AMERICA'S ORIGINAL GHOST CONFERENCE RETURNS TO ALTON, ILLINOIS!
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JOIN AMERICAN HAUNTINGS AS WE RETURN TO "ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTED SMALL TOWNS IN AMERICA" FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE! THE BIGGEST AND BEST SUPERNATURAL EVENT OF THE YEAR BRINGS YOU MORE NEW AND RETURNING SPEAKERS ON GHOSTS, HAUNTINGS, AND THE UNEXPLAINED -- PLUS WORKSHOPS, GHOST HUNTS, SPECIAL EVENTS, TOURS, AND MUCH MORE! YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THE SUPERNATURAL EVENT OF THE YEAR!
 

2018 HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: JUNE 22-23, 2018
BEST WESTERN PREMIER HOTEL IN ALTON, ILLINOIS
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
$50 GENERAL ADMISSION / AFTER-HOURS EVENTS SOLD SEPARATELY

FEATURING SARAH CHAVEZ * COLIN DICKEY * ROBERT DAMON SCHNECK * SHERRI BRAKE * JENNIFER JONES * APRIL SLAUGHTER * ROSEMARY ELLEN GUILEY * SARAH SODERLUND * LUKE NALIBORKSI * LEN ADAMS * GHOSTLY TALK RADIO * AMERICAN HAUNTINGS PODCAST *
AND HOSTS TROY TAYLOR AND LISA TAYLOR HORTON FROM AMERICAN HAUNTINGS
DON'T MISS THE 2018 EVENT: CLICK HERE TO GET REGISTERED TODAY!

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Join American Hauntings as we return to Haunted Alton, Illinois!
According to legend, author Mark Twain once called Alton a "dismal little river town," largely thanks to the dark history that the city had already endured prior to its heyday as a thriving river port. Over the last two centuries, Alton has seen more than its share of death, disaster, violence, murder, and even the mayhem of the Civil War. Those events have left a permanent impression on this little town, earning it a reputation as "one of the most haunted small towns in America." In 2018, the Haunted America Conference returns once more to Alton -- the perfect setting for our 22nd annual paranormal event. For generations, Alton has had a history of ghostly sightings, eerie events, and unexplained encounters -- often during our annual conference. Join us this year, when you can experience the many hauntings of Alton, Illinois, for yourself!

Discover America's Longest-Running Conference in 2018!
Join us in Alton, explore this historic and haunted region, and take part in our weekend events, but remember, this may not be like other ghost conferences that you've attended -- mostly because this is the conference that started it all! Founded in 1997, we set the stage for every event that has followed. This is not some sort of "meet and greet" with "celebrities" who sit at tables so you can pay for autographs -- this is a speaker-based event with presentations, discussions, question and answer sessions, hands-on workshops, ghost hunts, tours, and much more! The Haunted America Conference is always the most fun you'll have at a paranormal event, but we want to make sure that our guests always take away something from the weekend with research on ghosts and hauntings they won't hear anywhere else, the opportunity to meet ghost enthusiasts from across the country, and a chance to be part of a real community of open-minded individuals with an interest in the unexplained. Whether attending for the first time or returning for another great year, we'll look forward to seeing you in Illinois in June 2018! You won't be sorry you've come!

raffles, vendor spaces and our 2018 haunted america collectible shirt!

HAUNTED AMERICA RAFFLE RETURNS IN 2018 -- BIGGER THAN EVER! One of the highlights of the Haunted America Conference is the spooky raffle event that takes place on Saturday! We spend the entire year collecting weird and haunting items for the event and 2018 will be no exception. In fact, it's guaranteed to be the biggest and best one yet, so get ready and expect the unexpected!

HAUNTED AMERICA RAFFLE RETURNS IN 2018 -- BIGGER THAN EVER!
One of the highlights of the Haunted America Conference is the spooky raffle event that takes place on Saturday! We spend the entire year collecting weird and haunting items for the event and 2018 will be no exception. In fact, it's guaranteed to be the biggest and best one yet, so get ready and expect the unexpected!

