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

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

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.

 

Annual Little Monsters Parade

Salem will be getting all sorts of adorable and spooky as Creative Salem and The Phoenix School, Salem, MA bring back the annual little monsters parade to Downtown Salem. The parade will start at Riley Plaza and will head up Washington St. to Lappin Park and then head down the Pedestrian Mall to the fountain stage where the kids will have a dance and costume party. At the stage, there will be kids music and performances by some character actors featuring popular costumed character personalities and more!

Wicked Wednesdays are an initiative to bring mid-week family programming to Downtown Salem to offer more programming and commerce in the area from The Pedestrian Mall to the House of Seven Gables and beyond. Bring the family for mid-week entertainment, musicians, family-friendly walking tours, and interactive events geared for the 12 and under crowd.

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.

 

Sea Creatures Great & Small with Sea Shuttle

Sea Shuttle, located on Salem Wharf, has joined Salem’s lineup of fun and fantastic October Wicked Wednesday activities. Every Wednesday in October, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sea Shuttle’s diving naturalists will present a family-oriented, 2-hour live animal program.

At 3 p.m. we will be tied up at the dock. There you can meet mini-monsters lurking in our onboard, 250-gallon floating aquarium and touch tank.

At 4 p.m. we’ll cruise out to Salem Sound to haul up a lobster trap full of creepy crustaceans. Learn about the Cape Ann Sea Monster and other legendary monsters from the deep.

Admission: Adults $15, children 11 and under $10, infants and strollers are free. To reserve your space visit sea-shuttle.com, e-mail crew@sea-shuttle.com, or call 888-400-0601.

Wicked Wednesdays Presented by Creative Salem

Salem will be getting all sorts of adorable and spooky as Creative Salem and The Phoenix School, Salem, MA bring back the annual little monsters parade to Downtown Salem. The parade will start at Riley Plaza and will head up Washington St. to Lappin Park and then head down the Pedestrian Mall to the fountain stage where the kids will have a dance and costume party. At the stage, there will be kids music and performances by some character actors featuring popular costumed character personalities and more!

Wicked Wednesdays are an initiative to bring mid-week family programming to Downtown Salem to offer more programming and commerce in the area from The Pedestrian Mall to the House of Seven Gables and beyond. Bring the family for mid-week entertainment, musicians, family-friendly walking tours, and interactive events geared for the 12 and under crowd.

Programming includes:

Wicked Wednesday Trick-or-Treat Tea
Make Your Own Doughssant Monsters at Bit Bar
Wicked Wednesdays at The House of the Seven Gables
Wicked Wednesdays Magic Wand Class
Kids’ Crafts at Waite and Peirce
Wicked Wednesdays on Artists’ Row
Annual Little Monsters Parade
Wicked Wednesdays Family Friendly Ghosts of Salem Tour
Witch Pix Face Fix Fright Night
Salem Historical Tours Daytime Family-Friendly Tours

Promotions include:

Wicked Special Pass for 3 Attractions at the Salem Wax Museums’ Haunted Neighborhood

Additional family-friendly events include:

Salem Common Food Court
Derby Street Carnival

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