When in comes to Halloween, one town in Massachusetts does it bigger and better than anywhere else in the country.
We’re talking about Salem, of course. This historic town has a spooky history that goes back hundreds of years and is a community that isn’t afraid to embrace the weird side of life. Every year, this charming seaside town transforms into a terrifying Halloween wonderland.
Salem Horror Fest examines American fear with a month-long celebration of terror and social justice partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum SALEM, Ma. – Salem Horror Fest, in partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum and CinemaSalem, today announced four weeks of screenings, parties, concerts, panels and exhibits that explore societal themes of fear and anxiety [….]
Creative Salem covers Halloween 2016! Throughout the course of the day, we will be heading out multiple times to capture the magic of Salem on Halloween! With an expected turnout in the tens of thousands of people, there should be some pretty amazing captures from Salem Haunted Happenings! From angry street preachers to amazing costumes [….]
Meet Thomas O’Brien Vallor, a practicing witch from Salem, Massachusetts. Learn about the beliefs of modern witches. Happy Halloween! Learn more about Tom the Tour guide and Salem Witch Wiles Tom is a tour guide that operates out of Salem Witch Walk based at Crow Haven Corner About The Witch Hunt Podcast. Witch Hunt is [….]
Researching the “facts” about how a 17th. Century physician diagnosed girls and young women as coming down with a case of witchcraft affliction meant setting aside our 21st. Century sensibilities and accepting that Dr. Griggs, parents Samuel and Elizabeth Parris, and everyone else in Salem Village believed that witches were real and dangerous. They also [….]
Video by Joey Phoenix for Creative Salem. The Salem Chamber of Commerce cordially presented the 21st Annual Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on Thursday, October 6, 2016. This year’s event featured the theme “100 Years of Parks and Play”. This time honored kick off of the Halloween season was full of color, [….]
Haunted Harmonies is a one day A Cappella Festival in Salem, Massachusetts open to high school, college, and non-scholastic groups. The festival includes a competition for participating scholastic groups, as well as the opportunity to attend workshops (scholastic groups) and perform for the crowded streets of Salem during the month of October (scholastic and non-scholastic [….]
SEE FULL SET HERE Mayor’s Night Out Trick or Treat has become a huge success and all of the merchants look forward to seeing our little ones all dressed up. Trick-or-treating will begin at the big fountain by the Museum Place Mall at 5:30 p.m. and continue down the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall and around [….]
FULL SET HERE Another awesome year of capturing the Salem Chamber Grand Parade in Salem MA. Feel free to tag and share all images. For usage please contact us. Salem Chamber, Haunted Happenings. Every year the town of Salem comes together for the biggest and spookiest (But totally family friendly) event in all of New [….]
Mayor Kimberley Driscoll in partnership with Salem’s local attractions, museums, and downtown merchants, is pleased to announce that this Halloween’s “Mayors Night Out” will take place on Friday, October 7, 2016. Beginning at 3:00 p.m. participating museums and attractions will open free of charge to Salem residents. Residents must provide a photo identification showing proof [….]
Salem takes great pride in being ‘No Place For Hate.’ It was among the first communities to adopt a nondiscrimination ordinance that included protections for all LGBT citizens, received a perfect score by the Human Rights Campaign, and is home to a prestigious award organization that honors social justice warriors. The community rallies to stamp [….]