Which Witch is Which?

It is not always clear why Salem is known around the world as the “Witch City”. The connection can clearly by attributed to the Trials…

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Salem Ancestry Week

Celebrate genealogy and ancestral connections to Salem, Massachusetts, during a weekend of lectures, tours, and research. Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate their ancestral…

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Charter Street Cemetery
Charter Street Cemetery Closed for Restoration Work September 28-November 3

The Charter Street Cemetery will be closed for restoration work September 28-November 3, 2019 while the City of Salem prepares for a substantial landscape preservation…

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Parking Options for #newPEM & Food Trucks, September 28-29

The final weekend of September 2019 will feature both the grand opening of the much-anticipated expansion of the Peabody Essex Museum and, just one block…

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The Salem Spice Festival Returns September 14

Hosted by the City of Salem, the Salem Spice Festival celebrates nearly four centuries of Salem’s history of herbs, teas and spices. The festivities take…

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Party on the Bridge this September

This September, join the Bridge Street Neck Neighborhood Association and Monsterrat College for a family-friendly block party in Remond Park! The fun begins on September…

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Experience Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

Destination Salem recently hosted a “Summer in Salem, MA” experience for New England travel and lifestyle bloggers, and it was such a great day, we…

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20 Things to Do for $20 or Less in Salem, Massachusetts

Find things to do around Salem, Massachusetts without breaking the bank with these 20 ideas all under $20: 1. Myths & Misconceptions Walking Tour with…

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5 Green Spaces to Explore in Salem, Massachusetts

Get outside at one of the many green spaces around downtown Salem. Pack a picnic lunch, go for a walk or run along the waterfront,…

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Essex Heritage Launches New Harbor Tours to Misery Island

Essex Heritage is offering two new harbor tours this summer in addition to their Boat Tours to Bakers Island Light Station! The Island Hops Tour…

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4 Harbor Cruises to Take This Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

Boat Tours to Bakers Island Lighthouse with Essex Heritage Visit Bakers Island Lighthouse with Essex Heritage weekends June through September 2. Sail aboard landing craft…

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Spend Mother’s Day Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

Celebrate mom this week in Salem with thoughtful gift ideas, Mother’s Day events and dining options, and special offers to make your visit an overnight…

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ArtWeek in Salem, Massachusetts

Share your creative side in Salem, Massachusetts during this year’s ArtWeek events! ArtWeek is an award-winning state-wide festival that encompasses hundreds of events all related…

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Salem State Celebrates Earth Days Week, April 8-12, 2019

Salem State University is celebrating its 16th year of Earth Days Week events in 2019! This year’s theme “Sounding the Alarm on Climate Change: Critical…

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40th Anniversary of the Witch Dungeon Museum

The Witch Dungeon Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019! The museum has been sharing its award-winning live reenactment and tours of the recreated…

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April Vacation is a Perfect Time to Visit Salem!

Come for the Witch Trials of 1692, maritime trade, and The Scarlet Letter. Stay for the culture, art, restaurants, shopping, and New England experience!  Here…

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