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Virtual Presentation: Stories Beneath the Stones

Local author and historian Kathi Kresol will share her favorite stories during this virtual event presented by The Rockford Public Library.  Our local cemeteries are filled with interesting stories just waiting to be discovered.  These include the slightly odd tales of some of our county's most unusual settlers. Winnebago County has been the home of Native ...

Greenwood Cemetery Walking Tour

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL

We will be following all Illinois recommended IDPH Guidelines for outdoor activities.  Tour is limited to 10 people and 6-foot social distancing between groups is required (or you’ll need to bring a mask.) Join Haunted Rockford as we tour one of the oldest cemeteries in Rockford where our founding families were laid to rest. Kathi ...

$20.00

Special Event! Haunted Rockford Tour with Midway Village 9/11/20

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL

  We will be following all Illinois recommended IDPH Guidelines for outdoor activities.  Tour is limited to 20 people and masks are required.  Updated: Masks are now required for all events per IDPH.   The walking tour will start at the parking lot of Veterans Memorial Hall, meet us there. Haunted Rockford is very excited ...

$20.00

Special Event! Haunted Rockford Tour with Midway Village 9/12/20

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL

  We will be following all Illinois recommended IDPH Guidelines for outdoor activities.  Tour is limited to 20 people and masks are required.  Updated: Masks are now required for all events per IDPH.   The walking tour will start at the parking lot of Veterans Memorial Hall, meet us there. Haunted Rockford is very excited ...

$20.00

Paranormal Investigation at Tinker Swiss Cottage

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford is excited to be back at Tinker Swiss Cottage this time with the Society for Anomolous Studies! Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about? This is your chance to find out!   This exciting event will let you be the paranormal investigator! Guests will be in ...

$40.00

Things that go BUMP in the Night!

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Halloween 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 ...

$20.00

Twilight Tour at Cedar Bluff Cemetery

Cedar Bluff Cemetery 1200 Rural Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Halloween the Haunted Rockford way by touring one of the oldest cemeteries in Rockford!  Local historian Kathi Kresol will share the long-forgotten stories of people from Rockford’s past, both famous and infamous. The price for this event is $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the event.  To register online for this event you must ...

$20.00

Haunted Rockford Walking Tour

Rockford Trolley Depot 324 N. Madison Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Halloween with Haunted 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.  We will meet at the Trolley Depot at 324 Madison Street in Rockford, Il. The price for this event is $20.00 in advance and $25.00 ...

$20.00

Friday the 13th At Tinker Swiss Cottage With Joel Ramsey

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Friday the 13th Haunted Rockford style! We are excited to partner with the historic Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum to bring you this special event!  Joel Ramsey (known as the Paranormal Professor) will join us to share stories of his scariest adventures!  The fee will also cover a tour of this very active location.  The ...

$25.00

Ghosts of Christmas Past 2020

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage! This program will start in the barn.  Kathi Kresol and Samantha Hochmann 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.  ...

$20.00

Paranormal Evening At Graham-Ginestra House

Graham-Ginestra House at the Ethnic Heritage Museum Center 1129 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford is so excited to be invited back to this amazing location!  This historic home was built in 1857 by Freeman Graham and was recently purchased by the Ethnic Heritage Museum. Museum President Jocelyn Hare and Museum Director Pat Jepson will join us to share the history or the home.  Haunted Rockford's Kathi Kresol ...

$20.00

Paranormal Investigation With Ghost Head Soup

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about?  This is your chance to find out!  This exciting event will let you be the paranormal investigator!  Guests will be in small groups as you join the staff in the most active locations in the Cottage.  You are welcome and encouraged ...

$40.00

Paranormal Investigation with the SAS Team

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford is excited to partner with Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum to bring our friends from The Society for Anomalous Studies back to Tinker Cottage! Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about? This is your chance to find out! This event will let you be the paranormal investigator! Guests ...

$40.00

Greenwood Cemetery Spring Guided Tour

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford’s own Kathi Kresol and Samantha Hochmann will be joining Greenwood Cemetery for this event!  Come join us for an educational and inspirational Guided Walk-Thru of the Cemetery! All proceeds will be donated to the Chapel Restoration project. (Sneak peak of the Chapel at the end of the tour.) For questions-please contact Greenwood Cemetery. ...

Rockford Historical Society’s Annual Cemetery Walk

Willwood Burial Park 7000 W State Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford’s own Kathi Kresol will be joining the Rockford Historical Society for this year’s Cemetery Walk.  Each year the Society selects one of Rockford’s major cemeteries for the Cemetery Walk.  This will be the Society’s first time in Willwood Burial Park! Volunteers select individuals interred in the cemetery, research the person’s past, and interpret ...

Twilight Tour of Willwood Burial Park   

Willwood Burial Park 7000 W State Street, Rockford, IL

Join Haunted Rockford for our first tour of Willwood Burial Park!  We'll share stories that highlight the darker side of Rockford’s history.  The stories will include murders and tragic accidents researched by Kathi Kresol.  Kathi will share the details of the long forgotten stories of people that once called Rockford home. This is a walking ...

$20.00

Summer Solstice With The Psychics

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Come celebrate the Summer Solstice Haunted Rockford style!  Tinker Swiss Cottage is excited to partner with Haunted Rockford to bring you this new and exciting event. Join us for an exciting night with psychics Sara Bowker and Tessa Lentz as we hear some of their most harrowing paranormal encounters, learn smudging techniques with Eve Harker ...

