Salem Haunted Happenings in Salem, MA, is the 800-pound gorilla of Halloween festivities, offering a boodle of entertainments, serious to silly, for all ages. Below are a few of our favorites among many options for the final weekend (many events repeat daily).
Hey! Adults like parties, too! Halloween bashes and balls for grownups splatter the weekend calendar
Halloween doesn’t belong only to the kids. Lots of Halloween parties for adults are coming this weekend. Gin up a costume and join the fun! If nothing more, a mask and feathers and a bed-sheet cape will get you into the costume contest. Some ideas:
Polar Express, Jingle Bell Express, Santa Special: By any name, a train ride with Santa is a joy. Reserve now!
All New England states host train rides with Santa Claus in November and December. Some are called Polar Express Trains, for the beloved children’s book; many others are Santa Trains, Elf Trains … you get the idea.
Old Sturbridge Village, a classy act in all seasons, presents “Haunted by History: A Phantasmagoria” October 25 through 29. Guests will meet Dr. Lantornia, a mysterious showman who promises them he can conjure spirits from New England’s past. Within the darkened meeting house, the Doctor leads a séance, awakening ghosts of several New England figures…
We probed our regular Events pages and Halloween Events pages for the best stuff coming up this late-October weekend in New England. Fall is a treasure! (you can tell: it’s gold.) Get out and enjoy it with family and friends. Massachusetts Dark of the Night in Pioneer Village, Forest River Park, Salem. October 21 and…
Art & Antiquefest in Southern Maine. Drive the coast; stop to see unique treasures from the past in Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunkport, York
Take a fall drive through the storied towns of Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunkport, and York during this open house period – Art & Antiquefest – through October. Glorious views and interesting finds. Participants include:
Halloween 2017 in Massachusetts: from pumpkin picking to terrifying tours of gallows and cemeteries, Halloween is juicy in 2017
Like other New England state’s Massachusetts does Halloween 2017 for people of all tastes.
Escape to the Cape for Wellfleet Oysterfest 2017 October 14-15. Beautiful, uncrowded time to tour Cape Cod
It’s a short work week and the warm weather is still beckoning us outdoors. Visit Cape Cod in the fall when it’s cool and uncrowded for the Wellfleet OysterFest 2017, coming this weekend, October 14-15. This two-day street party celebrates Wellfleet’s famous oysters, clams and shellfishing traditions and brings together locals and visitors alike for…