Congratulations to Linda Korpusik of Salem, MA who was the Golden Ticket winner for the Salem’s So Sweet gift basket. Thank you to all businesses who contributed to the gift basket and to all participants in this fun annual raffle. Over 100 people participated in the Golden Ticket Raffle each visiting 8 stores or 800 – 1,000 total visits to downtown stores. Thank you to all Salem businesses who particpated in the Salem’s So Sweet Festival.
Salem Main Streets is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Holiday Window Contest. It was not an easy choice with almost 40 downtown businesses dressing their windows to make the downtown look festive and fun for the holiday season.
The Winner for Most Original: Roost, 40 Front St.
Honorable Mention for Most Original: Pamplemousse, 185 Essex St.
Honorable Mention for Most Original: Marketplace Quilts, 6 Front St.
The Winner for Most Whimsical: Living With Pets, 73 Wharf St.
Honorable Mention for Most Whimsical: Witch City Thrift & Consignment Shop, 301 Essex St.
Honorable Mention for Most Whimsical: Cat N the Fiddle Uniques, 61 Wharf St.
With the help of our creative shop owners and employees, the downtown looks fantastic and ready for holiday fun. This is the perfect time to come downtown and enjoy the decorations, holiday tree, the festive lights, wreaths, and of course the whimsical windows. The windows were judged by the Salem Main Streets Design Committee consisting of Committee Chair: Gina Flynn of Eastern Bank, Shirley Walker of Salem Real Estate, Doug Hopper, Architect and Bill Yuhas, Architect.