Salem is a wonderful place to plan a wedding or special event.  Select from traditional or contemporary venues that will make your event unique and memorable.  You will discover each venue and every menu in Salem has unique qualities that offer a range of options to suit your expectations.

You can do it all in Salem - from the perfect setting to make-up, wedding rings to flowers, cakes to photographers, inns and hotels for your wedding party and a great destination for your guests - Salem is a unique city that can provide historic, maritime, artistic, contemporary, indoor, or outdoor settings for your very special event.

For information on obtaining a Marriage License, visit (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.) If you have specific questions, please contact Destination Salem at (978) 744-3663 or

Click here to view and print the Salem Wedding Resource Sheet.


March 2015: Salem was named one of 12 Unexpectedly Perfect Cities to Get Married In by!