The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

August 8th, 2018

Cool Off on the Salem Common During Ice Scream Bowl

Are you ready for a really cool event this summer? It’s set for Wednesday, August 8 on the Salem Common from 6:00-7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Yes, it’s time for the Salem Ice Scream Bowl when residents (and visitors) have the opportunity to sample some of the best ice cream on the North Shore from […]

August 8th, 2018

Cool Off on the Salem Common During Ice Scream Bowl

Are you ready for a really cool event this summer? It’s set for Wednesday, August 8 on the Salem Common from 6:00-7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Yes, it’s time for the Salem Ice Scream Bowl when residents (and visitors) have the opportunity to sample some of the best ice cream on the North Shore from […]

August 7th, 2016

Family Friendly ‘Ice Scream Bowl’ Cool Part of ‘Heritage Days Festival’

Short of going to a Museum of Ice Cream, the next best thing is going to the Salem Main Streets Ice Scream Bowl this Tuesday from 6-7:30pm where, for a small fee, you will sample a variety of ice cream from multiple local vendors. As in past years, the…

August 2nd, 2015

Heritage Days Offer A Slice of Pizza and Ice Cream on the Salem Common

Whether you’ve come to Salem MA by car, motor bike, train, ferry, or bus, we hope you are enjoying yourselves during this week-long (Aug 1-9) Heritage Days celebration unfolding on our streets, sidewalks, harbor and grassy areas. Continuing this week, two of the perennial favorites: Salem’s Best Pizza Contest and Ice Scream Bowl. On Monday, […]

August 4th, 2014

It Won’t Ruin Your Supper– Have Another Ice Cream in Salem!

Time to steel yourself for possible brain freeze! Ice cream galore will flow on the Salem Common Tuesday, Aug. 5th from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Ice Scream Bowl 2014 returns as part of the year’s Heritage Days Festival. Always a favorite among the youth of Salem, the ice cream lines fill up quickly and […]

July 25th, 2013

Come Celebrate Heritage Days

Festival time approaches! No not Haunted Happenings. That celebration of Halloween is reserved for October. Right now we in Salem need look no further than August and Heritage Days (Aug. 1-11 in various places throughout Salem). “Heritage Days has been a tradition in Salem for over 50 years and this year we have 11 days […]

August 5th, 2009

Salem Heritage Days

The first week or so (10 days) of August in Salem MA is known as Salem Heritage Days.  This 10 day celebration of Salem offerings brings us food, fun and street fairs. Yesterday one of the premier events of Salem Heritage Days happened in the Salem Common, the Ice Scream Bowl. Formerly known as the […]

August 25th, 2008

Ice cream round up

Much talk latley in the frozen desert realm has revolved around the NKOTB Rita’s, you might remember we did a review of them a little while ago. But the pinaccle of cool and delicious has to be Salem’s great ice cream palours.  Each of these shops deserves their own post and in time will probably […]