Salem, Massachusetts 01970

Salem Zombie Walk

The Salem Zombie Walk is a fun time for all, and kinda scary! Salem Massachusetts Haunted Happenings

The Salem Zombiewalk has been an annual event for a number of years. This is a great family-friendly event of a genre that incorporates all aspects of life, or rather, undead that takes place in Halloweentown, USA during Halloween Season. Prior to the Zombiewalk, participants gather at Collins Cove Park for some field day activities, last minute costume tweaks and alterations, and of course to admire other lovers of the Zombie theme. Pets are welcome, so long as they are crowd friendly and well-behaved (and don't mind Zombies). Details are on the official flyer, please look for it on Facebook, and share the event. Fun activities start at 3:30pm with zombie kickball, parade at 4:30.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 starting at 3:30pm

Global Cardboard Challenge

Take the Carboard Challenge in Salem Ma with the Phoenix School and Imagination Foundation!

In partnership with the Imagination Foundation, the Phoenix School will host its annual Cardboard Challenge at Armory Park in Salem. Join in the worldwide celebration of creativity and imagination where everyone is challenged to design and create using cardboard and recycled materials. The Phoenix School Cardboard Challenge is part of a global Day of Play around the world. The Phoenix School’s Global Cardboard Challenge is an opportunity for kids, parents, students of all ages, adults -- everyone!-- to join in the FUN!

Saturday, October 10, 2015 Build: 10am-Noon

Salem Farmers' Market

The Salem Farmer's Market bring the goodness of local farm to downtown Salem!

The Salem Farmers' Market brings fresh local produce and other foods from North Shore farms and other local resources to downtown Salem every Thursday at Derby Square on Front Street ! It's a great place to come find healthy choices for your family's dietary needs, as well as meet local crafts people and artisans! This is a great community resource that strengthens social bonds and interactions, and helps local food producers by creating a direct to consumer channel for their produce and other goods! Come join the fun and experience one of the best farmer's markets on the North Shore!

Thursdays June 8 - October 12, 2017 3-7pm

Annual Salem Maritime Festival

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

Presented by the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, the annual Salem Maritime Festival in August hosts an exciting array of free family fun festivities, including live music, traditional craft demonstrations and seaport trade exhibits, story-telling, and family fun! Each year, music, demonstrations, exhibits, and children's activities are available throughout the park and on Derby Wharf.

The Salem Maritime Festival is hosted by Salem Maritime, your national park in Salem in cooperation with Essex Heritage. From live music, historical re-enactors, and tall ships, to interactive programs and crafts for families, all events and activities are free and open to the public. Stay tuned to learn more about what's in store for you at the 2016 Festival!  There's also fun activities planned just for kids!

August 4-6, 2017

Salem Cultural Festival

Celebrate the diversity of the North Shore on Salem Common!

The Salem CultureFest 2014  will feature live bands who showcase many cultures and styles, as well as other performers (TBA) who will entertain you while you enjoy exploring the unique arts, crafts, and wares of our areas finest artists and crafters. Over 2000 visitors are expected to attend this fun family-friendly event.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 10am-8pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014 10am-6pm

Paddle for Plummer

Paddle for Plummer is a fun and fantastic annual fundraiser for the Plummer Home in Salem MA

Paddle for Plummer is a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) fundraiser event that  includes Elite, Recreational and Fun Paddles. Elites will complete a 5 mile paddle, recreational paddlers will complete a 2 mile paddle and a short course (1 or 2 mile) will be available for fun paddlers. There will be food, beverages, music, raffles, and more.  All proceeds to the Plummer Home.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Early Reg at 6:30am

The Phoenix School Summer Adventures

The Phoenix School Summer Adventures Summer Programs for NorthShore Kids

The Phoenix School Summer Program 2014 - We pick up where other camps leave off!
Summer Adventures @ Phoenix are offered at the beginning and the end of the summer. From outdoor exploration of natural habitats to the real world excitement of technology and the arts, come spend some of your summer with The Phoenix School. Summer Adventures at Phoenix is a series of week long programs held for two weeks at the end of June and the last two weeks in August.


Fun French Baby Class

French for Babies in Salem MA at Mud Puddle Toys

French native speaker and French teacher Caroline, will introduce the French language to babies with songs, rhythms, and games.

Children from infant to 14 months will learn the colors, sing the most popular French lullabies, and hear numbers, alphabet, animals and more! Each week will have a different theme. A book will be read and toys will at the disposition of the babies during the class.

This four week class starts May 27th. Sign up today as space is limited.

Mud Puddle Toys
221 Essex Street
Salem MA 01970


Mother's Day Brunch at PEM

Peabody Essex Museum Mother's Day Brunch and Festival celebrates moms! Salem Massachusetts

Mother's Day is a celebration at Peabody Essex Museum ! Enjoy Mother's Day Brunch at the museum catered by Hawthorne Catering and served in the Garden Restaurant overlooking the Asian Garden. After your meal visit the galleries and Museum Shop, where you can exchange your brunch voucher for a complimentary gift for Mom. General Admission to PEM is included with brunch pricing.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 11am-3pm


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