Mayors Night Out 2015

Mayor’s Night Out – Fun For The Whole Family

Trick-or-treating, discounts, free museum admissions and parking, and more, Friday October 2, 3:00 p.m.

SALEM, MA – Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, in partnership with Salem’s local attractions, museums, and downtown merchants, is pleased to announce that this Halloween’s “Mayors Night Out” will take place on Friday, October 2, 2015. 

Beginning at 3:00 p.m. participating museums and attractions will open free of charge to Salem residents. Residents must provide a photo identification showing proof of Salem residency to gain free admission. Students may use a school identification card, bus pass, or a Salem Public Library card. Please log onto for a list of participating attractions and their hours of operation.

As part of Mayor's Night Out the Museum Place Mall Garage and the South Harbor Garage will offer free parking to Salem residents after 4:00 p.m. (proof of residency will be required when you exit the garages).    

“Mayor's Night Out has become a great tradition for Salem residents,” said Mayor Driscoll. “October is a busy time for our businesses and this is their way to say thank you to our citizens, offering a day that lets our locals enjoy Halloween before the crowds arrive."

Mayor's Night Out Trick or Treat has become a huge success and all of the merchants look forward to seeing our little ones all dressed up. Trick-or-treating will begin at the big fountain by the Museum Place Mall at 5:30 p.m. and continue down the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall and around the shops in the Museum Place Mall. Then families can venture on their own and visit other participating businesses elsewhere across the downtown (check for complete listing). Trick or Treat bags will be provided by the Salem Witch Museum and costumes are encouraged!

New this year, Mad Professors James Eric Rogers and Lucas Custer will be helping little ones make Scary Hands - only for those children who are not afraid – at the Salem Arts Center at 179 Essex Street from 5:00 p.m. –to 7:00 p.m.

Also, Captain Jack, Salem’s favorite pirate, will be entertaining kids at the big fountain on the Mall from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.




FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015– 3:00PM

Salem residents, with Photo Identification (youngsters may use school i.d., bus pass or library card), are admitted free to the attractions listed below. Parking in the Museum Place Mall and South Harbor garages is free for Salem residents after4:00 pm. Residents are also welcome to come enjoy the downtown shops and restaurants that evening. For more information, please call 978-745-9595 x5676

PARTICIPATING MUSEUMS AND ATTRACTIONS New England Pirate Museum274 Derby StreetFree for Salem Residents 3pm-5pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Peabody Essex Museum
East India SquareAlways Free for Salem ResidentsOpen until 5pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬The Salem MuseumOld Town Hall – 32 Derby SquareAlways Free for Salem ResidentsOpen until 5pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Salem Wax MuseumFrankenstein's Laboratory288 Derby StreetFree for Salem Residents 3pm-8pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Salem Witch Museum19 ½ Washington Sq. NorthAlways Free for Salem ResidentsOpen until 10pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Witch Dungeon Museum16 Lynde StreetFree for Salem Residents 3pm-5pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Witch History Museum197 Essex StreetFree for Salem Residents 3pm-5pm▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬Witch House
310 Essex StreetFree for Salem Residents 3pm-5pm

Participating Businesses So Far

A Sacred Place Wellness Center - Angelicas Angels Landing - Artemisia Botanicals - Bewitched in Salem - Boston Woodturning - Caffe Graziani - Cinema Salem - Coon’s Card & Gift Shop - Coven’s Cottage - Essex New York Pizza & Deli - Flying Saucer Pizza - Gulu Gulu Café - Kandel - Laura Lanes Skin Care - Lotus Gifts - Maria’s Sweet Somethings - Mud Puddle Toys - Nikky Bergman Jewelry - Pamplemousse - Peabody Essex Museum - Red Line Café - Salem Arts Center - Salem Cycle - Salem’s Vintage Photography - Salem Witch Museum - Silver Moon Comics - Thai Place - Trolley Depot - Turtle Alley - Village Silversmith - Village Tavern

Keep checking this page for updates of participating attractions and businesses.

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