Salem is at its busiest during the month of October, when history and horror buffs head to the site of the Witch Trials. Check the city’s Haunted Happenings website for the full schedule. You can tour the Witch House or take a Ghost Tour any time of year, but there’s something extra spooky about being there in October. You won’t want to miss the Haunted Happenings Market the first, third, fourth and fifth weekends in October.
As we settle into a perfect autumn chill, cocoa in hand, Halloween comes knocking with all of its chills and thrills. This year get into the spooky spirit with haunted tours, the haunted happenings in Salem or dance the night away at a Stranger Things party. Get ready for the scary season with our guide to making the most out of Halloween in and around Boston! For other fun Halloween activities, check out our list of the best Halloween parties in Boston and the spookiest things to do in Salem in October.
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