Traffic to Salem is expected to be pretty awful during the month of October, especially on weekends.
Visitors could take the MBTA train or bus services. [link]
Or there’s the Fast Ferry services.
If you insist on driving, there are a few parking options.
Pictured: Jarod Cooper from Maine dressed as George Washington. He helped fix his friend’s butterfly wings after getting off the commuter rail at the Salem Train Station before heading to the Halloween festivities on Essex Street