Guest post by Live Gumption

On Saturday, October 27th, Raleigh City Plaza will be overtaken by Zombie and Halloween lovers for the first annual Raleigh Living Dead festival. This family friendly festival is uniting over 18 local organizations to produce Raleigh’s first ever, large-scale Halloween Festival.

Overtaking Downtown Raleigh’s City Plaza on Fayetteville Street, this giant event features a ReDress the Dead fashion show, Zombie Dance camp with a street-wide flash mob of “Thriller,” live music, a children’s zone, Zombie Circus street performances, vendor tents and food trucks, and the Zombie Olympic obstacle course. The festival will also showcase local arts & entertainment non-profits and businesses including The Raleigh Jaycees, North Carolina Performing Art’s Center, North Carolina State University College of Design, Cirque De Vol, and Legacy Event Planners to name a few.


  • Saturday, October 27, 2012 – 4pm until 11pm
  • City Plaza, Downtown Raleigh

Enjoy live music throughout the evening. More information at

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