Whether you're a bride or a groom, an event planner or a bar mitzvah DJ, or you just like thinking about weddings, Salem is a beautiful, culturally exciting place for your special events.

Local hotels and inns are within walking distance of downtown venues and trolleys can be rented to easily move your wedding party or guests from place to place.

For information on obtaining a Marriage License, visit (Please note: Salem City Hall is open 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Wednesday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Thursday, and 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Friday.)

Planning an October wedding? October is the peak of tourist season in Salem, with the month-long Salem Haunted Happenings festival that brings thousands of visitors to the city. View the Wedding Resource Sheet or a list of places of worship and visit for more information about planning events in October.

To learn more about weddings and special events in Salem, view and print the Wedding Resource Sheet

Need Salem Visitor Guides for your guests? Contact us at 877 SALEM MA (725-3662) Toll Free or email and we'll be happy to help!