Photos: Zombies invade Minneapolis for annual pub crawl


Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
1 Anthony Nygren of New Hope, Minn., enjoys eating some "brains" during the Zombie Pub Crawl's costume contest while on stage with event host Ian Rans in Minneapolis on Saturday. Nygren went on to take first place in the individual category. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
2 Zombie Pub Crawl attendees listen to former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal perform as DJ Diesel at the event in Minneapolis on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
3 Attendees to the Zombie Pub Crawl walk past the giant zombie float welcoming people at the entrance of the festival. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
4 Minneapolis police Sgt. Deitan Dubuc stands guard on duty at the Zombie Pub Crawl on Saturday -- sporting a gash on his head which was put there by one of the makeup artists on duty at the crawl. Dubuc said he didn't come intending to wear anything zombie-related, but after agreeing to wear a little bit of zombie makeup he found "it's been a great ice-breaker," and had a positive effect on interacting with attendees. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
5 Hip hop artist IDK puts the microphone up to a festival-goer while performing at the Zombie Pub Crawl. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
6 Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal performs as DJ Diesel at the Zombie Pub Crawl. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
7 A group of friends from across the Twin Cities dressed in their best zombie Oktoberfest attire to attend the Zombie Pub Crawl, where they hoped to compete in the group costume contest, in Minneapolis on Saturday. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
8 An astronaut helmet is held up by one of the attendees at the Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis on Saturday. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
9 Noah Brown (left) and Anna Rau pose together outside the entrance of the Zombie Pub Crawl. Brown said the inspiration for his costume was because his brother is a doctor. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
10 The cover band Viva Knievel performs at Phil's Tent Stage at the Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis on Saturday. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
11 Nathalia Mendes (left) and Camila Alves pause by a Minneapolis police portable surveillance system to warm up during the Zombie Pub Crawl on Saturday. The surveillance system had a built-in generator which created heat out of the exhaust vents on the chilly night. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
12 Wrestlers compete at the Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis in a ring that was assembled near one of the entrances. Wrestlers competed all night in front of the "zombies" that attended the event. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
13 IDK stands on a speaker while performing at the Zombie Pub Crawl. 
Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis
14 Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal performs as DJ Diesel at the Zombie Pub Crawl.