Costume creativity will highlight the 32nd Annual Salem Haunted
Happenings, October 1-31, 2013. A month-long celebration of Halloween and
fall in New England in Salem, Massachusetts, the festival will feature more
than 150 events for all ages. Children can unveil their Halloween costumes
during the Grand Parade, athletes will dress to kill for the Devil's Chase 6.66
mile run around Salem, and the competition will be fierce for the grand prize
at the Hawthorne Hotel's annual Halloween Ball.
New events planned for 2013 include "Kung Fu Fighting," an after-hours event at the Peabody Essex Museum, "Welcome to the Graveyard", a unique look into local cemeteries put on by the Salem Witch Museum, and a spell-binding Halloween extravaganza hosted by Go Out Loud. In addition to the special events in October, most Salem attractions, museums, and tours will have extended hours and most restaurants will feature special programming including parties and live music. For complete information, visit HauntedHappenings.org.