Are you ready, boys and ghouls? The 4th annual Zombie Bash is back! This year, we're spicing things up with a full-fledged 5K in addition to a haunting host of
Are you ready, boys and ghouls? The 4th annual Zombie Bash is back! This year, we’re spicing things up with a full-fledged 5K in addition to a haunting host of new events for the whole family. Click here for the event page with registrations, sponsorship info, and more.
Schedule of Events
Trick or Treat on Main Street, 12-2pm – Look for the shops with green “participating location” signs in the windows. Take a break from candy hunting with a stop at one of our social media photo booths!
Homebrew Battle, 1-4pm – Stop by Petals to vote for your favorite beer at the Homebrew Battle! Voting is from 1-4pm.
Kids’ Costume Contest, 2-3pm – The Bolling Wilson Hotel will host this popular event on the grounds. Age groups: 0-5, 6-11, and 12-16.
Zombie Beauty Pageant, 3:30-4:30pm – New this year! We’re excited to announce the first-ever “Zombie Beauty Pageant”. This co-ed event will offer prizes – location & more details coming soon!
Zombie 5K, 4:30pm – The main event, newly revamped for 2018! To register now through Run Sign-Up, a third-party site, click here.
Haunted Tour, 5:00 – Learn about the spooky history behind the Bolling Building! Tour starts at Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest – Get a pumpkin (Richdale Farm has a great selection and is sponsoring the prizes!) and decorate it at home. Deliver your decorated pumpkin to the Downtown Wytheville office Thursday, 10/18 or Friday, 10/19 and fill out a registration form. Pumpkins will be displayed on the zombie pageant stage, and winners will be announced at 3:30 just before the pageant. Grand prize: 2 free passes to Fall On The Farm at Richdale and a large carving pumpkin; 2nd place: 1 free pass and a large carving pumpkin; 3rd place: a large carving pumpkin.
After the fun downtown, head on over to the new Helheim Haunted Attraction for even more screams and scares!
A Word from Our Sponsors
Want to sponsor this event? A link to your business will appear here as well as on our Event Sponsors page. We’ll also give you a shout-out on Facebook and at the event. Sponsors who invest $250 or more will receive a listing on the back of the 5K t-shirts and will also have the option to set up a table or booth at the event. Sponsors who invest $500 or more will receive a custom-printed banner on display at the event as well as a mention in our marketing materials.
Thank you to these Zombie Event Sponsors: