Salem Common, Washington Sq. 11am-5pm. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29. Stop by the Common to enjoy family fun – small rides, inflatables, entertainers, face painting, balloons, and more. A portion of proceeds to benefit non-profit partners Salem Main Streets and Salem Common Neighborhood Association. There is no admission fee to enter the carnival. Tickets for rides are $3/ticket or $15 for an unlimited daily wristband. Each ride costs 1 ticket. Kids Carnival On The Common