The Living Dead Weekend: Evans City, PA
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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This October's LIVING DEAD WEEKEND will be focused entirely on the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, the film that started it all, the film that created the genre and gave us zombies and living dead. Without it we would all be very different people. The celebration will spread from Evans City where it was filmed to Pittsburgh where the film was conceived, produced and premiered.

The focus of the weekend will be the Saturday Night Image Ten 50th Anniversary show and screening in Pittsburgh's Byham Theater, the very same theater where the film had its world premiere 50 years ago, almost to the exact date.

Our celebrity guests will be both in Evans City and in Pittsburgh at the theater. We will have location tours and vendors and all the things you've some to expect in EC, with the bonus Saturday Night Pittsburgh Gala which will be unlike anything you have ever seen (think Hollywood). You will have to wait a bit longer for those details from Image Ten, but meanwhile we will begin to announce our NOTLD Celebrity Guests and other EC events.

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THE LIVING DEAD WEEKEND EVENTS

Night of the Living Dead
50th anniversary Byham Theater event

50 years ago, October 1st 1968, Night of the Living Dead had its world premier at the Fulton Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Now nearly 50 years to the day, we are excited to be coming back to the same theater, now known as The Byham, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead.

This 50th anniversary event will be on Saturday October 6th as part of the Living Dead Weekend and we will have many celebrity guests who worked on Night of the Living Dead in attendance.

Night of the Living Dead & The Crazies
Movie Location tours

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This is a guided tour of the filming locations featured in
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD & THE CRAZIES

Your tour guide is noted film location expert, Lawrence DeVincentz. 
The tour includes access to areas seen in both movies, including access to areas that are not usually open to the public, such as the original Night farm house location and Evans City Cemetery Chapel.

At each location there will be a discussion, and a chance to take pictures. Also included is a tour badge and commemorative program.

Tour spaces are limited and will likely sell out in advance.  Book early to secure your place.
Tours Schedule:
Location Tour - Saturday, Oct 6, 2:00 PM (2 hours long) 

Location Tour - Sunday, Oct 7, 10:00 AM (2 hours long)

Evans City 5th annual Pet Walk of the Living Dead
in edco park

Come and join us for Evans City, PA's 5th annual Pet Walk of the Living Dead/ Pet Costume Contest!

Bring your furry little ghoul dressed in their best pet Halloween costume from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday October 6th.

Doors open at 10:00 am. The event will be held during the "Living Dead Weekend- Night of The Living Dead 50th Anniversary Celebration" Tons of Pet vendors and The Humane Society will be on site all day long starting at 10:00 am. Vendors will have samples and are donating prize baskets!
Entry fee will be a non perishable pet food item, treat or a toy (monetary donations welcome also).

All items will be donated directly to the Butler County Humane Society who will also be attending the event! Great prizes donated by many local business will be given for best costumes and each participant will be given a spooky treat bag for your free samples and for any goodies you buy for your furry friends!

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More Event Details Coming Soon

The Living Dead Museum
EVANS CITY. PA


The Living Dead Weekend is brought to you by The Living Dead Museum on Main Street, Evans City, PA. Celebrity guest meet and greet, autograph signings, photo opportunities, Movie screenings and Romero movie location tours.


Hotel Information

For The Living Dead Weekend : Evans City
we recomend The Clarion Inn Cranberry

Clarion Inn Cranberry Township 20003 Route19 Cranberry Township, PA 16066 (724) 772-1000.
Living Dead Weekend rates are now available at the Clarion Inn  Cranberry Twp, Pa.
Rooms are being offered at $89.00 per night when you mention the “Living Dead Group”.

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