Fans of the hit cable series get a chance to be a "Walker" or "Survivor" when The Walking Dead Escape interactive event comes to Reliant Stadium The course allows fans to choose which side they're on as they climb, crawl, and slide their way through various zombie-infected evacuation zones. Those lucky enough to make it to the decontamination zone will have their level of infection assessed and then participate in the event’s Fan Experience.Those participating as "Walkers" will be transformed into the undead by professional makeup artists, and they'll receive “zombie training” prior to their release on the course. The Walking Dead Escape is not a race, and its participants will not be timed or required to run. Fans can also watch the action on the course by purchasing a spectator ticket.
Admission for the Escape ranges from $20 to $150:
- For $20, you can be a spectator can watch the carnage unfold
- $75 lets you be a "survivor" and fight off zombies
- For $95, you will be made into a "walker" with zombie makeup from a professional special effects artist
- $150 VIP package includes the option of being a survivor first and then a walker
Walkers can be zombies for two-and-one-half hours on the course; survivors can be on the course as long as they survive.