This coming weekend will begin the full blown expression of Halloween in downtown Salem with the Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Biz Baz!
Artisans and downtown retailers along with area non-profit groups will gather on the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall, along Hawthorne Boulevard down towards Pickering Wharf's Wharf Knots Event. the Picking Wharf Merchant Association will host on the Wharf it's own shopping extravaganza called Wharf Knots!
Everything from arts, crafts, food, kettle corn ( for those of us who are freaks about it!) and so on will be available. Downtown Salem's merchants will throw open their doors for a shopping experience not to be missed! Everything from fine wines, kitchen wares, clothing, tattoo services, witchy wares, and so on will be available! Visit many of our fine Haunted Happenings retail sponsors such as Pamplemousse (free mead tastings this weekend!), The Trolley Depot, Wicked Goodz, Hex, Sophia's, Crunchy Granola Baby, The Broom Closet, The Goddess' Treasure Chest, Treasures Over Time, Harley Davidson, Remember Salem, Fool's Mansion, Witch Tees, Angelica's. Cornerstone Books and Crow Haven Corner can be found in the downtown area along with many other great stores!
On Pickering Wharf have lunch or dinner at some of our restaurant sponsors such as Finz Not-So-Hip Seafood, Capt's Restaurant, Grill & Pub, 62 on the Wharf, Regatta Pub, and Victoria Station for delectable and delicious New England fare. For your shopping pleasure on Pickering Wharf visit Quint Essentials, Artemesia Botanicals, Nu Aeon and Pyramid Books along with many other wonderful boutiques.
Add all of this to more wonderful museum shops and retail establishments than we can squeeze into this blog space with the fair type atmosphere and there is a full weekend waiting for your pleasure. Discover the magic of Salem as a shopping and dining destination unlike any other place in the world!