Disney’s Hocus Pocus 2

October 4, 2022


Was Hocus Pocus 2 filmed in Salem?

  • No. It was filmed in Rhode Island and New York.  Some Salem businesses and signs were used as inspiration for set design on Hocus Pocus 2.

Was the first Hocus Pocus filmed in Salem?

  • Yes, filming locations are listed on both Salem.org and HauntedHappenings.org and include the Ropes Mansion, Salem Common, Old Town Hall, and Pioneer Village.

Disney’s Hocus Pocus
Disney’s Hocus Pocus first brought the Sanderson Sisters to Salem in the 1993 cult classic, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. This year, the witches are back in an all-new sequel, and you can experience the magic of Hocus Pocus during Haunted Happenings by visiting locations from the original film. The sequel, which premieres on September 30, 2022, was filmed in Rhode Island and New York.

Hocus Pocus filming locations (these are all exterior shots, the interiors were not filmed in Salem)  


Can people visit the Hocus Pocus filming locations?

  • The exteriors of the filming locations are accessible by visitors. People wanting to visit “Max and Dani’s House” can walk down Ocean Avenue, non-resident vehicles are not permitted down Ocean Avenue. Visitors are reminded to be respectful of the residents who live in the house on Ocean Avenue.  +

Were Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy in Salem?

  • No, their scenes were not filmed in Salem.

Is the Sanderson Sisters’ house in Salem?

  • No, the Sanderson Sisters’ house was created on a set for the film and does not exist.

Where is the Sanderson Sisters’ house on AirBnB?

  • That house is not in Salem, it is in Danvers, which is adjacent to Salem.