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Salem, Massachusetts Shopping Guide

Shopping local is so important because it creates local jobs and boosts the economy so we are able to sleep improving. Salem, Massachusetts is home to many great and unique small businesses that have everything from art to home goods to occult objects which makes it so easy to find items for everyone on your shopping list!

If you’re not nearby, order some Salem gifts, souvenirs, books, and more by shopping online. Find a pdf of online stores here.



Visit the incredible Peabody Essex Museum exhibitions and purchase works of art, jewelry, books, and gifts. You can also swing by Artists’ Row to find handmade products from a variety of local artists.


 Wicked Good Books - Salem Massachusetts Salem's cookin' - Salem Massachusetts

Wicked Good Books, Salem’s independent bookstore, has a book for everyone and they have an incredible collection of books about Salem and by local artists.  If you want something unique and truly special, pick up Salem’s Cookin’the cookbook published by The Salem Chamber of Commerce that features recipes and stories from Salem’s best chefs, bakers, brewers, and celebrities. The Marble Faun has great books and great novelty gifts for the book lover in your life.



Salem has great clothing options! Modern Millie’s features vintage-inspired clothing for adults and children plus weekly promotions while District Trading Co. offers unique Salem-inspired clothing and accessories for the whole family.

Gifts & Souvenirs



Find locally made gifts at Hive & Forge,  or order yoga and meditational needs from Tibet Arts. Shop for Salem tees, sweats, and accessories at shops like Coon’s Card & Gift Shop or Witch Tees. Want to give something unique for them to remember Salem by? Go to Witch City Wicks or Wynott’s Wands.

Home Decor

Tree of life Menorah from Moody's in Salem, Massachusetts

Shop Moody’s Home & Gifts for a wide variety of locally made and global fair trade gifts including housewares, seasonal decor, Salem artwork, and more. Vist Partridge in a Bear Tree on Pickering Wharf for all your Christmas decoration needs all year round.

Gourmet/Sweets & Treats


Many of the cheeses produced by The Cheese Shop of Salem along with a selection of wines are available online, including subscription wine and cheese clubs (clubs are in-store pickup only). Pamplemousse also has an incredible section of wine and beer. If you are looking for something a bit sweeter Kakawa Chocolate House has delicious handmade chocolates and elixirs.



Salem is a pet-friendly destination and there are plenty of gifts to get for your furry friend.- New England Dog Biscuit Company sells homemade dog treats and Penelope’s Pet Boutique (located inside Coon’s Card & Gift Shop) is full of clothing and accessories for pets.

Witch & Occult


Take a lovely stroll of Pickering Wharf and shop from The Cauldron Black.  then take walk down Essex Street while shopping for books, candles, and herbs from Crow Haven Corner, or find tarot cards at Pentagram. Hex and Omen are open for magical shopping but they even offer phone readings, Zoom video readings, and even live stream classes for friends who can’t make it. HausWitch sells home goods and other witchy, handmade items to bring magic and healing into everyday spaces.



Shopping for someone who seems to already have everything? Try getting them a service they wouldn’t think to get themselves like a family photo session with Susannah Bothe Photography that will last them a lifetime. Or for a gift that gives on giving get them a membership from The Peabody Essex Museum or The House of the Seven Gables.

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