Check Out all of the Fun Events Taking Place in Salem this October!
Chambers of Terror
Salem’s only truly scary haunted house! Halloween has grown weak. A once terrifying celebration of all things creepy and ghoulish has been reduced to a shadow of its former self. We’re bringing scary back!
Open Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm
Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery
With continuous yearly additions, this UNIQUE Cinematic Wax Museum is like no other Salem. The gallery boasts over 60 life sized professionally made characters by over 35 Hollywood Special Effects Artists!
Museum turns into Salem's most Terrifying Haunted House Experience October weekends with ghouls waiting for you around every darkened corner! SPECIAL GUESTS IN OCTOBER!
Old Town Hall
The year is 1692. Bridget Bishop is accused of witchcraft and you are on the Puritan jury. Hear the testimony. Cross examine the witnesses. Decide the outcome. Live, interactive, critically acclaimed.
Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre
Ghosts & Legends Trolley: Board the Ghosts & Legends Trolley and get ready for a frightening, amusing, and entertaining ride! Our sinister guide takes you on a journey through the darkened streets of Salem to hear stories of witches, ghosts, murder and more.
Tales & Ales: Join Sir Arthur Hennessey in the intimacy of the darkened theatre as he recounts two terrifying tales of ghosts and madness, brought to life on stage by the master storyteller. This chilling late night special event includes complimentary samplings of three local ales before the presentation.
Professor Wunders School of Magic: A live, interactive show for the whole family, with magic, comedy, audience participation and fun special effects! Great for families. Every child receives a magic glow ring as a gift before the show! Free pictures with The Wizard.
Rory Raven’s Magic Lantern Tour: Filled with history, ghosts & murder, this tour stands out from the crowd using "magic lantern effects" that bring the stories to life. Enjoy a flute of champagne before each tour, toasting the departed!
Salem Wax Museum and its Haunted Neighborhood
Salem Witch Village: A mystical journey led by practicing witches separating the myths and reality of witchcraft in the ancient and modern world.
Haunted Witch Village: Salem’s largest Haunted House. After the Witches leave the Village the darker side of our maze comes alive and scares all who dare!
Frankenstein’s Castle: Voted Salem’s best Haunted House. Step into the dungeon and enter the notorious chambers of Dr. Frankenstein.
The Candlelit Ghostly Tour: A walking tour through the streets of Historic Salem’s most haunted house. Learn the history and horror of the Witch City.
Within the Witching Hour: A live spell casting presentation by a practicing witch that takes you through the steps of creating a magical circle for you to release your own spell.
Graveyard Walking Tour: Take a closer look at the second oldest cemetery in the country, The Charter Street Burying Point, and the legendary figures who are buried there!
House of the Seven Gables
Special October Events on October 9,10,11,16,17,23,24,30,31
Legacy of the Hanging Judge: Relive the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, played out in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Birthplace. Encounter the tormented, the accused and their accusers in this captivating theatrical experience.
Spirits of the Gables: Guilt! Greed! Revenge! Enter the world of Nathaniel Hawthorne's burdened characters from his classic The House of the Seven Gables; as they haunt the hallways of their eerie mansion.
Mahi Mahi Cruises & Events
Cruising daily from downtown Salem. Home of Grandma's Spiked Hot Apple Cider! Full Bar & Fresh eats on all cruises. Schedule, tickets & latest info online or call 24 hrs. Reservations strongly recommended.
Haunted Harbor Cruises: 90 Minute tour features face painting, fortune telling, spooky photo opps & professional story teller spinning tales of local pirates, haunted islands, and living monsters. Daily in October 3pm, 5pm, & 7pm. Adults $25, Children $15.
Lighthouse & Foliage Cruise:Take in the changing colors of fall on this 2 hr. narrated sightseeing tour featuring 5 historic lighthouses and the Misery Islands. Daily 12:30pm-2:30pm plus 10am to 12pm on weekends. Adults $25 Children $15.
Private & Group Harbor Cruises: Treat your group to a unique experience aboard the Finback or Hannah Glover. Customizable cruise options and catering for groups up to 150.