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.



Salt & Ayre Navy Elegance Window Box from Harbor Sweets

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 or J. Mode along with vintage-inspired finds from Modern Millie. Find sweeter gifts for mom at Harbor Sweets and Ye Olde Pepper Companie. For a uniquely Salem gift, stop by Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints and shop one of a kind placemats, vinyl coasters, prints, apparel, and more.



Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites or the Mother’s Day Grand Buffet at the Hawthorne Hotel. Looking for seafood this Mother’s Day? Finz Seafood & Grill is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet complete with a raw bar offering peel-and-eat shrimp, oysters on the half shell, and more. Learn more about dining on Mother’s Day on our calendar, or contact the restaurants directly to make reservations in advance.

Indulge in afternoon tea complete with finger sandwiches, pastry, and freshly brewed loose leaf tea of your choice this Mother’s Day at at Jolie Tea Company (By reservation only, see details at JolieTeaCo.com).



Bakers Island Sip & Paint Night with Essex Heritage

Prefer to spend the day at sea? Mahi Cruises has 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm cruises on Mother’s Day, and you can order fresh eats off the grill or a beer, wine, or cocktail from the full bar on every Mahi cruise. Sunset Sail Salem opens for the season on Mother’s Day with private charters available, and cruises run throughout the rest of the month making a sail aboard the When and If or Wenonah a great Mother’s Day gift idea.

The Hotel Salem is hosting an early Mother’s Day event on Thursday, May 9 with Mom’s Night Out, a celebration on the Roof with samples of Crafters Union Wine, decadent desserts, and rose.

On Friday, May 10, Essex Heritage is posting a Bakers Island Light Sip & Paint Night. All skill levels are welcome to celebrate Mother’s Day with guided painting in support of Bakers Island Light. Advance reservations required, learn more and sign up here.



Hawthorne Hotel

The Hawthorne Hotel is running their Spring into Salem special valid for stays any dates through June 20th. This special offer includes overnight accommodations, $20 voucher for dining at the Tavern on the Green, and tickets for two to the Salem Witch Museum and The House of the Seven Gables. Book online at hawthornehotel.com or contact the hotel directly for more information.

Salem has accommodations to suit any taste, from family suites, to historic bed and breakfasts, modern boutique hotels, and more. Find a complete list of places to stay in Salem here.