Become a Friend of Salem Main Streets!
On an annual basis, Salem Main Streets:
- Supports over 250 downtown businesses
- Engages over 200 resident volunteers
- Engages over 120 local businesses in more than 15 separate events
- Celebrates our community with over 50,000 visitors and residents
….all in ONE incredible city, all year round.
Your personal investment will support fantastic community events, resident engagement initiatives, business retention and recruitment, and our plans for the future. Tax-deductible donations of $50 or more will receive a free Salem Main Streets tote bag.
Salem Main Streets’ mission is the continued revitalization of downtown Salem as a vibrant, year-round retail, dining, and cultural destination through business retention, recruitment, and promotion of the downtown district. SMS produces and supports numerous community events and initiatives throughout the year, including the Salem Farmers’ Market, Salem Arts Festival, Salem’s So Sweet, and the October Information Booth. In addition to your support, SMS operates thanks to the generosity and partnership of the City of Salem and Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Destination Salem, Creative Salem, and many other local business sponsors and community volunteers.
[Photo Credit: Creative Salem]