Tickets & Festival Passes are now available! 
Visit the 2022 Events & Registration Page for more information.

Dates for our in-person events (Public Ritual, Mercato Delle Streghe & The Black Cat Cabaret) will be announced in April, 2022. Stay tuned for details and updated Covid-19 Health & Safety Guidelines.

Advertising Options for the 2022 Salem Witchcraft & Folklore Festival are now available.

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The Salem Witchcraft & Folklore Festival is a weekend-long event held in historic Salem, MA during August. This festival is intended to create sacred space for the exploration, celebration, and acceptance of Magical & Occult education, folklore, community, and activism throughout the city. All spiritual traditions and levels of experience are welcome to participate.

This weekend of magical ritual, workshops, and social gatherings held throughout the city of Salem, will culminate in a community ritual, The Black Cat Cabaret Costume Party and the Mercato Delle Strega Witches Market.

The Salem Summer Symposium is a joint effort founded by

The Cauldron Black and Spiritus Arcanum

2022 Sponsors

Building a Magical Community

We are proud to affiliate with a group of excellent sponsors and businesses from downtown Salem and beyond. We’re always looking to expand our community, so get in touch today by emailing if you’d like to learn more!

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Event Founders & Coordinators

Jacqui Allouise

Owner, The Cauldron Black


Matthew Venus

Owner, Spiritus Arcanum