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The Official Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball

October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm


The chill winds of Autumn whisper to Witches and welcome strangers alike who journey to Salem from around the globe to summon the spirits at Halloween. From time out of mind, Witches have used this sacred holiday to honor the dead, divine hidden secrets, and celebrate magic!

Bewitchments of the Evening

  • Dance in the Grand Ballroom to pop, party, and goth by dj addambombb and laser light show.
  • Feast on sumptuous hors d’oeuvres
  • Be among the first 100 guests to arrive and get a gift bag designed by artist Holly Golightly and filled with magical swag! (if you would like to donate to the bags, click here!)
  • See into the future with a free psychic reading in Sophia’s room!
  • Take your photo at our Selfie Station!
  • Visit the cash bar for your favorite potion

Live Performances

  • Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the Dragon Ritual Drummers both in a ballroom performance and, later for an intimate drumming circle upstairs.
  • Enjoy entrancing ceremonial dance by Hadiya

Powerful Rituals

  • On the second floor, Witchdoctor Utu and the Dragon Ritual Drummers will lead rituals and magic in the old ways of Witchcraft!
  • At evening’s pinnacle, cast a magic circle in the grand ballroom with Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Salem Witches as we honor loved ones in the spirit world!

Costume Theme and Prizes

  • The theme for 2019 is The Gods of Olympus! Dress as one of the Twelve Olympian Gods or another of the Mythical Figures of Ancient Greece.
  • 1st Place: $1,000 cash!
  • 2nd Place: $200 Gift Certificate at HEX
  • 3rd Place: 2 Free 15 Minute Readings at OMEN
    (costume must be in theme!)

Tickets ($150) at FestivaloftheDead.com.


October 25, 2019
7:30 pm
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Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square West
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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