Remembering 1692 at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial & Proctor’s Ledge

In January 2016, local scholars and researchers confirmed the location where the innocent victims of the Salem Witch Trials were executed at Proctor’s Ledge. In…

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Salem Haunted Happenings for Kids & Families

Finding kid-friendly activities during Salem Haunted Happenings doesn’t need to be a nightmare- with harbor cruises, story-times, and of course trick-or-treating, there are plenty of…

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How to Break from the Crowds During Salem Haunted Happenings

It’s no secret that Haunted Happenings is Salem’s busiest event, with visitors coming from around the world to celebrate the Halloween season with us. You…

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October 2019 Availability & 5 Tips for Booking Accommodations

Looking for the best place to stay during this year’s Salem Haunted Happenings? Click here to view current availability for this October, and start planning…

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Halloween Night in Salem

We cap off the month-long Haunted Happenings with fireworks over the North River, a main stage with live music on Salem Common, and bands and…

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Event Changes for Inclement Weather: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Due to inclement weather this Saturday, October 27, 2018 some Haunted Happenings programming may cancel or change, however most Haunted Happenings events will run rain…

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Haunted Happenings Combination Tickets & Savings

Looking for the best deal for this year’s Salem Haunted Happenings? Many Salem attractions offer combinations tickets and discounts for special events, walking tours, live…

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20 Things Under $20 During Salem Haunted Happenings

Salem Haunted Happenings includes events to fit every age, interest, and even price range. Learn 20 things to do this October for $20 or less,…

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The History of the Salem Witch Trials

In January of 1692, the daughter and niece of Reverend Samuel Parris of Salem Village became ill. William Griggs, the village doctor, was called in…

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Wicked Wednesdays – Family Fun

Click here to view a list of family-friendly events as a PDF. Visit Salem midweek for special family-friendly programming, featuring costumed characters, kooky creative crafts,…

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