Salt Lake Zombie Walk

Zombie Walk Press Release

Food not Brains: SLC Zombie Walk Takes Place August 11, 2013

– Get Your Dead On and Donate to Utah Food Bank –

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Organizers of the 6th Annual SLC Zombie Walk announced today that they will accept donations to the Utah Food Bank in lieu of cover charge when thousands of zombies hit the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah on August 11, 2013 at 7:00 PM.

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Information about the event can be found on the Facebook page www.facebook.com/slczombiewalk and on the sponsor’s website www.SaltLakeComicCon.com. The SLC Zombie Walk starts at Pioneer Park and walks on a route past the Salt Palace Convention Center where the Salt Lake Comic Con event takes place on Sept. 5-7, 2013.

“We’re excited to sponsor this event and make a difference with the Utah Food Bank,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Show Producer. “Halloween comes early as Zombies haunt the streets of downtown Salt Lake City for an evening.”

SLC Zombie Walk is expected to draw 5,000-10,000 zombies and spectators. Non-perishable food items will be collected at Pioneer Park. Participants can share Zombie Walk photos on Salt Lake Comic Con’s Facebook page for a chance to win free passes to the event in September at www.facebook.com/SaltLakeComicCon.

“The Zombie Walk is always a fun event,” said SLC Zombie Walk “Zombie Queen” Elizabeth Hansen. “We’re not here to eat brains or be killed by crossbows. We just have a lot of fun and now we get to work with a great charity.”

For more information about Salt Lake Comic Con, visit the Salt Lake Comic Con website. For sponsorships and booths contact Marie Bowcut at mbowcut@mediaoneutah.com.

ABOUT SALT LAKE COMIC CON:

Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions in partnership with Media One of Utah, a joint operating agreement between the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News, and ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. Dan Farr Productions is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners. Find out more at: http://www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, http://www.mediaoneutah.com, http://www.abc4.com/.

ABOUT SLC ZOMBIE WALK:

The SLC Zombie Walk is a semi-organized public gathering of people who dress up in zombie costumes. The Zombie Walk takes place in downtown Salt Lake City where the participants make their way around the city streets in a somewhat orderly fashion and often limping their way around a public space. Find out more at: www.facebook.com/SLCZombieWalk/ www.SaltLakeComicCon.com/zombie-walk/

Press Contacts:
Jeremy Kartchner
Snapp Conner PR
(801) 994-9625
Jeremy@snappconner.com

Bryan Brandenburg
Salt Lake Comic Con (Sponsor)
VP of Marketing
(323) 517-0669
bryan@slcomiccon.com

Note to Editors:
SLC Zombie Walk on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/SLCZombieWalk/

Salt Lake Comic Com
http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com
http://www.facebook.com/SaltLakeComicCon

Zombie Walk on Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie_walk

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