Come join or watch this Salem tradition to kick off Haunted Happenings that is filled with pageantry, music, and the enthusiasm of thousands of Salem’s students from kindergarten to college. This year’s theme is "Movie Monsters". Parade begins at Shetland Park and ends at Salem Common.
It is a night-time tradition that brings out the entire city and people from all of the surrounding cities and towns to kick off the Halloween season. It is filled with color, pageantry, music and the enthusiasm of thousands of Salem’s students from kindergarten to college age and local business owners. If businesses or schools would like to participate in the parade please fill out the form (available on-line here) and return it to the Salem Chamber of Commerce.
Haunted Happenings Parade 2016, Salem MA
- Starts at Shetland Properties on Congress Street
- Turns left on Derby Street
- Right onto Central Street
- Left onto Front Street
- Right onto Washington Street
- Right onto Essex Street
- Right onto Essex Stree Pedestrian Mall
- Finish at the Salem Common