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

January 31st, 2018

24 Reasons Why Salem Ma Is a Cool Valentine’s Day Weekend Destination

Looking for something really cool to do as a Valentine’s Day gift for sweetie pie? How about spending a day — or an illuminated evening — exploring ice sculptures in Salem Ma during our 16th annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival, Feb. 9-11, 2018. There are Ice Sculpture festivals throughout the world […]

January 17th, 2018

Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival Turns Sweet 16

Hard to believe that such a simple idea 16 years ago, to have a gathering in Salem in the cold of winter that would warm the hearts of residents, friends, and local merchants, has blossomed into a major North Shore event. It is with a happy heart that …

February 7th, 2015

Ice Is Nice – Especially Here in Salem

Salem has been invaded by ice creatures, but worry not, as they are friendly. Early morning joggers and breakfast attendees were greeted throughout downtown Salem by workers gently unloading and placing ice sculptures in per-determined sites as part of the Salem‘s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival. This year there will be more than […]

January 8th, 2014

Salem Provides Valentine Event To Bring Together Community And Merchants

Sweet deal coming up in Salem Ma! We don’t have to sugar coat this event. The next project that Salem Main Streets presents to the community is the Annual Salem So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival. This decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, chocolate sampling and Valentine’s Day shopping draws crowds from […]

February 18th, 2013

Salem on Ice!

In the wee hours of the morning this past Saturday, workers quietly and professionally delivered and “installed” the Ice Sculptures that have become so much a part of Salem’s So Sweet. Hope you enjoyed them!  

February 2nd, 2011

Ice Sculpture Festival Starts Saturday

Starting Saturday, February 5 at noon downtown Salem will be filled with 21 beautiful ice sculptures. The ice sculptures are outdoors and free to view. Stop in to warm up at downtown businesses, many of whom are offering free chocolate samples and disc…