September 28, 2020

Enjoy the 31 Days of Halloween at Home with These Virtual Events

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Our pumpkin hearts are broken this year because Halloween as we know it has been postponed indefinitely. But there’s no need to be rude and ghost the holiday (what did it ever do to us anyways?) With a little help from the Haunted Happenings Digital Marketplace, Haunted Happenings are still, well, happening.

So get out your spookie onesies and your pumpkin spice whatevers and save the date for these awesome virtual events coming up this October.

Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest – October 15-23

Salem Main Streets is very pleased to produce the sixth annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade. With the current restrictions and regulations, we are happy to announce a partnership with Creative Collective to revision this as a virtual event and contest until we can all gather safely in the future.

Submissions must be received by October 15th and voting will occur October 16 through October 22, awards announced on Fri. October 23rd.

Register here:

Magic Of Salem with The Official Magician Of Salem – October 2 and 3rd @ 7:00 pm

Experience the Magic of Salem from the comfort of your own home!

In this live, interactive show you will participate in spooky magic and relive ghostly stories from Salem’s historic haunted past. All from the comfort of your couch!

Hosted by the Official Magician of Salem Massachusetts through ZOOM.

Get Tickets:

Horror Movies and Music Bingo with Soulo Productionz -October 17th and 24th @ 8:00 pm

Attention Horror Movie and Music Buffs! Think you know your stuff? Come play some crazy Bingo featuring Horror Movie Scenes, Scary Music Videos, Scary Movie Coming Attractions and More!! See a Spooky Scene and you have it on your card mark it down, get a Bingo and WIN! Free to register, $5 per game! Prizes to be announced at a later time. Hosted by Nick D from Soulo Productionz!

Register to join:

Boo-It-Yourself Sundays – Every Sunday in October

Join Creative Collective every Sunday in October for some Creepy Crafty Halloween Tutorials!

10.4.20:  SaVor Designs shows you how to decorate for Halloween on a budget using Dollar Store finds! Also, learn how to create the perfect bow for your fall wreath, costume or spooky gift!

10.11.20:  Join Jeannine from Magnolia Blooms to create a gourd-eous Pumpkin Succulent arrangement! A perfect fall centerpiece or gift to your best ghoulfriend!

10.18.20:  Get witchCRAFTY with the Witchery! Watch a sneak peek of their broom making workshop and book an appointment to make your own!

10.25.20:  Forget the Tricks and bring on the Treats! Learn how to decorate cookies with four simple and spooky designs for your Halloween party!

Spirit’s Halloween Treat – Wednesday, October 28, 6pm-8pm​

An evening of channeled messages with Creative Spirit’s spiritual intuitive, Peyton Pugmire.

SPACES ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED in order to create an intimate experience.

Spooky Drink’n Draw – Every Tuesday in October

Presented by Drawn Together! Every Tuesday night in October, Drink N Draw gets a little SpooOoky! The models will bring the haunted, mysterious and the eerie!Hosted by Sue Grillo and Beki Ferrari! Register at the link below to join!

Salem Horror Fest – First Two Weekends in October

The world may be a dumpster fire, but the Salem Horror Fest is determined to keep the Halloween spirit alive by encouraging horror fans to stay home, be safe, and support independent filmmakers, horror creators, and academics from the comfort of their couch.


Halloween Costume Contest – October 24 – 31

Haunted Happenings Market is very pleased to produce a Virtual Halloween Costume Contest this October 2020! We’ll have a $500 grand prize for the winner sponsored by the Halloween Museum!

Submissions will be accepted from now until October 23rd at 12PM. The Contest will go live on October 24th and the winner will be announced on Halloween at 12PM! We will send the link to the contest/voting page on October 24th

Register Here

Support Accessibility on the North Shore

Creative North Shore is having ongoing discussion of Accessibility and Disability Awareness leading up to the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3 and the hopeful introduction of a Disability Parade in 2021. If this is a topic you are interested, have thoughtful story ideas, or know of an organization to add to the list below please reach out to

Organizations to Support