Fall Fun in Rockford

By: RACVB
By: RACVB

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- There are plenty of fall activities in Rockford! From family-friendly events to bone-chilling haunted houses, there is something to do for everyone!

Upcoming Family Fun Events:

Camp Winnebago Family Fall Festival and Corn Maze
September 28 - November 10
Get lost in the 14 acre corn maze and enjoy other activities such as face painting, games, and rides. Food and apple cider are also available for purchase.

Cider N' Cinnamon
October 5 - October 6
Edgebrook merchants and over 55 local artists, crafters, and food vendors set up at the Edgebrook shopping center to sell unique fall gift items, art, jewelry, vintage decor items, and food.

Scarecrow Harvest Festival
October 5 - October 6
Create your own scarecrow at Midway Village! Purchase a cloth head, clothes, and accessories or bring your own. While you're there, you can explore the charming Victorian-era village and gardens at one of the most scenic times of the year.

Zombie Fun Run
October 19
Register to run/walk in this 5K, or sign up to be a zombie! This semi-competitive race will travel through Atwood Park where peril lurks around every corner and no one is safe from the lumbering undead.

Special Spooky Events:

Twisted Crypt Haunted House
September 20 - October 31
The "Duson Family" is looking for "guests" to tour their home and be part of unique and twisted experiences. Will you survive the Twisted Crypt?

Trail of Screams
October 4 - November 2
Be prepared to experience FEAR like never before at Northern Illinois' largest haunted event. Deep within the woods you'll come face-to-face with the most horrifying monsters, scares, chainsaws, special effects, and more!

Haunted Rockford Bus Tours
October 5 - October 26
Every Saturday in October, load on a coach bus to travel to different haunted locations in the city. Kathi Kresol will give the haunting history while psychics Paul Smith and Sara Bowler will give their impressions of anyone who might linger there.

Paranormal Evening at the Manny Mansion
October 31
This extra special evening includes a tour of the Manny Mansion next to Burpee Museum. Guests will learn about the history of the building and the spirits that might remain.

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