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Kathi Kresol


Kathi Kresol, local historian and paranormal researcher is owner of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events.  At most events, Kathi will share stories of Rockford’s past.

July 2019

Paranormal Investigation of the Tinker Swiss Cottage with Dale Kaczmarek

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
$40.00 36 tickets left

Haunted Rockford is thrilled to partner with Tinker Swiss Cottage to bring the renowned Ghost Investigator Dale Kaczmarek and his Ghost Research Society (GHS) to investigate this exciting location.  There have been many claims to paranormal experiences in this historic home and it was featured on the SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters Paranormal Show.  Guests will meet up for the investigation at the barn.  We will travel through four “hot spots”  in an actual paranormal investigation. Haunted Rockford's Kathi Kresol and…

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Unsolved Crimes of Winnebago County

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Road Ste. A-1
Poplar Grove, IL 61065 United States

Local historian and author,  Kathi Kresol will share some of the stories about unsolved crimes she has uncovered in her research of Rockford's past.  Kathi has been researching Rockford's history for over 10 years for Haunted Rockford Tours and her local newspaper column, "Voices From the Grave."  Her first book, Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, was published in November 2015. The price of admission is $5.00 and can be paid at the door.  There is no fee for museum members. …

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Greenwood Cemetery by Lamplight Tour

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwood Cemetery, 1011 Auburn Street
Rockford, IL 61103 United States

Join Haunted Rockford as we tour one of the oldest cemeteries in Rockford where our founding families were laid to rest. Kathi Kresol will share the long forgotten stories of people from Rockford’s past, both famous and infamous. This tour will include a little history and mystery. This is a walking tour so please wear comfortable shoes. Water and bug spray will be provided. The price for this event is $20.00 with advanced reservations and $25.00 at the event.  You…

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August 2019

City by Starlight – Haunted Downtown Walking Tour – 7PM

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$20.00 50 tickets left

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 at the  Veterans Memorial Hall parking lot at…

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Special Event – Haunted Rockford Walking Tour with Midway Village

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$20.00 50 tickets left

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 walking tour will start at the parking lot of Veterans Memorial Hall,…

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September 2019

The 2019 Illinois Paranormal Conference – The Biggest Event of the Year

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Rockford, IL United States

Join Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford for the eight 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 2019.  The conference will be Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, Illinois.  The doors will open at 10:30 a.m. to allow guests…

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