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Independence Day Celebrations in Malden July 3, 4 and 5th - Check schedule for your Ward, some changes due to predicted rain!

Event Date

Fri Jul 04
9:00am to 2:00pm

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The City of Malden 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.


Wards 1 and 2 - Hosted By Councillors Peg Crowe and Steve Ultrino

Thursday, July 3rd at Green Street Park at 6:30PM

  • Outdoor movie night

Friday, July 4th at Devir Park - 9AM-1PM  - RAIN OR SHINE!

  • Half mile road race
  • Basketball tournament for boys and girls ages 13-18
  • Free food and treats
  • Pony rides, face painting, Obstacle course, trackless train, dalmation bounce, water slide, bungee run
  • Foot races, sack races, football throw, softball throw, beachball throw, shoe scramble, soccerball kick, beachball kick, beanbag throw

Ward 3 - Hosted By Councillor John Matheson

Thursday, July 3rd at Fellsmere Pond - 8PM-10PM

  • Movie night with free popcorn and ice cream

Saturday, July 5th at Amerige Park - 9AM-2PM (NOTE: JULY 4 EVENTS MOVED TO JULY 5)

  • Food, music, games and prizes
  • Waterslide, bouncy house, dunk tank,egg toss, basketball, three-legged race, softball throw

Ward 4 - Hosted By Councillor Jim Nestor - RAIN OR SHINE!

Friday, July 4th at Coytemore Lea Park - 9AM-1PM

  • Pony rides
  • Moon Bounce, Obstacle Course, Giant Slide, Music
  • Free food and treats
  • Sack races, frisbee toss, running races, softball toss
  • Little Miss & Mr. Ward 4 Contest
  • Egg toss
  • Hot dog eating contest

Ward 5 - Hosted By Councillor Barbara Murphy - RAIN OR SHINE!

Friday, July 4th at Forestdale Park - 9AM - 1PM

  • Soccer kick, races, tug-of-war, egg toss, 3-legged race, water baloon toss
  • 4th annual bake-off
  • Free food and treats
  • Raffles
  • Most patriotic contest
  • Doll carriage/wagon/bicycle/tricycle/scooter parade
  • Pony rides

Ward 6 - Hosted By Councillor Neil Kinnon - RAIN OR SHINE!

Friday, July 4th at Trafton Park 9AM-1PM

  • Foot races, sack races, basketball throw, tug of war
  • Trafton park road race
  • Most patriotic costume
  • Talent show
  • Redsox Tickets raffle
  • Free food and treats

Ward 7 - Hosted By Councillor Neal Anderson (NOTE: JULY 4 EVENTS MOVED TO JULY 5)

Saturday, July 5th at Lincoln Commons - 9AM-1PM

  • Races for all ages
  • Little Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Commons Contest
  • Free food and treats
  • Watermelon eating contest
  • Amusements and pony rides

Ward 8 - Hosted By Councillor Jadeane Sica - RAIN OR SHINE!

Friday, July 4th - 8:45AM - 1PM

  • Water slide, moon walk, pony rides
  • Music
  • Races, basketball shootout, spoon race, egg toss
  • Best of Linden pet show
  • Boys and Girls bike decorating contest, doll carriage parade
  • Raffles
  • Free food and treats