Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

Haunted Movie Series: ParaNorman

Magic 106.7 hosts weekly movie nights in October on Salem Common.

ParaNorman, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse follows a young boy who finds himself caught in a local curse upon realizing that he can speak to the dead. Film debuted in 2012 and is rated PG.

Movie starts at 6:00 PM, other entertainment will be available on Salem Common beginning at 2:00 PM.

SCNA Kids Carnival

Visit Salem Common for rides, face-painting, and family-friendly fun at the SCNA Kids Carnival!

There is no admission fee to enter the carnival. Tickets for rides are $3/ticket or $15 for an unlimited daily wristband. Each ride costs 1 ticket.

Derby Square Market

Love Halloween? Witches, goblins and ghouls? Well, there’s no better place to spend a spooky weekend in October than in Salem, MA! And what could possibly make Salem’s October Haunted Happenings even better? How about the Salem Open Market flying in with a hauntingly cool open-air arts market! Join us on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during October for a fa-BOO-lous handmade Halloween!

Salem Flea

The Salem Flea returns to Derby Square in Historic Salem, MA. The Salem Flea will include local vintage dealers and artisans.

Derby Street Carnival

Take a twirl on a midway ride or try your hand at a game. There is no admission charged to enter the carnival however tickets must be purchased for rides. Single tickets are $1.50 each, or a sheet of 20 is available for $25.

Opens at 12:00 pm on weekends and 3:00 pm during the week. Closing times vary, contact Fiesta Shows for details.

The Salem Common Food Court

Pick up grab & go snacks at the Salem Common Food Court. (Weather permitting).

Opens at 11:00 am. Closing times vary, contact Fiesta Shows for more information.

Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

Tales & Tombstones

Dusk transforms the city of Salem. As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. Visit scenes of grisly murders and ghastly executions, hear tales of ghosts, both mischievous and malevolent, of Salem’s haunted hotels and restaurants of long forgotten underground passageways, ancient curses and legends of ghost ships and haunted islands. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows. Tour is approximately 1 hour. Tour departs from our 8 Central Street office.

Tales & Tombstones runs in July, August, and October
Reservations are required – Tickets are available online as of June 1st

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