The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

January 5th, 2022

Salem, Massachusetts Announces Full Slate of Festivals and Events for 2022

July 29th, 2021

City of Salem Announces Live Performances for Summer 2021

August 4th, 2018

Heritage Days Celebrate Salem’s Community Spirit with 40 Events

Forty events. Thirteen Days & Nights. Salem’s celebration of our past, present and future, known as Heritage Days, has something for kids, senior citizens and everybody in between. It runs from August 1-13 and it takes place all over Salem. Bring comfortable walking shoes. New events this year include public performances in Derby Square and Gables […]

August 2nd, 2017

August Delivers Not One, But Two Festivals in Salem

While most communities have a festival honoring their past, Salem actually has two running concurrently. Our Salem Heritage Days Festival runs from Aug. 1-13, celebrating our past and present, while within it, you can also attend the Salem Maritime Fes…

July 25th, 2013

Come Celebrate Heritage Days

Festival time approaches! No not Haunted Happenings. That celebration of Halloween is reserved for October. Right now we in Salem need look no further than August and Heritage Days (Aug. 1-11 in various places throughout Salem). “Heritage Days has been a tradition in Salem for over 50 years and this year we have 11 days […]

August 2nd, 2010

Salem Heritage Days starts this week!

Salem’s Annual Heritage Days celebration begins on Friday evening August 6th and continues through Sunday, August 15th. With over 40 different events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.49 Annual Salem Heritage Days Begins August 6 Mayor Kimber…

August 5th, 2009

Salem Heritage Days

The first week or so (10 days) of August in Salem MA is known as Salem Heritage Days.  This 10 day celebration of Salem offerings brings us food, fun and street fairs. Yesterday one of the premier events of Salem Heritage Days happened in the Salem Common, the Ice Scream Bowl. Formerly known as the […]

August 5th, 2009

Heritage Days Schedule – the rest of the week

Wednesday, August 5Salem Senior Recognition DaysBrookhouse Garden Tea – 3PM-5PM – 180 Derby StreetA tea, served with cookies, will be hosted in the garden at the Brookhouse Home. The event is free for seniors (60 and older), but reservations are r…

July 27th, 2009

Salem Maritime Festival, Salem Heritage Days Start this Weekend

Mark – or should I say, clear – your calendars because Salem Heritage Days start this weekend! The complete schedule of events for Heritage Days can be found on and news for shoppers! In hopes you will be encouraged to spend a …