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                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Town’s biggest undead flash mob

Zombie Walk packs the streets.

A horde of the undead tore through the streets of downtown Issaquah on Oct. 26 as hundreds of people attended the 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk.

Tapping on restaurant windows and spooking unsuspecting Issaquah shoppers, they made their way to the steps of City Hall to perform a Thriller and Time Warp flash mob — the biggest in the event’s history.

The tradition was started by local families, is sponsored by the Downtown Issaquah Association, featured free dance coaching from Glass House Dance, and was run by many volunteers.

There were participants young and old, even canine companions. New this year was a prize for best zombie dog, sponsored by Cattledog Cookie Company, in addition to the other categories of best costume awards.

The creepy crawl typically takes place the Saturday before Halloween.

Additional information and photos from past years can be found online at the Issaquah Zombie Walk Facebook page (https://bit.ly/2NtGuKY).

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo
                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Natalie DeFord/Staff photo Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

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