Salem, Massachusetts Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Salem’s shops are all ready for Mother’s Day! Find gifts for mom in downtown Salem including jewelry, artwork, books, and more. Click here to view a full list of downtown shops, and keep reading to find inspiration for your Mother’s Day shopping in Salem.

For the artist or art lover

Moody’s Home & Gifts

The Peabody Essex Museum shop is stocked with items based on past exhibitions, clothing accessories, and books inspired by some of our favorite artists. The shop has everything from jewelry and accessories to chocolates from Harbor Sweets, and more.

Moody’s Home & Gifts has a Mother’s Day collection with cards, soaps, jewelry, artwork, and more. The shop stocks latest locally made and fair trade goods with something for everyone making Moody’s a great place to start your shopping.

The Witchery offers broom-making and book-binding sessions at their Pickering Wharf location. Bring mom downtown to try her hand at crafting spell books, brooms, and more.

Cheese, chocolate, & wine

The Cheese Shop of Salem

The Cheese Shop of Salem is accepting online orders for wine, cheese, and gourmet specialty items in addition to in-store shopping. If you’re local to Salem and don’t find what you’re looking for on their website, contact them directly to see what they have in store. The Cheese Shop of Salem also has wine and cheese subscriptions (with pickup available) that would make wonderful gifts.

Pamplemousse is another option to purchase a local wine club subscription as a gift, along with gourmet kitchen gifts, locally sourced produce, cheese, beer, cider, and more. Gift cards are also available to purchase in-store and online.

Chocolate is always a great choice for Mother’s Day gifts and Salem has no shortage of options to shop for something sweet. Harbor Sweets has been making chocolates out of Salem since 1973, and a wide variety of chocolates from gift boxes to specialty hot cocoa is available to order online. Harbor Sweets’ Mother’s Day collection wraps up some of our favorites (sweet sloops!) in floral printed boxes perfect to kick off spring.

Kakawa Chocolate House, Salem’s newest chocolate shop has assortment boxes available to order online or pick up from their shop on Essex Street. Order a box for Mother’s Day and sample truffles, caramels and more, or opt for one of Kakawa’s traditional chocolate elixirs in a mix you can make right from home.

Curly Girl Candy Shop offers over 100 candies with classic varieties like gummies, jelly beans, chocolate covered cookie dough, PEZ, Pop Rocks, and so much more.

If mom prefers savory over sweet, Popped! Gourmet Popcorn has nearly every flavor of popcorn imaginable in time for Mother’s Day. Find sweet and savory options, and opt to customize the packaging just for the occasion. Visit their website to shop online and take advantage of their buy one get one free offer both online and at their Pickering Wharf location,.

Clothing and accessories

Modern Millie

Salem’s own vintage-inspired boutique, Modern Millie, is home to retro clothing and accessories, including gorgeous dresses, handbags, shoes, and jewelry.

On Pickering Wharf, Coven Beauty Company offers a modern twist on Salem’s charm with apparel, makeup, ritual tools, gifts and more. Enhance Mom’s makeup collection or pick up a uniquely Salem bag, wallet, or apparel.

Timeless Life Treasures is Salem’s jewelry destination located right on Pickering Wharf. Check out their Mother’s Day sale here.

Books, gifts, and everything else

Trolley Depot

Bring a Salem souvenir or gift home this Mother’s Day from wherever you may be. Many of Salem’s gift shops including Trolley Depot, Coon’s Card & Gift Shop, or museum shops at the Salem Witch Museum and The House of the Seven Gables are stocked up on Salem books, ornaments, and more. Hive & Forge offers a collective of locally made art, soaps, accessories, and more all created by local artists. Just looking for a Salem tee or sweats to relax at home this Mother’s Day? Witch Tee’s is just the place!

Books by local authors and bestsellers are available from Wicked Good Books, Salem’s independent bookstore. And Marble Faun Books & Gifts stocks a variety of books along with Victorian-inspired gifts and accessories.

District Trading Company stocks tees, hoodies, cards, and gifts all with their own original designs AND 5% of sales go to local arts education programs.

Salem Historical Tours is also open via their shop on Central Street for Salem t-shirts, books, ghost DVDs, jewelry, cups, and more.

Don’t miss Salem’s Witch shops

Artemisia Botanicals

Book a reading for Mom at a local Witch Shop, like Pentagram or Hermetic Arts, or shop a wide selection of soaps and teas at Artemisia Botanicals. Check out HausWitch for homewares, decor, and locally made candles, spell kits, and potions. And, on Pickering Wharf, find gifts, tarot decks, yarn, and needlework kits at Circle of Stitches.

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