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October 2017

Things That Go Bump in the Night: True Ghostly Tales and Legends

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00 Sold out

An Evening of True Ghostly Tales and Legends. Celebrate Friday the 13th with Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford!  Local authors Terri Reid and Kathi Kresol will be joining us for this special evening of spine-tingling and bone-chilling stories! Terri Reid, best-selling author of the Mary O’Reilly paranormal series and Kathi Kresol, founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events will share their favorite tales of their own paranormal encounters and other local legends. After the presentation, Steve Litteral, Executive Director of…

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Rockford’s Haunted History Bus Tour 10/14/17

October 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$30.00 Sold out

Celebrate the Halloween Season with Haunted Rockford! Climb aboard our luxury bus (Yes! There is a bathroom on board!) and listen as Local Historian and Author, Kathi Kresol shares researched and documented stories including ghastly crimes, suicides and ghostly encounters. We will visit several locations including cemeteries to experience the spots where these stories took place. We will be spending time off of the bus so please dress accordingly for the weather. Kathi will also have her newly released book…

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Twisted Spirits: Haunted Pub Bus Tour

October 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hope and Anchor English Pub, 5040 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season in true Haunted Rockford style! We will start our tour at the very haunted Hope and Anchor English Pub. Kathi Kresol of Haunted Rockford will share the history of this location and Hope and Anchor staff will share the ghostly encounters that they have witnessed. Then we will travel in a coach bus to different haunted pubs throughout the city where you will have a chance to experience spirits of both kinds: liquid and ghostly! Get…

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Ghost Investigations with WIPIT

October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00

Haunted Rockford and Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum are proud to bring the popular Wisconsin & Illinois Paranormal Investigation Team back to Rockford!  Laura and Mitchell Baker, founders of the team will be on hand to discuss their most interesting cases of haunted locations. Other team members, including researcher Michelle Damadeo will talk about the process the team goes through to prepare for the investigation and share some of their most startling evidence.   After the presentation, Steve Litteral, Executive Director…

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Spooktacular Haunts at Anderson Japanese Gardens

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Join us for a Hoo-rifically Spooky Halloween in the Anderson Japanese Gardens.  The Garden is partnering with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehab and Education Center and Haunted Rockford for a Halloween event that will be fun for the whole family!  Children are invited to come dressed in costume and explore the Garden in a new and spooky way! Registration not required; FREE for Garden Members; non-member pay regular Garden admission prices: Adults $9.50, Students $7.50.

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Dinner with the Dead

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camp Grant Museum, 1004 Samuelson Road
Rockford, IL United States
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$25.00
Camp Grant Museum and Restaurant; Rockford, Illinois

Celebrate Halloween with the Haunted Rockford crew and Camp Grant Museum and Restaurant!  Haunted Rockford is pleased to be invited back to this very historic (and haunted!) location for and evening of great food and ghost tales!   We will be treated to a buffet style dinner including a pasta buffet and the Camp Post Restaurant's famous pumpkin dessert!   Local authors Terri Reid and Kathi Kresol will be joining us for this special evening of spine-tingling and bone-chilling stories!…

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November 2017

Paranormal Evening at Toad Hall Books and Records

November 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$20.00

Haunted Rockford is excited to be invited to Toad Hall Books and Records.  This is a new location for us.  We will hear stories of personal experiences from the staff and psychic Sara Bowker will tell her impressions of anyone who might linger in this unique place.   Local author, historian and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Event, Kathi Kresol will be there to sign copies of her new book, Haunted Rockford, Illinois.   The price for this event is…

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December 2017

Ghosts of Christmas Past

December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage!   This program will start in the barn.  Steve Litteral and Kathi Kresol will present the history and share the ghostly encounters experienced by staff and visitors.  Psychic Sara Bowker will share her impressions of who actually lingers in the halls of this historic building.  Guests will be allowed to tour the house and see the most haunted rooms.  The house will be decorated for the Holidays in true…