$40.00

Paranormal Investigation With Bartel And Henson Paranormal

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about?  This is your chance to find out!  This exciting event will let you be the paranormal investigator!  Guests will be in small groups as you join the staff in the most active locations in the Cottage.  You are welcome and encouraged ...

$40.00

Paranormal Evening At The Ethnic Heritage Museum

Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 South Main Street, Rockford, IL

Ghostly Encounters and Ghastly Crimes! Join local authors Terri Reid and Kathi Kresol as they take you on a ghostly journey to some of the scariest places in Illinois and Wisconsin.  From ghostly apparitions in local cemeteries, to encounters with spirits in local businesses and homes, these spine-tingling tales will prove that some hauntings are ...

$20.00

Dead Folks Do Tell Tales

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

This event will feature local psychics Sara Bowker and Tessa Lentz.  They'll share their favorite tales of connecting with the dead.  This event will also include a paranormal tour of the very active cottage.   Tickets are limited!  Tickets are $25 and must be paid in advance.  To Register online tickets must be paid for ...

$25.00

Ghostly Gathering – Veterans Memorial Hall

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL

This event will include chilling true tales of ghostly encounters from actual investigators and the truth behind some of the area’s best known legends.  Local Paranormal Investigation team members from Society for Anomalous Studies, Ghost Head Soup and Bartel and Henson Paranormal will share some of their favorite evidence they have collected from investigations.   ...

$30.00

Paranormal Investigation of the Graham-Ginestra House

Graham-Ginestra House at the Ethnic Heritage Museum Center 1129 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL

This exciting event will give you the opportunity to join in on an actual paranormal investigation!   The event will begin at the Ethnic Heritage Museum where the Heritage Museum Staff will share the history of the Graham-Ginestra House and the team members from the Society for Anomalous Studies (SAS) will share some of the evidence ...

$40.00

Scary Tales of the Other Side — Free Event

Wolf Hollow Gift Shoppe 3800 E State St. #103, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford Crew members: Kathi Kresol, Sara Bowker and Samanatha Hochmann have been researching and investigating  local legends and chilling tales of the paranormal for years.  In this presentation they will share some of their most disturbing experiences with phantom hitchhikers, cemetery spectres and other encounters with the dead. This is a Free Event, and ...

Special Presentation At The Ethnic Heritage Museum

Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 South Main Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford is thrilled to welcome back the Greater Rockford Apparition and Ghost Group!  Travis and Chad love to investigate historic buildings and some of the scariest places on the planet, including many Northern Illinois Landmarks.  The GRAGG team continues to collect evidence to prove to the world – as well as themselves – that ...

$20.00

Things That Go Bump In The Night

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Halloween 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 ...

$25.00

Special Event! Greenwood Cemetery Twilight Tour

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL

The ornate stones of Greenwood Cemetery cover many dark stories.  But Kathi Kresol has been investigating these stories for many years and she will share them during this special tour.  These stories will include tragic accidents, horrible murders, and ghostly encounters.  It also will include a special tour of the Greenwood Chapel. This is a ...

$25.00

The Most Haunted Tour – 2021

Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford is honored to be a part of this special event!  We will be visiting three historical locations in Rockford: Veterans Memorial Hall, Tinker Swiss Cottage and Graham Gunestea House.  All of these sites have reported ghostly encounters and paranormal happenings.  The history of these fascinating locations will be shared by the staff of ...

$50.00

Ghosts Of Christmas Past 2021

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage! This program will start in the barn.  Kathi Kresol will present some stories from the darker side of the Holiday Season. Tinker’s own Samantha Hochman will share the history of this incredible location and share the ghostly encounters experienced by staff and visitors. Guests ...

$25.00

Paranormal Investigation With Ghost Head Soup

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Haunted Rockford  is excited to partner with Tinker Swiss Museum to bring our friends from Ghost Head Soup back to Tinker Cottage! Did you ever want to see what a real paranormal investigation is all about? This is your chance to find out! This event will let you be the paranormal investigator! Guests will be ...

$40.00

Friday the 13th Haunted Rockford Style – Tinker Cottage

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

Celebrate Friday the 13th Haunted Rockford Style!  Haunted Rockford's own Kathi Kresol and Sara Bowker have been researching ghost stories, true crimes, and odd tales of the local area for almost two decades.  Their latest project will feature legends and lore Kathi has collected about the spooky side of the Rock River Valley.  The river ...

$25.00

Greenwood Cemetery By Twilight Tour

Greenwood Cemetery 1011 Auburn Street, Rockford, IL

Join Haunted Rockford for our first cemetery tour of the season!  The tour will start at the Greenwood Cemetery Chapel. We’ll share stories that highlight the darker side of Rockford’s history. The stories will include murders and tragic accidents researched by Kathi Kresol. Kathi will share the details of the long forgotten stories of people ...

$20.00 – $25.00

RPL — The Darker Side Of Local History: True Crimes And Tragedies

Nordlof Center 118 N Main St, Rockford, IL

"Travel Though Time" with Rockford Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge's Local History event. Have you ever wondered about the dark underside of Winnebago County history? Kathi Kresol, local historian and author of the book "Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois" (2015), will share some of the most unusual stories she has collected that portray the ...

Reaching Beyond The Veil: Communicating With The Dead

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens 411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL

The Summer Solstice is almost here and in order to celebrate, Haunted Rockford is inviting some of our favorite psychics from the area. Haunted Rockford's own Sara Bowker and guest Tessa Lentz will share some of their favorite encounters with the dead. There will  also be a chance for you to share your own close ...

$25.00