Visit Salem

Salem, the capital city of Oregon, lies in the center of the lush Willamette Valley, surrounded by green pastures, fields of flowers, gardens, vegetables, orchards, and vineyards. Summer farmer’s markets overflow with locally-raised produce and hand-crafted products.

Salem offers a wide array of restaurants, hotels, and tourist attractions. Area attractions include historic sites, museums, and events that appeal to a variety of interests. Enjoy sports tournaments, arts fairs, theater, and music. Several parks are within walking distance from the vibrant shopping district and historic downtown, inviting residents and visitors to enjoy the outdoors year-round.

What’s happening
Jul. 04
City Holiday

Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

Jul. 12
Cultural & Tourism Promotion Advisory Board6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Regular monthly meeting of the Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board 2nd Tuesday, 6 PM - 8 PM Virtual Meeting Contact: Chris Neider, 503-540-2361, cneider@cityofsalem.net

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2361

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2361 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Jul. 16
Summer of Pride: LGBTQ+ Reading & Discussion Group3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Salem Public Library

Using resources available through the library and the Internet, Salem Public Library invites the community to explore LGBTQIA+ history, human rights, and what the future looks like for queer and trans communities.

In this series of discussions, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos.

• June 18 – History of Pride • July 16 – Trans Rights Are Human Rights • August 20 – Queer Futures

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Aug. 20
Summer of Pride: LGBTQ+ Reading & Discussion Group3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Salem Public Library

Using resources available through the library and the Internet, Salem Public Library invites the community to explore LGBTQIA+ history, human rights, and what the future looks like for queer and trans communities.

In this series of discussions, staff will act as facilitators and work to establish a respectful and supportive space for everyone to contribute their thoughts, share questions, and explore the ideas from the readings and videos.

• June 18 – History of Pride • July 16 – Trans Rights Are Human Rights • August 20 – Queer Futures

We ask that you prepare for these discussions by reading or watching at least one entry from the suggested resources list for each month.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Sep. 05
City Holiday

Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

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