Puritanism characterized early Salem, so it was just a matter of time before accusations of witchcraft began to spread. Over 200 people were accused in the late 1600s witchcraft trials (persecution that was now unique to America, as opposed to a more liberal Europe), but only 19 were executed by hanging. Many innocent people were tortured or executed, but the aftermath directly led to a milestone in United States history.
"If you're going to fully embrace the paranormal side of Salem, it's best to do it at night...and with a drink in your hand!"
On our Salem Haunted Pub Crawl, you'll take a detour to some of Salem's best local watering holes to enjoy brews and booze while listening to sordid stories of ghostly ghouls and witches' brews. It might've been a dry town when the Salem Witch Trials went down, but now you can whet your appetite with some tastly, tipsy fun, and drink a glass or three as you listen to the best tales from Salem's dark and tortured past.
Our walking tour takes you through almost a mile of Salem real estate, where you will visit different sites connected to Salem's haunted past, amongst them:
We will stop at each site and learn the thrilling history behind the real ghost stories of Salem. This city is full of so much history above and below the surface, and so much more than only witchcraft.
The Salem Haunted Pub Crawl will quench your thirst for haunted history and ghostly drinks, so join us and have your fill of spirits and spirits on this unique and unforgettable Salem drinking experience.
"Drinking spirits cannot cause spiritual damage."
- Jose Bergamin
Meeting point address: Outside Salem Five Savings Bank at 210 Essex St
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall. To see options, click below:
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March 20th 2023
"Our guide Saeed warmed us up on this bitterly cold evening with his knowledge and tales of Salem. He ... "
March 15th 2023
"Anthony was great! Super knowledgeable and easy to follow along with the stories!"
March 13th 2023
"A fantastic tour! Mason was great and so knowledgeable. Definitely the way to experience Salem and l ... "
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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