Salem's So Sweet Brochure and information! Begins February 6 - Creative Salem Hashtag Contest - #salemICESCULPTURE

Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Destination Salem, and local retailers, restaurants and businesses invite you to attend the 13th annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival.  A decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, and Valentine’s Day shopping…don't miss Salem's sweetest event of the year!

 The festival officially kicks off with a Chocolate and Wine Tasting, on Friday, February 6th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, at Colonial Hall at Rockafellas, 227 Essex Street.  This luscious tasting event features wine and chocolate samplings from premier Salem restaurants, stores and sweet shops.  Tickets can now be purchased over the phone by calling 978-744-0004, online at, or in person at the Salem Chamber of Commerce, 265 Essex Street, Suite 101.  This event is the highlight of the season and sells out quickly! 

Creative Salem will be running another hashtag competition with a fantastic Salem prize bag stuffed with over $200 in gifts/gift cards and surprises! To enter the contest just head out and take pictures of the ice sculptures and use the hashtag #salemicesculpture and share on social media! (Once again, bonus points go to anyone that photographs all of them and new this time, extra special bonuses to anyone that uses Vine, Instagram video, flipagram, youtube, storehouse or any other video based medium)

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62 Restaurant and Wine Bar 62 Wharf Street, 978-744-0062

62 Restaurant will be featuring a special chocolate inspired dessert to help celebrate Salem's So Sweet.

Adriatic Restaurant and Bar 155 Washington Street, 978-584-1832

Show up at Adriatic with a Golden Ticket during Salem's So Sweet and receive a free warm chocolate cake with the purchase of entrée.

Artemisia Botanicals 3 Hawthorne Boulevard, 978-745-0065

Chocolate tea samplings on 2/7, 2/8, 2/14, and 2/15 from 11 am to 6 pm.

Bewitched in Salem 180 Essex Street, 978-744-9904

Receive $5.00 OFF your Love Reading with Voodoo Diva Lorrie and take 25% OFF the CASH sales on all "Heart" items!

Caffé Graziani 133 Washington Street, 978-741-4282

5 course Wine Dinner on Thursday, 2/12. $75 all-inclusive. Call to reserve today!

Coffee Time Bake Shop 96 Bridge Street, 978-744-0995

Stop by for many heart-shaped cakes (including Strawberry Shortcake & Triple Chocolate), homemade heart-shaped Sugar & Shortdough Cookies, and Mousseberry Squares.

Coon's Card & Gift Shop 226 Essex Street, 978-744-5884

Receive 25% off your purchase with Golden Ticket during the Salem’s So Sweet Festival and enjoy some delicious complimentary chocolate. (Oer cannot be combined with discounted items.)

Finz Seafood & Grill 76 Wharf Street, 978-744-8585

Come enjoy our Salem's So Sweet special - Cocoa chili crusted pan seared salmon, over white chocolate vanilla bean lobster risotto, finished with a spicy strawberry gastrique.

New England Dog Biscuit Company 7 Central Street, 978-539-8187

Buy one 14oz bag of fresh baked dog biscuits, get one 1/2 price.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt 76 Lafayette Street, 978-741-3200

We've got chocolate froyo and lots of chocolate toppings to satisfy your sweet tooth! Enjoy 20% off any purchase.

Pamplemousse 185-189 Essex Street, 978-745-2900

Wine & chocolate tasting Saturday (2/7) and Sunday (2/8), 2-4 pm in store. So sweet!

Passion Parties by Pam- Opus Underground and CinemaSalem, 978-853-2099

"Shades of Passion Movie Event” on Fri, 2/13! Begin a sensual evening of fun, adventure and intrigue at Opus Underground from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, followed by a screening of “50 Shades of Grey” at Cinema Salem at 8pm. Raffle entry and goodie bag included.

Peabody Essex Museum 161 Essex Street, 978-542-1586

Come and enjoy a sweet treat at the PEM Shop, with samples from Harbor Sweets on Saturday, 2/7 while supplies last.

Remember Salem & Wynotts Wands 127 Essex Street, 978-741-1170

Craft fair from 12 - 5 pm on 2/14, 20% off storewide!

RJ Coins and Jewelry 68 Wharf Street, 978-745-8563

20% off our beautiful new and estate diamond jewelry - just in time for Valentine's Day. Sweet!

Salem Witch Museum 19 1/2 Washington Square N, 978-744-1692

Show your Golden Ticket at the Salem Witch Museum Gift Shop and save! Spend up to $50 and receive 25% off your total purchase. Spend over $50 and receive 30% off.

Salemdipity  86 Wharf Street, 978-745-5556

Stop in for free Kisses and sweet deals in our Annual Clearance Sale!

Glass and Etc - Antique/Vintage/Collectible Museum Place Mall, 978-745-1900

In April, we are retiring and closing the store. Come in for great finds and help us clean out. We have glass, costume jewelry, local area items and postcards, books, china, and much more.

Harbor Sweets 85 Leavitt Street, 800-243-2115

Present this brochure at Harbor Sweets’ Shop during Salem’s So Sweet and receive 15% o your total chocolate purchase. Open M-F 8:30am – 5pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm.

Harrison's Comics & Pop Culture 252 Essex Street, 978-741-0786

25% off our Candy-by-the-Pound selection.

Historic New England Phillips House 34 Chestnut Street, 978-744-0440

Enjoy 2 for 1 admission. View five generations of art, antiques and furnishings in a warm setting. Complimentary hot cocoa post tour.

Laura Lanes Skin Care 242 Essex Street, 978-741-8777

Treat yourself or Valentine to a facial or massage this month. Take 10% off all full price lipstick and lipgloss.

Maria's Sweet Somethings 26 Front Street, 978-825-9111

INDULGE at our giant chocolate fountain, 2/7 & 2/8 only. Come sample our favorite gourmet items including chocolates, jellies, sauces and more! Enter our jelly bean counting contest and gourmet gift basket giveaway.

Milk and Honey 32 Church Street, 978-744-6639

10% discount off everything but pottery and bird houses all week. Samples of Taza chocolate and Bisousweet baked goods on 2/14 & 2/15. Fire Garden Pottery showcase and 10% off on 2/7 & 2/14, 4-7 pm.

Mud Puddle Toys 221 Essex Street, 978-740-5400

Make-your-own Valentines on Sat., 2/7 and Sat., 2/14, 1 pm to 3 pm. Live music on 2/14, see Facebook for more details.

The Naumkeag Ordinary 118 Washington Street, 978-744-4968

Stop by for our chocolate inspired creations all week long. Call today for Valentine's Day reservations 

Treasures Over Time 139 Washington Street, 978-745-2330

A touch of color, a sparkle of diamonds - commemorate your love with our new interactive jewelry design center. Stop by for a demonstration and let's create your dream.

Trolley Depot 191 Essex Street, 978-745-3003

Stop in for free Kisses and sweet deals in our Annual Clearance Sale!

Turtle Alley Chocolates 177 Essex Street, 978-740-0660

Handmade and lovingly crafted! Turtle Alley carries all of your sweetheart's favorites as well as traditional confections. Come see our fabulous array of Valentine's assortments, or make up a box to your liking. Check out our latest creations on Facebook!

Victoria Station & Vic's Boathouse 86 Wharf Street, 978-745-3400

Mention "Salem's So Sweet" to your server to receive a complimentary Ghirardelli mousse with purchase of entrée.

Ye Olde Pepper Companie 122 Derby Street, 978-745-2744

Offering coupons for 15% o to all who stop by our table at the Chocolate & Wine event, good through Feb. 28.

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