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Summer Agora Schedule of Events
in-person attendees

Our in-person event will be held Wednesday, August 14th 2024 - Sunday August 18th, with our  Welcome Center & Class spaces located at the historic Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts with special events throughout the city. In addition to 25 classes, workshops & rituals, our in-person event will also feature special events including:

  • Welcome Dinner at The Hawthorne Hotel with our Presenters (available for our Deluxe General Admission Ticket Holders)

  • Film Screening & Panel Discussion at Cinema Salem of The Wicker Man (1973)

  • Antilux: An Evening of Immersive ritual at the Historic Witch House

  • The Black Cat Cabaret - A costume party featuring hors d’ovres and cocktails,  dancing, burlesque & drag performers.

  • Mercato Delle Streghe - A Witches Market featuring a curated selection of magical wares and dark artes.

  • Sunday Brunch - At The Hawthorne Hotel. Our closing event

  • Pub Crawl with The Presenters - A boozy walking tour of Salem with our Presenters (available for our Deluxe General Admission Ticket Holders)

  • In-Person attendees will also receive links to class recordings after the festival.

  • Deluxe General Admission Ticket Holders will also receive a Salem Witch Fest T-Shirt with original artwork designed by Poison Apple Print Shop, A Salem Witch Fest Logo Cotton Tote Bag, & a Salem Witch Fest Summer Agora Poster.

Wednesday, August 14th 2024

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Welcome Dinner

-For Presenters & Deluxe General Admission Ticket Holders-

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At The Hawthorne Hotel

Aug 14, 2024, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, August 15th 2024

  • The Wicker Man - Film Screening & Panel Discussion
    The Wicker Man - Film Screening & Panel Discussion
    Thu, Aug 15
    Salem
    Aug 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Salem, 1 E India Square Mall, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Join us at Cinema Salem for The Wicker Man (1973) film screening & a panel discussions with several Salem Witch Fest Summer Agora Presenters!

Friday, August 16th 2024

Saturday, August 17th 2024

  • The Black Cat Cabaret
    The Black Cat Cabaret
    Sat, Aug 17
    Salem
    Aug 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Salem, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Part of The Summer Agora
  • Mercato Della Strega
    Mercato Della Strega
    Sat, Aug 17
    Salem
    Aug 17, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Salem, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Part of The Summer Agora