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Zombie Days takes place in the Bayfield County seat of Washburn, and on the last full weekend of October, the town officially gets taken over by Zombies! Come join the fun and mayhem, because there will be plenty to see and do. Activities include a haunted house, dance, parade and various Zombie performances that range from Zombie Zumba to belly dancing. There will also be a Zombie pub crawl at night. Most of the activities will take place on Saturday. There will also be contests including pumpkin carving contests, spooky yard contest, undead tread scavenger hunt, Lions’ Club kids carnival, bike obstacle course, Library chili feed, bake-off & the zombie ball.
To reach Washburn, just head up Highway 13 from U.S. 2 near Ashland. Washburn is the seat of Bayfield County and hugs Chequamegon Bay. It’s a beautiful drive!
Friday, October 26:
Blood Drive: Give it up to Dracula. 1PM-5PM. Chamber office.
Carved Pumpkin Contest. 5PM. Drop off your pumpkin Wed.-Fri. at Washburn Hardware & Sport. Categories: cutest, funniest, scariest & most complex.
Saturday, October 27:
Undead Tread: Amazing Race. 11AM-1PM. $20.00 fee. Start and end at Washburn Chamber office. Amazing Race-like, teams of 2-6. Dress up, cash prizes. No transportation of any kind to be used.
Cyclo-Corpse Maze 1:00PM Test your pedal, mettle through a maze of goriness. All ages & bikes welcome. Front lawn of the Bayfield Co. Courthouse: 117 E 5th St. Co-sponsored by North Coast Cycling Association.
Zombie Day Parade. 2PM. Goes down Washington Avenue. Register at Chamber. Zombie Days Parade Entry Form
Kid’s Carnival by the Lion’s Club. 2:30PM-4PM. Washburn High School.
Haunted Hallway. 2:30PM-4PM. Washburn High School Basement.
Family Fun, Halloween Style. 4PM-7PM at Harbor View Event Center.
Arts & Crafts. 4PM-6PM. Arts & Crafts w/ Betty Sitbon (sm. fee). Face painting w/ Markie Anderson (sm. fee). Cupcake Decorating w/Malorie Peterson & Sponsored by Hansen’s IGA.
Chili Feed & Fixins. 4PM. Sponsored by Friends of the Washburn Public Library. A fundraiser for necessary Brownstone restoration of the Library.
Halloween Treats Bake Off Judging. 4:30PM Community wide baked entries for Fall & Halloween wanted. Washburn Zombie Days Bakeoff Registration Form After the judging the treats will be for sale as a fundraiser for Homecoming 2020. Sponsored by Hansen’s IGA.
Kids Costume Contest. 5PM Categories: Best Group & Best Individual: Girl & Boy.
Kids Games. 6PM. Wrap the mummy, Cake Walk (Spons. by Hansen’s IGA), Bubble wrap, Freeze, Limbo, Musical Chairs.
Tim Burton Themed Ball & Masquerade. 7-10PM. Live music by NIGHTFLYER.
Haunted Mansion: Zombie Wedding. 7PM-9PM at the Cultural Center. Murder mystery theater meets escape rooms. Ages: PG 13-Adult. Limit: 30 people
Various locations through town
Washburn, WI 54891