Salem’s So Sweet

 

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Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival – Feb. 7 through Feb. 16, 2014

This decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, chocolate sampling and Valentine’s Day shopping is here!

 

Chocolate & Wine Tasting Kick-off Event  – Friday, Feb. 7, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Colonial Hall at Rockafellas

This luscious tasting event features wine and chocolate samplings from premier Salem restaurants, stores, and sweet shops including:

62 Restaurant and Wine Bar
Artemisia Botanicals
Caffé Graziani
Capt’s Waterfront Bar & Grill
Finz Seafood & Grill
Flying Saucer Pizza Company
Grapevine Restaurant
Gulu-Gulu Café
Harbor Sweets
Melita Fiore
Pamplemousse
Rockafellas
Salem Beer Works
Salem Waterfront Hotel
Turtle Alley Chocolates
Victoria Station & Vic’s Boathouse
Village Tavern
Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased over the phone at 978/744-0004, online here, or in person at the Salem Chamber of Commerce, 265 Essex Street, Suite 101.

Eventbrite - Salem's So Sweet Chocolate & Wine Tasting

 Ice Sculptures around Town - Starting Feb. 8
This year there will be more than 14 large sculptures around downtown Salem, with themes including a seahorse, a rubber ducky, a sailboat, a film projector, and many more! A map of sculptures and locations will be available online and on brochures distributed around town closer to the festival. The Salem Trolley will be offering trolley rides around the festival route weather permitting on Feb. 8 and 9 from 12 pm to 4 pm for $2 a person.  Pick-up locations will be at the Visitors Center, Pickering Wharf, and near Rockafellas on Washington Street.  Click on the image below for a map of planned ice sculptures.

 

Shopping Promotions, Events and The Golden Ticket Raffle – Feb. 8 – Feb. 16

Many downtown businesses will offer discounts and special offerings throughout the festival!  Pick up your Golden Ticket at any of the participating businesses during the festival, have it validated at participating businesses (no purchase necessary), then enter to win a Salem’s So Sweet gift basket. Click on the image below for a full list of participating businesses and promotions.

Follow Salem’s So Sweet on Facebook for the latest updates!

For more information, contact Kylie Sullivan at kylie@salemmainstreets.org or 978.744.0004 x15.

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  13 Responses to “Salem’s So Sweet”

  1. [...] For more information go to our Salem’s So Sweet page. [...]

  2. [...] Fantastic Shopping…and much more.  For more information about the festival visit the SMS So Sweet Festival Page. This page will be updated periodically and currently highlights last year’s 2010 festival. [...]

  3. [...] More information to follow about the festival or at the SMS So Sweet Page. [...]

  4. [...] Events include: Sunday, January 8th, 2012 4:00PM-5:30PM – ONE STORY at The Griffen Theatre Baze will share her story through classical piano, cover songs, and original tunes. $20 – ALL proceeds go to The Yellow Umbrella Organization Call 978.317.1169 for reservations   Monday, January 9th, 2012 11:30AM-1:00PM Yellow Luncheon at FINZ Restaurant Press conference and luncheon with Mayor Kim Driscoll, Christine Baze will be sharing her music and message. $10 – ALL proceeds go to The Yellow Umbrella Organization Call 978.744.8485 for reservations   8:00PM-11:00PM Comedy Club for the Hooch! at FINZ Restaurant Christopher Keating and other special guests will lend their humor to help save the Hooch   Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 8:00PM-12:00AM Guys for the Hooch! at Seaport Cafe Qwill, Christopher Keating, Ross Livermore, HDJ, Jeff Buckridge, and David Bailin step up and sing for the cervix   Thursday, January 12th, 2012 9:00PM-11:30PM Girls for the Hooch! at In a Pig’s Eye Sarah Seminski, Erinn Brown, and special guest Jacyn from JADA will join Baze as sirens singing to save the cervix   Friday, January 13th, 2012 9:30PM-12:30AM BAZE BAND at Vic’s Boathouse The BAZE BAND rocks lots of your favorite chick cover songs for the Hooch   Saturday, January 14th, 2012 9:30PM-12:30AM SAFETY, an 80’s cover band will play for Yellow at Rockafellas with special guest Christine Baze   Sunday, January 15th, 2012 11:00AM – 2:00PM Classical Christine’s Yellow Brunch at 62 Restaurant & Wine Bar Hear a one-of-a-kind special performance by Christine Baze as she revisits her classical roots, have your makeup done by celebrity makeup artist Debra Macki and shop the latest fashion from Glitterati Start preparing for Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival click here. [...]

  5. [...] the last few years. For more information about the whole festival February 10 – 14 visit the So Sweet Link.  Wine and Chocolate Event Participating businesses include:  Adriatic Restaurant & Bar Ben [...]

  6. [...] The Salem’s So Sweet Wine and Chocolate Tasting for Friday, February 10 is now sold out. Thank you to all the fabulous Salem businesses who donate delicious wine and/or chocolate to the event making it so scrumptious that the event has sold out over a week ahead of time. Participating businesses include: 62 Restaurant and Wine Bar, Adriatic Restaurant & Bar, Ben & Jerry’s, Busa Wine and Spirits, Café Polonia, Caffe Graziani, Capt.’s Premium Steak & Seafood Grill, Captain Dusty’s Ice Cream, Finz Seafood & Grill, The Great Escape, Green Land Café, Gulu-Gulu Cafe, Pamplemousse, Rockafellas, Salem Waterfront Hotel, Sweet Adeline’s, Thai Place, Victoria Station. and Ye Olde Pepper Co. For more information about the whole Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival February 10 – 14 visit the So Sweet Link.  [...]

  7. [...] 10-14: The Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival. Yummy. [...]

  8. [...] Stop downtown to see the 17 beautiful ice sculptures. With clouds in the sky and a little bit of flurries it is the perfect atmosphere for a winter festival with chocolate and ice. Stop in downtown shops for delicious samples, great discounts and more. Do your valentine shopping and make dinner reservations while you are downtown.  Visit Old Town Hall to meet Clifford the Big Red Dog on Saturday 11 – 5, be serenaded by a violinist at 12 at the romantic gift shop on Derby Square and much more. For a full list of events, discounts and promotions click here. [...]

  9. [...] Yes to chocolate and ice sculptures. [...]

  10. [...] Varies; Click here for a full schedule of events and participating [...]

  11. [...] Varying costs. Click here for a full schedule of events and participating [...]

  12. […] awaited a capacity crowd at Rockafella’s Colonial Hall, Friday evening. It was a successful Salem’s So Sweet launch party for the 12th Annual Chocolate & Ice Sculpture […]

  13. […] aside, this week also marks Salem's So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival (February 7-16).  It was timely, then, when we took a trip to Harbor Sweets, which has […]

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