Spend Mother’s Day Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

Celebrate mom this week in Salem with thoughtful gift ideas, Mother’s Day events and dining options, and special offers to make your visit an overnight stay.


Mother's Day Salem, MA

Salem is the perfect place to shop for Mother’s Day! Find gourmet food, gifts, and wine and of course specialty cheese at the Cheese Shop of Salem. For more local gourmet items, visit Pamplemousse and pick up some rosé to complete your Mother’s Day gifts.

Shop for home décor gifts at Moody Interiors, or seek out locally made candles at Witch City Wicks. For Mother’s Day jewelry, stop at RJ Coins & Jewelry, and find clothing and accessories at Curtsy, J. Mode, or Ocean Chic Boutique & Waterbar along with vintage-inspired finds from Modern Millie.


Mother's Day Salem, MA

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch with the family at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites or the Mother’s Day Grand Buffet at the Hawthorne Hotel. The Salem Waterfront Hotel is serving their spread of appetizers, entrees, and desserts from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Hawthorne Hotel’s Grand Buffet runs until 4:00 pm, and includes brunch or dinner entrees along with a carving station and desserts. Learn more about dining on Mother’s Day on our calendar, or call either hotel to make reservations.

Prefer to spend the day at sea? Mahi Cruises opens for the season Mother’s Day Weekend and hosts a brunch on Sunday. Mahi’s two-hour brunch cruise includes baked goods like bagels and muffins, along with fresh fruits, finger sandwiches, caprese kabobs and more (including a full bar with Bloody Mary’s and tropical mimosas). Learn more and purchase tickets at MahiCruises.com.


Mother's Day Salem, MA

Spend Mother’s Day on land at Bit Bar where moms can enjoy $5 worth of free game tokens. Bit Bar is not 21+ until 8:00 pm, so bring the kids along for games and lunch in honor of mom. Take a more relaxing turn and make a reservation for a patisserie tea at Jolie Tea Company (by reservation only, see details at JolieTeaCo.com).

For a mother-daughter outing with little ones, visit Salem on Saturday and craft a fairy house together at Artemisia Botanicals. HausWitch Home + Healing hosts a workshop perfect for mothers and adult children that features guided meditations all about the divine feminine archetypes, Maiden, Mother, and Crone.


Mother's Day Salem, MA

Make a weekend out of it and stay in downtown Salem at The Hotel Salem. Use the “Step into Spring” special to take 10% off stays of two consecutive nights or more. Can’t make it to Salem this weekend? The offer runs through the end of June, and a stay in Salem can make for a memorable Mother’s Day gift! See all the details at TheHotelSalem.com.