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About Salem
Salem, Massachusetts is a destination recognized around the world for its rich history, which includes the tragic Salem Witch Trials of 1692, the glorious maritime era that left its indelible mark on salem through architecture, museums, and artifacts, and for its month-long celebration of Halloween. Today nearly one million people visit Salem annually, generating more than $99.5 million in tourism spending.

About Salem Haunted Happenings
A month-long celebration of Halloween and fall in New England, an estimated 250,000 visitors visit Salem during October. Celebrating its 31st year in 2012, the festival features dozens of events and special programming, which compliment the attractions, museums and tours that are in Salem throughout the year. For complete information on Haunted Happenings, explore

About Destination Salem
As the destination marketing organization (DMO) for the City of Salem, Destination Salem cooperatively markets Salem as one of Massachusetts’ best destinations for families, couples, domestic, and international travelers who are seeking an authentic New England experience, cultural enrichment, American history, fine dining, unique shopping and fun. For more information, explore

Press Contact
Kate Fox, Executive Director, or call 978.741.3252.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 630, Salem MA 01970