Featured Events

11th Annual Lobster Shanty YMCA Fundraiser - Block Party!

11th Annual Lobster Shanty YMCA Fundraiser -... 6/26 1:00pm

Community, Fundraiser, Outdoor, Culinary / Food

The Lobster Shanty, Creative Salem, Notch Brewing and North Shore Bartenders present the 11th annual Lobster Shanty YMCA fundraiser. This year we are having...

Artists' Row  
Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks and Water

Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks and... 9/16

On the Water, Outdoor, Tour, History, Community

Get ready to experience the sights and sounds of the Essex National Heritage Area during TRAILS & SAILS: Two Weekends of Walks & Water, September 16-20 &...

Salem  
Salem's July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

Salem's July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza 7/4 4:00pm

Festival, Family, Outdoor, Community, Free Event, After 5PM, Holiday, Nightlife, Music, Classical, 4th of July

Come celebrate Independence Day in Salem! Free children's activites begin at 4pm with the opening of the Kids' Space, where young ones can play games and...

Salem Maritime National Historic Site  
Essex Heritage Trivia Night at Opus!

Essex Heritage Trivia Night at Opus! 6/26 6:00pm

History, Community, Free Event

Join Essex Heritage for fun, prizes, and facts about the Essex National Heritage Area! FREE to play trivia and all welcome. Tasty treats will be provided by...

Opus, Underground  
Salem Spice Festival

Salem Spice Festival 9/10 10:00am

Festival, Multicultural, Outdoor, Culinary / Food, Free Event

Celebrate Salem’s long and fascinating history with exotic exports from around the world at Salem’s third annual Spice Festival. Spices, herbs and teas in...

Salem 1630: Pioneer Village  
Lughnassad Open Ritual

Lughnassad Open Ritual 7/31 2:00pm

Family, The Modern Witch, Community, Fundraiser, Free Event

The Omen Lughnassad Open Ritual is a free event and open to the public. Join mama Kyri, Lady Steale and Lady Ginger as we spin the Wheel once...

Omen: Psychic Parlor & Witchcraft Emporium  
American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals

American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the... 7/16

Arts, Exhibit

When Childe Hassam stepped off the ferry onto the rocks of Appledore Island, he found the place that would occupy his imagination for three decades....

Peabody Essex Museum  
Salem 101: General History Tour

Salem 101: General History Tour 6/26 12:00pm

Tour, Walking, History, Seventeenth Century, Salem Film Fest

Discover why Salem is the true birthplace of the United States of America. Explore over four centuries of Salem’s remarkable history, from its illustrious...

Salem Historical Tours  
Qawwali Devotional Music from the Sufi Traditions of Pakistan

Qawwali Devotional Music from the Sufi... 6/26 3:00pm

Arts, Performing Arts, Music, Classical

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) welcomes Pakistan’s preeminent classical vocalist, Ustad Naseeruddin Saami and musicians the Saami Brothers for a live concert...

Peabody Essex Museum, Morse Auditorium  
1692 Witchcraft Walk

1692 Witchcraft Walk 6/26 4:30pm

Family, Outdoor, Tour, Walking, History, After 5PM, Walking Tours

Examine the demographics, theories and personal stories comprising the infamous trials. We will bring you to many of the witchcraft locations.

Salem Historical Tours  
North Shore Concert Band at Salem Willows Park

North Shore Concert Band at Salem Willows Park 6/28

Free Event, Music

The North Shore Concert Band will perform its Annual Summer Series of free outdoor concerts at the Robert Hayes Bandshell at Salem Willows Park beginning...

Salem Willows