Where: Salem Mass
When: Saturday October 4th-14th at 12:00 pm
Salem Horror Fest is a celebration of the art of Horror in film and an exploration into the culture of the Macabre that Salem is best known for! This festival lasts over 10 days full of great horror film screenings, parties, celebrities, panels and so much more!
When: Saturday October 6th 10:30 pm - 1 am
Join the folks at Bitbar for an awesome night of gaming (console & table top) featuring the cult classic turned video game Friday the 13th and the board game Mixtape Massacre! Enjoy cocktails & great food with fellow gamers in Salem’s coolest haunted arcade!
Where: The Peabody Essex Museum
When: Saturday October 6th 1 - 2 pm
Come by the P.E.M. this weekend for an afternoon of scary stories hosted by the women from Fundead Publications! There will also be a screening of Scary Stories - New England. Tickets for this event are available online.
Where: Mill No.5
When: Saturday October 6th 12 - 4 pm
Mill No.5, Lowell's best kept secret, is hosting it's own Oddity Marketplace this weekend! Come by and see what local artists and creators are selling all under the theme of the strange, macabre, and unusual! This is a recurring event every first Saturday of the month!
Where: Mill No.5
When: Saturday October 6th 8:05 - 10:05 pm
My favorite theater in the area is screening the horror franchise that started it all: Halloween! Check out the original in the series before the release of Halloween (2018) on October 19th! Tickets for this event are available online.
Where: Painting with a Twist, North Andover
When: Saturday October 6th
Paint and relax the afternoon away at Painting with a Twist in North Andover, bring drinks and snacks (alcohol is allowed for those 21 and up) there is no experience required to take this class, artists of all experiences are welcome! Tickets for this event are available online.
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Where: AMC Boston Common
When: Saturday October 6th 10 pm - 12:20 am
Let’s do the time warp....again! AMC Boston Common hosts Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring an entire shadow cast acting out the film during the entire duration! There will be prop bags sold before the movie for you to join in acting out a multitude of iconic scenes.
Where: Far From the Tree Cider
When: Sunday October 7th 1 - 5 pm
Don’t feel like you have to wait until October 31st to satisfy your sweet tooth! Here’s the schedule for the months worth of pop up shops & food trucks that will be appearing g around Salem!
10/7: maca 1-4
10/14: Caked Boston 12-5
10/21: The Whoo(pie) Wagon 12-5
10/28: Speakeasy Donuts 3-7
Where: Carrie Nation Cocktail Club
When: October 7th 2 - 4 pm
A Boston classic: Carrie Nation Cocktail Club is the place to be every Sunday for a fantastic brunch buffet & amazing performances from the best Drag Queens Boston has to offer! Tickets for this event are available online and guests should also call ahead of time to reserve their table.
Where: Trident Booksellers & Cafe
When: Sunday October 7th 7 - 9 pm
Trident is hosting a spooky spooky night of fun LEGO building, create the most frightening creation and win a 20$ gift card for use in the store! This event is not 21+ but there will be a full beer and wine menu available for those of age. Tickets for this event are available online.