Live Music at The Fountain Stage - See Ongoing Events for description.
Annual Children's Halloween Costume Parade & Party - Ages 3-10. 1-3pm. Come in costume, parade down the Essex Walking Mall. Compete for prizes at Artists Row behind Old Town Hall. Parade registration 11:00am and 11:45am on Salem Common. Parade starts at noon. Children's Halloween Costume Party from 1-3pm at 89 Margin St. for games and crafts. Admission: $10 for both events. In case of rain, parade will be at The Phoenix School. 978.741.0870 ¬· PhoenixSchool.org
Thrill the World: Michael Jackson's Zombie Dance! - 1pm. Salem State College, Multipurpose Gym, O'Keefe Center, Canal Street. Members of SSC Repertory Dance Theatre perform the Thriller Zombie Dance, teach it to you, then dance in synch with Thrill the World destinations across the planet from Madrid to Los Angeles to Singapore: the world's largest performance of Michael Jackson's Thriller Dance. Prizes for best dancer, best costume. $12 general/$7 students and seniors/children under 12 free. 978.542.7890 ¬· salemstate.edu/arts
Salem Arts Association Exhibit - 32 Derby Square ¬· SalemArtsAssociation.org
Squeeze Box Stompers - 1-4pm, Salem Maritime NHS on the wharves (rain date of October 26).
Wrekin College Boys Choir Singing The Faure Requiem - St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 24 St. Peter St. 7:30pm. Straight from Shopshire, England. Advance tickets will be available from the office. Cost $10 per ticket. Make your reservations early. These tickets will go quickly. 978.745.2291
Legacy of the Hanging Judge - 9:30 - 11pm. The House of the Seven Gables. See Featured Events for description.
Spirits of the Gables - 9:30 - 11pm. The House of the Seven Gables. See
Featured Events for description.
Chilling Tales: Eerie Legends of the Supernatural at Sea - 5:00 - 9:00pm Tall Ship Friendship. See Ongoing Events for description.
Eerie Evenings - Eerie tales performed in the Witch House. See Ongoing Events for description.
The Vampires' Masquerade Ball - 8pm-12:30am. Finz. Indulge in a gothic evening of immortal sin and morbid lusts at Salem's darkest Halloween party! $500 costume prize! 800.595.4TIX ¬· FestivalOfTheDead.com ¬· 21+