The Grinch that “HATTED” Christmas! at Witch Pix

Get ready for the those awkward holiday photos!  Perhaps the perfect holiday cards for friends and family.   Everything is brightly Seussical on this night.  Inspiration, supplies and encouragement provided in a fun entertaining workshop of creativity, wine sipping and new friendships.  Strut your stuff and show off that lovely hat on our special holiday photo shoot and an on-line gallery fit for a your greatest social media post all year.

Costume Craft & Pix is a Pop-Up Workshop created and sponsored by collaborating artists Witch Pix and Grace & Diggs both of Salem, MA.  Our workshops combine DIY Wearable Art projects with Fantasy Shoot photography and a little wine, so you can have a creative and entertaining evening with friends.

Tickets ($70) available online.

Salem Arts Association Member Showcase

Salem Arts Association is excited to close our 2018 exhibition schedule with a showcase of our member artwork. All current Salem Arts members are invited to bring on your best work. Let’s show the community what we have to offer in all of our diverse styles and artistic disciplines.  This is THE art Shopping Experience for the holidays.

Creepy Clown 3.33 Miler

Join in the costume fun in the Halloween Capital of the World! New this year is a 3.33 Miler for runners who want the same fun of the Devils Chase 6.66 Miler with half the run! The Creepy Clown 3.33 Mile Run will start off with the Devils Chase runners on their scenic miles through a variety of Salem’s well known landmarks including the Salem Common, the Custom House, Derby Wharf, The House of Seven Gables and more.  Top male/female awards will be given out along with costume awards!

Registration ($20) and additional event details available online.

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.

Witch City 5K

Run through boo-tiful historic Salem! Get your best running costume ready for this annual Salem Haunted Happenings Event. A great way to begin your day of Halloween fun in Salem.Let the kids join the Halloween costume fun with the Spooktacular Kids Broom Dash. Post-race awards, costume contest, music, photos, refreshments and more.

Visit NorthShoreTiming.com for registration and complete race details.

Wicked Wednesdays at Phillips House

Get wicked at Phillips House as part of Haunted Happenings family-friendly events. Ticket includes historic games, fall crafts, and a family- themed tour of the house.

$5 per family, Historic New England members and residents of Salem, Mass.
$10 per nonmember family

Please call 978-744-0440 for more information or buy tickets online. Salem residents must call to receive discount.

“Dark Arts” at Salem Arts Association

A seasonal exhibit exploring Salem’s history with witchcraft, religion, and Halloween. Salem Arts encourages member artists to explore their interpretation of these themes in various mediums and styles.

Mayor’s Night Out

Kids come trick-or-treating with Mayor Driscoll. Meet us at the East India Fountain at 5:30 pm. We will trick-or-treat up and down the pedestrian mall, through the shops at Witch City Mall and beyond. Trick-or-Treat Bags will be provided. Costumes are encouraged. Check salem.com for participating businesses.

The Salem Psychic Fair & Witches’ Market

Explore the future with a psychic reading at Salem’s longest-running psychic fair! Hosted by Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Witches of Salem, The Salem Psychic Fair and Witches’ Market features the Witch City’s most gifted Psychics, each one officially licensed by the city of Salem! Wander an emporium of magical gifts, meet real practicing Witches, and make an appointment with one of Salem’s talented psychic readers as you delve into your destiny!

The Salem Psychic Fair and Witches’ Market Features:
– Tarot Card Readings
– Clairvoyant Vision
– Spirit Mediumship
– Palm Readings
– Crystal Ball Scrying
– Angels and Spirit Guides
– Past Life Readings

Shop Our Witches Market!
While visiting the Psychic Fair, be sure to explore our Witches Market, a magical marketplace of vendors offering crystals, jewelry, sun catchers, spell kits, books of shadows, enchanted candles, voodoo dolls, herbs, incense, pendulums and pendulum boards, wands, books, divination tools, and much more!

Free admission. Visit FestivaloftheDead.com for more information.

Witch Hats & More at Witch Pix

Create your own pointy steepled topped Witch Hat!  Just in time for Haunted Happenings events in Salem , Trick or Treat with the kids and all those Halloween parties.  This extravagant hat is an awesome up-cycled creation ready for your customization.  Our hats are the perfect solution for flying on your witches broom.  Inspiration, supplies and encouragement provided in a fun entertaining workshop of creativity, wine sipping and new friendships.  Strut your stuff and show off that lovely hat with a spooky photo shoot .  Our hand painted Lair backdrop with an infrared crystal ball and special camera filters  will give you a perfectly spooky photo gallery to show off your masterpiece..

Costume Craft & Pix is a Pop-Up Workshop created and sponsored by collaborating artists Witch Pix and Grace & Diggs both of Salem, MA.  Our workshops combine DIY Wearable Art projects with Fantasy Shoot photography and a little wine, so you can have a creative and entertaining evening with friends.

Tickets ($70) available online.

Wicked Half Marathon

Take part in the 11th Annual Wicked in historic downtown Salem. Runners can participate in the USATF Certified Half Marathon, and participants have four hours to complete this course. The course will have a water station every 1.5 miles and there will be a ton of cheerful volunteers on the course. Everyone will receive a custom finisher medal! The event attracts close to 1,000 runners, elites to beginners traveling from all over the world. The scenery in Salem and Marblehead will make these miles fly by!

Registration information ($45-55) and additional event details are available at BnSEventManagement.com.

Salem Food Tour: Wine & Cheese Stroll at the Phillips House

Salem Food Tours are guided food and cultural walking tours of historic Salem, Massachusetts. Taste cheese, wine, sweets, and spices along a one-mile route as you take in the beauty of Salem from the historic McIntire District to the waterfront area. Learn about Salem’s illustrious spice trade history, as well as modern Salem’s thriving cultural and culinary scene. Proceeds from the tour support preservation of Salem’s Historic New England sites.

$40 Historic New England members
$50 nonmembers

Advance tickets required. Please call 978-744-0440 or buy online.

Salem.org