Living Dead Weekend: Monroeville

Featuring The DAWN OF THE DEAD 40th ANNIVERSARY
40 YEARS! - 40 CELEBRITY GUESTS!

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of George A.Romero's DAWN OF THE DEAD
In the place it was filmed with the people who made it.

A fan convention like no other, the reunion of both the place the movie takes place and all of the people who made it, from the lead actors to your favorite screen zombies, to the people behind the scenes that made it all happen, it's all here in the form of a huge fan gathering and convention.

Celebrity Appearances | Movie Location Tours | Official Merchandise Collectibles and Art | Exhibits and Panels | Photo Ops
zombie fun and more

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Acclaimed artist, Michael Calandra has created the painting for our official Living Dead Weekend Monroeville event poster.

Prints will be available at the event and are perfect for autographs.

Michael's Art can be found in many publications, including the iconic Heavy Metal Magazine, and all over the world as book covers, CD Covers, Illustrations, in private collections, Calendars and as licenced images.

Michael resides in Sylvania, Ohio, Where he owns and operates a framing shop and art studio.

40 YEARS! – 40 CELEBRITY GUESTS!

How better to celebrate 40 years of DAWN OF THE DEAD than with 40 of the people who made the film?  We will be announcing here 40 amazing people who have each contributed to our pop culture with this landmark film, from the lead actors to your favorite zombies, to the people behind the scenes that made it all happen. 
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Celebrity guests are confirmed but are subject to change, LDW is not responsible for guest cancellations. We will keep our website & social media updated of any changes. All celebrity guests are scheduled to appear all three days unless otherwise noted. Each guest will be signing autographs for a fee, this value is determined by the individual guest and varies.

Living Dead Weekend: Monroeville
will feature 40 Guests from Dawn of the Dead for you to meet and talk with.

Each Guest will have photos available at their tables for autographs, or you can bring your own DAWN OF THE DEAD  memorabilia to have signed.

40 YEARS! – 40 CELEBRITY GUESTS!

How better to celebrate 40 years of DAWN OF THE DEAD than with 40 of the people who made the film?  We will be announcing here 40 amazing people who have each contributed to our pop culture with this landmark film, from the lead actors to your favorite zombies, to the people behind the scenes that made it all happen. 

We regret to inform you that due to illness Christine Romero will no longer be able to attend this weekend, sorry for any inconvenience.
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Celebrity guests are confirmed but are subject to change, LDW is not responsible for guest cancellations. We will keep our website & social media updated of any changes. All celebrity guests are scheduled to appear all three days unless otherwise noted. Each guest will be signing autographs for a fee, this value is determined by the individual guest and varies.

Living Dead Weekend: Monroeville
will feature 40 Guests from Dawn of the Dead for you to meet and talk with.

Each Guest will have photos available at their tables for autographs, or you can bring your own DAWN OF THE DEAD  memorabilia to have signed.

LIVING DEAD WEEKEND EVENTS

DAWN OF THE DEAD
Movie Location Tours


This is a guided tour of the filming locations featured in DAWN OF THE DEAD.
Your tour guide is noted film location expert, Lawrence DeVincentz.
The tour includes inside and outside areas of the Monroeville Mall, including secured back access to areas of the mall that are not open to the public.
At each location there will be a discussion, and a chance to take pictures. Also included is a tour badge and commemorative program.

There is one tour scheduled for each day, with the Friday Night Tour being a Special Exclusive Night Tour.
The mall will be closed and all cleared out for a creepy night tour.

The closest thing to actually living in the mall during the zombie apocalypse.

These exclusive Monroeville Mall tours are very popular and sell out fast, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Tours Schedule:

Friday 9:00PM (Exclusive Night Tour after hours when mall is closed)

Saturday 1:00PM

Sunday 10:00AM (Morning Tour before mall is open)

Tickets for tours can be booked here:


Monroeville or Bust!

GEORGE A. ROMERO is the father of the film industry in Pittsburgh, and his work has inspired generations of artists around the world. Help us honor his legacy by installing a bronze memorial bust at The Monroeville Mall
on the 40th anniversary of the production of DAWN OF THE DEAD!
Our good friend Christian Stavrakis has an Indegogo fundraiser to make and install the bronze memorial bust.
The Bronze bust will be unveiled at a dedication ceremony in the Monroeville Mall
1 PM on Friday afternoon 8th June
Visit the Indiegogo fundraiser page

MOVIE EXHIBITS

VIP Mixer Party


Strictly limited to only 100 VIP ticket holders. It's an intimate party with our
DAWN OF THE DEAD Celebrity guests.

Party is Saturday Night AFTER the mall is closed inside the former Clocktower Court from 9:00 PM to 11:00PM.
Open bar and food is included.

VIP Tickets can be booked here:

Panels and Q&A Sessions


Take a seat and listen to our guests talk about personal experiences working and acting in the movies.

Our Q & A panels are also an excellent oppertunity to ask questions to the guests

Celebrity Guest Panels and Q&A Sessions Schedule and info coming soon

Paul Musser Airport zombie
Live Make-up event


Paul Musser played the Airport Zombie in Dawn of the Dead. The iconic image of Paul's zombie head rising over the horizon was featured across the world in magazines and on posters, videos, DVDs, Blu-rays, T-shirts plus lots of other Dawn Merchandise and memorabilia.
We are excited to announce Paul will reprise his role as the Airport Zombie for the first time since filming Dawn of the Dead by having the make-up applied live on stage under the supervision of Tom Savini.
Followed by photo ops with Paul as the airport zombie

Photo Op tickets can be booked here:


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LIVING DEAD WEEKEND PHOTO OPS


Celebrity Photo Ops:
Our exclusive concept, photo ops with celebrities in the actual filming locations around the
Monroeville Mall from DAWN OF THE DEAD!

TICKETS NOW ON SALE
CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR EXCLUSIVE PHOTO OPS



Strictly limited to only 100 VIP ticket holders. It's an intimate party with our
DAWN OF THE DEAD Celebrity guests.

Party is Saturday Night AFTER the mall is closed inside the former Clocktower Court from 9:00 PM to 11:00PM.
Open bar and food is included.

VIP Tickets can be booked here:

Location Details

The event is being held inside the historic Monroeville Mall which served as the set and filming location of 1978's DAWN OF THE DEAD. The event will take place in several areas of the mall with plenty of space for celebrity guests areas, events stage for panels and entertainment, merchandise ears and lots more. Certain activities will take place after hours when the mall is typically closed to recreate than feeling of living in the set of the film!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Just a quick note about tickets, While the reselling of tickets is not prohibited, tickets purchased anywhere other than our website, or at the door, are at the sole discretion and responsibility of the individual parties involved in such a transaction. LWD assumes no responsibility, and shall not be held accountable for tickets purchased anywhere but through official means.

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