Salisbury is the largest city on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is home to Salisbury University. It boasts a population of over 30,000 residents. As a college town and city, Salisbury has a lot to offer. It is able to balance a bustling city vibe with a small town feel depending on where you are. If you want a complete Wallops experience, Salisbury should also be on your visit list.
Things to Do in Salisbury
As the Eastern Shore of Maryland’s largest municipality, Salisbury is the region’s hub for entertainment, shopping and dining. The scope and quality of its entertainment and cultural options are plentiful! The Wicomico Youth & Civic Center hosts national performances including top-name country music artists, the Harlem Globetrotters, and traveling Broadway hits. Every 3rd Friday a free arts and entertainment event is held on Main Street in Downtown Salisbury, featuring live music, local art, restaurant specials, shopping and an overall creative atmosphere. Wildlife lovers can spend the morning at the highly-rated Salisbury Zoo, and then take a short stroll to the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art for an afternoon surrounded by the world’s best wood carvings and wildfowl art. To appreciate another sort of “waterfowl,” the Delmarva Shorebirds, an affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, plays at the family-friendly Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.
Our regional mall boasts over 100 familiar stores like Dick’s and Macy’s, as well as specialty shops, restaurants and a 16-screen multiplex movie theater. Those looking for unique finds can explore The Country House, the East Coast’s largest country store as well as the many quaint shops and antique stores of Main Street, Salisbury.
Food in Salisbury
With the area’s strong foundation in fishing, crabbing and farming, many area restaurants have adopted the farm to table concept, making it easy to fall in love with the local fare. Offerings range from locales as comfortable as a rib house, as sophisticated as a bistro or as plentiful as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Simply put, whatever your tastes, you won’t go home hungry!