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Dates:Thursday, October 6, 2022
Hours:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Category:Seasonal Fun

haunted happenings grand parade photoThe Salem Chamber hosts the Haunted Happenings Parade on its traditional route with the theme, “Who’s Your Hero?” Parade starts at Shetland Park, continues through downtown and ends at the Salem Common.

The parade route is as follows: from Congress Street at Shetland Park the parade will take a left onto Derby Street, a right onto Central Street, a left onto Front Street, a right onto Washington Street, a right onto the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall, a left onto Washington Square West, and into the Salem Common.

Road Closures
Roads along the parade route will be closed to traffic. Anticipate traffic delays on Route 114 and Route 1A. Route 1A from Derby Street to Brown Street will be closed to traffic from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Other road closures will be Congress Street, Washington Street, Essex Street from Washington Street to Union Street, Central Street, Front Street, and Washington Square West, North, and South. There will be no parking tow zones along the entire parade route.

No Parking – Tow Zone Areas
A parking ban will be in effect on October 6 on the following streets between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Any vehicle parked in these areas will be towed.

Congress Street both sides from Derby Street to Harbor Street.
Essex Street from Washington Street to Hawthorne Boulevard.
Central Street both sides from Charter Street to Derby Street.
Derby Street both sides from Congress Street to Lafayette Street.
Front Street both sides from Washington Street to Lafayette Street.
Washington Square both sides from Essex Street to Brown Street.
Parking meter spaces at the intersection of Charter Street, Front Street, and Central Street.
Washington Street between Essex Street and Front Street, metered spaces.
Road Closures

The following roads will be closed on October 6 from 6:00 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m.

Congress Street will be closed from Harbor Street to Derby Street.
Derby Street will be closed from Congress Street to Central Street.
Commuters will not be able to use Route 1A between Dodge Street and Brown Street, which includes Derby Street, Hawthorne Boulevard, and Washington Square at the Common entrance.
Front Street and Washington Street between New Derby Street and Church Street.
Essex Street will be closed at Washington Street.



Derby Street, Salem, MA map

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