About Salem

“Still making history.”

That’s our tagline, but it’s so much more. It’s everything that made Salem come to life, and everywhere we’ll go next. It’s witches, and ocean ships, making waves through literature, settlers, pirates and trading.

And it’s all right here. What will you learn?


What's happening

Full Moon Yoga

February 8th

Wild Sea Wellness will be offering monthly yoga classes at The House of the Seven Gables throughout 2023. Be sure to check their website and calendar for details, dates, and...

Meters For Liters: Notch Run Club Wednesdays

February 8th

Earn Notch swag when you complete 10 runs… Meters for Liters is a weekly 5k run from the brewery. This is not a race, just a chance to get out...

Hamilton Hall Lecture Series 2023

February 9th

February 2, 11:00 am, replays on 2/4 at 11 am & 2/5 at 5 pm Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School, Harvard University “What...

Grady Hendrix Sells a Haunted House in Salem

February 9th

Signed copies of Grady’s new release, HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE, will be available for purchase separately at the event. Other signed Grady Hendrix titles will be sold “while...

Salem’s So Sweet

February 10th

Salem Main Streets and the Salem Chamber of Commerce invite you to participate in the annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival – a decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, and...

Jolie Sweetheart High Tea

February 10th

Join us for this special Valentine High Tea on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Three seatings available at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. Special Kids Valentine High Tea on Friday afternoon at...

Salem’s So Sweet Kickoff Event

February 10th

NEW THIS YEAR! Salem’s So Sweet gets started with a new Kickoff Event fundraiser on Friday, February 10. Ticket buyers will start at the Peabody Essex Museum’s Connect Space (135...

Ice Sculptures Installations Salem's So Sweet

February 10th

Over 25+ ice sculptures will be on display for viewing around town during the festival. A special sneak peek with a limited number of sculptures will be illuminated on Friday...


The all-new Destination Salem app is now available for iOS and Android! Download the app to get the latest updates on everything Salem, including events, museums and attractions, shop, restaurants, parking and more.

Use the app during this year’s Salem Haunted Happenings for updates on parking availability, restrooms, and special events. And keep the app all year long for all the latest on Salem’s annual festivals, including Salem’s So Sweet, Salem Arts Festival, Salem Heritage Days, and more.

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How will you spend your visit to Salem, MA?

The printed version of the 2021 Salem Guide is available, order your FREE copy by clicking here! Find all of the information you need, all in one place. Download our 2021 Digital Flipbook & Map Of Downtown Salem.

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