Hawthorne Hotel’s 28th Annual Halloween Party

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the scariest of them all? Enjoy three floors of music, dancing, and the biggest costume contest in Salem.

A tradition for over 20 years, this party sells out every year and is the “place to be” in Salem. The Hawthorne Hotel’s annual Halloween Party is the biggest and best Salem has to offer. Enjoy three floors of food, fine costumes, live music, DJs, dancing, psychics, and of course the big Hawthorne costume contest. Winners are awarded cash prizes and, most importantly, claim to a 12-month bragging right.

Doors open 7:00 pm • Must be 21 years or older • Tickets are Non-Refundable • Valid ID Required at the Door.

Tickets ($110) available online beginning June 1.

The Official Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball: Elements of Magic

Join Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Witches of Salem with guests Dragon Ritual Drummers for a night of magic, music, and powerful rituals at Salem’s most magical Halloween party! Join us as in days of old when fires burned on every hilltop and Witches gathered to feast, rejoice, and cast spells for the new year!

The chill winds of Autumn whisper to Witches and welcome strangers alike who journey to Salem from around the globe to summon the spirits at Halloween. From time out of mind, Witches have used this sacred holiday to honor the dead, divine hidden secrets, and celebrate magic!

Bewitchments of the Evening:
Dance in the Grand Ballroom to pop, party, and goth by dj addambombb and laser light show.
Feast on sumptuous hors d’oeuvres
Be among the first 100 guests to arrive and get a gift bag designed by artist Holly Golightly and filled with magical swag!
See into the future with a free psychic reading in Sophia’s room!
Take your photo at our Selfie Station!
Visit the cash bar for your favorite potion
Live performances by the Dragon Ritual Drummers
Powerful rituals with Witchdoctor Utu and the Dragon Ritual Drummers
Magic circle in the grand ballroom with Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Salem Witches

The Official Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball is a 21+ event. Tickets ($150) available online.

Hops & Curds

This class at The Cheese Shop of Salem offers an extensive overview of how to pair beer and cheese, AKA hops and curds! Are you curious about what cheese to pair with your beer? Cheddar with a lager or an ale? Brie with a saison or an IPA? Join us for a guided tasting, a little bit of science, and lively discussion about how to create perfect pairings!

Tickets ($50) available online.

Drink Pink

Visit the Cheese Shop of Salem as wine director, Susan Ulbrich, leads you through a delightful line-up of this year’s newest and hippest rosés. Explore how rosé is made, and learn how to taste and analyze wine, in a supportive and fun environment! At the end of the class, leave with a keen sense of what makes rosé so special and a newfound appreciation of the pink drink!

Over the course of the 1.5-hour class, enjoy 5 different wines alongside cheese and gourmet pairings.

$45/person, tickets available online.

The Cauldron Black After Dark

Join us as we host out newest after dark event featuring the latest clothing from Dark Alchemy, Della Morte, Black Craft Cult, and Courtney Joy modeled by the Cauldron Black’s in-house Witches. Shop our latest jewelry designs from Knyte & Riley Jewelry, and Magpies Tidings. We will be serving complimentary refreshments and every item in the store is on sale!

Free admission, 21+.

Anime Trivia

Put down that body pillow and come down to Bit Bar for the best trivia around. Bit Bar is 21+ after 8:00 pm.

Parker Brothers Board Game Night

Bit Bar honors the rich history of Parker Brothers in Salem! We will have all the classic Parker Brothers board and card games you remember plus a new obscure piece of history each month.

Bit Bar is 21+ after 8:00 pm.

Midnight Cereal Bar at Bit Bar

The kitchen may be closed but that shouldn’t stop you from grabbing a little snack. $5 all you can eat cereal bar goes out at 11pm at Bit Bar!

Bit Bar is 21+ after 8:00 pm.

Rosé Colored Glasses: 3rd Annual Grand Tasting

Come celebrate the start of summer with a rosé rumble! Joining the Cheese Shop of Salem are wine experts from Cafe Europa, Classic Wines, Matchvino, The Wine Trust and Vineyard Road. Each vendor will feature a table full of rosé for you to try before you buy! We guarantee you’ll leave seeing the world through rosé colored glasses!

Free to the public. $5 suggested donation to The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem.