Wisconsin Frights Blog

The great weird state of Wisconsin is full of high strangeness, from our cannibal killers to our eccentric roadside attractions, and all the ghosts in between. The Wisconsin Frights blog explores the dark nooks and crannies of these legends and lore, while keeping up with the latest Halloween, haunted house, and horror news from the backwoods.

Haunted Tugboat Lurks in the Milwaukee Harbor

6 men lost their lives when the tugboat Wisconsin sank in 1941. Since its restoration, strange phenomena have convinced some that those men never left it.

Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Celebrates the Weird in Wisconsin

Paranormal experts, authors and investigators gather for the first ever Milwaukee Paranormal Conference, featuring guest speakers, panels, vendors and events.

Skeletal Wizard of Oz Halloween Display Near Holy Hill

Every year on Hwy 167 near Holy Hill you can a large Halloween display of skeletons. This year’s theme is Wizard of Oz, complete with skeletal munchkins!

Apparition Photographed at Old Courthouse in West Bend

Ghost photographed in the window of the Old Courthouse Museum in West Bend during downtown ghost walk

Blood, Boobs and Brutality: Wisconsin Indie Horror Films

Bloody and brutal indie horror from the minds of Wisconsin’s demented filmmakers.

The Midwest’s First Crematorium at Forest Home Cemetery

Photos from inside Forest Home Cemetery’s crematorium in Milwaukee

Creepy Abandoned Church in Gleason, WI

This creepy abandoned church in Gleason, WI has a long history and is tied to a legendary Wisconsin horror film icon.

6 Horror Movies That Were Filmed in Wisconsin

You probably didn’t know these horror movies were filmed in Wisconsin. Which of these homegrown horror flicks have you seen?

Tour the Forest Home Chapel and Crematory in Milwaukee

Tour the Forest Home Cemetery Chapel in Milwaukee, home to Wisconsin’s first crematory built in 1896.

Get Buried Alive This Halloween at Misery Haunted House

Ever wonder what it’s like to get buried alive? Experience the blood-curdling terror at Misery Haunted House in Little Chute, WI with the burial simulator!

Welcome to Wisconsin Frights

Wisconsin Frights is the premier directory of haunted houses and Halloween events across the state!