INTERESTED IN A VENDOR TABLE AT THE 2018 HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE?  We'll have a limited number of spaces for vendors at the 2018 Conference -- do you have books, shirts, jewelry, collectibles, unique antiques, or a haunted location or attraction that you want to showcase? If so, then we have the perfect audience for you! Haunted America guests are not just browsers -- they want to see you and they are always on the lookout for quality goods! VENDOR BOOTHS RESERVATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED! CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE!

INTERESTED IN A VENDOR TABLE AT THE 2018 HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE? 
We'll have a limited number of spaces for vendors at the 2018 Conference -- do you have books, shirts, jewelry, collectibles, unique antiques, or a haunted location or attraction that you want to showcase? If so, then we have the perfect audience for you! Haunted America guests are not just browsers -- they want to see you and they are always on the lookout for quality goods!
VENDOR BOOTHS RESERVATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED! CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE!

HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE SOUVENIR SHIRT -- ORDER WITH YOUR TICKETS - CLICK HERE! As with every year from almost the beginning, the Haunted America Conference has featured an original t-shirt design for you to take home! If you want to be sure to get one in 2018, be sure to pre-order your shirt when you get your tickets, starting January 8. We will have a limited number of shirts available at the event, but there's no guarantee that we'll have what you need -- and they'll never be duplicated -- so don't miss out!

HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE SOUVENIR SHIRT -- ORDER WITH YOUR TICKETS - CLICK HERE!
As with every year from almost the beginning, the Haunted America Conference has featured an original t-shirt design for you to take home! If you want to be sure to get one in 2018, be sure to pre-order your shirt when you get your tickets, starting January 8. We will have a limited number of shirts available at the event, but there's no guarantee that we'll have what you need -- and they'll never be duplicated -- so don't miss out!

SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE IN 2018!

Sunspot returns to kick off the event and will be featuring music in the vendor's room during breaks! For well over a decade, Sunspot has embodied the spirit of pushing the edges of entertainment and technology while creating rock anthems that blend the uncanny and fantastic with universal experience.  In addition to their music, they host the See You on the Other Side podcast. As an acoustic duo, Sunspot combines male and female vocals, guitar and violin in an energetic performance full of humor with plenty of opportunities to sing along. Sunspot has won the Wisconsin Area Music Industry's Artist of the Year and has won also Best Rock Album from the Madison Music Awards four times. 

Sunspot returns to kick off the event and will be featuring music in the vendor's room during breaks! For well over a decade, Sunspot has embodied the spirit of pushing the edges of entertainment and technology while creating rock anthems that blend the uncanny and fantastic with universal experience.  In addition to their music, they host the See You on the Other Side podcast. As an acoustic duo, Sunspot combines male and female vocals, guitar and violin in an energetic performance full of humor with plenty of opportunities to sing along. Sunspot has won the Wisconsin Area Music Industry's Artist of the Year and has won also Best Rock Album from the Madison Music Awards four times. 

SPECIAL EVENT! Judas and Magnolia will be holding a series of theatrical Victorian seances as part of the 22nd Haunted America Conference, and you are invited to attend this demonstration of spirit theater. Join them in a secret room in the hotel for a theatrical and immersive Victorian seance, using the authentic style and techniques of Victorian mediums to recreate a seance of the late 1800s. Table tipping, glass moving, pendulums, and more will be performed during each session. Judas and Magnolia, is a St. Louis based husband and wife team of award winning entertainers and illusionists. With years of experience they have brought laugh out loud comedy and thrilling suspense filled theater to audiences throughout the United States, Canada, and North Africa. They can be found performing at festivals, conferences, and street corners around the world. Seances will be filled on a first-come / first served basis at their table in the vendor room -- don't miss out!  

