October 1, 2010

Friday The 13th movies featured on AMC's 2010 Fear Fest!

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

Big Daddy here. Just found an article which says that AMC's 2010 Fear Fest will feature everyone's favorite masked and machete-wielding person, Jason Vorhees!The Schedule Friday the 13th Mon Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm | 7:00 pm Friday the 13th, Part 2 Mon Oct 18 @ 10:15 pm | 9:15 pm Friday the 13th Part 3 Tue Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm | 7:00 pm Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Tue Oct 19 @ 10:15 pm | 9:15 pm Friday the 13th: A New Beginning Thu Oct 21 @ 12:15 am | 11:15 am Friday the 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives Thu Oct 21 @...


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September 30, 2010

FM 102/1 at the Wisconsin Feargrounds on Friday Oct. 1

Events

 FM 102/1's Schroeder and their Street Team will be at the Wisconsin Feargrounds tomorrow,  Friday, October 1st, from 8p-9p. Join them for some crazy fun and a chance to win FM 102/1 prizes!


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September 24, 2010

Elvira is coming back to TV

Halloween Hodgepodge

Elvira returns to TV this weekend with her new show, "Elvira's Movie Macabre". (Click here for showtimes) According to Fangoria.com, "the new season, currently filming, will showcase 26 movies, ranging from such classic turkeys as THE CREEPING TERROR, TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE and THE GIANT GILA MONSTER to the odd classic like NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD". Click here to read the full interview.  


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September 24, 2010

The haunt season begins TONIGHT!

Events

We've been waiting all year to and the time has finally arrived!! There are a total of 10 events open today including four haunted attractions; Hauntfest, Lakewood Haunted Zoo, Seventh Circle Haunt, and The Haunted Barn.Tomorrow there will be 15 events open including seven haunted attractions; Haunted Cornfield at Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm, Jellystone Warrens Trail of Terror, and Terror on the Fox.  Hauntfest is having their soft opening this weekend during Harvest Fair, so admission is is only $12! Also discounted this weekend only is the brand new Seventh Circle Haunt. Admission is just  $7.00!


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September 24, 2010

Pumpkin Down

Andy's Web Log

Oh, nooooooooooo!  The great pumpkin is down again.The crew at Halloween Express will likely have the store open again soon.  They have had plenty of experience at resurrecting the iconic pumpkin shaped store that acts like a beacon for all of us who see it from I-94.WTMJ Article


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September 10, 2010

New Review Crew Members

HW Updates

Welcome to the new members of our 2010 Review Crew team; Allyson, Brett, Justin, Greg and Crystal!Be sure to check out our Review Crew page in the upcoming weeks to read more about our RC members and to read their reviews!Thank you to everyone who applied to be part of this years Review Crew. We received many great applications which made it even more difficult to choose our new members. If you didn't get picked this year, please try again next year!


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September 2, 2010

Zombies invade Oshkosh this Saturday

Events

The second annual Oshkosh zombie walk, INFECTION 2010, is a free family friendly event that will be held this Saturday, September 4th at 6:30pm. Show up as a member of the living dead and roam downtown Oshkosh. Afterwards, a free, all ages after party, with contests, trivia, raffles and concessions will be held at the Time Community theater. All proceeds from the raffles and concession sales will go to the Theater.Click here for more information!


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August 28, 2010

Taste of the Halloween Season!

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

Big Daddy here:I heard it thru the Halloween grapevine (thanks, Grampa!) that Starbucks had begun selling it's tasty seasonal treat, pumpkin spice latte!After a visit to a few Starbucks in my area, I found it at the Starbucks on highway 100 and Bluemound! I only have one word to say: MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM (is that a word?) BD


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August 28, 2010

Halloween Express is NOW OPEN!

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

Big Daddy here!I was driving down S. 27th street, and low and behold, the Halloween Express anchor store is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! YAY!Needless to say, I stopped in. I was fortunate enough to meet with Jon Majdoch, co-owner of Halloween Express. He is a great guy!We chatted for quite awhile. He revealed to me that: - the Brookfield store opened up today  - the Gurnee Mills location is now open  - the Greenfield store will be open on Tuesday, September 1st; - they are ground breaking on the big pumpkin in Racine tomorrow - they will be working on the big pumpkin at...


