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 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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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