Destination Salem

April 8, 2022
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Destination Salem Receives Travel and Tourism Grant from Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

by Felicia Cheney
Destination Salem is pleased to announce that the City has received a Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant for $49,000 from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) for fiscal year 2022. The TTR program is dedicated to campaigns and initiatives that increase consumer spending, support local businesses, and advance community recovery efforts to businesses in Massachusetts adapt to
April 8, 2022
March 22, 2022
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New Businesses, Experiences Blossom In Salem This Spring

by Felicia Cheney
As spring approaches, visitors to Salem will see many new additions to the entertainment scene including new museums, walking tours, restaurants, and more to enjoy during their visit. These new experiences are enhanced as rites of spring unfold such as outdoor dining, which kicks off on April 1, and the Salem ferry, which opens on May 14. The new attractions opening
March 22, 2022
March 22, 2022
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New Businesses, Experiences Blossom In Salem This Spring

by Felicia Cheney
As spring approaches, visitors to Salem will see many new additions to the entertainment scene including new museums, walking tours, restaurants, and more to enjoy during their visit. These new experiences are enhanced as rites of spring unfold such as outdoor dining, which kicks off on April 1, and the Salem ferry, which opens on May 14. The new attractions opening
March 22, 2022
December 15, 2021
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Salem, Massachusetts Announces Full Slate of Festivals and Events for 2022

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem Salem, Massachusetts has prepared a full year of festivities for 2022 that offer opportunities for residents and visitors to embrace the best of every season. From a celebration of ancestral connections to nights of laughter to food festivals – including a chocolate fountain – Salem is always open for entertainment. “Community partners in Salem have work collaboratively
December 15, 2021
September 29, 2021
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Five Things to Know When Visiting Salem Haunted Happenings in October

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem The ghouls, witches, vampires, and zombies of Salem are preparing for the 39th annual Salem Haunted Happenings kick-off next week and they want to give some advice to their many visitors. Destination Salem has put together a top list of helpful things to know when navigating the month-long event this year. Number One: The Salem Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on
September 29, 2021
June 14, 2021
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Salem Haunted Happenings Returns In October 2021

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem The businesses and organizations in Salem, Massachusetts are setting the stage for a return to pre-pandemic capacity and programming in October 2021 with the return of Salem Haunted Happenings. Visitors to this bewitching seaport north of Boston will be delighted to find the street fairs, performances, expanded programming, special events, and seasonal flair are in the works for this fall. Believed to be the
June 14, 2021
June 1, 2021
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Seasonal Tourism Brings Hopeful Outlook To Salem Businesses

by joeyphoenix
As tourism season returns to Salem this year, city officials and local business owners are expressing enthusiasm to welcome back larger crowds as more travel reports are released. According to the 2021 Travel Trends Report by Expedia Group, almost half of the respondents are more likely to travel when a COVID-19 vaccine is widely available. The survey also revealed that 44% will
June 1, 2021
April 2, 2021
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The Magic Of Salem, Massachusetts Is Awakened This Spring With The Reopening Of Businesses And Outdoor Dining

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem After a long tough winter due to the pandemic, many restaurants and businesses in Salem, Massachusetts will reopen their doors for the season on Thursday, April 1. Tourist attractions such as the Witch History Museum, Witch Dungeon Museum, The Witchery, Salem Art Gallery, and Witch Pix Costume Studio will welcome in-person visitors for the first time since November. Also opening
April 2, 2021
March 22, 2021
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First Annual Salem Ancestry Days will Feature Four Days of Programming April 30-May 3

by joeyphoenix
The first annual Salem Ancestry Days weekend will begin with a land blessing by members of the Massachusett tribe and include live chats with genealogists, walking tours, and virtual programming. Salem Ancestry Days will take place April 30-May 3, and programming is being hosted by the City of Salem Witch House, Essex Heritage, New England Genealogy American Ancestors, Salem Athenaeum,
March 22, 2021
March 10, 2021
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Experience 17th-century Salem Massachusetts in Person or Virtually

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem When people consider Salem, Massachusetts during colonial times, they often think of the infamous Witch Trials, and with the exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), The Salem Witch Trials 1692, closing on April 4, the timing is perfect to consider a 17th-century visit to Salem virtually or in person. Right around the corner from PEM, the Salem Witch
March 10, 2021