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Several Downtown Salisbury businesses are featuring specials during 3rd Friday: Winter Style on Friday, Jan. 19.  

While 3rd Friday does not feature outdoor activities during the winter months, people are encouraged to visit “The Beacon of Hope,” a traveling monument of Harriet Tubman created by Wesley Wofford that is located outside near the Government Office Building, before it moves on to its next location Jan. 31. 3rd Friday hours are 5-8 p.m.

The Salisbury Art Space will host a 3rd Friday reception for its Member Showcase, featuring all types of media, from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19. Stop by nearby Board & Brush and purchase a do-it-yourself Be My Valentine Bucket for $25, while supplies last. 

Two Downtown tattoo shops will be offering specials during 3rd Friday. Mad Tatter will have a $50 flash and gumball special, and Atlantis Tattoo & Art Gallery will have a $50 tattoo flash sale, with larger designs offered at $150 (some flash designs are shown in the photo below). Atlantis will also offer piercings for $13 each.  

Looking for live music? Brew River Restaurant & Bar will host Best Kept Soul from 7-11 p.m. and DJ First Class beginning at 9 p.m. Market Street Inn will host DJ Vibe from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.  

Keep 3rd Friday on your calendar and RSVP to the Facebook event here.

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

The outdoor 3rd Friday season has ended, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in Downtown Salisbury for 3rd Friday, which is Dec. 15. This month’s theme is December Fest.  

It’s the perfect time for holiday shopping, and Downtown businesses offer a variety of great gifts and treats.  

Blackwater Apothecary will be hosting a Witchy Wreath Workshop with Seraphic Blooming Company during 3rd Friday from 6-8 p.m. People can preregister to construct their own wreaths for $45 at  

Choose a project to create during a public Pick Your Project Workshop at Board & Brush from 6-9 p.m. during 3rd Friday. There are a variety of home décor options available, and attendees will be walked through the process. The workshop is $73/person, and preregistration is required at   

The Salisbury Art Space will host a Members Exhibition and Holiday Bazaar with artisan vendors from 5-8 p.m. on 3rd Friday. 

Join Beauty Blooms during 3rd Friday at the shop, located at 111 W. Main St. on the Plaza. From 3-7 p.m., discover fresh holiday floral arrangements, flower bunches, and the chance to fill your own vase – bring your favorite vessels, and our designer will create a stunning arrangement for you. Explore cute holiday clothes, hats, accessories, and unique gifts. Place flower delivery orders right at the shop for Dec. 20 delivery, and enjoy free local delivery. Don’t miss a 40% off special on all bridal accessories.

The City of Salisbury is hosting cottage food vendors in Santa’s Snack Shop, located on the food truck pad near the parking garage, during the month of December. On Dec. 15, De’Carlas Treats will be set up with baked goods in the shop from noon-6 p.m. 

The Salisbury Holiday Hunt also continues through the month of December. There’s still time to sign up for this app-based scavenger hunt that has clues in the Downtown Salisbury area and beyond. Free registration is available at  

While Downtown, visit “The Beacon of Hope,” a traveling monument of Harriet Tubman created by Wesley Wofford that will be located near the Government Office Building through Jan. 31.  

Mark your calendar by RSVPing to the Facebook event here.

Visit Downtown Salisbury for the November 3rd Friday event and enjoy a Harvest Festival theme Friday, Nov. 17.

The free event will run from 5-8 p.m., and it’s the last outdoor 3rd Friday of the 2023 season. Artists and crafters will be set up along Main and Division streets, and there will be live music by AMP – the Academy of Music Performance. This month’s 3rd Friday will also feature a Downtown Salisbury Chili Cook-Off, in which attendees can do a blind taste test and vote on their favorites at the 3rd Friday booth. The Mad Hatter Café, Market Street Inn, MoJo’s and Roadie Joe’s will compete for the “Best Chili” Trophy.

Attendees can also try their hand at pumpkin bowling. The Wicomico Public Library will be on-site with its Mobile Learning Lab, offering fun educational activities. Fenix Youth Project will be out with green ribbons and glow sticks for National Runaway Prevention Month, and the organization is also hosting a green door decorating contest during November.

While Downtown, visit “The Beacon of Hope,” a traveling monument of Harriet Tubman created by Wesley Wofford that will be located near the Government Office Building from Nov. 15-Jan. 31.

Stop by local businesses during 3rd Friday, too. Lurking Class Skate Shop will host an all-ages night of live music with GGR & Friends for a $10 cover; doors open at 6 p.m. The Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council will present “Classics for a Cause” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 7 p.m.; tickets are on sale at

Visit “Abstract Expressions,” a members’ show, in the Main Gallery of the Salisbury Art Space during 3rd Friday, along with Erica L. Forsythe’s “Find Your Moment of Zen” exhibit in the Robinson Gallery.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will also host a Holiday Bazaar and Marketplace with food, treats, a hot chocolate bar and a silent auction during 3rd Friday from 5-8 p.m. and the next day, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The City of Salisbury is also preparing to host a new Holiday Lights event on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-6:30 p.m. See the annual lighting of the tree in Downtown Salisbury, enjoy entertainment, shop at a holiday market, participate in gingerbread house decorating, and more.

There is no charge for artists to participate in 3rd Friday as vendors, but advance registration is appreciated.

Mark your calendar by RSVPing to the Facebook event here.

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