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August 28, 2010

2010 Harvest Fair website is now up and running!

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

The 2010 Harvest Fair website is up and running! Thanks for the folks at the State Fair administration for providing me with updates on when the website would be up and running!JR


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August 27, 2010

Today is the last day to apply for the Review Crew

HW Updates

Applications are DUE BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (FRIDAY, AUGUST 27). You should apply if the following describes you!• Love Halloween• Love haunted attractions• Good writing, spelling & grammar skills• No affiliation with a haunt for the past 18 months• Able & willing to travel to five assigned haunts anytime prior to the last week in October• Ability to provide interesting, constructive, unbiased reviews• Able & willing to drive an hour or more one way• Are 17 years of age or older (current members are in their early 20's to early 40's) Please read our Review Crew F.A.Q. page prior to applying....


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August 13, 2010

Only two weeks left to apply for the Review Crew

HW Updates

There's still time to apply to be part of our Review Crew! We want YOU to be part of the crew!! We especially need those of you from the Madison/Whitewater area or those willing to travel there. Not only do you get to have fun checking out Halloween haunted attractions, but you'll get to meet your fellow RC members and the staff of HauntedWisconsin.com at our annual Meet & Greet / Early Halloween party! Applications are DUE BY MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 27. You should apply if the following describes you! • Love Halloween • Love haunted attractions • Good...


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July 22, 2010

2010 Harvest Fair website

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

I just checked - and the 2010 Harvest Fair website is now under construction! Here is the link and be sure to check it often! The dates for this year's Harvest Fair are September 24th - 26th.http://www.wistatefair.com/10_harvest_fair/


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July 20, 2010

Halloween is just around the corner

Halloween Hodgepodge

That subject caught my eye while looking through emails today. abc distributing sent out their Halloween merchandise email this morning, which means it's time to start getting into the Halloween spirit! One of their new items is a life size animated body bag for $19.95.  Enjoy what's left of summer while you can, because the best holiday ever will be here before you know it! Have you seen any Halloween items in any local stores?


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July 16, 2010

Halloween 2010 - merchandise starting to roll out

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

Big Daddy here. I have been "feenin'" for Halloween for a few weeks now. Why? Because last year, stores began rolling out the Halloween merchandise around June 29th.Not so this year. BUT. . .I was at Michael's on Highway 100 and National today and they began putting out a small Halloween display.Most, if not all, merchandise on this end-of-aisle display was new, never seen before stuff! How exciting!So, let the 2010 Halloween season BEGIN!Big Dahdah


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July 14, 2010

2010 Review Crew application now available

HW Updates

Be part of HauntedWisconsin.com! We're currently looking for additional Review Crew members to travel to haunts throughout Wisconsin. Applications are due by midnight on Friday, August 27. You should apply if the following describes you! • Love Halloween • Love haunted attractions • Good writing, spelling & grammar skills • No affiliation with a haunt for the past 18 months • Able & willing to travel to five assigned haunts during the first four weekends in October • Ability to provide interesting, constructive, unbiased reviews • Able & willing to drive an hour or more one way • Are 17...


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July 1, 2010

July advertising special - $75 off

HW Updates

From now through July 31st, get $75 off when you purchase both a Site Sponsor ad spot (any tier) and a Bottom Fold banner ad spot (9 left). Featured Event advertisers and Contest Sponsors may also purchase either a Site Sponsor ad spot or a Bottom Fold banner ad spot for $75 off through July 31st. Click here for more information about advertising on HauntedWisconsin.com. The discount will be $50 after July 31, 2010. One discount per advertiser.


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June 8, 2010

Time to submit your Halloween event information

Events

There are only 145 days left until Halloween and even less until the Halloween season begins! If you own or operate a Halloween event (haunted house, hayride, corn maze, zombie walk, etc.) now is the time to submit your event information! As always, basic listings are FREE and you can always update your information as the season gets closer. If you submitted your event in the past and included a user name, you can use the log in link at the top of the page and update your event information for 2010. If you didn’t include a user name or...


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June 2, 2010

New Event Category Added - Zombie Walk

HW Updates

Thanks to a suggestion on our message board, we've added a new 'Zombie Walk' category to our events pages. If you're in charge of a zombie walk and/or zombie pub crawl or are associated with it, please submit the information to our event listing for free! Please also feel free to add information on our message board as well!


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May 8, 2010

Manitowoc Zombie Walk - Saturday, May 8

Events

Yep, it's tonight! Get gruesome and head over to Capone's at 6pm to participate in the zombie walk (pub crawl). This is for those of you 21 and older. There's a $5.00 donation fee, which will be donated to the Lakeshore Weekend for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. So don't be a stingy zombie and give a little extra. You can view more details on Facebook, or call The Mad Hatter at (920) 683-3268 for details.


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