- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 3, 2019

MILTON, Del. (AP) - The streets of a small Delaware town are usually flooded each October by an undead horde, but it seems there won’t be any dead men walking this year.

Milton Zombie Fest organizer and theater director Fred Munzert says the town approved new guidelines that essentially take the street festival off the street and up the event’s financial burden. The theater’s board decided this month to cancel the event.

Munzert tells The News Journal of Wilmington that the town council and mayor barred the event’s stage and vendors from the street and halved its number of approved food trucks. He says it costs about $20,000 to throw the family-friendly festival, which organizers said was going to be free to attendees this year. Mayor Ted Kanakos didn’t respond to requests for comment.

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Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com



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