Festival of the Dead 2024 - October Events in Salem, Massachusetts
Celebrate the Spirits this October in Salem!

Halloween is the special time of year when the shades of the dead whisper from forgotten places and spirits walk among us. The Witches of Salem honor this time with Festival of the Dead, an annual event series that explores death’s macabre customs, heretical histories, and strange rituals. Presented by Salem Warlocks Christian Day and Brian Cain hosted by the foremost authorities on the spirit world, Festival of the Dead beckons guests to step through the veil into a realm where spirits await.

Festival of the Dead explores death’s mysteries through events that investigate the favored and forbidden ways in which people have honored, celebrated, and secretly delved into life’s inevitable destination. Events for 2024 include:

Defying the boundaries of religion, culture, and continent, death captivates our imaginations and ensnares our minds, beckoning us to journey to destinations beyond the tattered shroud of mortality.

Need a Place to Stay?

Check out hotels, bed and breakfasts, and inns at Salem.org!

Are you a Psychic and Want to Read in Salem for October?

Festival of the Dead is looking for psychics for the Psychic Fair!

Want to Vend Your Wares in Salem?

Festival of the Dead offers vending spots at the Psychic Fair!

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