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Where to Buy a Mask in Salem, Massachusetts

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Salem’s shops are stocked with locally made masks featuring unique prints and enhanced designs for comfort and convenience. We recommend packing a mask or two for your visit to Salem, as masks are required downtown both indoors and outdoors when physical distancing of 6 ft. or more is not possible. Pick up a new Salem-inspired mask from one of the shops listed below, or check their websites to order online:

Bewitched in Salem, 180 Essex Street

Located on Essex Street, Bewitched in Salem is now offering face masks in addition to Salem’s largest collection of statuary, leather journals, Salem-inspired gifts, and more.

Circle of Stitches, Pickering Wharf, 66 Wharf Street

Circle of Stitches on Pickering Wharf has all of your knitting needs covered, plus tarot decks, crystals and more including masks. The shop currently has limited hours (see website to confirm before your visit) but is available for online shopping anytime as well as curbside pickup.

Coon’s Card & Gift Shop, 226 Essex Street

Coon’s Card & Gift Shop back on Essex Street has lots of masks in a variety of Salem designs plus mask accessories like a lanyard to hold your mask when it’s not being worn. While you’re there be sure to check out extensive collection of Salem t-shirts, sweatshirts, crystals, and gifts for your pet.

Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery, 217 Essex Street

Salem’s cinematic monster museum has a gift shop filled with everything for the horror film fan, including masks (for covering your nose and mouth in 2020 along with masks for dressing up for Halloween).

Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West

Stop by the front desk at the Hawthorne Hotel to pick up a Salem map face mask. They’re available in person only (with cash only) and can help you look as cool as Nathaniel Hawthorne.

J.Mode, 17 Front Street

This Front Street boutique offers contemporary brands like Vince, Three Dots, Johnny Was, and more, and for 2020 has also been stocking some of Salem’s most fashionable masks. Select masks are also available in their online store.

Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints, Pickering Wharf, 104 Wharf Street

If you prefer neck gaiters to masks, Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints has you covered with designs based off their fresh, hand printed art. Neck gaiters are available online and at their Pickering Wharf location (confirm hours of the Salem store before visiting).

The Lobster Shanty, 25 Front Street

This year when you dine at the Lobster Shanty on Front Street don’t leave without purchasing on their own branded masks. Masks are available for purchase in person.

Modern Millie, 3 Central Street

Modern Millie specializes in vintage inspired clothing and their masks are no different. Shop the store in person on Central Street or online to find face masks, plus clothing and accessories from brands like Hell Bunny, Retrolicious, and Collectif.

Moody’s Home & Gifts, 109 Essex Street

Visit Moody’s new location at 109 Essex Street to browse their collection of locally made and global fair trade goods and pick up a new face mask. Shop in person or online.

Salem Historical Tours, 8 Central Street

Salem Historical Tours’ gift shop on Central Street has masks plus lots of Salem souvenirs like t-shirts, jewelry, books, keychains, and more. Shop in person before your next walking tour or order online.

Trolley Depot, 191 Essex Street

Stay on Central Street and you can find more masks plus books, ornaments and collectible gifts at Trolley Depot. Shop in store or online.

Vampfangs, 244 Essex Street

New England’s only vampire shop stocks masks in addition to their high quality apparel, unique jewelry, gifts, occult items, and more.

Wicked Good Books, 215 Essex Street

Salem’s own independent book store has literary themed masks available for purchase. Check their website or stop by their Essex Street store to see available designs and pick up your next read.

The Witchery, Pickering Wharf, 61 Wharf Street

Back on Pickering Wharf, The Witchery has exclusive designs on hand-sewn masks. Visit their store for a crafting session and decorate your own broom and pick up a new mask to wear around town while you’re there.

Masks are also available at:

  • Clever Diva, 200-212 Derby Street
  • The Finery, Pickering Wharf, 63A Wharf Street
  • The Flower Child, 131 Essex Street, Store 4
  • LIV, 24 Front Street
  • The Magic Parlor, 213 Essex Street
  • OAK + MOSS, 143 Washington Street
  • Refind, 72 Washington Street
  • Salem Cycle, 72 Washington Street


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