Thursday, October 25, 2012

How many balls can you juggle?

Guests at the Hawthorne Hotel's 2011 Ball
There are no fewer than ten costume balls on the schedule this weekend!  Tickets are still available for most, if not all, of the balls and parties listed below, but we expect them all to sell out, so if one of these festive events is calling your name, we recommend buying tickets in advance.  It would be horrible to arrive, en costume, only to be turned away at the door!


The Official Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball
7 :30 pm – 11 :30 pm
18 Washington Square-Hawthorne Hotel
Join your host, Salem Warlock Christian Day with special guest Dorothy Morrison and musical guests Dragon Ritual Drummers, Kellianna, Jenna Greene and more for a night of magic at the world’s most exclusive party!
800-595-4849 |

Harry Potter Salem Halloween Ball
8 pm – 12 am
94 Washington Square
Bring the magic of Hogwarts to this party! $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  RSVP

Zombie Prom at Vic’s Boathouse
9:30 pm – 11 :30 pm
86 Wharf Street-Pickering Wharf
Join Vic’s for their notorious Zombie Prom complete with Prom Pictures at guests arrival, giveaways and prizes, an incomparable and unforgettable performance by The Ross Livermore Band guarantees a non-stop dance party and of course the a prom King and Queen will be crowned at the end of the night.
978-745-3400 |


Costume Party Red Lulu Cocina
7 pm – 11 :30 pm
94 Lafayette Street
(978) 594-4282 |

Wicked Night on the Wharf - SOLD OUT!
8 pm – 12 am
225 Derby Street
There’s only place to celebrate Halloween and that is Salem Waterfront Hotel & Marina - centrally located to major attractions in Salem - America’s Spookiest Seaport.  Join host Billy Costa of KISS 108 and TV Diner, from 8 pm to Midnight for appetizers, costume contest, dancing and more.  Tickets are $30 in advance.  Call Wicked Night Hotline 978 619-1120 for tickets.
978-619-1120 |

Gulu-Gulu Annual Costume Party
8 pm – 12 am
247 Essex Street
Its a Saturday at the end of October – time for the Gulu’s 6th Annual Halloween costume party! Only $5.00 cover gets you in the door. Costumes are suggested. Featuring music by Daniel Ouellette and the Shobijin and The Toes! Daniel Ouellette and the Shobijin: A little odd? A little quirky? Always fun! This electro-pop act has been delighting audiences throughout the Northeast for several years and are set to release their second CD entitled “THE ENCHANTMENT! (Songs to sing whilst you sharpen your pencil) on Meannie Jeannie Records.
978-740-8882 |

Solstice of Souls Ball at the Hawthorne Hotel8 pm – 12 am
18 Washington Square-Hawthorne Hotel

Blend of mysticism and fantasy. Costumes should reflect mythology and folk lore.  Win cash prizes for costumes!  New this year:  ~A magician who will be performing walk-around magic, ~There is a psychic
~Souvenir tee-shirts are BLACK this year, and there will be an extra gift at the end for all participants as they leave.  Food will include passed shrimp cocktail, black and blue sirloin canapes, and New England-style Shrimp Salad Rolls.  Near the end of the evening mini-sweets will be passed, including white-chocolate pretzel-bones, cheesecake lollipops, mini eclairs and cream puffs, fruit gushers and Halloween petit fours.
The rooms of the hotel will be transformed into ancient civilizations! The Ballroom will be an Aztec Buffet, Lost Atlantis will be in the Library, Ancient India in the Essex Room, and China in Nathaniel's. | 978-744-4080 |

Voodoo Ball at Rockafellas
8 pm – 11 :30 pm | 231 Essex Street
Midnight Goggles downstairs and DJ Scotty Mac spinning upstairs. This party will not disappoint! This weekend will be an eclectic mix of many themes. So choose your poison and dress to the nines the best costume receives $1,000 cash upstairs only! Other prizes will be given: couples, scariest, funniest, most unique and other runner up categories. Other features to the night (upstairs) include Psychics (tips only), horror movies, photo booth, vodka tasting, chef prepared delights and various swag. We will be offering VIP balcony tickets, see pricing and availability. This is 2 separate parties (downstairs and upstairs).
978-745-2411 |

Fangtasm: A True Blood Bash
8 pm – 11 :30 pm
76 Wharf Street-Pickering Wharf
This Halloween, Bon Temps is coming to Salem! Join Go Out Loud in dressing up as your favorite True Blood folklore character: vampires, werewolves, fairies, witches, shapeshifters, zombies, annoying white girl or obligatory shirtless male in celebration of Salem’s biggest gay Halloween experience since Bette Midler put a spell on us. Spun by DJ Mark Barry (Machine, Rain), this exclusive dance party will have limited admittance and feature specialty drinks, passed appetizers, munchies, sexy macabre decor, music and costume contests for great prizes to die for including $500 cash! Price of admittance includes: one (1) drink ticket, appetizer / munchies. Additional drinks will be available for purchase at the bar after ticket is redeemed. |

What Happens on the Wharf Stays on the Wharf Halloween Party
9 pm – 12 am
76 Wharf Street-Pickering Wharf
DJ ALex, Costume contest, dancing, presented by Captain Morgan Black, $10. cover
978-744-0000 |

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