DTB Zombie Crawl

Zombie infestations have been reported in Brainerd.

The DTB (downtown Brainerd) Zombie Crawl will be May 1st & 2nd 2015!

The 2015 lineup of activities continues to evolve with the addition of two new zombie shoots including a zombie paintball shoot. They have also added a zombie video game tournament. These activities are in addition to the other activities including the zombie parade and zombie bar crawl. This family friendly zombie event also incorporates a scavenger hunt through downtown Brainerd in which participants visit downtown businesses to find pieces of a zombie picture puzzle. All scavenger hunt participants and others who register for the parade follow the same route as the St. Patrick's Day parade. Ghoul up and come down for a great day of activities, zombie style!

In 2014 the new zombie hordes descended on downtown in great numbers and reports indicate that in 2015 the infection will continue to spread bringing hundreds of zombies to the community.

Zombies roam late into the evening and live music abounds so be sure to book your stay at one of the Brainerd and Baxter hotels or water parks, after all even zombies need to rest eventually.

May 1st, 2015

Get to Brainerd early to take advantage of some great DTB Zombie Crawl activities each just a short drive from the Brainerd and Baxter Minnesota lodging properties and water parks.

Dead Shots
When: 3pm - 8pm
Where: Mills Shooting Range
Cost: $15-9MM Pistol, $20-45 ACP Pistol, $20-AR15 Rifle

Open to ages 12 and up 12 17year olds need adult supervision. Must complete short training Video and Waiver before allowed to shoot Cost is $15-9mm pistol, $20-.45 acp pistol, $20-ar15 rifle Included with entry: Rental weapon, 15 rounds for chosen weapon, a target, Eye and ear protection and 20 minutes on the range. Along with a rental bow and 6 Arrows to use at the archery range. This event is a live fire target shoot at The Mills shooting range & archery range. 4 Lanes will be open and monitored by Mills staff to ensure safety and proper weapon procedures.

Zombie Video Game Tournament
When: 4PM to finish
Where: The Shop Youth Center, 723 Washington St. Brainerd
Cost: $2 and a food shelf donation

This years tournament will be old school "Call of Duty:World at War, Nacht DER Untoten” on the Playstation Platform. Under Guidance of “PLay N trade” of Baxter and "the shop". 4 T.v’s and Systems will be running to the determine who’s the best slayer. Bring your best defenders and last as long as you can to claim the prizes. How far can your team make it in a half a hour?

5-$20 gift certificates for Play N Trade of Baxter
Highest Score- Individual
Highest Level-Team of 4

Zombie Hunt Paintball Blitz
When: 7pm-10pm
Where: Crow Wing County Fairgrounds
Cost: $10 per ride with 50 balls per ride, $5 for 50 more balls

Multiple people on a run the gunner trailer makes loops around the containment zone clearing multiple scenes infested by the dead. Defenders keep the advancing hordes at bay come early and get good seats and cheer them on as they beat back the blood thirsty undead.

May 2nd, 2015

Come to downtown Brainerd and join the masses of re-animated dead as they roam the streets.Walkers, Crawlers, and rotters alike will be shambling through local businesses completing a scavenger hunt, competing in a costume contest
and finishing up with a full on walking horde parade around downtown Brainerd.

12pm - 2pm at Totally Kidz in downtown Brainerd
. Registration fee a non perishable food item

Family Crawl/Scavenger Hunt
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Family Zombie Crawl Costume Contest
When: 3:15 pm

The following are 2015's costume Contest categories:
1.King (Best Male Costume Overall)
2.Queen (Best Female Costume Overall)
3.Prince (Best Male Teen Costume Overall)
4.Princess (Best Female Teen Overall)
5.Jr. Miss Zombie (Best Girl Child Costume Overall)
6.Jr. Mr. Zombie (Best Boy Costume Overall)
7.Vocational Zombie
8.Goriest Zombie
9.Best Horde (up to 6)
10.Best Local Shop Owner Zombie

In order to be a part of the Costume Contest, You Must be registered for the 2015's Zombie Crawl

Zombie Parade
Starts at 3:45 pm ending approximately 4:15 pm

3rd Annual Zombie Crawl
When: Registration will open at 6 p.m and end at 10 p.m at each participating bar. Zombie Crawl ends at 10 p.m. Costume contest at 10:30pm @ Iron Rail Saloon
Registration cost : $5 at time of signup All proceeds donated to the Salvation Army Food Shelf

Register at participating bar:
Iron Rail Saloon, Sheps, O'Neary's Irish Pub, TJ's Log Cabin, Yesterday's Gone, V.F.W. Post 1647, American Legion, Pit Stop, Liquer Pigz

Or at Electric Vapor

Prizes Include: $550 in cash prizes:
Best Male and Female Zombie will each recieve $200
Best Male and Female runner up will each recieve $50
Best Male and Female second runner up will each recieve $25

Plus random door prizes

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Be sure to check out the Zombie Crawl Facebook page for updates on the event and registration information. Tell them Visit Brainerd sent you!

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