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Windigo Fest 2023

October 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - October 7, 2023 @ 1:00 am
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One event on October 7, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on October 8, 2023 at 10:00 am

Fri Oct 06 2023  05:00 pm –

Sat Oct 07 2023 10:00am to Sunday 01:00 am

Sun Oct 08 2023 11:00am –

Manitowoc Expo Center, 4921 Expo Dr, Manitowoc,WI


Windigo Fest 2023: Join the Spooktacular Celebration!

Experience the thrilling seventh annual Windigo Fest at Manitowoc Expo grounds on October 6th, 7th, and 8th! Get ready for an unforgettable celebration featuring an array of attractions and entertainment. From celebrity guests like Douglas Tait (Freddy vs Jason), Aaron G Thompson, and Nick Simmons (28 Days Haunted) to the mesmerizing make-up and body painting artistry of Otto Ott, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Event Highlights:
Live tribute bands and side-show performers will keep the energy high.
Witness the fascinating art of pumpkin sculpting by the talented Carli Ihde.
Explore the mystical realm with Sara Beaupre Psychic Medium.
Embark on a paranormal journey with renowned researchers, investigators and authors Chad Lewis, Aaron G Thompson, and Nick Simmons.
Delight in the magic of belly dancers and the captivating Windigo Dancing witches.
Indulge in delectable food and beverages from our diverse vendors.
Have fun with trick-or-treating and join the costume contests for both adults and kids.
Be enchanted by the Windigo Fest parade showcasing unique vendors.
And so much more!

Tickets and Details:
Advance tickets are available for only $25, while tickets at the door will be $30. Don’t miss the chance to camp right on the grounds for a memorable experience. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds will benefit Lakeshore Humane Society, contributing to a noble cause.

Entertainment Lineup:
All times and events are subject to change.
Individual events will be created for some of the bigger shows as the schedule settles.

Friday, October 6th – Paranormal Night:

Main Pavilion:
– Jezzibel SideShow
– Zainah
– 5:00 pm – Opening Scaremonies
– 5:30 pm – DA GOF ROCKER
– 7:00 pm – Absolution (Ghost Tribute Band)
– 10:30 pm – EDM Featuring LOCKVIBE

Merchant Building:
– Windigo Pumpkin Artist Carli Ihde
– Make-up and body painting artist Otto Ott
– Windigo Paranormal Group
– Douglas Tait – Freddy vs Jason, Halloween Kills
– 7:30 pm – Nick Simons – 28 Days Haunted
– 8:30 pm – Aaron G Thompson – 28 Days Haunted

Exhibition Building:
– 6:00 pm – Sara Beaupre Psychic Medium

Saturday, October 7th:

Main Pavilion:
– Jezzibel SideShow
– 1:00 pm – Rebel Queens
– 5:00 pm – RATBATSPIDER
– 8:00 pm – The Gingers – Redheads that Rock

Merchant Building:
– Vendors
– Tesla Coil Agnes – 1.2 Million Volt Tesla Coil
– Douglas Tait – Freddy vs Jason, Halloween Kills
– 2:00 pm – Chad Lewis – The Most Gruesome Hauntings of the Midwest

Sunday, October 8th – Shop ’til You Drop Dead Day:


Merchant Building:
– Vendors

Throughout the Grounds:
– Windigo Fest Characters
– Meet the Windigo
– Food Vendors
– Hearses
– Games
– Humane Society Booth

Join the Spectacle:
Get your advance tickets now at www.windigofest.com and secure your spot in this extraordinary celebration of all things spooky and fun!


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October 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
October 7, 2023 @ 1:00 am
$25 – $30
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Manitowoc County Expo
Expo Drive
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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The dates and information listed here are subject to change. Please call to verify dates and details.