Bring your beach blankets and folding chairs to enjoy the 42-piece Hillyer Festival Orchestra on Derby Wharf at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site for a grand celebration of our nation’s Independence Day. Featuring a Pops concert, a Kid Space play area, and fireworks launched over Salem Harbor, this is a quintessential celebration of the 4th of July.
Celebrate the arts, culture, creativity, and community at the 14th annual Salem Arts Festival June 3 through 5. This free and popular family-friendly event will feature a variety of art, music, dance, and theatre performances throughout downtown Salem. The Festival takes place in the heart of Salem at a variety of indoor and outdoor venues.
Join us to hear how Salem’s White family played a key role in nearly every aspect of Salem’s rise and fall as a maritime empire, including Captain Joseph’s infamous murder. Click here to buy tickets.
Bring your Christmas tree with you that evening, drop it off at the beach after January 2nd, or leave it out for curbside pickup beginning December 28th Please don’t forget to remove all decorations and lights from your tree (FYI – Citywide Christmas Tree Curbside Collection will take place for three weeks: December 28, 2021 – January 14, 2022)