5th Annual Zombie-O-Rama. Click for pics.
See you next summer. Check our 2014 schedule in May.
WEDNESDAY, August 21 – Zombieland (2009/R) – SoFA District (Parque De Los Pobladores – Gore Park)
PRE-SHOW: SLG Art Boutiki Presents: Zombie-O-Rama 5
Take advantage of San Jose’s warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky with your friends. Pre-show entertainment is often as much fun as the feature!
These events are all FREE! Pre-show fun Aug. 21 starts at 5pm, though makeup opens at 2pm. Movies begin at dusk. BYOC (or B) – Bring Your own Chair (or Blanket). The high-backed chairs are OK. Stop by a restaurant and pick up your food – “to go” of course. No outside alcohol allowed at St. James, Historic or SoFA — the only alcohol served is from the San Pedro Square Market.
Home of Zombie-O-Rama V® on Wednesday, Aug. 21. An arts and entertainment hub and ground zero for the growing late night gallery crawl, South First Fridays. The SoFA District is rich with options to stimulate one’s creativity.
Wednesday, August 21 – Zombieland (2009/R) – A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, and a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the Last Twinkie and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone and Bill Murray.
Movie starts at approximately 9 p.m.
Please be sure to bring canned food for the Second Harvest Food Bank food drive.
PRE-SHOW: SLG Art Boutiki Presents: Zombie-O-Rama V® events*
Starting at 2 p.m.- Zombie Make Up artists can zombify you (near the movie site – exact locations TBA soon)
5pm – Vendor fair with haunt displays; prize wheel giveaways; shopping and gourmet food trucks
5:30pm – Young Zombie Parade (13 and under) – all participants get a prize
5:50pm – Live music by Picture Atlantic (alternative rock/pop)
7:30pm – Costume Contest (Categories for Best individual; Best Duo; Best Group; Prizes totaling over $100 value from local restaurants/businesses)
8:20pm – Zombie Fashion Show
9pm – Screening of the movie ZOMBIELAND(R) begins
ONGOING = Starting at 6pm, zombie crawl groups leave every 15-20 minutes from the movie site to over 10 participating businesses throughout the night. Locations are on the official Zombie-O-Rama® map.
Food and/or drink specials for those in zombie attire at the following sites:
· South First Billiards (21+) – 420 S. First St
· Brix Nightclub (21+) – 349 S. First St (after movie $4 drink specials and Zombie karaoke sing off at11p.m. on the front patio)
· Blue Chip Sports Bar & Family Restaurant – 325 S. First St: Zombie jello shots $3/ Tecate $2
· Caffe Frascati – 315 S. First Street: Hamm’s pints on draft for only $2
· Psycho Donuts – 288 S. Second St: “Pair ‘o Zombie donut Ballz” for a buck
· Pauly’s Famous Franks N Fries – 312 S. Third St
· Ben & Jerry’s – 115 E. San Carlos St (offer TBA)
· Pizza My Heart – 117 E. San Carlos Street: free drink with slice purchase
· La Victoria Taqueria – 141 E. San Carlos Street free drink with food purchase
· The Caravan Lounge (21+) – 98 S. Almaden St. at San Fernando St.: Zombie karaoke starts at 9pm, plus $1 jello shots and $3 Smirnoff shots Caravan San Jose
Last year’s Zombie-o-Rama® event attracted more than 3,000 people and included 10 zombie crawl sites throughout downtown.
2011 Zombie-O-Rama III® photo highlights
San Pedro Square Market
(St. John Street side between San Pedro and Almaden Ave.)
No outside food or drink allowed at San Pedro Market. Come early and dine at one of more than eight restaurants in the San Pedro Square Market. Click here to check out their menus
June 26 – Home Alone (1990/PG)
July 31 – KQED Presents: “Mi Mambo!” (2006/not rated)
Wednesday, August 14 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986/PG-13)
Post Street (Historic District, between Market and South First streets)
June 19 – The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994 / R)
July 10 – Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)
CB Richard Ellis and 50 West San Fernando have made this movie night possible in this beautiful, new movie location
St. James Park (corner of 2nd and St. James St.)
Before you come downtown visit sjdowntownparking.com to keep your drive stress-free
Parking: $5 parking after 6 p.m. is available in CITY OF SAN JOSE facilities, such as the garages at Third Street near Santa Clara Street, Market and San Pedro streets, San Carlos and Second or Third streets and Fourth and San Fernando streets. Public lots near the Starlight Cinema venues also offer plentiful parking.
Please support our sponsors:
Popchips, Metro Newspapers, City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs, City of San Jose Parking, Republic Services, CB Richard Ellis, 50 West San Fernando, CINEQUEST, KQED, El Observador, Broadway San Jose, St. James Neighborhood Association, Councilmember Sam Liccardo, SanJose.com, McEnery Family, San Pedro Square Market, Hopkins & Carley – A Law Office, Sherman Cellars, Creekview Vineyards, Splash, and radio partners: KCBS 740 AM, NOW 99.7, Alice@97.3 and Live 105.3.
|Sam T. Liccardo