2020, 2021 & 2022 Class Archives are now open.

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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

Event Founders & Coordinators


Jacqui Allouise

Owner, The Cauldron Black

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Matthew Venus

Owner, Spiritus Arcanum