The second annual Downtown Maple Ridge Zombie Walk takes place Friday, Oct. 24.
The walk starts at Valley Fair Mall, 4 p.m.
The Zombie Walk helps collect donations for the Friends in Need Food Bank – and last year participants, dressed as zombies, filled the downtown streets.
From the mall this year, participants will be led on a leisurely tour of the downtown.
“Last year we were amazed that everyone stayed in character for the entire walk,” said organizer Taryn Stephenson. “It was quite a spectacle.”
Schedule of events:
• 2 p.m. –participating businesses and organizations arrive at Valley Fair Mall for set up;
• 2:30 p.m. – Emerald Pig theatre society will begin painting faces, Friends In Need will start collecting food;
• 4 p.m. – welcoming and education about “Shop Maple Ridge”, then begin walk;
• 5:30-6 p.m. – walk wraps up and prizes awarded.
For any further details, contact DMRBIA office 604-467-2420, firstname.lastname@example.org, or event co-ordinator Taryn Stephenson at 604-753-7872, TarynStephenson@gmail.com.