Move to Salem
Salem has an excellent K-12 school system and five institutions of higher education. Salem’s educational institutions provide undergraduate and graduate programs and workforce training. These also contribute to a rich tapestry of cultural events and art that enrich the community, benefit the local business community, and support the area’s economic diversity.
What’s happening
  • APR29Sat
    A Walk In The Park
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY3Wed
    Salem First Wednesday
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
  • MAY6Sat
    Bird Watching Walking Tour
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S, Salem OR 97302
  • MAY13Sat
    SUPERHERO DASH!
    8:45 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY13Sat
    Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk Challenge
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Geer Community Park, 3071 State ST Salem OR 97301
  • MAY20Sat
    COUNTRY Kids Relays
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • MAY20Sat
    Run to Remember
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • MAY29Mon
    Memorial Day Observance
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM 
  • JUN3Sat
    Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN3Sat
    Saxen Scholarship 5k
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • JUN4Sun
    WillaMutt Strut 2017
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN7Wed
    Salem First Wednesday
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
  • JUN10Sat
    Walk for Hope & Fun Run
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Pavillion, Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN10Sat
    Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy 2017
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S, Salem OR 97302
  • JUN17Sat
    EcoFest 2017
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN23Fri
    Salem Summer Solstice 5k/10k
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S, Salem OR 97302
  • JUN23Fri
    Summer Solstice 5/10k Run and Walk
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S, Salem OR 97302
  • JUN24Sat
    World Beat
    6/24/2017 10:00 AM - 6/25/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN25Sun
    World Beat
    6/24/2017 10:00 AM - 6/25/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUN29Thu
    14th Annual Public Works Day
    10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUL4Tue
    Independence Day
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM 
  • JUL20Thu
    Bite & Brew Salem
    7/20/2017 4:00 PM - 7/23/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUL21Fri
    Bite & Brew Salem
    7/20/2017 4:00 PM - 7/23/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUL21Fri
    68th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
    7/21/2017 10:00 AM - 7/23/2017 5:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • JUL22Sat
    68th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
    7/21/2017 10:00 AM - 7/23/2017 5:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • JUL22Sat
    Bite & Brew Salem
    7/20/2017 4:00 PM - 7/23/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301
  • JUL23Sun
    68th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
    7/21/2017 10:00 AM - 7/23/2017 5:00 PM Bush's Pasture Park
  • JUL23Sun
    Bite & Brew Salem
    7/20/2017 4:00 PM - 7/23/2017 11:00 PM Riverfront Park, 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301

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Salem OR 97301
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