Salem's So Sweet ice sculptures
Experience the Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival, February 1-14, 2021

February 1, 2021

This year’s Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival takes place February 1-14, 2021 all around downtown Salem, Massachusetts! This annual event has been…

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Subscription Boxes from Salem, Massachusetts

January 26, 2021

Did you know you can get a little bit of Salem mailed directly to your home each month? Some of Salem’s small businesses now offer…

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The Journey from 1692 to Salem’s Modern Witch Community

January 25, 2021

Salem’s connection to the Witch begins with the tragic events that unfolded during the Witch Trials of 1692 when 20 innocent men and women were…

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Warm Up With Winter Comfort Food in Salem, Massachusetts

January 22, 2021

This winter, local restaurants are stepping up their menus with a variety of comfort food perfect to warm up downtown between shops or bring home…

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Trip Planning Checklist for Visiting Salem, Massachusetts

January 19, 2021

Travel may look different right now, but Salem, Massachusetts is open for business with everyone’s health and safety in mind. Museums and attractions, walking, harbor…

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Shop Local This Valentine’s Day in Salem

January 15, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, were shopping local and picking up chocolates, jewelry, cards, and more from retailers throughout Salem, MA! Use the guide below to find…

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What’s New in Salem, MA for 2021

January 12, 2021

2021 is bringing lots of new events, shops, and more to Salem, Massachusetts! With even more ways to explore our city while wandering through downtown…

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Happy Holidays from Destination Salem

December 22, 2020

We extend our gratitude to the people, places, and events that make Salem a unique and wonderful place to visit  throughout the year, to everyone…

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How to Plan a Winter Staycation in Salem, MA

December 11, 2020

Stay local and explore our historic seaport with a Salem staycation! Relax with an overnight stay within walking distance to shops and restaurants, and visit…

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Salem Witch Museum
How to Support Small Businesses in Salem, Massachusetts

December 10, 2020

Salem’s small businesses typically rely on spring and summer business to get through the quieter winter months, and this year our support is more important…

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Salem Restaurants for Takeout & Delivery

December 3, 2020

Stay local and order takeout and delivery from your favorite Salem restaurants, or discover something new to try downtown with this list (or click here…

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New Sculpture Garden Coming to the Harbor Connector Path

November 30, 2020

The City of Salem recently announced the upcoming installation of seven sculptures along the Salem Harbor Connector Path. The sculptures will be on display December…

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Giving Tuesday in Salem, Massachusetts

November 29, 2020

Giving Tuesday is here and we’re sharing ways you can give back to local nonprofits in Salem, Massachusetts! Salem is home to numerous museums and…

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Christmas in Salem

November 24, 2020

by Anne Sterling When Destination Salem asked me to write about a favorite Salem event, the annual Christmas in Salem House Tour immediately sprang to…

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Stay Local in Salem this Holiday Season

November 18, 2020

Stay local and shop and dine in Salem this holiday season Downtown Salem is home to scores of small, locally-owned businesses that need our support!…

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A Local’s Guide to Shopping in Salem

November 5, 2020

Shopping local is more important now than ever and Salem’s small businesses are excited to welcome residents back downtown. Join the businesses in taking the…

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