Tolin FX is proud to be a part of Pittsburgh’s citywide celebration of the life and work of our local hero, legendary and visionary filmmaker George A. Romero.
For our part, Tolin FX is going to throw a Halloween block party at Tolin FX in honor of the horror icon, in Pittsburgh’s Beechview neighborhood. Our Halloween party will start with candy for the trick or treaters at 6pm on October 31st, 2018.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Festivities begin at 6p and go until 11p.
6-8p, Trick or Treat: Come visit your friendly neighborhood monster and special effects shop for tricks and treats. We’ll have treats and fun, like bobbing for apples, and scares and games, like pin the pin on Pinhead.
7-7:30p, Edgar Allan Poe: A special guest will read from selected poems from the horror icon Edar Allan Poe. The reading will take place inside of the Tolin FX fabrication shop, located in the back of Tolin FX.
8-8:30p, Beechview Halloween Parade: See a managere of ghouls and goblins wind their way down Pittsburgh’s widest street, Broadway in Beechview. They will be joined by a number of Pittsburgh businesses, including the Pittsburgh Police, Brashear Marching Band, and a Tolin FX float! Starting at St. Catherine’s Cathedral and traveling to the Fallowfield T station.
8-8:30p, Commencement: Representatives from The Mayor’s Office, The Romero Foundation, and a dozen plus of the local cast and crew that had the honor of working for George, will kick off the festivities and unveil a statue of George Romero that Tolin FX’s Kyle Roberts has spent the past 4 months sculpting.
8:30-9p, Lucha Libre Wrestling: Pittsburgh wrestling pros will take the stage in an epic showdown on Beechview’s Broadway Ave. Featuring “The Latin Assassin” and the crew of the Beechview Brawl.
8:30-9:30p, Only Flesh: See suspension artists perform their insane antics while the entertain with music and shocking performance. This one of a kind performance will take place in the Tolin FX Fabrication Shop, located in the back of Tolin FX.
8:30-9:30p, Zombie Shoot Em Up: Try your skill and luck when you try to make multiple headshots on our zombie performer. Each head hit sprays fake blood from the zombie and 3 successes wins a prize!!
8:30-11p, Street Performers: Fire jugglers, street magicians, balloon artists, buskers, and puppeteers will take to the streets in Beechview. They will shock and amaze!!
6-10p, Food Trucks: Food and Beverage vendors will fill Coast Ave, providing us all with plenty of sustenance.
6-11p, Live Stage Performances: Musicians and performers take the stage to entertain and party!!
6-6:30p, Scary O Kee
6:30-7p, Techno Revenge
7-7:30p, Only Flesh Street Gang
10-10:30p, Lucha Libre Revenge: The tides will turn when new parties enter the fray!! Look out for The Honey Badger and Wendell the Sasquatch!!
11p: EVERYBODY GO HOME!