Salem Holiday Gift Guide by Price
The holiday shopping season has officially begun in Salem, and to help you find something for everyone on your list, we’ve outlined some of our favorite local gift ideas by price.
$100 or less
Outerwear & Sweaters
As the holidays approach, outerwear and sweaters are always at the top of the list for winter gift ideas. Many of Salem’s downtown clothing retailers stock high-quality jackets and sweaters, along with all the accessories you are sure to need to stay warm this winter. For just under $100, shop for weather-resistant outerwear at Avalanche Company Store
or pick up a cozy sweater from J. Mode
. For a more vintage approach, pick up a holiday-inspired cardigan from Modern Millie
RJ Coins & Jewelry
Salem has plenty of shops to help you find the right jewelry gifts this season. The Peabody Essex Museum Shop
features pieces designed after current and past exhibitions as well as various motifs in the art world. Thinking of purchasing some jewelry but aren’t quite sure where to start? RJ Coins and Jewelry
has a large selection of sterling silver pieces for $100 or less, and they can help with ring-sizing and wish lists.
$50 or less
Salem’s shops offer something for everyone on your list in terms of hats, gloves, scarves, handbags, and more. Whether you’re shopping for fans Harry Potter at Trolley Depot
or a Lilly Pulitzer lover at Ocean Chic Boutique and Waterbar
, you’ll find all the accessories you need to complete your holiday shopping this season in downtown Salem.
Art & Home Décor
Whether you’re shopping for the new homeowner, art enthusiast, or modern witch, you can come across everything you need with a walk through downtown Salem. Handcrafted witch balls like the one shown above are sold at Crow Haven Corner
, Artemisia Botanicals
, and the Witch History Museum Gift Shop
, and additional witchy décor pieces like statuary, prints, and candles may be found around town at HausWitch Home + Healing
, HEX: Old World Witchery
, and Nu Aeon
Original art and reproduction prints are available at the Peabody Essex Museum Shop, Moody Interiors, and Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints. The shops on Artists’ Row also create beautiful décor pieces, accessories, and original paintings and prints. You can keep up with each shop’s hours and products online at the Artists’ Row Facebook page.
Sweets & Treats
Tis the season to indulge in your sweet tooth, and what better way to do so than with some locally made chocolates? Candy gift sets are available from Ye Olde Pepper Companie
, and a variety of sweet treats and gift items may also be found at Maria’s Sweet Somethings
. For a more savory treat, visit Pamplemousse
for a specialty gift basket or bottle of wine, or purchase a set of spice blends from Salem Spice
$25 or less
Add a personal touch to your family’s tree with a Christmas ornament
from your visit to Salem. Remember a visit to your favorite attraction with an ornament from The House of the Seven Gables Gift Shop
, the Salem Witch Museum Store
, or the Salem Maritime National Historic Site
at Waite and Peirce
or browse through a variety of styles from Halloween to Christmas themes at Partridge in a Bear Tree
Stay under $25 and impress the coffee and tea lovers on your list with uniquely “Salem” mugs. Pick up the Witch City mugs featured above at HausWitch Home + Healing
, or find just the mug to go with your attraction ornaments at the Salem Witch Museum
and The House of the Seven Gables
Score the sweetest stocking stuffers with made-in-Salem snacks! Pick up a couple of bags of popcorn from Popped! Gourmet Popcorn
, or shop for candied treats gummy worms and “catch of the day” candy fish from Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie
Can’t make it to Salem to shop in time for the holidays? Many local retailers have online shops in addition to their downtown storefronts. Visit our Shop page to view a complete list of retailers and learn more.