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March 2018

Paranormal Evening at the Road House Restaurant in Oregon, IL

March 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Road House Restaurant, 807 S 7th St
Oregon, IL 61061 United States
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$25.00

This restaurant has become a haunted landmark because of an unsolved murder that took place near the site in 1948. It was featured on an episode of “Dead Files” and has been discussed in numerous books and podcasts.  Haunted Rockford is proud to join Ghost Head Soup Paranormal Investigators in presenting the story of this unsolved crime and the ghosts who linger here.  We will hear the story of the murder, the hauntings of this historic location and Ghost Head…

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April 2018

Paranormal Evening at the Victorian Garden Bed and Breakfast in Monroe, WI.

April 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Victorian Gardens Bed and Breakfast, 1720 16th Street
Monroe, WI 53566 United States
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$30.00

Kathi Kresol  will join Dean Thompson and his Ghost Head Soup Crew Rockford Team for this very special event.  They will share results from the investigation and owners Tia and Tony will tell of their ghostly experiences in this house built in the 1890's. We will give you the history of the family members that may linger and psychic Sara Bowker will share her impressions of the spirits that remain.  (Home owners Tia and Tony would like to take this opportunity to…

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July 2018

City by Starlight – Haunted Walking Tour

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$15.00

Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Veterans Memorial Hall for a paranormal tour of the downtown area in Rockford.  Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol will tell the ghostly tales of Rockford's historic places.  These stories will include ghastly murders, accidents, and ghostly visits.  All proceeds will go to the Veterans Memorial Hall. This will be a walking tour so please dress appropriately for the weather.  We will meet inside Veterans Memorial Hall at the corners of Mulberry…

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August 2018

Special Event! Haunted History Walk 08-17-18

August 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rockford Trolley Depot, 324 N. Madison Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$20.00

 Haunted Rockford is very excited to announce that we are partnering with Midway Village Museum to offer a very SPECIAL EVENT! Local author Kathi Kresol will lead the group around the haunted spots of downtown Rockford where costumed interpreters from Midway Village Museum will make Rockford’s ghostly history come alive.  Hear the dark tales of murder, grisly accidents, and spirits who linger throughout the Forest City.   The price for this event will be $20.00 and must be paid in…

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Special Event! Haunted History Walk 08-18-18

August 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rockford Trolley Depot, 324 N. Madison Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$20.00

This event will meet at the Rockford Trolley Depot at 324 Madison Street in the Riverview Ice House Parking lot.    Haunted Rockford is very excited to announce that we are partnering with Midway Village Museum to offer a very SPECIAL EVENT! Local author Kathi Kresol will lead the group around the haunted spots of downtown Rockford where costumed interpreters from Midway Village Museum will make Rockford’s ghostly history come alive.  Hear the dark tales of murder, grisly accidents, and…

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October 2018

Rockford’s Haunted History Bus Tour 10-06-18

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season with Haunted Rockford!  Climb aboard our luxury bus (Yes! There is a bathroom on board!) and listen as Local Historian and Author, Kathi Kresol shares researched and documented stories including ghastly crimes, suicides and ghostly encounters. We will visit several locations including cemeteries to experience the spots where these stories took place.  We will be spending time off of the bus so please dress accordingly for the weather.  Kathi will also have her books for sale! We…

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Rockford’s Haunted History Bus Tour 10-13-18

October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season with Haunted Rockford!  Climb aboard our luxury bus (Yes!  There is a bathroom on board!) and listen as Local Historian and Author, Kathi Kresol shares researched and documented stories including ghastly crimes, suicides and ghostly encounters. We will visit several locations including cemeteries to experience the spots where these stories took place.  We will be spending time off of the bus so please dress accordingly for the weather.  Kathi will also have her books for sale! We…

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Historic Haunted Home Walking Tour

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rockford Art Museum, 711 N Main St,
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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$20.00

