November 13, 2014

2014 Visitors Choice Winners Announced

HW Updates

The 2014 Visitors Choice Award winners have been announced.  Every year we let you, the visitors, pick your favorite haunted attractions from each region throughout the state as well as your favorite home haunt / yard display. We hope everyone had a spooktacular Halloween season.


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November 13, 2014

Behind the Screams: The Haunt - Haunted Barn & Haunted Hayride

HW Updates

Andy & I visited The Haunt - Haunted Barn & Haunted Hayride in Walworth on October 18th for a Behind the Screams video. We had a fun time and loved all the farm fun activities and yummy snacks.


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October 25, 2014

Behind the Screams: Misery Haunted House

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On October 11th, Andy & I visited Misery Haunted House in Little Chute for a Behind the Screams video. This was our first visit and we were very impressed! ...


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October 17, 2014

Final season for some local haunts

Events

2014 marks the final season for three Wisconsin haunted attractions; Hubertus House of Horror in Hubertus, The Panic Chambers Hotel in Gresham and House of Bathory in Manitowoc.


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October 17, 2014

Behind the Screams: Screamin Acres

HW Updates

On October 4th, Andy & I traveled to Screamin Acres in Stoughton for a Behind the Screams video. We had been there once before and noticed many changes and improvements since our previous visit a couple years ago.


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October 15, 2014

Win free haunted house tickets - Week 3

HW Updates

Enter until 11:59pm Thursday, October 16 for a chance to win tickets to one of the following haunted attractions...


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October 11, 2014

More options to search for events

HW Updates

We apologize it's taken a while, but the city and county event search options are back! You can now find out how many events are taking place in each city and county throughout Wisconsin and click on each one to see more information. In case you missed our earlier news item, the map, calendar and zip code/distance search options are also back.  Please let us know if we're missing any of your favorite features from our old site.  


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October 9, 2014

Win free haunted house tickets - Week 2

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Enter until 11:59pm tonight (Thursday, October 9) for a chance to win tickets to one of the following haunted attractions: ...


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October 8, 2014

Halloween comes early to ABC

Halloween Hodgepodge

Halloween cartoons are returning earlier than usual to ABC. Both Toy Story of TERROR! and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will air on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.


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October 3, 2014

Foggy Fridays

HW Updates

We'll be giving away two bottles of fog juice from our friends over at Simply Fog Juice in Janesville, Wis. every Friday in October. Simply Fog Juice uses pharmaceutical grade ingredients that have been approved by the FDA as safe.


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September 30, 2014

25th and Final Year of House of Bathory Haunted House

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The House of Bathory in Manitowoc opens for its 25th and final season on October 3rd. If you’re a sensitive person or under 13 this isn’t the haunt for you.


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September 27, 2014

Search events by map and date

HW Updates

Our map and calendar pages have returned! These are two of our most popular search options and we hope you're as excited to see them back as we are. You can once again search for an event on our map page by zooming in and out around the state and clicking on a pumpkin to see the event. You can also view our calendar to see how many events are open every day and click on a date to view the list. We're still working on updating, so look for reviews and other items coming back soon.


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September 25, 2014

Events Open September 25-28

Events

We are in for a beautiful fall weekend. The trees are changing colors and haunted attractions are starting to open for the season. Along with the many pumpkin patches open this weekend, other events taking place include fall festivals, corn mazes, ghost walks, haunted attractions and a zombie pub crawl. Get ready for some fall fun!


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September 24, 2014

Returning Features

HW Updates

We've had a lot of you ask if we'll bringing back our old search options and the answer is YES! You'll soon be able to search again for events by city, county, zip code, map and date/calendar again. We'll also be bringing back our My Fright Finder feature and the reviews. Let us know if there's anything else you'd like to see!


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September 22, 2014

Submit your 2014 event information

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October is almost here. Take a few minutes now to submit or update your event information and get a FREE listing. We accept all kinds of Halloween/fall events and receive over 250,000 visitors to the site every September & October. Don't miss out!


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September 20, 2014

Events open tonight - Sept. 20

Events

Several events are taking place tonight, Saturday, September 20th, including 2 haunted attractions, ghost walks, and a glow stick corn maze!


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September 19, 2014

Events open tonight - Sept. 19

Events

Several events are taking place tonight including 2 haunted attractions!


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August 2, 2014

90 Days 'til Halloween

Halloween Hodgepodge

We're now at 90 days until Halloween with more Halloween goodies creeping into stores. Yankee Candle held their annual Halloween Preview Party today to show off their new Boney Bunch items and some other Halloween decor that will be back in stores in September.  So far we've seen Halloween goodies at Cracker Barrel, Costco, Dollar Tree, Michaels, Big Lots, Walmart, Shopko. We've also spotted pumpkin beer at Discount Liquor and Woodman's. Have you spotted any Halloween goodies yet? Do you think it's too early or have you gotten used to seeing holiday items out months before the holiday? Michaels Big...


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July 29, 2014

Yankee Candle Halloween Preview Party - Saturday, August 2nd

Halloween Hodgepodge

It's that time of year again! Get in the Halloween spirit this Saturday at Yankee Candle. Stop in for treats, fall scents, Halloween decor and 17 new Boney Bunch items. These tend to sell out quickly so be sure to get there early. Andy and I have attended the last couple of preview parties at the Brookfield Square Mall location. They have one employee that loves Halloween and always decorates the store giving it a great spooky atmosphere. We're looking forward to seeing all of the new items and afterwards we'll be stopping at Michaels to see what Halloween items...


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July 23, 2014

100 Days 'til Halloween

Halloween Hodgepodge

Can you believe we're only 100 days away from Halloween already? This summer is flying by quickly! Before we know it we'll be sipping on delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte's and seeing all sorts of pumpkin flavored and scented things. Heck pumpkin beer is already starting to creep into stores along with some Halloween decorations and props. While fall is my favorite season, I'm both excited for it to arrive and dreading it as I am really not looking forward to winter. I think most of us wouldn't mind if we had a very mild winter. The updated HauntedWisconsin.com site is...


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