. $5 drink specials (and a signature cocktail), swanky decor, tons of freebies and gift bag giveaways for the first 25 zombies!!  21+ to enter. [RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/112957965526809]
WHEN: 9 PM – MIDNIGHT  / $ FREE!!!
WHERE: HeadQuarters, 552 West 38th Street (Between 10th and 11th Avenues)


ALSO TONIGHT:  on Friday 10/26
DANCES OF VICE: Experiment in Terror
Dance to your favorite classic horror movie soundtracks performed live by Morricone Youth at Experiment in Terror: A Classic Horror Film Music Retrospective (1954-1981), featuring special performing guests Marlo Marquise, Ruby Valentine, and your ghoulish host, Michael T. Expect to hear chilling themes from movies including The Exorcist, Rosemary’s Baby, Halloween, Profondo Rosso, Deadlock, Eraserhead & more!  21+ to enter.   [RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/317415078356835]
WHEN: 10:30 PM – 4 AM (10:30PM; FREE after 2AM, $10 when you mention ZOMBIECON at the door)
WHERE: Drom, 85 Avenue A (Between 5th and 6th Streets)


Saturday 10/27
SMack! 16th Annual Halloween Ball: HELL-O-WEEN
NYC’s longest-running goth/fetish party returns with over-the-top debauchery for HELL-O-WEEN! Playing live: renowned hard rock latex-wearing provocateurs The Genitorturers; industrial-metal band BILE. Possessed performances by international fetish star Athena Fatale and performance artist Defenz Mechanism. DJs on 2 floors including Chris Vrenna (NIN, Marilyn Manson), Curse Mackey (Pigface, Thrill Kill Kult), Dr. Octo-Pussy, Grave of Death, Mike Saga and Xris SMack! Costume contest with $1000 in prizes up for grabs so dress to kill. ALL Costumes Encouraged, Dark/Goth/Fetish Attire a must. 18+ to enter. [RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/371389666272699/]
WHEN: 11 PM – 4 AM (DRESS TO KILL and Mention ZOMBIECON for $20 at the door / Civilians, $30 at the door)
WHERE: Gramercy Theater, 127 East 23rd St (at Lexington Ave)


Also on Saturday 10/27
Thrill The World NYC – Thrill Day!
Join the world as TTW dances in tribute to the Michael Jackson on October 27th! This event is an all-day MJ celebration and worldwide attempt at breaking the world’s largest simultaneous dance ever with Michael Jackson’s legendary THRILLER dance. While celebrating TTW also raises money and awareness for local charities all year long. DJ Kasper spins classic MJ tunes. Transformational Bodypainting our dancing zombies all day long!
REGISTER FOR THRILLER DANCE CLASSES/REHEARSALS & THE WORLD RECORD EVENT: http://thrilltheworldnyc.com/register.html
WHEN: 1 PM – 5 PM
WHERE: Jackie Robinson Park – Bandshell [map: http://goo.gl/maps/JJIS5 ]

iCNN: Zombies Invade New York City

Caryn La Greca writes and snaps about the zombie invasion last Saturday on iCNN:

Brains, blood and gore were seen in Manhattan as Zombies invaded New York City at the 2012 Zombiecon Apocalypto Ultimo. The animated corpses joined each other at the Iguana to begin their invasion throughout the streets of NYC where no-one was safe from the walking dead. There was no where to run, no where to hide. A bloody teddy hung from the mouth of a once beautiful young woman as she and the other zombies shuffled their way underground to attack the New York Subway lines. I am glad I made it home alive despite having zombie blood on my hands.

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