Whether you’re a bride or a groom, an event planner or a bar mitzvah DJ, or you just like thinking about weddings, Salem is a beautiful, culturally exciting place for your special events. Looking for a way to celebrate? Click the filter options below to find exactly what you’re looking for.

For information on obtaining a Marriage License, visit Salem.com. (Please note: Salem City Hall is open 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Wednesday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Thursday, and 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Friday.)

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Adriatic Restaurant

Adriatic Restaurant and Bar

The perfect location for your special event. Rehearsal Dinners, Showers, or Corporate Events. Set in this rich setting that accommodates up to 50 people. ♿

Finz Seafood & Grill

Finz Seafood and Grill

Enjoy the views of Salem harbor from Finz’ gracious second floor function room. Menus include specialty creations as well as more traditional stations, buffets and…

Hawthorne Hotel

Hawthorne Hotel

Our ballroom is a gorgeous space for elegant weddings; 18-foot Palladian windows overlook Salem Common, for sweeping views in all seasons. Our award-winning chefs will…

Jared Charney Photography

From intimate back yard settings to grand hotels and museums, Jared Charney will document that special event so it compares to no other.

Mahi Mahi Cruises

Mahi Harbor Cruises & Private Events

Mahi can transport up to 150 people to and from ports around the North Shore including multiple points in Marblehead, Manchester, Beverly, Danvers, Gloucester, Swampscott…

NOW Age Travel

Small group tours that aren’t touristy! We explore a different side of Witch City with unconventional themes, and thoughtful perspectives. Our tours are intimate, fun,…

Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall, an outstanding federal style building in historic downtown Salem, is an exceptional venue for your special event.



From an intimate rehearsal dinner in the chic dining room to a cocktail party in the Underground, or a brunch shower on the back patio,…

Peabody Essex Museum Weddings

Peabody Essex Museum

Whether you’re planning a corporate banquet or wedding reception, the beautiful Peabody Essex Museum offers a variety of spaces that are perfectly suited for creating…

Salem Food Tours

Salem Food Tours & A.M. Coffee Walks

Salem Food Tours is delighted to offer unique Food Tours for bridal parties. They are the perfect way for a bride (or groom) to enjoy…

Salem Trolley

Salem Trolley

The Salem Trolley can provide transportation aboard one of our replica turn-of-the century trolleys. For weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, parades, family reunions, proms, and…

Salem Waterfront

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites

“Best of Weddings Hall of Fame Award winner as chosen by The Knot.” 4800 sq. ft. event space; chandeliered ballroom; outdoor wedding ceremony site; complimentary wedding/social catering planners;…

Schooner FAME

Schooner Fame of Salem

Our replica of the famous 1812 privateer schooner FAME sails daily from Pickering Wharf Marina in downtown Salem. Perfect for weddings, but also showers, bachelor…

Sea Level Oyster Bar

Sea Level Oyster Bar

Waterfront dining on historic Pickering Wharf overlooking Salem Harbor. Indoor, outdoor bar, outside deck dining, raw bar, fresh seafood, gourmet pizzas, with an amazing beer…

The Hotel Salem

The Hotel Salem provides three event spaces —including the city’s first rooftop bar. Each offering unique experiences and a sleek, classy setting for everything from…

House of the Seven Gables Weddings

The House of the Seven Gables

Imagine on your special day being surrounded by the history of The House of the Seven Gables. The combination of gardens and waterfront will make…

The Merchant Hotel

The Merchant

An exquisite boutique hotel stay in the heart of Salem, The Merchant offers large, luxurious guest rooms with much of the original woodwork and the…

Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall

Warmth, charm and history exudes throughout The Loft, featuring restored wide board floors, a grand fireplace, exposed brick, massive beams and custom chandeliers. The Ballroom’s…

Village Tavern

Village Tavern

Book your next event at the Village Tavern!! The Village Tavern is the perfect venue for your next event. Our Oyster bar/Private Party room holds…

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Got a sweet tooth? Visit America’s oldest candy company with a little history in every bite! Like & Follow