Cosplay Competitions

Fest-Evil ticket holders are eligible to enter cosplay competitions taking place on Friday night and Sunday afternoon before the Zombie Walk. There are cash prizes for first place in each category and great runner up prizes in Friday's comp from Surfers Paradise businesses. So make sure you enter!


Best of Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil

Encompasses all Halloween style costumes i.e. witches, ghouls, ghosts, zombies, pumpkins etc.

Date: Friday 26 October 2018

Time: Competition judged at 8.15pm. Register to enter on the day between 6.45pm – 8pm at the Cavill Mall Stage (participants must be ready to go 10 minutes prior to the start time).

Categories (all ages):

  • Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil Best Male Character   $500 cash prize
  • Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil Best Female Character   $500 cash prize
  • Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil Most Impressive Group (3 or more)   $1000 cash prize

Additional Prizing: 2nd and 3rd place prizes sponsored by Surfers Paradise businesses Dracula's Cabaret Gold Coast, Helm Bar & Bistro, One Cavill Beach Bar, The Avenue and VMAX.


King & Queen of the Zombie Walk 2018

Date: Sunday 28 October 2018

Time: Competition judged at 2pm. Register to enter on the day between 12pm - 1.45pm at the Zombie Walk Marshalling Zone (participants must be ready to go 10 minutes prior to the start time). Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk starts promptly at 3pm.

Categories (all ages):

  • King of Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk 2018   $1000 cash prize
  • Queen of Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk 2018   $1000 cash prize

Competition Terms & Conditions available here.

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