August 27, 2011

Halloween has arrived at Menards

Halloween Hodgepodge

Andy and I stopped out at the Waukesha Menards yesterday and found two and half isles of Halloween merchandise! They have all sorts of Halloween goodies including a selection of nicely priced costumes, Lemax Spooky Town items and a huge $99 Funkin!       


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August 23, 2011

Pumpkin drinks now at Dunn Brothers Coffee

Halloween Hodgepodge

If you've been craving the taste of fall, it's now available at Dunn Brothers Coffee! Stop in today to try their Pumpkin Spice Latte or Blended Pumpkin Pie IceCremaTM and let us know what you think! Pumpkin Spice Latte Made with pumpkin pie sauce and our fresh roasted espresso mixed with expertly steamed milk. Add a dollop of milk froth on top and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and you’ve got the flavor of autumn in a cup. Available hot or try it iced. Blended Pumpkin Pie IceCremaTM Our signature frappe blended with Pumpkin pie sauce and our one of...


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August 9, 2011

Apply to be part of our Review Crew

HW Updates

We're currently looking for additional Review Crew members to travel to haunts throughout Wisconsin. Want to know more? Click here to read our Review Crew F.A.Q. Applications are due by midnight on Friday, August 26. 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 four assigned haunts during the first four weekends in October• Ability to provide interesting, constructive, unbiased reviews• Able & willing to drive over an hour one way• Are 17 years...


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August 9, 2011

Minnesota's Most Haunted Make & Take on August 13

Events

Minnesotas Most Haunted is inviting fellow Wisconsin haunters to a Make & Take event in Cottage Grove Minnesota this Saturday, August 13th from 2-10pm! This event is open to all home and professional haunters. Activities include a 3D Painting seminar, Make & Take kit building, behind the scenes tour of the Haunted Experience Haunted Attraction, haunted hayride, all you can eat BBQ, outdoor theater with haunt related movies with bonfire. There is a $5.00 fee which includes the all you eat BBQ food and refreshments. The PVC Steam-pipe kit cost is $10.00 and the LED Spot light kit cost is...


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August 2, 2011

Technology

GMPRG Tim

There are people out there that believe that their group needs to have the most up-to-date technology available to them in order to have a successful investigation.  This is not true by any means at all.  The only thing that you need any piece of equipment for is to be able to prove or disprove a haunting to someone else.  To be a successful investigator, the only thing you need is your eyes, ears, nose, and sense of touch. People, there is no proven science to paranormal investigating!  Use your senses guys.  If you want to be able to tell...


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August 2, 2011

Orbs

GMPRG Tim

Now I know that there's a lot of paranormal groups out there that believe in orbs.  However, being in contact with several professional groups that specialize in photography, I have a different view.  This blog is not meant to deter people from orbs being a spiritual being floating in a ball of energy, just to inform a huge difference between specs of dust, and orbs.  I can honestly say that I have yet to see a photograph of what most would consider an "Orb"  Not saying that they don't exist, but the odds of catching a ball of energy floating...


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August 2, 2011

The Boney Bunch Halloween Preview Party - Saturday, August 6

Halloween Hodgepodge

Yankee Candle is holding thier "After Life Party" Halloween Preview this Saturday, August 6 from 10 - Noon. This is your chance to preview their new 2011 Boney Bunch collection and all new Skeleton Crew accessories. Watch their preview video below.  


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July 30, 2011

Halloween items now at Bath & Body Works

Halloween Hodgepodge

Bath & Body Works announced earlier this week that their line of Halloween items are now available.  New items include a green apple scented Light-Up Coffin Hand Soap which actually lights up and makes spooky noises, and a spiced cider spider candle available in 14.5 oz or 1.6 oz size. Check out their Spook-tacular Boo-tique online for their current line-up and sign up to be alerted when new items are added to their Spook-tacular Boo-tiqu!


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July 30, 2011

Haunted High Haunt Workshop on Saturday, August 6

Events

Halloween Room Productions will be hosting a "hands on" workshop for haunt owners, actors and anyone who wants to learn more about haunting techniques on Saturday, August 6th from 2-6pm. Workshops will include makeup, how to scare someone and costume distressing. The workshops will be held at Haunted High location - 550 E. Forest Street in Oconomowoc. Makeup 2-3:30pm How to scare someone 3:30- 4:30pm Costume distressing 4:30-6:00pm Click here for more information.


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July 25, 2011

Spirit Halloween giveaway begins today

Halloween Hodgepodge

Want to win some Halloween decorations? Of course you do! Starting today, July 25th through August 7th, Spirit Halloween is having  their “WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT GIVEAWAY – Décor Sweepstakes”. Go online to www.facebook.com/spirithalloween and follow the instructions to submit an online entry, including entering all required information. Enter daily for a chance to win the following prizes:    Fog Machine ($79.99 value)    Fog/Bubble Machine w/Fog & Bubble Juice ($85.97 value)    Jumping Spider ($69.99 value)    3pc Lawn Zombie Ground Breaker ($59.99 value)    Creepy Caretaker ($99.99 value)    Scream 4 Ghost face ($249.99 value)    Mr. Stubs ($49.99 value)    Dollface Animated...


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July 25, 2011

Madison Horror Film Festival returns October 8th

Events

Via Press Release On Saturday October 8th, Madison Horror once again presents the Madison Horror Film Festival. The event will be at the Market Square Cinema located at 6604 Odana Rd. in Madison, WI. In addition to great independent short and feature films in the horror genre, Madison Horror is inviting in a couple of very talented young filmmakers to showcase their work.    Christopher R. Mihm is known for such past films as “The Monster of Phantom Lake” and “Cave Women from Mars”.  Christopher’s films are made in the 50’s atomic age cinema style with great monster characters and are...


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July 24, 2011

Halloween merchandise beginning to show up in stores!

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

Hey everyone! Big Daddy here.The staff and I have began our yearly pilgrimage to stores to report what Halloween merchandise has been rolled out. I can report the following stores have some level of Halloween merchandise on the shelves:Michael's on Hwy 100 and National - full merchandise will arrive mid AugustHallmark in Southridge Mall - very limited stock; full merchandise will be out July 25thBartz's on Hwy 100 - shelves are about a quarter stocked with merchandise, with more being put out soon.Stay tuned for more updates.The Daddy. . .


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July 13, 2011

It's time to start thinking about fall

Halloween Hodgepodge

Sure, the temps this weekend may be in the 90's, but it's time to start thinking about fall. The 4th of July holiday is over, school supplies are filling store shelves, and "end of summer" sales are taking place (even though technically summer started less than a month ago). Yankee Candle has come out with their new fall fragrances, which include Kitchen Spice and Pumpkin Buttercream (yum!) among others. Dollar Tree stores are slowly bringing out their Halloween items which include the plastic body parts and fingers, and Michaels also has a few items out like Halloween flags and "stuffed"...


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July 3, 2011

Greater Milwaukee Paranormal Research Group (GMPRG)

Johnny a.k.a. "Big Daddy"

As you have read, HauntedWisconsin.com has formed an affiliation with the Greater Milwaukee Paranormal Research Group (www.gmprg-wi.com).Big Daddy has recently had the honor of meeting with DW Steffen and his team. I can personally vouch for their character, integrity, and professionalism in their pre-investigation research as well as their search for the truth.The GMPRG consists of dedicated individuals who are focused on helping those that ask for their assistance.We look forward to our fans learning more about the GMPRG and learning from them. Their is more to a paranormal investigation than the over-dramatized shows on TV.Big Daddy signing out. ....


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June 27, 2011

Submit your Halloween event information

HW Updates

Summer may have just begun, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until the fall to submit your Halloween event information to HauntedWisconsin.com. Take a few minutes now to update or send us this year's information. If you have registered in the past, you can click here to login and update your event information. Contact us if you forgot your user name or can’t remember if you registered. We can find out for you. Please note: We recently updated our login page, so if experience any problems logging into your Haunted Wisconsin account, you will need to clear the cookies...


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June 17, 2011

Update: No Site Sponsor Spots Left

HW Updates

Update: There are no more Site Sponsor Sidebar advertising spots available. However, we still have Enhanced Event Listings available. This is a great low cost option to help make your event stand out! Contact me for more information.


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June 13, 2011

Login Updated

HW Updates

If you're having any problems logging into your Haunted Wisconsin account, please clear the cookies in your web browser. You should then be able to login. Contact us if you continue to have problems loggin in.


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May 26, 2011

Announcement: Collaboration with GMPRG

HW Updates

Over the past 10 years, HauntedWisconsin.com worked hard to provide you with up to date information on local Halloween happenings such as haunted attractions, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches. Due to your feedback, we’ll be expanding our focus and are happy to announce a collaboration with the Greater Milwaukee Paranormal Research Group (GMPRG). The GMPRG was founded in 2007 and their initiative is to help prove or disprove alleged paranormal activity through the use of several scientific methods as well as the talents of their diverse and unique members that make up their investigative team. The GMPRG is led by...


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April 24, 2011

Attend a haunted house this weekend, April 29 & 30

Events

The Dominion of Terror presents the third annual Terror in April this Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. This is your last opportunity to experience their 2010 show and the only chance to experience a Wisconsin haunted attraction open in April. Tickets: $10.00 Hours: 7-10pm


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April 7, 2011

Site Sponsor advertising update - 3 spots left

HW Updates

Updated 4/08/2011 We currently only have three (3) of our #4 Sidebar B banner spots available. If you would like to purchase a spot or get more information, please contact me ASAP so you don't miss out! Large Header (spot 1) -- SOLD OUT Small Header (spot 2) -- SOLD OUT Sidebar A (spot 3) -- SOLD OUT Sidebar B (spot 4) -- Three spots left


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