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Bakers Island Light Station

Boat Tours to Bakers Island Lighthouse

Adventure to Bakers Island Light Station-a place like nowhere else- aboard our unique landing craft Naumkeag. Roughly 2 hours. Seasonal. Tickets available online and at…

Dead Horse Beach

Dead Horse Beach

Located at the Salem Willows, Dead Horse Beach faces the Beverly harbor. It is one of the larger sandy beaches at The Willows and can…

Derby Wharf Light Station

The Derby Wharf Light Station was constructed in 1871 to better assist ships entering Salem Harbor. The lighthouse features a unique square design, and is…

Forest River Park

Forest River Park

With lots of trees, a dazzling view of the harbor, bike paths, picnic areas, two beaches, a playground, swimming pool, a baseball field, and even…

Friendship

Friendship of Salem

The National Park Service owns and operate this replica tall ship. Friendship commemorates Salem’s role as a center of global trade in post-Colonial America. Tours…

Mahi Mahi Cruises

Mahi Mahi Harbor Cruises & Private Events

Discover and relax with Salem’s leading cruise company. Offering a wide variety of daily harbor cruises May-October. Let loose with live music or absorb the…

Pickering Wharf

A harbor side shopping-village, filled with history and landmarks alike. This is the perfect place to explore what Salem has to offer: from local shops…

Salem Common

Salem Common

Right in the heart of downtown Salem, this grassy green 8-acre public park has been a common area since the 17th Century. Great for picnics,…

Salem Harbor

Salem Harbor

One of the sites of the major international ports in the colonies, the Salem Harbor spans both north and south of Salem. During the late…

Salem Harbor Shuttle

Whether you’re heading back in time at The House of Seven Gables or the US Custom House from the Blaney Street dock, or want to…

Salem Heritage Trail

Salem Heritage Trail

What’s that red line on the ground? It’s the Heritage Trail, and it connects all of Salem’s main sites. Navigate your way through Salem and…

SalemSpins

Salem Spins

Salem Spins is a free bike-sharing program provided by the City of Salem in partnership with Salem State University. Simply visit the front desk of…

Salem Willows

Salem Willows

The Salem Willows is a scenic, seaside public park. One of Salem’s Treasures, Salem Willows is a great way to spend the day. With a…

Salem Woods

Salem Woods

Recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission and once used as a “common land” for pasturage of livestock in colonial times, the Salem Woods is now…

Chestnut Street

The McIntire Historic District

In 1981, the City of Salem named its largest historic district after Samuel McIntire. Encompassing Broad, Chestnut, Essex, Federal and connecting streets, the district showcases…

Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach

Located at Winter Island, Waikiki Beach is a great place to go swimming, walking, or sightseeing with family, friends, or a special loved one.

Winter Island Light

Winter Island Light, or the Fort Pickering Lighthouse was established in 1871 as part of the joint effort with the Derby Wharf Light Station and…

Winter Island Park

Winter Island Park

Come explore Winter Island! RV and tent camping, May 20-November 1. Walking tours of Winter Island, camp and gift store, function hall, public beach with…

From the Calendar

“The History of the Tulip” with Ila Cox.

The Salem Garden Club presents “The History of the Tulip” with Ila Cox. $5 suggested donation. Add to Itinerary

14th Annual Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run

The 13th Annual Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 in Salem, Mass. Proceeds from the 14th Annual Wild…

Salem, MA, Car Meet

16th Annual Phillips House Car Meet

Join Historic New England and the North Shore Old Car Club for the Annual Car Meet, where vintage and antique vehicles are displayed on historic…

2017 US Senior Open

The 38th U.S. Senior Open will return to Salem Country Club in 2017.  The Senior Open will feature a field of 156 of the world’s…

35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival

You don’t get to see boats like this every day! See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats. Meet skippers and crews…

Salem MA First Muster

380th Anniversary of the First Muster

Hosted by the Second Corps Cadets Veterans Association, the 380th Anniversary of the First Muster commemorates the first military muster ever held in the United…

3rd Annual POMP17: Party on McKeown Plaza

Each year POMP welcomes nearly 400 Salem State University alumni, friends, and community members to celebrate under the stars. The celebration will include reunion tents,…

5th Annual Bridge & Back 10K Road Race

The races starts at 8:00am on Charter Street and the post party will be held at the Tavern on the Square in Salem. The race…

Annual Walk/Run for HAWC

The annual Walk/Run for HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) is the organizations largest and longest running fundraising event. It is also an opportunity to send…

Devils Chase 6.66 Miler

The Devils Chase 6.66 Mile Run, named to the Top Nine Costume Runs in the World, is the best and most unique event you will…

MDA Halloween Witch Ride

A scenic ride from Boston Harley Davidson – Revere MA to Shetland Park in Salem MA, arrives in Salem between 1 pm and 2 pm….

North Shore Pride Parade

Celebrate Pride at the annual parade and festival in Salem, MA! Add to Itinerary

Notch Sunday Series 5K/10K

Join Notch Brewing for a 5K or 10K run (your choice!) that will start and end at the Notch Tap Room. This isn’t a race,…

Salem Celebrates the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Salem with live music, family programming, and more with a fireworks extravaganza to end the evening! Add to Itinerary

Salem Farmers’ Market

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. Every Thursday, Derby Square turns into a largely volunteer-run market that, for five…

Salem Food Truck Festival

The Salem Food Truck Festival is a two-day event being hosted in the Salem Common in historic downtown Salem, MA. The event will feature 25 food…

Salem Haunted Happenings 2017

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England, more than 250,000 people come to Salem Haunted Happenings each year.  Events include a Grand…

Salem Spice Festival

Join us for a celebration of Salem’s long and fascinating history with exotic spices from around the world. Spices, herbs and teas will be explored…

Salem Willows Firemen’s Muster

This is a free event at the Salem Willows featuring hand pumped fire engines built in the 1800s competing to see which crew can play…

The Haunted Happenings Grand Parade

The Salem Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to participate in the 22nd Annual Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on Thursday, October…

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