Goes without a saying that Halloween, is the biggest festival in Salem. Rightly cashing-in on this opportunity, are the severalorganisers of myriad fairs, ghost tours, events, readings, a psychic fair and witchcraft expo, and even beer tastings of local ales and brews.
Come October and Salem hosts more than 140 events known as "Haunted Happenings”. A fun event for everyone alike, there is no age restriction here. However, this is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
And there are the unnervingfestivals like Festival of the Deadin October, Salem Comedy & Spirits Festival in January, Salem So Sweet, a Chocolate & Wine Tasting festival in February, the Salem Film Festin March,Massachusetts Poetry Festival in April/May, Salem Arts Festival in June, Salem Farmers’ Market from June-October, Salem Maritime Festival in August, and theAntique & Classic Boat Festival in August, among many more!