IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! The 2017 Salem Spice Festival has been postponed due to unavoidable delays in the municipal Forest River Park drainage project that surround and directly impacts the village. 

Stay tuned for a future announcement as we look forward to continuing this tradition of bringing you a memorable, educational and unique experience when the project is complete. New dates for the festival will be announced in the near future. Thank you for your continued support and understanding. 

If you have any further questions or need to speak to someone please email us


Pioneer Village

(Forest River Park)                              
98 West Avenue             
Salem, Massachusetts


10 AM to 4 PM


Learn more about Pioneer village

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Trolley Service Is Available!

The Salem Trolley will shuttle guests on both Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th from
the National Park Service Visitors Center at 2 New Liberty Street, Salem to Pioneer
Village making a continuous loop starting at 9:45 a.m. and ending at 4:15 p.m. With the
exception of 10:15-10:45 and 3:15-3:45.

The charge for the trolley is $3.00 one way and $5.00 round trip to be paid by the guest.  
Driver gratuity is not included.

Driving Directions from Downtown Salem

From downtown Salem, follow Route 1A/114/Lafayette Street toward Marblehead. Take a
left onto West Avenue and follow the road straight into Forest River Park. Pioneer Village
is on the left-hand side as you are facing the ocean. Less than 10 minutes from downtown

For GPS and online directions, use Forest River Park.
Parking is free for visitors to Pioneer Village.
Public Transportation:

MBTA access -- bus routes 455 and 459 from Salem Depot (downtown Salem) to Clifton
Ave (see MBTA map). Cross  Lafayette St, then follow Clifton Ave towards Forest River
Park. Pioneer Village is on the left-hand side as you are facing the ocean.