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Windsor Zombie Walk 2019 Presented by Scarehouse Windsor
October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Windsor Zombie Walk presented by Scarehouse Windsor will summon hundreds of the undead to the corner of McDougall and Shepherd with the hoard proceeding through Jackson Park on Saturday, October 19, 2019.
This is a free family friendly event. In addition, prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.
During the walk organizers will be taking photos of the best dressed (most disgusting) zombies and cutest little zombies. After the walk winners will be announced and prizes awarded at Scarehouse Windsor for Best Zombie, Best Survivor (individual or team), and Cutest Little Zombie (Children 10 years old and under).
At 5:30pm the fun begins with the collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations. Proceeds to support The Downtown Mission (food items) and Windsor Youth Centre (monetary donations). So please bring what you can for the needy.
At dusk, 7:00pm Windsor Zombie Walk 2019 will proceed from the Scarehouse Windsor parking lot, along Windsor Ave. and through Jackson Park.
To participate all you have to do is put on your best zombie costume and show up at the corner of McDougall and Shepherd and bring non-perishable food items or a cash donation.
You are also asked to RSVP on the Windsor Zombie Walk website so organizers will be able to better understand the number of participants and prepare for the walk. The RSVP form is located at:
RSVP For A Free Upgrade To Scarehouse Windsor’s Haunted Darkness Attraction
Scarehouse Windsor will also use your email confirmation , as a free upgrade to their Haunted Darkness Attraction. With a purchase to the Scared Evil Haunted House, that’s a $7.00 saving. It is limited to availability on October 19th only and you must be in zombie form.
Don’t worry these zombies are not here to feed on you but to help feed the hungry.
Windsor Zombie Walk is a one-of-a-kind event founded in 2006 by Jakub Witalec, each year the event grew bigger! In 2014 Witalec decided not to hold the event. Instead of letting this fun event die Micheal Reeve (aka Captain Hindgrinder) along with several Windsorites decided to keep the Zombies alive! In 2015 a new organizer took over but due to a family emergency had to cancel the event. In 2016, Captain Hindgrinder the cursed zombie pirate and his undead crew rose from the depths of the Detroit River to lead the walk once again. In 2017 Captain Hindgrinder was not able to participate for health reasons but passed the responsibility of organizing the walk to supporter Lori Deschaine. Unfortunately, in 2018 the event did not happen. Determined to keep this fun family Halloween event going Eyes On Windsor’s Eric Bonnici reached out to Captain Hindgrinder to see if he could help with the event this year. Hindgrinder had already been approached by George Des Rosiers of Geekpool Windsor (a local Deadpool and Cosplay enthusiast community). Shortly after Shawn Lippert of Scarehouse Windsor reached out offering to keep Windsor Zombie Walk not only alive this year but keeping it alive for years to come by growing it into something larger and more exciting. With assistance from Scarehouse Windsor the Zombies will rise again.
For more information visit the Windsor Zombie Walk Facebook page.