Trick or Treating

City of Salem’s Trick or Treating will be on Monday, Oct. 31st from 6pm-8pm.  

Meadow View Health & Rehabilitation will have trick or treating on October 31st from 6pm-8pm - residents will be handing out candy to children and have activities for kids in the main dining hall.


1st Annual Halloween Parade

Turtlefish Clothing Company, LLC is hosting the 1st Annual Halloween Parade.  The parade is the final event of a 3 week effort to raise funds for the children of the Christmas Assistance Program.  The entry fee is $15 if received by October 15th and $20 for late entry.

PumpkinsThe Parade is Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7pm.  The parade will begin at the Bingo Hall and travel north on Main Street through the square and disperse on West Walnut Street.  Entrants will be in costume and judged according to category.  There will also be an award for best dressed in the crowd so everyone is encouraged to dress for the occasion.

Last year Turtlefish Clothing raised over $4,200 and hope to reach $5,000 this year.  See the attached entry forms or pick one up at Turtlefish Clothing, 52 Public Square, Ogre’s Garage, 1420b W. Mulberry or from Angie Wilson, “Queen of Taxes”, 107 S. Main Street.  Entry forms need to be turned into Turtlefish with entry fee.  They are expecting a huge turnout and are thankful for your support of the Christmas Assistance Program.  Hope to see you there in costume!

Click here for a Halloween Parade Application


Pioneer Village Halloween Event

Join the fun at the City of Salem Pioneer Village Halloween Event on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

Happy HalloweenOnce again, organizations and individuals will be handing-out candy in the “Village” behind the Stevens Museum. Haunted woods, line dancing, surprises in store, and lots of fun! Hope to see you there.

Participating organizations include Meadow View Health & Rehab, Salem Crossing, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, City of Salem Police Department, Fire Department, Washington Co. Extension Office, Tri Kappa, Line Dancers, PACT, PCA, Haunted Woods/Scouts, WSLM, Salem Public Library, Steven’s Museum Staff, and City of Salem Parks and Rec.

If you are interested in participating and need a building front to decorate, please call the Parks and Rec. Office at 812-883-2895.

The Salem Public Library will be distributing Trick or Treat bags for the children.