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. ♿

Boston Marriott Peabody

Boston Marriott Peabody

Located twenty minutes from Boston and a short drive from Salem, our hotel offers luxurious accommodations, free high-speed internet, an indoor pool, health club and…

Cafe Graziani

Caffe Graziani

Celebrating 25 years as a local favorite and visitor destination. Enjoy Italian specialties in a family friendly atmostphere, indoors or out. Chef Giovanni’s 40 years…

Cape Ann's Marina Resort

Cape Ann’s Marina Resort

Views from every room. Home to TV series, Wicked Tuna. Dining at Mile Marker One. Indoor pool, live music, weddings/function space. Walk to town, beaches, sites, open year round. 20 min from Salem.

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…

First Universalist

First Universalist Society of Salem

First Universalist is a welcoming congregation. Weddings can be held in the church for up to 400 guests, and Bolles Hall is available to rent…

Hamilton Hall

Hamilton Hall

The scene of impressive social gatherings since it was built in 1805, Hamilton Hall features an elegant ballroom that graciously accommodates up to 160 guests…

Harbor Sweets Homemade Chocolates

Harbor Sweets

On your special day, delight your guests with unforgettable, handmade confections, truffles and salted chocolates. Harbor Sweets has something special to satisfy every taste and…

Hawthorne Hotel

Hawthorne Hotel

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

Jared Charney Photography

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.

Laura Lanes Skin Care

Laura Lanes Skin Care

Our licensed professionals specialize in Facials, Body Waxing, Eye Brow Shaping, Wedding Make-up, Massage Therapy, Body Treatments and Custom Spray Tans. Conveniently located in downtown…

Lightshed Photography

Lightshed Photography

Remember your day in the best light with images crafted by Salem’s award winning photographers. We’re here to make you look good, and we’re good…

Lori Bruno

Lori Bruno

A psychic medium and Tarot reader for over 50 years, featured on History Channel, SyFy, and TLC, Lori reads in-person, by phone and for private…

Mahi Mahi Cruises

Mahi 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…

North Shore Hotel Danvers

North Shore Hotel

Located 7 miles from Salem & 15 miles from Boston. Indoor/outdoor pool. Complimentary hot breakfast. WiFi.

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…

Rouge Cosmetics

Rouge Cosmetics

Discover why Rouge has been awarded every year since 2009 the best of North Shore. A one-stop destination for all wedding beauty needs, our licensed…

Salem Ferry

Salem Ferry

Hop aboard at Boston’s Long Wharf and in less than an hour you’ll be sightseeing, museum hopping, sampling the specialties of local chefs, and shopping…

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

Recipient The Know Best Wedding (2x); 4800 sq. ft. event space; chandeliered ballroom; outdoor wedding ceremony site; complimentary wedding/social catering planners; wedding packages start $54…

Salem’s Vintage Photography

Salem’s Vintage Photography presents The Wicked Witches of Salem. Experience a fun and professional photo session with you as the star. Leave with the best…

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 & Kitchen

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…

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…

Treasures Over Time

Treasures Over Time

Offering a mix of unique, hand-selected jewelry, including engagement, commitment and wedding rings and gifts.

Turner's Seafood

Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall

Two unique historic spaces, matchless style for memorable, special occasions. First, vaunted ceilings, skylights, period floors, brick walls, fireplace…contrasts with a more formal 2nd space,…

Victoria Station

Victoria Station & Vic’s Boathouse

Waterfront dining with the best view in town! Salad bar, fresh seafood, slow roasted Angus Prime Rib. Open daily, Open late. Live entertainment. Function rooms and large parties welcome.

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…

The Wylie Inn

Wylie Inn & Conference Center

Conveniently located just minutes from Salem and area attractions, newly designed accommodations, direct beach access, Fountain Cafe & Bar, complimentary parking & WiFi, fitness center,…

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

We offer an array of gourmet handmade chocolates and confections. With customized packaging and unique ideas we work with you to perfectly accent your celebration….