Explore Salem this winter and make your own magic with holiday attractions, special events, comfort food, and pop-up shops.

Visitor Information

Salem Regional Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street | 978-740-1650
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Self-guided walking tours and Junior Ranger packets are also available online.

Museums & Attractions

Count Orlok’s Nightmare
285 Derby Street | 978-740-0500
Open daily 10:00 am – 5:00 pm through November 26.

The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street | 978-744-0991
Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The museum is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas and closes at 2:00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

New England Pirate Museum
274 Derby Street | 978-741-2800
Open weekends in November, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Street | 866-745-1876
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Salem Witch Museum
19 1/2 Washington Square North | 978-744-1692
Open daily 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Open until 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. The museum closes for annual maintenance January 2 – 5 and January 8 – 12. If visiting during this time call before you visit to confirm operating hours.

Witch Dungeon Museum
16 Lynde Street | 978-741-3570
Open daily through the end of November, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Witch History Museum
197-201 Essex Street | 978-741-7770
Open daily through the end of November, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Witch Pix
172 Essex Street | 978-745-2021
Awkward Holiday photo shoots are available November 5 – December 31. Witch Pix is open from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tuesday – Sunday in November and December, and Thursday – Sunday, January – March), and is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are welcome.

Walking & Trolley Tours

Hocus Pocus Tours
Witch City Mall | 781-248-2031
Historical walking tour available at 5:00 pm daily. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Salem Food Tours & A.M. Coffee Walks
Downtown Salem | 978-594-8811
Tours offered year-round, see website for complete tour schedules.

Salem Historical Tours/Haunted Footsteps
8 Central Street | 978-745-0666
Tours run on weekends through December 10.

Salem Night Tour
127 Essex Street | 978-741-1170
Nightly ghost tour at 6:00 pm (8:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays). Daytime walking tour available weekdays at 3:00 pm.

Salem Trolley
8 Central Street | 978-744-5469
Tours run Saturdays and Sundays in November, and Friday, November 24, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Salem Witch Walk
125 Essex Street | 978-666-0884
Runs weekends in November and December.


Thanksgiving Day Grand Buffet at the Hawthorne Hotel
On the common | 978-825-4311
Buffet offered from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm on Thanksgiving day. $48 for Adults, Children are $3 per year of child’s age up to age 12. Reservations required, please call 978-825-4311.

Victoria Station’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet
86 Wharf Street | 978-745-3400
Buffet offered throughout the day. Call 978-745-3400 for reservations.

Restaurant Week
Downtown Salem | 978-744-0004
Takes place December 3 – 7 with pre-fixe menu items at local restaurants. See website for a complete list of participating restaurants.

Holiday High Tea at Jolie Tea Company
105 Essex Street | 978-745-5654
Offered weekly in December. Reservations available online.


Small Business Saturday
Downtown Salem | 978-744-0004
Visit website for a list of participating retailers.

Salem Winter Market
Witch City Mall | 978-744-0004
Takes place at the Witch City Mall (formerly the Museum Place Mall), 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm on November 18 and December 16.

Festive Fridays
Downtown Salem | 978-744-0004
Local retailers stay open late each Friday for holiday shopping. See website for each week’s participating locations.

Waite & Peirce
193 Derby Street | 978-744-4319
Open daily, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

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