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The 2018 Illinois Paranormal Conference – The Biggest Event of the Year

September 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


Join Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford for the seventh annual Illinois Paranormal Conference.

The conference will feature speakers and vendors from all aspects of the paranormal.

Samantha Hochmann from Tinker Swiss Cottage and Kathi Kresol from Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events are hosting the Illinois Paranormal Conference again in 2018.  The conference will be Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, Illinois.  The doors will open at 10:30 a.m. to allow guests to visit with the many vendors.

Headline Speaker for 2018 will be Historian and Folklorist Ursula Bielski.

Ursula Bielski is a Chicago historian and folklorist specializing in cemetery history and the folklore of the preternatural.

A respected paranormal researcher, she is the author of nine books on Chicago ghostlore and cemetery history and has been studying the settlement, folklore and culture of Bachelors Grove for nearly three decades.


Also Speaking at the Conference in 2018:

Film maker and serial killer researcher, John Borowski will be back by popular demand,  with a new presentation: Dahmer and Me: Why I became interested in Serial Killers.   Renowned ghost investigator Dale Kaczmarek from Ghost Research Society is also returning the the Conference in 2018, and will share evidence from his most exciting recent investigations.  Also returning for the 2018 Conference will be Paranormal Investigator and author Sylvia Shults.

Other speakers include author and storyteller Amelia Cotter; Ami and Mark Orava from the Society for Anomalous Studies; Dean Thompson of the Paranormal Group Ghost Head Soup; and Dan Norvell, author and Paranormal Investigator.  


“The Conference is a fantastic place to speak to people active in all aspects of the paranormal.”


Visit our Illinois Paranormal Conference Page for more information: 2018 Conference Page.

General Admission Tickets Now on Sale!

Tickets purchased at the event will be $5.00 more, so register online now.

Vendor Space Registration Available here: Vendor Space Registration

The Event has now started.  If you are looking for tickets today – just come down to the Veterans Memorial Hall – tickets are available.


September 29, 2018
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Veterans Memorial Hall
211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Kathi Kresol


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