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Explore winter delights at Gloucester’s So Salty Festival

Celebrate Gloucester’s salty character with ice sculpture displays, free kids activities, and salty sweets.

Ready for work on the Trawler Saturn, January 1928. Collection of the Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA. Gift of Gardner Lamson, 1995. Cape Ann Museum

Inspired by Salem’s So Sweet chocolate and ice sculpture festival, Cape Ann Museum will partner with cultural institutions and businesses, including  Dogtown Books, Art Haven, Maritime Gloucester, Movement Arts Gloucester MA (MAGMA), Discover Gloucester, the Gloucester Cultural Council, and the Cape Ann Makers Market to host Gloucester’s So Salty Festival. The two-day event will bring out Gloucester’s salty persona with salty sweets for sale, free arts activities for kids, and ice sculpture displays. The museum will offer salt-crystal watercolors in its studio on Jan. 22 and sea-worthy content will be on display. Visitors can stop by the museum to pick up a schedule of events.

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