Events & Tickets

Salisbury House hosts a variety of entertaining and noteworthy public events and programs throughout the year. Whatever your interest or age, we invite you to come and enjoy all that we have to offer!  Make sure to check back often as we’re continuously adding more events to the calendar.

Carl and Edith Weeks are known to have enjoyed entertaining. They hosted notable musicians such as Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and Ignacy Jan Paderewski. The Winifred M. Kelley Music Series celebrates the Weeks’ love of music by offering intimate performances by some of the finest regional musicians in the grand Common Room. 

The popular Salisbury House History Series will take you on a fascinating intellectual journey that will help you indulge your history enthusiasm. The series features some of the most compelling modern day authors on a wide range of subjects.

Enjoy a proper English afternoon tea at Tea at the Castle. Savor traditional tea delicacies and treats while delighting in live piano entertainment as well as a featured speaker.

Every June, Shakespeare on the Lawn brings William Shakespeare’s plays to life under the stars with the majestic south terrace and gardens as the backdrop. The event pays homage to the very rare 1632 complete Shakespeare Second Folio in the Salisbury House Library collection.

Salisbury House brings back the splendor and extravagance of the 1920’s with our Gatsby Gala fundraiser.
The event celebrates the prosperous ‘20’s era in which Salisbury House was built. Guests enjoy an evening of dancing, champagne, signature speakeasy-approved libations, live music, silent auction, vintage automobiles, 1920’s inspired fashion and haberdashery, and many more surprises.

Join us for a fun, entertaining night of mystery and interactive drama at our Murder Mystery Dinner. Who is the culprit? He or she could be sitting right next to you while you enjoy your dinner! Help solve this whodunit as you join in by playing your part in the “crime scene.” 

Mysteries of the Castle, our spooktacular family-friendly Halloween party, welcomes kids to come in costume and enjoy trick or treating, interactive activities, face painting, storytelling, live children’s entertainment, and more! This is a fun, festive and safe activity for the whole family to enjoy.

A holiday tradition, the Holly & Ivy home tour invites you to experience Salisbury House along with historic private homes in the surrounding neighborhoods at their holiday best. Each room of Salisbury House will be decorated by the finest local interior designers, florists, and home decor stores. Enjoy live holiday music on our one-of-a-kind Steinway piano throughout the event.

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