Five Great Zombie Events in Denver in October

Five Great Zombie Events in Denver in October

It's October in Denver and that means zombies -- lots and lots of zombies. From zombie crawls filling the mall to sexy zombies strutting their stuff, there's no shortage of weird, wild and fun ways to celebrate your love of the walking dead. To help make sure you don't miss any of them, or maybe to help you choose that one perfect undead-themed destination, we've compiled this list of Denver's five best zombie events for the month, presented in chronological order for easy planning purposes.

See also: A Guide to Nazi-Zombie Cinema, and Why Nazi Zombies Are Not a Good Idea

Grotesque Burlesque
Grotesque Burlesque

5) A variety of sensual zombies at Lannie's If you like your zombies on the sexy side, Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret is your destination this year. It all starts at 7 p.m. tonight, October 15, when the Bella Diva Dance Show goes Halloween-themed with "The Dancing Dead," featuring zombie belly dancers and Brazilian "zombistas." Come in costume for a reduced price, and be prepared to do the iconic "Thriller" dance during the audience participation segment. Then at 8 p.m. and again at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18, enjoy the "Grotesque Burlesque," featuring an undead take on the ancient art of burlesque. Stripping zombies? Afterward, you really will be able to say you've seen it all.

See "The Dancing Dead" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 15. Tickets are $15. Then catch "Grotesque Burlesque" at 8 p.m. or 11 p.m. Friday October 17 or Saturday, October 18. Tickets for that are $25, or $35 for VIP admission. It all happens at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret. For tickets and more info, visit the Lannie's website.

4) Night of the Living Dead LIVE! On Stage! Now in its sixth year, this humorous reinterpretation of George A. Romero's all-time zombie classic is a Denver zombie tradition. The campy take on the original blends projected footage with live performance for a unique theater experience that's a must-see for fans of the living dead. Plus, if you dress as a zombie and get a discounted ticket!

8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night now through November 1 at Bug Theatre. Tickets are $20 in advance, $16 for zombies. Get more info at the Bug Theatre website. Continue for three more great zombie events



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