The Salem’s So Sweet festival is one of my favorites ever, you guys. I love walking around and making a challenge of taking pictures of each sculpture! Be sure to mark this year’s dates down on the calendar. 🙂 Details are per Salem Main Streets:
“Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Destination Salem, and local retailers, restaurants, and businesses invite you to attend the 17th 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!
Chocolate & Wine Tasting Kick-off Event – Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 6:30 pm, Colonial Hall at Rockafellas
This luscious tasting event features wine and chocolate samplings from premier Salem restaurants, stores, and sweet shops. The event is graciously hosted by Colonial Hall at Rockafellas at 231 Essex Street, Salem, MA. Tickets will go on sale in mid-December 2018.
Ice Sculptures around Town – Starting Feb. 9, 2019
Every year, we install 20+ beautiful ice sculptures that grace downtown Salem starting February 9. Some of the previous sculptures have included a Dragon, a Lobster, Ruby Slippers, and The Friendship. A full list and map will be posted closer to the event.
Be sure to make plans for a special evening stroll on Saturday, Feb. 9, when the sculptures will be illuminated between by Retonica!
Golden Ticket and Additional Events – Saturday, Feb. 9 and Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019
Many downtown businesses will offer chocolate samplings and sweet discounts around downtown Salem all weekend in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Check to see who is participating in the “Golden Ticket” – make a full-price purchase at one participating downtown business and get 10% off your purchase at the next participating business! Offer is good Feb. 9 and 10 only, some restrictions may apply. In addition, many of Salem’s finest restaurants and retailers will be offering their own luscious chocolate and love-inspired specials and events. A full list will be posted closer to the event.”
The festival is taking place this year on Feb. 8-10, 2019 all around Salem. Enjoy!! <3
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