This Sunday’s (March 13th) return of the Malden Half-Marathon and 5-Mile Road Race is just the beginning of a jam-packed spring and summer season! Mayor Christenson announced today a line-up of events to keep everyone busy until it's time to go back to school in the fall.
In May, there will be the Multi-Cultural Festival at the Malden High School Courtyard on May 20th. Organized by the Board of Health, the event will celebrate cultures around the world and will feature musical and dance performances, food and a fashion show! There will be a Maplewood Festival celebrated on May 21st organized by Councillors Steve Winslow and Barbara Murphy. On May 22nd the Wounded Warrior Veterans Ride will again proceed through the city and will end with an outdoor celebration at Anthony’s.
In June, the Summer Festivals will return by popular demand! On June 4th, from 12-4 PM Malden Center will be once again transformed into an open-air street fair and stage area featuring live music, gaming challenges, specialty food markets, artists stations, cultural performances, and much more. The two other dates for the Summer Festivals will be July 16th and August 13th from 12-4 PM.
On June 25th, the much-anticipated Phantom Gourmet Food Festival will take place in Malden Center. This is an age 21+ ticketed event that will be held on Pleasant and Exchange Streets. With an expected attendance of 8,000, this will be one of the largest events in Malden's history.
Stay tuned for more announcements that will make Malden the place to be in 2022!