Downtown’s 3rd Friday inside again this week

This Friday, Feb. 15, is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s event is hosted indoors only — so that means no artists and crafters outside on the street — but there is still tons to do and see inside. So bundle up, grab your friends, and head out for a night on […]

Downtown Trolley service returns for Spring Semester

The city of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are proud to announce the return of Downtown Trolley service and a new and updated route available to Salisbury University students and the community. Service will resume Thursday, Jan. 31, at 9 p.m. and will run throughout the SU Spring semester on Thursday and Friday evenings. […]

Salisbury prepares for another big New Year’s bash

On New Year’s Eve, “rev up those noisemakers” and welcome 2019. That’s the invitation Jamie Heater, Arts & Entertainment Director for Salisbury, is issuing as the city prepares for the annual night of live music by AMP Studios and the Tops Cut Off DJ Team, the annual ball drop, giveaways and confetti at midnight. This […]

2019 Salisbury calendar is available for sale

The 2019 Salisbury Calendar, filled with photos of local scenes and submitted by locals who captured them, is back, and for sale for $10 in the Visitors’ Center. “We did this calendar two years ago, so there was a gap year when we didn’t have one. The community kept asking for it. We felt like […]

Photo Gallery: 2018 Salisbury Christmas Parade

The Salisbury Jaycees 72nd annual Christmas Parade was held Sunday on East Main Street and once again drew big crowds. On Monday, the Jaycees announced the following winners in the event presented by Mountaire Farms: Best High School Marching Band – Mardela Middle and High School. Best Commercial Entry – B&B Music. Best Non-Commercial Entry – […]

Holiday Lights is theme for this week’s 3rd Friday

This week it’s another 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s theme is Holiday Lights, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. It is also the last 3rd Friday held outdoors until spring, so it’s time to stock up on locally made arts and crafts from 3rd Friday’s outdoor vendors for the gift-giving season. On […]

Photo Gallery: Treat Street another big Jaycees’ success

Some 1,800 people attended the Salisbury Jaycees’ 11th annual Treat Street safe Halloween trick-or-treating event last week on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Activities included candy tables, games, popcorn, story time, local mascots, cartoons, face painting, coloring and community tables.

11th annual Treat Street is Downtown

The Salisbury Jaycees holds its 11th annual Treat Street safe trick-or-treating event, presented by Robinson’s Family of Businesses, Wednesday, October 31, on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with registration at the corner of West Main and North Division streets. Treat tables will be open on the Plaza from 6-8 p.m., with games, […]

Read all about the National Folk Festival in event guide

In just a few days they’ll be here: musical performers, storytellers, singers, dancers, craftspeople and the passers-on of folklife traditions. The 78th National Folk Festival begins one week from Friday in Downtown Salisbury. Joining the hundreds of performers will be thousands of fans, spectators and observers. In this week’s edition of the Salisbury Independent, you […]

Downtown Amphitheater dedication is Friday

The amphitheater will be used for the first time during the National Folk Festival, in Salisbury Sept. 7 to 9. The new amphitheater on the Riverwalk is nearly complete. The response thus far is that Salisbury’s latest public works project is a home run. City officials will host a public “showing off” event as part […]