Sunday, October 31, 2010

Thanks for another great Halloween!

Spirits on Sproat wishes to thank everyone who visited our haunt as well as all the wonderful people who helped in our display this year, including Larry, Mark, Emma, Chris, Andrew and Mike. We had a terrific Halloween and we couldn't have done it without all your help.

We'll be back bigger and better than ever in 2011. See you next October!

Read review of Spirits on Sproat came out to visit our Spirits on Sproat display and wrote a very nice review of our home haunt.

Click here to read the article.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Spotlight on The Devil's Playground has posted yet another review of a home haunt in the area--this time "The Devil's Playground" in Oak Lawn.

To read the full article, click here.

Friday, October 29, 2010

"Count Rockula" performs at OLHMS

"Count Rockula" (better known to Spirits on Sproat visitors as Gruesome Blue unmasked) performed a piano solo last Wednesday at Oak Lawn Hometown Middle School's Fall Concert. Check out the video below.

Oak Lawn band Monk 9 to perform at Spirits on Sproat on Oct. 29

Acclaimed Oak Lawn-based band Monk 9 is scheduled to play a 20- to 30-minute outdoor set of original and cover songs at the Spirits on Sproat Halloween yard display on Friday, Oct. 29 at 8:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

Come see our display and enjoy an exciting live performance by one of the area's best local acts--a two-piece costumed band that definitely knows how to rock.

For more info on Monk 9, visit

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Two more reviews of decorated homes in area has recently published two more reviews of area home haunts.

Check out this entertaining article on Hell's Corner in Burbank by clicking here.

And then there's a great write-up on Resurrection Graveyard in Evergreen Park that you can peruse by clicking here.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

We're closed tonight, but open again tomorrow

Spirits on Sproat will not be operating tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 27, but we'll be open again tomorrow, every evening from Thursday through Sunday, with live scarers each night!  Here is our remaining schedule:

Oct. 28: 7-10 p.m.
Oct. 29: 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Oct. 30: 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Oct. 31: 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Another new day, another review of a fellow home haunt

Another neighborhood home decorated for Halloween is The Bone Yard in Oak Lawn, which was just reviewed on

Click here to read the review of this area favorite.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Check out this review of another Oak Lawn home haunt

Spirits on Sproat isn't the only area home decked out for Halloween. Nightmare Village in Oak Lawn does an amazing job with its backyard tour, featuring live actors and top-notch props.

Read a brand new review on this home haunt at by clicking here.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Spirits on Sproat open Monday, Oct. 25

We were essentially rained out on Sunday, but as a rain makeup Spirits on Sproat will be open for a special previously unannounced date on Monday, Oct. 25 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. We will not have live scarers, but feel free to visit our display!

We've got new photos

We've just posted new photos of our Spirits on Sproat scarers for 2010. Check them out by clicking here.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Live scarers on Saturday night

Spirits on Sproat will have live scarers (weather permitting) ready and waiting to spook you and your friends tonight, Saturday, Oct. 23. Come if you dare!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Spirits on Sproat 2010 YouTube video ready to view

The 2010 Spirits on Sproat YouTube video is finished and ready to be viewed. Click on the video below to start playing it. Enjoy!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Spirits on Sproat open Tuesday, Oct. 19

Spirits on Sproat will operate from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19 for a special "mid-week" date that was previously unannounced on our schedule. We will have live scarers during a portion of this two-hour special time. Stop by (if you dare!).

To view the normal October schedule and our remaining open dates, click here.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

We've got live scarers tonight

Live scarers are on patrol tonight, Sunday, Oct. 10 at Spirits on Sproat. Stop by between 7 and 10 p.m.!

Saturday, October 9, 2010

List of Halloween yard displays in south suburbs finally here

Thanks to our friends at the late great Mayhem on Mansfield, the list of area houses decorated for Halloween is now available and ready to be read/downloaded. Click here for the full list.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Live scarers tonight at Spirits on Sproat

Spirits on Sproat opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 8, with live scarers! Weather is beautiful--come on by before we close at 10!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Spirits on Sproat opens Friday, Oct. 8!

Happy October, Halloween fans. Your favorite area haunt will be opening before you know it--Friday, Oct. 8, which is the date Spirits on Sproat goes live. Another year brings all-new props, characters and live scarers! Check out our 2010 calendar/schedule (first link at the top of our home page) for open dates/times/directions.

Check out these cool links

Be sure to go to the left sidebar on our home page to view many worthwhile Halloween-related links.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Spirits on Sproat is coming back in October 2010

Your favorite area Halloween display is readying to return in October 2010. In addition to new monsters and attractions this year, you can also follow us on Twitter to learn of any dates/times when our display: (1) will not operate due to weather or otherwise; and (2) will feature live scarers and live musical performances. Our profile is See you this October!