Festival of the Dead explores death’s mysteries through events that investigate the favored and forbidden ways in which people have honored, celebrated, and secretly delved into life’s inevitable destination.
Events for 2018 include:
- Daily October 1 to October 31: Discover your destiny with an authentic psychic reading at The Salem Psychic Fair and Witches' Market
- Nightly Throughout October: Hear from Departed Loved Ones delivered by gifted psychic mediums at Messages from the Spirit World: An Authentic Salem Séance
- Monday, October 22 & Monday, October 29: Learn to hear and understand the dead on your own from Salem's own Official Witch at Speaking to the Dead with Laurie Cabot
- Wednesday, October 24: Discover the magic of the Lady of the Crossroads with Mulysa Mayhem in Hekate: Unveiling the Queen of the Dead
- Thursday, October 25: Travel through the dark mirrors of the dead with paranormal expert Rosemary Ellen Guiley at Portals to the Spirit World
- Friday, October 26: Join the Witches of Salem and revelers from around the globe for The Official Salem Witches‘ Halloween Ball, Salem's most magical Halloween event! Celebrate the afterlife with food, dancing, ritual, live music, free psychic readings, and prizes where the dead cavort with the living and powerful spells are cast for the Witches’ new year!
- Saturday, October 27: Experience transformation in a ritual of Death and Rebirth with High Priestess Sandra Mariah Wright
- Sunday, October 28: Share stories of you your loved ones at The Mourning Tea
- Sunday, October 28: Honor Your Loved Ones Who Have Crossed Over at the Salem Witches' Most Sacred Event, The Dumb Supper: Dinner with the Dead
- Tuesday, October 30: Join Witchdoctor Utu as you learn to connect with and conjure The Witch's Familiar
- Monday, October 31: Join us in The Salem Witches' Magic Circle