LOOK: The Denver Zombie Crawl overruns Skyline Park

Brandon Townsend, or as he's known at City of the Dead, Chey BoyarScream. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Brandon Townsend, or as he's known at City of the Dead, Chey BoyarScream. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Brandon Townsend, or as he’s known at City of the Dead, Chef BoyarScream. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Braiiiiiiinnnnssssss!

Denver is absolutely a cosplay town, and it only follows that we take Halloween season to the next level. Hence the Denver Zombie Crawl, which is on its eleventh year. Undead and post-apocalyptic warriors gathered in Skyline Park, uniting peacefully to celebrate the horrors of a beyond-the-grave lifestyle.

13th Floor scare man Charlie Fever contorts for the camera. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
13th Floor scare man Charlie Fever contorts for the camera. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Undead doctor Dustin Snell. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Undead doctor Dustin Snell. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Treehouse of Horror-edition Simpsons family played here by Rachel Manzanares (left), Stephanie Ledoux and Sabrina Kennedy. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Treehouse of Horror-edition Simpsons family played here by Rachel Manzanares (left), Stephanie Ledoux and Sabrina Kennedy. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Mario Garcia (right) and Eric Maes found the one appropriate place to be creepy clowns. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Mario Garcia (right) and Eric Maes found the one appropriate place to be creepy clowns. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Daddy zombie Sotero Burciaga specializes in making morbid prosthetics. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Daddy zombie Sotero Burciaga specializes in making morbid prosthetics. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jeremiah Jarman. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Zombie Jeremiah Jarman. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Undead nurse Erica Snell. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Undead nurse Erica Snell. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jessica and Brian Lokatos the decomposing flower children. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Jessica and Brian Lokatos the decomposing flower children. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Zombie Ralph Bower. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Zombie Ralph Bower. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Undead Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf Denise (right) and Avery Brozovich. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Undead Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf Denise (right) and Avery Brozovich. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The undead hunter and his prey Darren Dunner (left) and Robbie Saunder. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
The undead hunter and his prey Darren Dunner (left) and Robbie Saunder. Denver Zombie Crawl. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Maggie Joyce (left), Robert Bates and Adrian Bankston dressed as the self-created 3OZ Outbreak Response Team. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Maggie Joyce (left), Robert Bates and Adrian Bankston dressed as the self-created 3OZ Outbreak Response Team. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Umbrella Corp agents Eric Tocliff (right) and Robert Tolen brandishing rifles. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Denver Umbrella Corp agents Eric Tocliff (right) and Robert Tolen brandishing rifles. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Brinkley Jaramillo, a fur coat-clad undead. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Brinkley Jaramillo, a fur coat-clad undead. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Leonard (left), Grace and Dezirae Sandoval pose as the undead clergy. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Leonard (left), Grace and Dezirae Sandoval pose as the undead clergy. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jairo Heredia (left), Max Depriest and Toni Gloria representing the City of the Dead. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Jairo Heredia (left), Max Depriest and Toni Gloria representing the City of the Dead. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Hannah Jonsen, Hannah Troxler and Peyton Nagel pose locked up by Umbrella Corp agent Chris Weskamp. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Hannah Jonsen, Hannah Troxler and Peyton Nagel pose locked up by Denver Umbrella Corp agent Chris Weskamp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Undeadily doodily Ned Flanders. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Undeadily doodily Ned Flanders. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Matt Bolling and Crystal Gallimore, the undead newlyweds. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Matt Bolling and Crystal Gallimore, the undead newlyweds. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Ray Bruels and Juliette Mayer, two of the braiiiins behind Dystopia Rising in Conifer, your local post-apocolyptic live-action-role-playing group. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Ray Bruels and Juliette Mayer, two of the braiiiins behind Dystopia Rising in Conifer, your local post-apocolyptic live-action-role-playing group. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Daniel Clauss dressed as an anti-zombie agent at the Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Daniel Clauss dressed as an anti-zombie agent. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Giancarlo Giunta (left) and Joe Edwards, members of the Umbrella Corporation (Denver branch) at the Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Giancarlo Giunta (left) and Joe Edwards, members of the Umbrella Corporation (Denver branch). (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Zombie Alex Hagan poses for a portrait. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
Zombie Alex Hagan poses for a portrait. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
3OZ Outbreak Response Team member Zach Carrosco. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
3OZ Outbreak Response Team member Zach Carrosco. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
"Gaiinnnnzzz," yells Loren Hanson the running zombie. Denver Zombie Crawl. Oct. 22, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) zombie crawl; halloween; cosplay; 16th street mall; sixteenth street; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; cbd;
“Gaiinnnnzzz,” yells Loren Hanson the running zombie. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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