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…

Read More
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…

Read More
5 Tips for Booking Accommodations During Salem Haunted Happenings

Looking for the best place to stay during this year’s Salem Haunted Happenings? Start planning your overnight stay with the tips below. Book early October weekends…

Read More
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…

Read More
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,…

Read More
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…

Read More
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,…

Read More
Ride Around Salem Haunted Happenings with Zagster’s “Wicked Bikes”

Salem’s bike share program is getting a wicked twist during this year’s month-long Haunted Happenings Festival! Zagster and the City of Salem are working to…

Read More
Visit Sites from “Hocus Pocus” During Salem Haunted Happenings

It might be difficult to believe that Hocus Pocus, the famed cult classic starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy debuted 26 years…

Read More
October at The House of the Seven Gables

Hanging judges, cursed colonels, haunted hallways: Bring a friend and hang on! For those who like a little fact with their fright, a little history…

Read More