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Oddities & Curiosities Expo in Milwaukee

Oddities & Curiosities Expo

The Oddities & Curiosities Expo brings the weird and wonderful to Milwaukee with dark art, horror and Halloween themed items, taxidermy, skulls, and more.
Vintage photo of men and horses harvesting ice on the Milwaukee River

The Milwaukee Ice War of 1900-1901

A rivalry between two Wisconsin ice harvesting companies culminated in the Ice War between an ice-breaking boat and the icemen on the frozen Milwaukee River.
The most unique, unusual, and strange houses in Wisconsin

Most Unusual Houses in Wisconsin

Explore a landlocked boat house in Milwaukee. Or a mushroom-shaped house built into a sand dune in Door County. Peek inside the most unique, unusual, and downright weirdest houses in Wisconsin.
Unique and unusual places where you can see Santa in Wisconsin
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Unusual Places Where You Can See Santa in Wisconsin

If you’re wondering where to see Santa in Wisconsin this Christmas, forget the mall! These unique, if not strange, holiday experiences are one of a kind.
Candy Cane Lane
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Candy Cane Lane

Experience Christmas like never before at Candy Lane Lane, a Milwaukee neighborhood of more than 300 homes brightly and decorated for the holidays.
Mothman in Wisconsin? State fair demon witness described 7-foot-tall winged creature

Mothman in Wisconsin? State fair demon witness describes encounter with a 7-foot winged being

7-foot winged state fair demon encountered by terrified witness after a Skillet concert on the main stage of the Milwaukee fairgrounds.
Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes boat tour
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Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes Boat Tour

Explore the tragedy and haunted history of the shipwrecks of the Great Lakes on this one-of-a-kind boat tour with Gothic Milwaukee.

Watch Zombie Puppets Sing Christmas Carols

Stars of the Night of the Living Dead puppet show go Christmas caroling at Milwaukee's annual Krampus night.

Phantom in the Attic

The latest episode of the Lore podcast tells the story of a Milwaukee phantom that ended in murder in LA.

Halloween Mold-A-Ramas at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Frankensteins, skulls, and other spooky Mold-A-Ramas have been unleashed at the zoo for the Halloween season.

England’s Notorious “Man They Could Not Hang” Died Secretly in Milwaukee

After three failed execution attempts, English murderer John "Babbacombe" Lee secretly lived out the rest of his life in Milwaukee.

New Book Explores Milwaukee’s Ghosts and Legends

The new book by Gothic Milwaukee's Anna Lardinois explores the haunted history of Milwaukee.

6-Foot Bronze Statue Stolen from Forest Home Cemetery

Milwaukee police are asking for the public's help to locate the missing angel.

Marcus Theatres Won’t Show Slender Man Movie In Waukesha or Milwaukee Counties

The theater chain won't show the movie out of respect for those impacted by the 2014 stabbing case.

Dark Tourist: Cream City Cannibal Tour Featured on Netflix Series

The Jeffrey Dahmer tour in Milwaukee is featured in a new Netflix series about dark tourism.
Milwaukee Krampusnacht
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Milwaukee Krampusnacht

Krampus is coming! Celebrate the dark side of Christmas at Milwaukee Krampusnacht at the Bavarian Bierhaus with a Krampus parade, music, food, drink, vendors and more.
Milwaukee Paranormal Conference
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Milwaukee Paranormal Conference

The Milwaukee Paranormal Conference returns this fall to explore Wisconsin's strange and unusual.

Market of the Macabre

The creepy nocturnal bazaar returns for its second season to keep Milwaukee weird.

Watch This Documentary About Milwaukee’s DIY Punk Rock Circus

Short film explores the origins of Dead Man's Carnival from train hopping and street performing to the stage of The Miramar Theater.

Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee at the West Allis Public Library

Learn about the science and research behind ghost hunting with this group of paranormal investigators in Milwaukee.
Jeffrey Dahmer Tour Milwaukee - Cream City Cannibal
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Jeffrey Dahmer Tour: Cream City Cannibal

The gruesome Jeffrey Dahmer tour! Walk the streets of Milwaukee where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, the Cream City Cannibal, poached 7 of his victims.

Market of the Macabre in Milwaukee

Live music, dark art, and bizarre handmade crafts

Milwaukee Paranormal Conference 2017

The Milwaukee Paranormal Conference returns this October for its third year!

Milwaukee’s Haunted Bar to be Featured in New Netflix Series

The spirits in Shaker's Cigar Bar are so restless the pub is being featured in an upcoming Netflix series about haunted places.
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The Hill Has Eyes Haunted House

Join the mutant hillbilly cannibals of The Hill Has Eyes in Franklin for 45 acres of sheer terror at this outdoor haunt. 5 attractions for the price of 1!

Milwaukee Paranormal Conference 2016

The conference returns with guest speakers, panels, screenings, haunted cemetery tours and more Oct. 15-16, 2016.

Check out Milwaukee’s first ever Friday the 13th Fest | May 13, 2016

A killer show featuring bands, belly dancing, burlesque and sideshow performances to benefit the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference.
Wisconsin Fear Grounds Waukesha haunted house
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Wisconsin Feargrounds

Experience all new fear at the Wisconsin Feargrounds haunted house in Waukesha as you come face to face with tortured souls and terrifying clowns.
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Haunted Tugboat Lurks in the Milwaukee Harbor

Six 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.

Night of the Living Dead Puppet Show in Milwaukee

The 2014 Night of the Living Dead zombie puppet show will be at the Oriental Theatre in Milwaukee on Thursday, October 30th.

The Midwest’s First Crematorium at Forest Home Cemetery

Photos from inside Forest Home Cemetery's crematorium in Milwaukee

Hubertus House of Horror

Hubertus House of Horror in Hubertus, WI
Horror movies filmed in Wisconsin

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.