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Halloween 2014: 2nd Annual Zombie Crawl & Wok-ing Dead

Zombie Crawl in Santa MonicaLocations: Santa Monica Pier; Wokcano, 1415 5th Street in Santa Monica

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Date: October 31, 7pm to 2am

Description: Zombies take over Santa Monica for two terrifying events on Halloween Night. First, the 2nd Annual Zombie Crawl begins at 7pm on the Santa Monica Pier and inches it way along 5th Street, stopping at participating locations along the way. Then at 8pm the Wok-ing Dead 2 Halloween Party takes place at Wokano on 5th Street.

Check in for the Zombie Crawl is at 6:30pm. For $15 ($12 in advance) participants get a wristband entitling them to drink special at five local bars. Makeup artists will be on hand to transform participants, who will be required to act like zombies (arms extended, dragging a leg and moaning). Participating bars include:

  • Rusty’s Surf Ranch (Check-in from 6:30-9 p.m.)
  • Big Dean’s Ocean Front Cafe
  • Del Frisco’s Grille
  • Ye Olde King’s Head
  • Wokcano Santa Monica

The Wok-ing Dead Halloween Party starts at 8pm and runs through 2am. There will be DJ music, food and drink specials, and costume contest and other seasonal amusements. There is a separate admission for the party: Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; VIP front-of-the-line tickets are an extra $5.

Get more details from the press releases for the two events:

Zombie Crawl Press Release

The 2nd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl will bring out the undead on Halloween night for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of the city. Starting on the Santa Monica Pier at 7 p.m., crawlers will moan and growl their way through the city for spooky drink and food specials all night at participating locations with the official pub crawl wristband.

Wristbands will give crawlers access to drink specials like $4 drafts, $5 wells and $5 shots at more than five local bars and restaurants, and entrance into the Official Zombie Crawl After Party.

The zombies will collide at Wokcano for WOK-ing Dead, the official Zombie Crawl after party, with costume contests, prizes and more.

Participants must follow specific Zombie Crawl rules to get through the streets: keep an authentic zombie appearance, keep arms extended outward, drag a limb and deliver vicious snarls and moans without talking. Makeup artists from Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy will be at the starting location to help zombie-fy attendees with free zombie make-up and special effect services.

Participating locations include:

  • Rusty’s Surf Ranch
  • Big Dean’s Ocean Front Cafe
  • Ye Olde King’s Head
  • Del Frisco’s Grille
  • Wokcano Santa Monica
  • and more

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 31. Check-in is from 6:30-9 p.m. at Rusty’s on the Pier

WHERE: Santa Monica. Participating locations from Santa Monica Pier to 5th St.

COST: Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of, which includes a wristband for specials at participating bars and complimentary zombie makeup and access to the Official Zombie After Party.

For tickets and more information, please visit www.zombiecrawlsm2014.eventbrite.com.

Wok-ing Dead Halloween Party Press Release

Wok-ing Dead Halloween Party at WokanoFright-seekers beware of the largest (and spookiest) Halloween party on the Westside at Wokcano Santa Monica Halloween night. The zombies will collide at the WOK-ing DEAD 2 party, featuring Top 40 and House music by DJ Frankie, costume contests and spooktacular food & drink specials from 8-10 pm. Guests can enter the costume contest for the chance to win hundreds in prizes for best zombie, sexiest, scariest, most original or best overall costume of the night. Guests can drink, dance and celebrate this multi-level outdoor space with fellow zombies and ghouls.

WHEN: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

WHERE: Wokcano Santa Monica, 1415 5th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

ADMISSION: Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of, or $20 in advance and $25 day of for VIP front of line access.

Purchase by calling 310-497-6324 or at www.wokcanosmhalloween2014.eventbrite.com.