Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer.[/caption] SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN festival with live music, food, prizes and more! This FREE event will take place from 2 – 6 p.m. at the Normandy Park Towne Center, located at 19900 1st Ave South (map below). Zombie Fest also features live music, food, beverages, commemorative t-shirts, raffle baskets, business booths, a mock disaster vehicle display, arts & crafts for kids, and a Zombification Booth! People line-up and enter the 20/20 tent, and then THANKS to some amazing make-up artists and “zombified” clothing donated by Value Village, festival-goers exit the tent as zombies! You’ll have to see it to believe it! Normandy Park Zombie Fest now draws nearly 2,500 people from King, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston counties. The annual festival raises awareness about emergency and disaster awareness, and partners with emergency agencies, civic groups and utilities including Normandy Park police and fire, Republic Services, King County Library Services, Puget Sound Energy, Highline Schools Foundation and Friends of Normandy Park Foundation (501c3). Dozens of generous local businesses, organizations and individuals also support this festival and provide FREE items for children to collect for disaster preparedness kits. 2016-ZFNW-poster-03-3 Zombie Fest serves as a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation Excel Grant program, Highline Food Bank, Des Moines Food Bank and Friends of Normandy Park Foundation (501c3). “Join us at Zombie Fest! Learn about disaster preparedness, raise money for local charities, and see the generosity of Normandy Park and our surrounding communities!” Here’s a partial video of the Seattle Thrillers doing their thing at last year’s event: [youtube][/youtube] ]]>

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