Kathi Kresol from Haunted Rockford is thrilled to partner with the Rockford Art Museum for this very unique event.  We will meet at the Art Museum and then explore the nearby historic neighborhood.  Kathi will share the history and the mystery that surrounds certain homes along the way.  This is a walking tour so please dress accordingly.   The price for this event is $20.00 and must be paid in advance.  Rockford Art Museum Members can get a discount price of…

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Twisted Spirits: Haunted Pub Bus Tour

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hope and Anchor English Pub, 5040 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season in true Haunted Rockford style!  We will start our tour at the very haunted Hope and Anchor English Pub.  Kathi Kresol of Haunted Rockford will share the history of this location and Hope and Anchor staff will share the ghostly encounters that they have witnessed.  Then we will travel in a coach bus to different haunted pubs throughout the city where you will have a chance to experience spirits of both kinds: liquid and ghostly! Get…

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Spooktacular Haunts at Anderson Japanese Gardens

October 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Join us for a Hoo-rifically Spooky Halloween in the Anderson Japanese Gardens.  The Garden is partnering with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehab and Education Center and Haunted Rockford for a Halloween event that will be fun for the whole family!  Children are invited to come dressed in costume and explore the Garden in a new and spooky way! Registration not required; FREE for Garden Members; non-member pay regular Garden admission prices at the event:  Adults $9.50, Students $7.50.  Tickets can be…

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February 2019

Paranormal Evening at the Graham-Ginestra House

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Graham-Ginestra House at the Ethnic Heritage Museum Center, 1129 S. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61101 United States
$20.00

We are so excited to be invited to this brand new location!  This historic home was built in 1857 by Freeman Graham.  It was recently acquired by the Ethnic Heritage Museum and the Midwest Ghost Investigators were the first team invited to investigate the building!  Haunted Rockford's Kathi Kresol will share the history of the location and Psychic Sara Bowker will give her impressions of any who might linger here.  Nino Enna and Sara will share the evidence and their…

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April 2019

Paranormal Event at the Roadhouse Restaurant

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Road House Restaurant, 807 S 7th St
Oregon, IL 61061 United States
$25.00

This restaurant has become a haunted landmark because of an unsolved murder that took place near the site in 1948. It was featured on an episode of “Dead Files” and has been discussed in numerous books and podcasts.  Haunted Rockford is proud to join Ghost Head Soup Paranormal Investigators in presenting the story of this unsolved crime and the ghosts who linger here.  We will hear the story of the murder, the hauntings of this historic location and Ghost Head…

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May 2019

Paranormal Evening at the Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum in Poplar Grove

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Road Ste. A-1
Poplar Grove, IL 61065 United States
$20.00

Haunted Rockford is very excited to be invited to this brand new location!  This museum contains hundreds of artifacts all dealing with transportation.  We will take a tour and curator Mike Frederiksen and Event Coordinator Trudy Konopka will share the history of the museum and the artifacts. Haunted Rockford's Kathi Kresol will share the history of the area and Sara Bowker will share her psychic impressions of any spirits who linger at the location. The price for this event is $20.00…

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June 2019

City by Starlight- Haunted Rockford Walking Tour – 6/14/19 – 7:00 p.m.

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$20.00

There are two walks for this date, one starting at 7:00 PM, the second starting at 9:00 PM.  This event page is for 7:00 PM and tickets ordered on this page are only valid for the 7:00 PM Tour. Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Rockford Public Library for a paranormal tour of the downtown area in Rockford.  Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol will tell the ghostly tales of Rockford's historic places.  These stories will include…

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City by Starlight-Haunted Rockford Walking Tour – 6/14/19 – 9:00 p.m.

June 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$20.00

There are two walks for this date, one starting at 7:00 PM, the second starting at 9:00 PM.  This event page is for 9:00 PM and tickets ordered on this page are only valid for the 9:00 PM Tour. Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Rockford Public Library for a paranormal tour of the downtown area in Rockford.  Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol will tell the ghostly tales of Rockford's historic places.  These stories will include ghastly…

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