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
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!
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.
Friday 9:00PM (Exclusive Night Tour after hours when mall is closed)
Sunday 10:00AM (Morning Tour before mall is open)
Monroeville or Bust!
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
VIP Mixer Party
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
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!
LIVING DEAD WEEKEND SCHEDULE
Full schedule of events and activities will be posted as we get closer to the date.
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
The event will open at noon on Friday June 8th
We dont have a set price for guest autographs, but usually on average they are around $20 to $30, some may cost more, and some may cost less.
Children under 10 are free with an adult who has a ticket.
Yes, you will also need a Daily ticket or Weekend ticket, the tour ticket alone does not get you entry into the convention.
Afew customers have told us that signing out of Paypal before buying the ticket, seemed to fix the problem.
If tickets do not sell out online before the event, leftover tickets will be available on the door. VIP Tickets and Friday Night tour tickets have already sold out. Daily and Weekend pass Tickets are still available. Check the ticket page here to see availability. You should book tickets early and online to avoid any disappointment.
Yes, We will have a very limited number of hand picked unique vendors for the event. The space is limited and we want to make sure there is a nice variety goods without any two of the same type of vendors. Apply to be a vendor using the link in the menu.
Living Dead Weekend: Monroeville Vendor Set-up hours: Thursday 4:00PM to 9:00PM Friday 8:00AM to Noon Vendor sales hours begin Friday noon.
Details will be emailed to vendors soon.
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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