Salem Haunted Happenings
Salem Haunted Happenings is a festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England running annually, October 1-31. Events include a Grand Parade, the Haunted Biz Baz Street Fair, Family Film Nights, costume balls, ghost tours, haunted houses, live music, and chilling theatrical presentations. Learn more and find a full schedule of events on hauntedhappenings.org.
Haunted Happenings Marketplace
The main event moves to Salem Common this year! Your favorite vendors, performances, mural pop up photo stations, street performers and much more.
Salem Zombie Walk
The Salem Zombie Walk is once again rising up to take Halloweentown’s streets! This is a Family, Fun, and FREE event for all ages. Meet at Salem Common at 11 am. Walk begins at 12 pm.
Wicked Wednesdays at the Phillips House
Get wicked at Phillips House as part of Haunted Happenings family-friendly events. Ticket includes historic games, fall crafts, a Story Walk, and a family-themed tour of the house. This is a drop-in event. Tours are offered every half-hour. Last tour departs at 5:00 p.m. Please call 978-744-0440 for more information. Salem residents must call to receive discount.
For the Love of Trees III, History & Nature at Greenlawn
Join us to support Phase II of the restoration of the 1894 Dickson Memorial Chapel. We will be selling our tee shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, ball caps and other items that day. All funds go toward the restoration of the Chapel. Did you know there are apple, crabapple and possibly cherry & plum trees in Greenlawn? Come learn and hear all...
Trick or Treat Contest for Plummer Youth Promise
Have a super awesome costume and want to show off while also supporting a great local charity? Participate in the Second Annual Trick or Treat Contest for Plummer Youth Promise Here’s how it works. All you have to do is: Give a treat! Go to bitly.com/donatetoplummer and make a donation to Plummer. Any amount counts – Big or small! Share a photo...
Miz Diamond Wigfall Presents Hallowqueentown
An iconic drag show featuring drag kings, queens, monsters, dancers, and more!
Veterans 10-Minute Play Festival
Join us for the third annual festival featuring the work of writers from across the United States. The goal of this festival is to cultivate a supportive environment for creative exploration in and around the varied experiences that surround the military. This festival uses theatre to begin a community conversation that builds bridges between the civilian and military worlds. This...
University Chamber Orchestra Concert at Salem High School
Salem State University’s Chamber Orchestra will present a concert of French Masterworks at Salem High School on November 18 at 7:30 pm. The Salem High School and Salem State University Orchestras will combine to perform One French Dance, Jouissance vous donnerai, arranged by Deborah Baker Monday and conducted by Madeline Downs ’21, Orchestra Director at Salem High School.
Boston Artists Ensemble “Spirit Voices”
BAE will be returning to the Hall in person! Their first concert is entitled “Spirited Voices.” Come enjoy their talents in the splendor of the ballroom. Ravel: Chansons Madécasses (Madagascan Songs) Weir: Nuits d’Afrique (US Premiere) Beethoven Archduke Trio Opus 97 Click here for tickets.
Wild Turkey 5 Mile
Proceeds from the 18th Annual Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run on Thanksgiving morning benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem. This is the one of the largest races on the North Shore, with 2,000 anticipated participants. First 1600 participants get long-sleeved Brooks tech shirts. Click here to register or for more information.
Thanksgiving at The Hawthorne Hotel
Thanksgiving at the Hawthorne has been a tradition for many. Although a bit different than years past, you can still count on delicious food, comfortable seating, and a warm atmosphere. Whether you choose to dine in or take out, make the Hawthorne part of your Thanksgiving holiday this fall. Advanced reservations are required. For more information click here.