Houston is going to have its first zombie walkaround the downtown core on Oct. 29 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Contact Nicky Cranmer viaFacebook or call 250-845-8260 for more information.

Zombie walk coming soon to the downtown core in Houston

Walking Dead fans, Halloween lovers, and make up enthusiasts one and all,

Walking Dead fans, Halloween lovers, and make up enthusiasts one and all, Houston is going to have its first zombie walk around the downtown core on Oct. 29 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Nicky Cranmer, organizer and pioneer of the zombie walk, explains the importance of this event, “I figured that unfortunately with everything we’ve lost here, everybody seems somber and down. I mean we lost a grocery store, we lost a mine, a mill. And to have something—maybe not something a lot of people would have assumed—but something to have fun, make light of things, and just enjoy a day. No worries, no stress, no nothing.”

Cranmer explained that the event will start around the parking area by Remax where everyone will meet. They are trying to have the “Thriller” by Michael Jackson play at Mike’s Audio while they walk down the sidewalks so that a zombie dance can be performed if people choose to do so. In addition, Cranmer is working with Pleasant Valley Plaza to potentially have a Halloween themed movie played at the theatre after the walk. Details about what movie and cost have yet to be determined.

“I don’t expect a lot of people, but I am hoping that the people that don’t come, that watch it go, ‘Oh! I should have done it.’ And then they’ll want to do it next year,” said Cranmer.

It was a little late in timing for Cranmer and others to get this event on the go, but now that all lights are green, they arehoping that next year the event will take place in September where they will be guaranteed no snow.

So if you want to two excuses this October to dress up and have fun, join the zombie walk. There will be prizes for adults that dress up and participate, and candy for kids. This is a great opportunity to be apart of the community in a way that makes light of the stress and struggles we all share together. If you have any questions about this event contact Nicky Cranmer via Facebook or call 250-845-8260.



Just Posted

New transit service to connect Terrace with the Hazelton area

New transit services will start running on Nov. 20, 2017

Search ends for Frances Brown

Smithers RCMP announce end to search for Brown, who went missing mushroom picking Oct. 14

RCMP officer cleared in Prince George arrest

A suspect’s leg was fractured in 2015 incident

Safe grad 2017 raises $520

SAFE GRAD FUNDRAISER Houston secondary students pump gas and wash windows at… Continue reading

Age and disability friendly sidewalk expansion begins

Construction to expand the sidewalk on the north side of Houston, between… Continue reading

VIDEO: ‘Lyle the singing pig’ searching for home

SPCA say the pig is ‘not opera-ready’

B.C. NDP convention set for Victoria

Premier, federal leader Jagmeet Singh to add energy

Silver Creek farm search expands north

RCMP were seen collecting evidence three kilometres north of the farm where human remains were found

B.C. school trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

Chilliwack’s Barry Neufeld published the comments on his Facebook page

B.C. couple hope boat drone becomes first to cross Atlantic

Colin and Julie Angus of Victoria to have drone collect environmental data en route

B.C. casino accused of illegal activity follows rules: operator

B.C. had launched review after concerns about money laundering at River Rock casino in Richmond

Opponents of LGBTQ program to file human rights complaint against Surrey School District

District denied Parents United Canada right to rent Bell Performing Arts Centre for rally next month

Ex-employee describes alleged sexual assault by B.C. city councillor

Complainant was a teen during the alleged 1992 incident

Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

Most Read