Photos: Zombies invade Orlando – It was a 'Thriller'


Zombies invaded Orlando today – International Drive to be exact. Today’s Zombie Walk and Thriller Dance kicked off Spooky Empire’s “Ultimate Horror Weekend.” The event runs through Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Wyndam Orlando Resort. The zombie walk and opening ceremonies were put on by the Deadite Empire.

If you missed the walk, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with the photos below and some upcoming videos. Plus there’s still time to see the next two days of movie screenings, exhibitors and lots of big and not-so-big name celebrities. For more information visit Spooky Empire’s Web site.

Here are some featured photos from the event. Scroll all the way to the bottom to see all 100 in our Photo Gallery.

The event started out at Fridays Front Row with a gathering of various zombies, such as Shrek and Fiona. Poor Donkey.

Zombies in Love.

Before the walk began, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” was performed a couple of times, once for Director John Landis. He directed Michael Jackson’s original “Thriller” video.

Landis snaps a picture of the zombies in action.

After the dance, Landis took some pictures with the performers. Here he points to one of the original dancers from Michael Jackson’s video.

Next up was the actual walk. Passing cars were cautious of the invading hoard.

I think the parents in this passing car had some explaining to do.

Some drivers weren’t so lucky as they tried to get through.

After the walk, the Horror Weekend began. One of the biggest attending stars this weekend is Shannen Doherty.

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