Published: Oct 20, 2012 12:29 AM EDT
Updated: Oct 20, 2012 12:41 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fl. -  Friday night kicked off the night of the living dead.  Zombicon 20-12 has officially started.

Organizers expect 40,000 people to come through town for the convention.

It started Friday evening with a pre-burial ceremony.

WINK News caught up with the 'Zombie Security Squad' who says they will keep everyone safe this weekend.