Malden's 375th Anniversary Page

Welcome to the official landing page for the grand celebration of the City of Malden's 375th birthday! From January 1st to December 31st, 2024, we invite you to join us in a year-long festivity that honors the rich history, vibrant culture, and resilient spirit of Malden, Massachusetts. This page is your ultimate guide to an array of events, activities, and memorable experiences planned throughout the year. Whether you're a long-time resident or a first-time visitor, there's something exciting for everyone. Stay tuned for updates, mark your calendars, and be part of this historic milestone in Malden's journey. Let's celebrate together the remarkable legacy and bright future of our beloved city! 

Below is a list of events that will take place during the year.  Please check back as we will soon fill in exact dates and details for each event listed.

City of Malden Inauguration 


Black Revolutionary War Memorial Dedication at Bellrock Cemetery


Library – Malden Then and Now


Jackson Memorial Square Dedication

April (Date TBD)Corner of Ferry St. and Route 60

Mass Memories Event (Malden Reads)


May 17th, 2024Senior Center

Kickoff of Student Essay Contest 


Anniversary of Malden Town Incorporation

May 2nd, 2024State House - Boston, MA.

Malden Historical Society Annual Meeting and Lecture Series Program @ Library and hybrid

TBDMalden Public Library / Virtual

Virtual Tours of Historic Cemeteries

May (Date TBD)Virtual

Friends of the Library Wine Tasting & Fundraiser


June (Date TBD)

Historical Society – Vintage Fashion & Bridal Exhibition 

@ Library

June (Date TBD)

Pontoon Boat with Brass Band down River 



June 19th, 2024

Malden Declaration Day Presentation

Malden Public Library 

Malden Historical Reading of Town Instructions

June 28th, 2024Malden Public Library Portico/Lawn

Ward Celebrations in parks

July 4th and 5th, 2024

Malden Historical Society Lecture Series - Malden Town Instructions in Historical Context

June 27th, 2024Malden Public Library

Historic Trolley or Walking Tours of Malden’s Squares

Literary Authors Series

Chamber Scavenger Hunt

October (Date TBD)

Thanksgiving Celebration

Mystic Opera Concert Series 

First Parish – Facing the Past, Embracing the Future