Living Dead Festival in Syracuse Celebrates 50 Years of The Living Dead


After Dark Presents & The Salt City Horror Fest are celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Night Of The Living Dead” and the zombie film genre with the Living Dead Film Festival at The Palace Theater on Saturday, September 15th. The all-day event will feature 8 films, stars and creators from the movies, along with vendors, food/drink, raffles, and plenty of undead characters roaming throughout the event. All ages are welcome to the event. Tickets are $35 in advance with V.I.Z. (Very Important Zombie) packages for $60. Doors open at 11am with a special 4K restoration 50th anniversary screening of the film that launched the entire genre “Night Of Living Dead” beginning at noon. Tickets on sale at, and at The Sound Garden in Armory Square.

Facebook event page:

Featured Films : (listed in order of showing)

Night Of The Living Dead (4K Restoration)
The Return Of The Living Dead (35mm)
Return Of The Living Dead Part 2 (35mm)
My Uncle John Is A Zombie (Digital)
Cemetery Man (35mm)
Shaun Of The Dead (35mm)
Tombs Of The Blind Dead (35mm)
Bloodshock (Digital)

Special Guests :

John Russo (screenwriter “Night Of The Living Dead”, “Return Of The Living Dead”. “My Uncle John Is A Zombie”)
Linnea Quigley (actress “Return Of The Living Dead”)
Gary Vincent (actor “My Uncle John Is A Zombie)
Marcus Koch (special effects artist)
Vendors/ Zombie guest panels etc..

Videos :

“Night Of The Living Dead” Trailer:
“Return Of The Living Dead” Trailer:
“Shaun Of The Dead” Trailer:

The event is presented by After Dark Presents, The Salt City Horror Fest, Frightmare Farms & Graveyard Fresh

The Palace Theatre
2384 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13206

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