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Salem Halloween City’s Costume Party Calendar

When it comes to Halloween, Salem knows how to party!
Masquerade ball events and costume contests will be rocking out at
Salem’s hotels and nightspots throughout the month of October.
Unleash your fiendish creativity and howl!

Sept.

21

Endless Night Salem Vampire Ball 2024
7pm Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Sq. West. You are cordially invited to the Fourth Annual Endless Night Salem Vampire Ball. Formal Vampire attire is preferred. This includes dress corsets and cloaks. Formal Baroque, Edwardian, steampunk and formal Pagan attire. Masks are acceptable, so long as they are elegant, and/or in line with the underpinnings of the Event Dress Code. Tickets

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Oct.

19,26,31

The Haunted Speakeasy
Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St. Oct. 19, 26, 31. An over the top 1920s Haunted Mansion Party of your vintage dreams! The veil lifts at 219 year-old Hamilton Hall to reveal scenes from Salem’s ghostly past. Specters from the final Halloween before the end of prohibition haunt the halls. Dance and enjoy spirits as 1920s music (and contemporary songs reVAMPed for that flapper feel) play in the ballroom by Speakeasy Spectacle Niki Luparelli and the Grave Diggers! Tickets

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Oct.

25

The Official Salem Witches Halloween Ball
Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West. 7:30pm. Join Christian Day, Brian Cain, and the Witches of Salem with guests Dragon Ritual Drummers as Witches and mortals alike gather from around the globe for a night of magic, music, powerful rituals, and prizes at the world’s most magical Halloween party! Join us as in days of old when fires burned on every hilltop and Witches gathered to feast, rejoice, and cast spells for the new year!! Tickets

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Oct.

13

Boo-Ba – A Spooky Hangout
6:30pm. Bit Bar Salem, 278 Derby St. Join us for a spooktacular community hangout at Bit Bar Salem in Salem, MA, USA! Get ready for a frightfully fun time with friends and family. This in-person event is all about embracing the Halloween spirit and having a blast together. Under 18 (and kids) are welcome until 8PM, per bar rules. Wearing a costume is highly encourages but optional! Tons of arcade games to play and they serve game themed food and drinks!  Tickets

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Oct.

20

The Vampire Masquerade
7:30. Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites, 225 Derby St.
The Werewolves will howl,
The Vampires will bite,
The Witches will brew, on Halloween night!
Welcome back, Creatures of the night! To our 3rd Annual Vampire Masquerade!|
This is a COSTUME PARTY!
This is a live music event!
This is a celebration of Halloween!
Tickets

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Oct.

20

Halloween Candle Night
6:30pm. The Coach House, 284 Lafayette St. Come join us for a spooktacular evening at The Coach House! Get ready for a night filled with eerie fun and enchanting atmosphere. We’ll light up the night with hundreds of flickering candles, creating a mystical ambiance that will send shivers down your spine. This in-person event promises to be a thrilling experience you won’t want to miss. So grab your friends and get ready for a hauntingly good time at Halloween Candle Night!  Tickets

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Oct.

21

Ken And Barbie Halloween Costume Party
8:30 Colonial Hall at Rockafellas, 227 Essex St. The most popular movie now has the most popular party! Don’t miss Colonial Hall’s Ken and Barbie Costume party! This premier event will be an evening of food, fun, dancing and celebrating the Halloween season. Swag bags will be given away to the first 100 guests who arrive at the party. Passed Hors d’oeuvres 9:00PM-10:30PM. Complimentary Specialty Drink! Costume prizes with a $1000 cash prize being awarded for the Best Costume. Photo Booth to catch the perfect shot of your costume! Get your tickets early, this event is expected to sell out.  Tickets

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Oct.

27

Salem’s Ultimate Halloween $500 Costume Contest
9pm Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill, 105 Canal St. Join us for our $500.00 Best Costume Contest. Local Instagramer @MARCLEWISISCOOL is hosting the night along with the Bacardi Girls and judging who has the best costume for our $500 GRAND PRIZE! Contest open to Individuals or Groups! Heated Patio & Firepits! Free Parking! Full Kitchen Open till 12:30am & Cocktails till 1:00am. 21+ Valid Identification Required By All Attendees.  Tickets

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Oct.

28

Wicked Night On The Wharf
8pm. Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites, 225 Derby St. Wicked Night on The Wharf Presents Hollywood Horror Night and encourages guests to dress up as their favorite Hollywood Star Dead or Alive! Featuring Director of Scare-O-Moanies BORAH! & Costume Contest hosted by Billy Costa from Kiss 108! Live Entertainment by The Last American Rock Band: WICKED Rock N’ Roll AND Magic Land Entertainment: DJ Jonathan Santarelli. Enjoy Stationed Hors D’oeuvres, Cash Bar & More!  Tickets

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Oct.

