Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival
February 7 through February 16, 2014This decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, chocolate sampling and Valentine’s Day shopping is here!
Chocolate & Wine Tasting Kick-off Event – Friday, Feb. 7, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Colonial Hall at Rockafellas
This luscious tasting event features wine and chocolate samplings from premier Salem restaurants, stores, and sweet shops.
This year there will be more than 14 large sculptures around downtown Salem, with themes including a seahorse, a rubber ducky, a sailboat, a film projector, and many more! A map of sculptures and locations will be available online and on brochures distributed around town closer to the festival. The Salem Trolley will be offering trolley rides around the festival route weather permitting on Feb. 8 and 9 from 12 pm to 4 pm for $2 a person. Pick-up locations will be at the Visitors Center, Pickering Wharf, and near Rockafellas on Washington Street. Click on the image below for a map of planned ice sculptures.
Shopping Promotions, Events and The Golden Ticket Raffle – Feb. 8 – Feb. 16
Many downtown businesses will offer discounts and special offerings throughout the festival! Pick up your Golden Ticket at any of the participating businesses during the festival, have it validated at participating businesses (no purchase necessary), then enter to win a Salem’s So Sweet gift basket. Click on the image below for a full list of participating businesses and promotions.