Salem, Massachusetts 01970

Salem Arts Festival - Friday

Downtown Salem comes alive with art for the annual Salem Arts Festival with art perfromances livemusic great food and family fun!

The 8th annual Salem Arts Festival will be held June 3-5th.  The popular free event will feature over 80 artists and performers, and includes a variety of art, music, dance, and theatre performances. The family-friendly festival also includes art-making for all ages, artisan vendors selling their creations, and a temporary public art installation.

Friday, June 3, 6 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, June 4, 11 am to 6 pm
Sunday, June 5, 10:45 am to 6 pm

Derby Square Flea Salvage Art

Salem MA Monthly vintage market

Monthly vintage market featuring vendors of: vintage and up-cycled furniture and fashion; collectibles, antiques, salvage, as well as jewelry, art and handmade goods by local artisans. The market will take place on the third Saturdays 10 -5 May through September in Derby Square located in the heart of Historic Salem, MA.

There is no admission fee. The market is a collaboration between Derby Square Flea Salvage Art and the City of Salem.

For information please contact Deborah Greel at

Saturday, May 21, 2016 10AM - 5PM
Saturday, June 18, 2016 10AM - 5PM
Saturday, July 16, 2016 10AM - 5PM
Saturday, August 20, 2016 10AM - 5PM
Saturday, September 17, 2016 10AM - 5PM

North Shore Cancer Walk 10k

Come walk to raise funds to fight cancer in downtown Salem Massachusetts! Sponsored by North Shore Medical Center and

Each year thousands of participants join together with family members, colleagues and friends for the North Shore Cancer WALK. As a walker, volunteer or donor, you can be part of an inspirational day in the fight against cancer. The 10K (6.2 mile) WALK route is an unforgettable journey of shared purpose and commitment. It winds through historic Salem, featuring an array of entertainers that lend a festive air to this profound community event. We encourage you to become a part of this annual celebration of life, hope and courage of all those who have been touched by this disease.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 7:30am (Walk starts at 8:30)

Diaper Drive Benefits Families in Need

Diaper drive for families in need

Happy Baby Diaper Drive is a yoga event to benefit Citizens for Adequate Housing of Peabody. In lieu of a class fee, we are collecting diapers for our homeless families. All diaper sizes are needed, from newborn to size six. One in three families in America struggle to afford diapers for their children. A lack of diapers has many negative outcomes for children and families’ health, economic and emotional welfare, and educational opportunities. Please support this important event.

Sunday, June 12 at 10 AM - 12 PM

Sail Salem Beginner Program

Sail Salem's Beginner Program is FREE to all kids, but you can only take this program once.

The Beginner class is designed for youths who have never sailed before. This basic, half-day program is available to youths ages 8-18yrs. There are two sessions a day, the “morning session” running 9am-12pm and the “afternoon session” running 1pm-4pm. Students may sign up for either the morning or afternoon sessions but are limited to taking this week long class only once.

Glass Slipper Tea Party!

Glass Slipper Tea Party!

Join Cinderella & Fairy Godmother for a tea party to remember! Little Princesses will enjoy cupcakes, an interactive story time, craft, sing-a-long, and dancing. With Cinderella’s help, Fairy Godmother will transform the children with her fairy dust and wand, painting nails and giving each a pearl necklace as they get ready to dance!
Each ticket admits one adult and one child!
We ask that you don't bring strollers to the event due to the limited space. Thank you in advance!

Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 12 to 1:30PM

Celebrate the Fourth of July at The Gables

Celebrate the Foruth of July at the House of Seven Gables in Salem Massachusetts!

The Gables will once again host friends and family as we celebrate America’s and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birthday.  Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem’s extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor.  A cash bar will be provided from 6:00-9:15pm.  NO outside alcohol is permitted on the grounds. Cake to celebrate Hawthorne’s birthday will be cut and served at 8:00pm.

Sunday, July 4, 2016 6-10PM

Friendship of Salem: Behind the Scenes of the Downrigging Project

Celebrate 400 Years of Maritime History at Derby Wharf in Salem Massachusetts!

Join the Salem Maritime National Historic Site for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Friendship of Salem with Captain Jeremy Bumagin, Rigger John Newman and ship volunteers. Participants can see and visit areas of the ship typically not open to the public, as well as learn about numerous ongoing maintenance projects.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10-11:30am


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