Who’s Watching You? Owls of the World

Salem Maritime National Historic Site 193 Derby Street, Salem

Everyone loves owls! Yet, how many of us have ever seen a live owl up close? Join naturalist Marcia Wilson and photographer Mark Wilson in...

Haunted Harmonies A Capella Festival

Pedestrian Mall Essex Street, Salem

Haunted Harmonies returns for its third year for a day of street singing, a vocal group competition, an evening concert, and more! Opportunities for performing...

Salem Zombie Walk

Salem Common Salem

The Salem Zombie Walk has been an annual event for a number of years. This is a great family-friendly event of a genre that incorporates...


Great Owl High Tea

Jolie Tea Company 105 Essex Street, Salem

Visit Jolie Tea Company for their Great Owl High Tea. By reservation only. Learn more and reserve your space at

Ghosts in Your Feed: Social Media in Horror Films

Peabody Essex Museum 161 Essex Street, Salem

As our reliance on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as tools for personal and professional communication grows so does its potential to backfire on us. By...


Celebrity Spooky Book Time!

SATV Salem

Gather around for Spooky Book Time with horror stars Linnea Quigley (The Return of the Living Dead), Amelia Kinkade (Night of the Demons), and Mark...


Wicked Weekends at Gallows Hill

Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre 7 Lynde Street, Salem

Free outdoor entertainment at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre. Fun characters, music, and trivia make your wait in line fly by! (Character appearances vary, depending on availability.)...


Meet Tony Moran (“Halloween”)

Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery 217 Essex Street, Salem

The boogeyman behind the Michael Myers mask in the original Halloween film will return to Salem during opening weekend of the Blumhouse Production's reboot! Tony...

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Peabody Essex Museum 161 Essex Street, Salem

Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, Horror Noire traces the untold history of...


Big Pig at Far from the Tree Cider

Far From The Tree Cider 108 Jackson Street, Salem

Cider and BBQ? What more could you ask for on a fall October day! We're gonna be in the tasting room over at Far From...

“In Fabric” Film Premiere

CinemaSalem 1 East India Square, Salem

During a busy time at a retail department store, various owners of a cursed dress pass it from person to person as it destroys their...


“The Thing” – Film Screening

CinemaSalem 1 East India Square, Salem

In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they...


Moon Witch: A Live Performance

The Witchery 61 Wharf Street, Salem

Immerse yourself in folk magic and moon lore with our live performance! Features original music, performance art, spoken word, and video. Tickets available online in...


Live Music Featuring Weird Phishes

Opus Underground 87 Washington Street, Salem

Visit Opus Underground for live music by Weird Fishes. Members of Nemes play Phish in their own musical stylings.

“Under the Skin” – Film Screening

CinemaSalem 1 East India Square, Salem

Disguising herself as a human female, an extraterrestrial drives around Scotland and tries to lure unsuspecting men into her van. Live podcast by The Faculty...


Decade 80s Night Halloween Thriller

Koto Asian Grill 90 Washington Street, Salem

You're invited to an 80s Halloween Party! Saturday October 5th Decade 80s Night is hosting its Annual Halloween Thriller. Enjoy Decade with a Twist...all of...


The Faculty of Horror – Live Podcast

CinemaSalem 1 East India Square, Salem

The Faculty of Horror podcast will return to Salem Horror Fest for a third annual live show. Following a double feature screening of John Carpenter’s...