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The Living Dead Weekend

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.

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

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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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. 
LENNY LIES
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Machete Zombie Leonard Lies will be in the Monroeville Mall!

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SCOTT REINIGER
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Scott Reiniger returns to the Monroeville Mall

PAUL MUSSER
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Please welcome Paul Musser to the Living Dead Weekend!

KEN FOREE
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Please welcome our first guest announcement Ken Foree!
GAYLEN ROSS
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Gaylen Ross will be joining us in the Monroeville Mall!
DAVID CRAWFORD
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David Crawford joins us in the Monroeville Mall!

Sharon Hill
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Sharon Hill will be with us all weekend

JOHN AMPLAS
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We are very happy John Amplas will be joining us

JIM KRUT
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Please welcome Jim Krut to our Living Dead Weekend

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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.

The 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 locations from 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.

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:

Celebrity Photo Ops


Celebrity Photo Ops:
Our exclusive concept, photo ops with celebrities in the actual DAWN OF THE DEAD film locations!

More info coming soon

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


Listen to our guests talk about their experiences when making movies.

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

FILM SCREENING


Film Screening details coming soon
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SCHEDULE

Full schedule of events and activities will be posted as we get closer to the date.

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!

HOTEL INFORMATION

We are preparing a special discounted room block for our guests and attendees. This information is coming soon, so please hold off for a few more days to make your reservations. Staying in the room block will allow for the best access to rest of the group and for the best social experience and easy access to all of the events and parties.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We dont have a set price for guest autographs, but usually on average they are around $20, some may cost more, and some may cost less.

Children under 10 are free with an adult who has a ticket.

Yes, the tour ticket does not get you entry into the convention.

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. Details on how to apply to be one of our vendors will be posted soon.

Afew customers have told us that signing out of Paypal before buying the ticket, seemed to fix the problem.

TELL YOUR GHOULISH FRIENDS ABOUT THE LIVING DEAD WEEKEND