Wicked Night on the Wharf

Salem’s most extraordinary costume ball keeps getting bigger.  That’s SCARY right?!?   Join the Salem Waterfront Hotel for hors d’oeuvres, DJ, dancing, prizes and a cash bar.   Call in advance to purchase tickets.  978-619-1120

The Official Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball: Signs of the Zodiac

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!
  • Have your free picture taken in our photo room upstairs!
  • Visit the cash bar for your favorite potion

Live Performances

  • Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the Dragon Ritual Drummers both in a ballroom performance and, later for an intimate drumming circle upstairs.
  • Enjoy entrancing ceremonial dance by Hadiya

Powerful Rituals

  • On the second floor, Witchdoctor Utu and the Dragon Ritual Drummers will lead rituals and magic in the old ways of Witchcraft!
  • At evening’s pinnacle, cast a magic circle in the grand ballroom with Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Salem Witches as we honor loved ones in the spirit world!

Costume Theme and Prizes
The theme for 2017 is Signs of the Zodiac!

  • 1st Place: $1,000 cash!
  • 2nd Place: $200 Gift Certificate at HEX
  • 3rd Place: Two Free 15 Minute Readings at OMEN

Tickets ($150) may be purchased in advance at FestivaloftheDead.com.

DARQ featuring DJ Replicant and Vudu:DJ

DJ Replicant comes to DARQ  at KOTO Asian Grill to join Vudu:DJ in the DJ booth to spread the musical darkness that gets you stomping and swirling on the dance floor!

21+. Creative attire/all black: $5, all other: $10

Pride Kick-Off Sunset Cruise

Kick-off North Shore Pride weekend in Salem, MA by celebrating onboard a double decker party cruise traveling with 200+ LGBTQ friends and allies. Departing from Pickering Wharf, cruise the North Shore coastline from daylight to sunset. With a large dance floor and a Bose sound system to dance the night away to the beats of DJ Andrea Stamas, cash tiki bars on each deck, complimentary catered food, a canopy above, decorative eco-friendly LED lighting, a heated main deck, and a whole lot of fabulousness onboard, there’s no better time to be OUT on the water.

Tickets ($38) may be purchased online in advance.

Join us and Pulse Orlando survivor, Christopher Hansen, as we celebrate and remember #forthe49. 100% ticket sales to benefit North Shore Pride and Fenway Health’s Sidney Borum Jr. LGBTQ Youth Health Center.

Event is hosted by the Rainbow Times in collaboration with Mahi Cruises.


DARQ w/ DJ Azrael & Vudu:DJ

DJ Azrael descends upon DARQ once again to deliver your favorite goth/industrial music alongside Vudu:DJ to get you moving on the dance floor!

21+, $5 for all black/creative attire, $10 all else.

Decade 80s Night at KOTO Asian Grill

Whether you’re pretty in pink or named after a major appliance, KOTO will have you dancing like Duckie at Decade 80s Night! DJs Alvis and Zombi don’t care what side of the tracks you’re from, they’re here to bring the 80s, spinning hot tunes to go with your volcanic ensemble: New Wave, dance, freestyle, goth, post-punk, pop and more!

$5 cover/21+.

Skeleton Beats CD Release Party

Visit Opus Underground for the Skeleton Beats CD Release Party! Event will feature music by: Nick The Barbarian, Michael Kane and the Morning Afters, and The Warning Shots.