28

Hawthorne Hotel’s 2023 Halloween Ball
7:30 Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Sq. The Hawthorne Hotel’s Halloween Ball: Come Out and Play: Toys That Terrify features music, a costume contest, stationed hors d’oeuvres and cash bars across three floors. DJ Stamz opens and Joe Bermudez headline, playing music across all genres. Dance, people-watch, take selfies in front of our photo backdrops where the world of toys takes a twisted turn.  Tickets

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Oct.

28

Colonial Hall’s Annual Heaven & Hell Ball
8:30pm. Colonial Hall at Rockafellas, 227 Essex St. The most sought after Halloween Party in Salem! Don’t miss Colonial Hall’s Heaven and Hell Ball. This premier event will be an evening of food, fun, dancing and celebrating the Halloween season! Swag bags will be given away to the first 100 guests who arrive at the parrty! Passed Hors d’oeuvres 9:00PM 10:30PM. Complimentary theme drink! Prizes will be awarded for theme costumes with a $2000 cash prize being awarded for Best Costume. Photo booth to get the best shot of your costume! Get your tickets early, this event always sells out!  Tickets

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Oct.

28

Nightmare On Essex Street
9pm The Hotel Salem. 209 Essex St. Come join us for a night of terror, dancing & more at The Hotel Salem in The Cellar! Tickets Include: Live DJ, Photo-booth, Light Food Stations, Costume Contest with Cash Prizes, Cash Bar with Bloody Good Drink Specials. Event is 21+. Non-refundable upon purchasing ticket.  Tickets

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Oct.

29

The Tammie Brown Halloween Spooktacular
7pm. Cinema Salem, 1 E India Square Mall. The devilish TAMMIE BROWN from RuPaul’s Drag Race,  RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, America’s Got Talent, Skin Wars, and many other television shows, makes her SALEM DEBUT with her most frightening new show ever: THE TAMMIE BROWN HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR.  promises to be a chilling night of frightful beats, both retro and modern as well as a glimpse into Tammie’s carnival of horrors. An evening not for the faint of heart! Pre-Show Entertainment by Salem’s own, BORAH! Hosted by the North Shore’s ICONIC, Madam Zapple  Tickets

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Oct.

29

Spooky in Salem Presents: Halloweekend Costume Bash
8pm. Rivalry Sports Lounge and Kitchen, 221 Washington St. Surround yourself with the Halloween vibes your spirit seeks, complete with chilling themed drinks, fangtastic music, and a dance floor to show off your killer moves. No theme to this bash—but you’re in Witch City on Halloweekend, so go all out. If you’ve got what it takes to win our costume contest, you can leave with a cauldron full of cash! Grab your ghouls and goblins and mark your calendars! Salem’s weekend crowds have been apocalyptic, so get your tickets before you’re caught dead missing out!  Tickets

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Oct.

30

The Nightmare Before Halloween Dance Party Bash
8pm. Rivalry Sports Lounge and Kitchen, 221 Washington St. This exclusive event promises an unforgettable experience filled with enchantment, excitement, dancing, and a touch of haunting allure. Every detail has been carefully crafted to immerse you in the spirit of Halloween. Dance the night away to the beats of skilled DJs spinning a mix of hauntingly good tunes. Enjoy Complimentary passed appetizers from 8pm-9pm including vegetarian and vegan options. Enjoy a cash bar all night long. Wear your most creative costume & Enter Rivalry’s $500 COSTUME CONTEST!!!  Tickets

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Oct.

31

As Above, So Below Halloween Night Show
9pm. Dire Wolf Tavern, 87 Washington St. Celebrate Halloween 2023 with Miz Diamond Wigfall, Just JP, Special Guest La La Ri from Ru Paul’s Drag Race & more! Your ticket gets you into both Dire Wolf Tavern and Hallowed Ground for two levels of entertainment and Halloween festivities. The VIP ticket package includes entrance for the main event as well as a reservation at the selected time for you to dine before and enjoy preferred seating during the show. 21+, Doors open at 9 PM  Tickets

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Oct.

31

Witch City Halloween Haunted Ball
7pm. Rivalry Sports Lounge and Kitchen, 221 Washington St. The Witch City Halloween Ball at Rivalry Lounge offers a variety of entertainment options to keep you captivated throughout the night. Dance the night away to the beats of skilled DJs spinning a mix of hauntingly good tunes. And don’t forget to indulge in the wide array of delicious food and drinks available, specially curated to tantalize your taste buds. But the real allure of the Rivalry Lounge lies in its guests. Halloween enthusiasts from all over come together in their most creative and elaborate costumes.  Tickets

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Oct.

31

A Very Gulu Halloween Party
8pm. Gulu-Gulu Cafe, 247 Essex St. Gulu-Gulu Cafe annual Halloween Party returns featuring Big ‘Ol Dirty Bucket! Based on the North Shore, this 10-piece band blends classic funk and soul hallmarks with modern hip hop and rock flair and is best known for infectiously danceable grooves and a high energy live performance. Get ready to boogie!  Tickets

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