For far too long, social events have unfairly excluded Zombiekind. If you are one of the reanimated dead, or are in a relationship with one, there is no reason to hide in the dark any longer! If you are a living human who is sympathetic to the cause of Reanimated Rights, or have ever been Zombie-curious, you are also welcome to join this historic event. For one night, let's put our differences aside, dance, and have fun!
Thanks for making PROMocalypse IV a success! 2013 PROMocalypse Photos are available at Black 13's Flickr page. Check them out now!
What is the PROMOCALYPSE?
It's a prom! Dancing, DJs, balloons, streamers, the works. The only difference is that you don't have to sneak out to the parking lot to drink (as long as you're 21 & up). Oh, and the zombies. Cities across the world have hosted Zombie Walks, Zombie Crawls, and Zombie Proms. It's your chance to get creative with makeup and costume to become a zombie for one night, and join the horde of the walking dead to terrorize the living.
The fun starts in Nashville's Cannery Ballroom at 9pm, Saturday April 27th. Be sure to RSVP on the Facebook Official Event Page so you don't miss out on any details.
Do I have to be a zombie to come?
No! Living humans are welcome. If you are a zombie dating a human, or a human dating a zombie, or a human looking for a zombie to complete (and/or eat) you, come and dance the night away! (18+ to party, 21+ to drink, of course.)
How should I look?
Come dressed for prom: Suits or tuxes for guys, dresses or gowns for ladies. Whether you are a human or a zombie, prom attire is MANDATORY -- you will not be allowed in if you're not dressed appropriately (even if you already have a ticket). YES, WE'RE SERIOUS. The dress code is in place so we can have fun and enjoy the theme. You can be a regular, delicious human or a totally rotten zombie hellbent on brains -- or anything in between, as long as you're dressed for prom. There are several sites (like zombiemaker.com) explaining how to make and apply your own zombie makeup, or you can get help from our friends at Performance Studios at 523 W. Thompson Lane. CLICK HERE for a printable 10% off coupon from Performance Studios!
Note for the living: Keep in mind you might have a dance partner who has a little 'gore' on him or her. We're not responsible for your dry-cleaning bills.
DJ FAT ANDY returns this year to get the dancefloor in motion! In addition to our DJs spinning all your prom favorites, there's dance performances, dance-offs, door prizes, raffles, and more! We're always working to make each year better than the last. We will also crown the PROMocalypse King and Queen of 2013! Remember to add us on Facebook for timely updates on prom court and more. Don't forget, there are FREE prom portraits available from our on-site photographer! (See pics from 2010 and 2011) Remember, make sure to have a safe ride home if you're planning on drinking.
If you're tired of eating brains, you're in luck; this year we're catered by Drunken Taco!!! Make sure to show up on time (9 PM), we don't know how long it will last as the hordes of zombies descend! Of course, Cannery Ballroom has a full-service bar to counteract any prom awkwardness or unwillingness to dance.
Date, Location, Directions
PROMOCALYPSE 2013 will be held Saturday, April 27th at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, next door to Mercy Lounge and just a block from Black 13 Tattoo Parlor. We hope to see you there!
Parking in the Mercy Lounge / Cannery lots is typically $3-$5. There are also limited parallel parking spots along Palmer Place and Lea Ave. if you are on a budget.
Follow this link for this year's prom photos!