SPECIAL EVENT! Judas and Magnolia will be holding a series of theatrical Victorian seances as part of the 22nd Haunted America Conference, and you are invited to attend this demonstration of spirit theater. Join them in a secret room in the hotel for a theatrical and immersive Victorian seance, using the authentic style and techniques of Victorian mediums to recreate a seance of the late 1800s. Table tipping, glass moving, pendulums, and more will be performed during each session. Judas and Magnolia, is a St. Louis based husband and wife team of award winning entertainers and illusionists. With years of experience they have brought laugh out loud comedy and thrilling suspense filled theater to audiences throughout the United States, Canada, and North Africa. They can be found performing at festivals, conferences, and street corners around the world. Seances will be filled on a first-come / first served basis at their table in the vendor room -- don't miss out!
 

Ghostly Talk Radio returns in 2018 as the hosts of one of the conference's favorite Friday Night events at the Conference! If you're not familiar with Ghostly Talk, you should be! Scott and Doug -- along with their assorted cast of characters -- were the original internet radio show about ghosts, hauntings, the unexplained and the unusual -- a podcast before there podcasts! Through the mid- to late-2000s, the show broadcast live every Sunday night and featured authors and investigators in search of the strange. After a hiatus, the Ghostly Talk gang returned for the 20th Anniversary Haunted America Conference and soon returned to the "airwaves" with a new show that's available wherever you listen and download your favorite podcasts! On Friday night, join Scott, Bonnie, and Amber for 2018 Speaker's Panel and be sure to have your questions ready for the speakers and workshop presenters, who will be taking the stage to talk with you!  

Ghostly Talk Radio returns in 2018 as the hosts of one of the conference's favorite Friday Night events at the Conference! If you're not familiar with Ghostly Talk, you should be! Scott and Doug -- along with their assorted cast of characters -- were the original internet radio show about ghosts, hauntings, the unexplained and the unusual -- a podcast before there podcasts! Through the mid- to late-2000s, the show broadcast live every Sunday night and featured authors and investigators in search of the strange. After a hiatus, the Ghostly Talk gang returned for the 20th Anniversary Haunted America Conference and soon returned to the "airwaves" with a new show that's available wherever you listen and download your favorite podcasts! On Friday night, join Scott, Bonnie, and Amber for 2018 Speaker's Panel and be sure to have your questions ready for the speakers and workshop presenters, who will be taking the stage to talk with you!  

Join Cody Beck, Troy Taylor, Luke Naliborski and Len Adams for a special edition of "Strange Stuff" as we record a live episode of the American Hauntings Podcast, exclusive for the Haunted America Conference! The American Hauntings Podcast -- hosted by Cody Beck and Troy Taylor -- kicked off in 2017 as a fun side project that has snowballed into a bi-weekly search for ghosts, spirits, legends, and lore. On Friday night, we'll be hosting a special live recording of the show, combining it with a long-time conference favorite -- "Strange Stuff!" So be sure to have your eerie experiences ready to tell and take advantage of this special interactive part of the Haunted America Conference experience! 

Join Cody Beck, Troy Taylor, Luke Naliborski and Len Adams for a special edition of "Strange Stuff" as we record a live episode of the American Hauntings Podcast, exclusive for the Haunted America Conference! The American Hauntings Podcast -- hosted by Cody Beck and Troy Taylor -- kicked off in 2017 as a fun side project that has snowballed into a bi-weekly search for ghosts, spirits, legends, and lore. On Friday night, we'll be hosting a special live recording of the show, combining it with a long-time conference favorite -- "Strange Stuff!" So be sure to have your eerie experiences ready to tell and take advantage of this special interactive part of the Haunted America Conference experience! 

haunted america 2018 returns to the best western premier hotel in alton!

Information on discount prices for Haunted American 2018 Guests will be available in your ticket confirmation, starting January 8!

Best Western Premium Hotel
3559 College Avenue
Alton, Illinois

* All General Sessions in the hotel's new conference center
* Some After Hours events will also be held at the hotel
All other After Hours events have been noted elsewhere and are available on the SCHEDULE
* Lunch will be offered at the hotel in new Atrium area
* All rooms in the hotel are newly remodeled with new bar area

GET REGISTERED NOW FOR THE BIGGEST AND BEST PARANORMAL EVENT OF THE YEAR!
CLICK HERE TO GET SIGNED UP FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE!