ELKHART — The second annual Downtown Zombie Walk is this Friday, Oct. 25.
Registration for the costume contest is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Lerner Theatre, where pub crawl participants can pick up a pub crawl packet. Zombie costumes are not required for the pub crawl.
The event is free but donations of nonperishable food items or cash will be accepted to support local non-profits.
At 7:30 p.m., The Lerner Theatre will play “Night of the Living Dead” for attendees.
The pub crawl is from 6:30 p.m. until 2 a.m. or until each bar closes.
Participating bars are Cappy's Northside, Crimaldi's, Iechyd Da, Simeri's, New Paradigm Brewing Company, Five Star Dive Bar and Bowly's Crystal Bar.
Voting for the costume contest and favorite Halloween drink at the pub crawl will be open from Saturday, Oct. 26 until noon Oct. 30 and winners will be announced on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31. The first place winner in the costume contest will win a prize plus a trophy, with two runner-ups winning medals and prizes.
Attendees of the Downtown Zombie Walk are invited to upload photos to Twitter using the hashtag #elkhartzombie and tag @ElkhartTruth.