Salem, MA – Salem has plenty of public art attractions drawing tourists year-round, but there is a new, eerie fashion art display that is drawing attention from visitors this October. This month, those coming through the Salem Wax Museum’s Haunted Neighborhood, located on Liberty Street adjacent to the Charter Street Cemetery and the Witch Trials Memorial, will be confronted by the ‘Enchanters’. Made … Read More
Holiday gift guide 2021
It has been all over the news lately that holiday shopping this year might be tricky. With the events of 2020 still causing lasting effects on businesses and causing intense shipping delays, it is best to get a head start!! Shopping local is an amazing way to support your favorite businesses and ensure they can continue doing what they do … Read More
Shop Halloween Tricks and Treats from Local Makers!
By Dakota Draper Spooky season is here! What can be better than stocking up on some local and handmade doodads? From creepy art prints to magic potions and spell kits, there is something for everyone. Here are our favorite pics of Halloween goodies from Local Makers. Even cats! Cauldron Critters “Trick or Treaties” Mystery Blind Box Set (Series 2) from … Read More
Making Easy DIY Trick or Treating Bags!
By Giovanna Limoli Halloween is right around the corner! It’s time to start putting together your costumes for some safe Trick or Treating! However, no costume is complete without the perfect Trick or Treating Bag, now is it? You could get a plain old bag, but what’s the fun in that? Here are some easy DIY Trick or Treating bags … Read More
Salem Horror Fest RETURNS to live and undead cinema on Friday in the Halloween capital of the world!
Featuring more than 60 screenings, lost Romero works, regional horror showcase, benefit screenings for Texas Abortion Funds, a never-before-seen cut of Phantom of the Paradise with Swan Archivist Ari Kahan, and a Hollowed Harvest pumpkin labyrinth! After losing a year of live cinema due to the pandemic, Salem Horror Fest emerges from the virtual depths for their fifth anniversary with … Read More
City of Salem Announces Planned Road Closures for October 2021
City of Salem Announces Planned Road Closures for October 2021 The list below outlines the planned and anticipated road closures for October in Salem, including lot closures and traffic impacts from planned special events. The Salem Police will close roadways at any point if they determine they should be closed for public safety reasons. Note that while there are currently … Read More
Last minute Halloween costume ideas
Oh no! Did you come to Salem, MA without a Halloween costume? Last minute Halloween costume ideas in Salem are abundant at the Haunted Happenings Marketplace. There are tons of amazing vendors spread between all three locations that can help you put one together and join in on the fun. Please note that the following suggestions are just a few … Read More
10 Spooktacular Events and Happenings from Trails and Sails 2021
Originally posted on Creative North Shore Trails and Sails isn’t just history and architecture for summer lovers. Because the festival is happening on the North Shore, there’s something for those who love the nightlife, who like to Boo-gie as well. (Forgive our terrible puns). Here are 10 Spooktacular events and happenings to check out as this year’s Trails and Sails. Join … Read More
SALEM HAUNTED HAPPENINGS RETURNS IN OCTOBER 2021
The businesses and organizations in Salem, Massachusetts are setting the stage for a return to pre-pandemic capacity and programming in October 2021 with the return of Salem Haunted Happenings.
Spooky Cookie Decorating – VIDEO
Forget the Tricks and bring on the Treats! Learn how to decorate cookies with four simple and spooky designs for all the ghouls and goblins in your life this Halloween! Video by @mikeypardal