On Friday July 3rd, the City of Malden began a new tradition to kick off the City’s Independence Day festivities. A reading of the May 27, 1776 document that contains the “Instructions of the Inhabitants of Malden, Massachusetts to their Representatives in Congress” was read on the lawn of the Malden Public Library by local Historian and period actor Tom Coots. Click here to read the full document.
The City of Malden also celebrates Independence Day at various parks around the city. Each celebration is fun an exciting and offers games, activities, food and fun for the whole family. Look below to see which one is closest to you.
Below is a brief overview of the events. Complete details of these events can be found on our July 4th celebration information page.
|Ward 4 - Hosted by Councillor James Nestor||Coytemore Lea Park||Friday, July 3rd 9AM-1PM|
|Ward 6 - Hosted by Councillor Neil Kinnon||Trafton Park||Friday, July 3rd 9AM-12:30PM|
|Reading of the 1776 Malden Document of Independance||Malden Public Library Lawn||Friday, July 3rd 6-6:30PM|
|Wards 1 and 2 - Hosted by Councillors Peg Crowe and Steve Ultrino||Green Street Park||Friday, July 3rd 6:30PM-9:30PM|
|Wards 1 and 2 - Hosted by Councillors Peg Crowe and Steve Ultrino||Devir Park||Saturday, July 4th 9AM-1PM|
|Ward 3 - Hosted by Councillor John Matheson||Amerige Park||Saturday, July 4th 10AM-2PM|
|Ward 5 - Hosted by Councillor Barbara Murphy||Forestdale Park||Saturday, July 4th 9AM-1PM|
|Ward 7 - Hosted by Councillor Neal Anderson||Lincoln Commons||Saturday, July 4th 9AM-1PM|
|Ward 8 - Hosted by Councillor Jadeane Sica||Linden Park||Saturday, July 4th 8:45AM-12PM|
For more details about these events, visit our July 4th events page.