Salem, Massachusetts 01970

Halloween at the Phillips House

Join the Salem Pirates for a raucus Halloween at the Phillips House in Salem MA

Take a stroll up historic Chestnut Street and join the sea chantey-singing Salem pirates for tricks, treats, and treasures at Historic New England’s Phillips House on Halloween night. This special family-friendly event is free and takes place on Thursday, October 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Salem’s official trick-or-treating hours.

Saturday, October 31, 2015 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Haunted Movies on the Common: Hocus Pocus

Does a Witch deserve a second chance on Halloween? Find out in Salem!

Grab a blanket and the kids and head over to Salem Common at dusk for an outdoor showing of some favorite family-friendly movies that will get you in the mood for a spooktacular Halloween!  Each weekend Magic 106.7 will sponsor a different movie through October, so come to one or all!

Saturday, October 24, 2015 6:30pm

Lighthouse & Foliage Cruise

See North Shore Fall Foliage from the water on this lighthouse tour!

Mahi Mahi Cruises & Charters invites you to take in the changing colors of fall by boat on a cruise out of Salem Massachusetts Harbor. Passengers will visit out five historic lighthouses during this 14-mile harbor loop through Beverly, Manchester, Salem & Marblehead. This 1 hour 45 minute tour gets you up close to view the lighthouses from the water, and gives you a brand new perspective on the splendor of the North Shore's changing fall foliage.

Weekends through October 2016 10:30am
Thursdays & Fridays through October 2016 12:30pm
Mondays, October 10 & 31 2016 10:30am

Children's Costume Halloween Party

Come to Rockafellas in Salem for a kids' Halloween Costume Party!

Rockafellas Salem is having a party for the kids this Halloween season! Put on a costume and bring your kids to the fun in the Colonial Hall.  There will be a DJ spinning some great music and providing entertainment, fun games, activities and costume contests! Snack and beverages will be served, and all children who attend will receive a goodie bag!

Sunday, October 27, 2013 2-4pm

Jedi Knight Training

Learn to defeat the Sith and embrace the Light side of the force on Salem Common

Children between the ages of four and nine years old will have a chance to interact with a real Jedi Knight. Jedi Knight Training will be held on the Common — an interactive performance that is great for both boys and girls! Children are led through a series of challenges including Jedi Force Magic, the Laser Balloon Barrage and Jedi Teamwork culminating in an epic lightsaber duel with the Jedi Master himself. This FREE event is open to children aged 4-9, and costumes are encouraged!

Saturday, October 19, 2013 1-3pm

Haunted Happenings Carnival - Weekdays

Enjoy the sideshow atmosphere of the The Haunted Happenings Carnival in Salem

Come try your skill at games on the arcade, ride the Ferris wheel and enjoy unique fair-style food  in a fun carnival atmosphere of the annual Haunted Happenings Carnival! There's fun for the whole family. Rides are a Fiesta Shows Production!  This year's Carnival is located on Derby Street.

Weekdays October 16-30, 2015 3-9pm
Weekends & Halloween, October 17-25 & 31, 2015 1-10pm

Children's Halloween Parade & Costume Party

Children's Halloween Parade & Costume Party Salem MA

Phoenix School students in 3rd - 8th grades build non-scary Halloween games as part of their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math)  curriculum, and create Halloween art activities for kids to play and make at the party. Our party is about giving little kids a good time without being scared of Halloween.


• Noon -1 pm
• Register at Salem Common 11:15 - 11:55
• Parade steps off from Salem Common at Noon
• Along Essex Walking Mall to Riley Plaza
• Judging & prizes at Riley Plaza


Saturday, October 19, 2013 from Noon - 2 p.m.


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