Summer Stroll returns

Jul 11, 2019 by

Published July 12, 2019

MELROSE — The Melrose Chamber of Commerce and the City of Melrose are thrilled to announce the Seventh Annual Summer Stroll on Friday, July 26. Come to downtown Melrose from 6 to 9 p.m. and take some time to discover what makes our community so special.

With generous support from our Summer Stroll Presenting Sponsor, The Residence at Melrose Station, and a grant from the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts, the Summer Stroll is a fun evening of music, dining and shopping locally. Patronize your favorite restaurants and retailers, while visiting ones that are new to you.

JOIN THE CROWD at the 7th Annual Summer Stroll. (Courtesy Photo)

During the event, restaurants will sell and serve food and beverages on the sidewalk, while local merchants will offer tastings, specials, demos and sales at their businesses. Thanks to the support of several local businesses, there will be multiple, live musical performances by area musicians and a magical illusionist who will entertain along Main Street. The Summer Stroll entertainment is made possible by our business sponsors: Bell & Izzi, Eastern Bank, Evolved Mechanical, Juliet & Co. – Compass, Melrose Glass, and Melrose Orthodontics. Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor The Residence at Melrose Station, and the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts.

In order to create a spacious pedestrian walkway complete with outdoor dining, store sales, sampling, live performances and more, Main Street will be closed to vehicles, between Upham Street to Grove Street; and Essex Street will be closed to vehicles between Upham Street and Cerretani Way. The Melrose Family YMCA will offer childcare services to their Y members during the Summer Stroll but space is limited so please call the YMCA at 781-665-4360. Joy Yoga in Melrose will offer a kids’ Friday Night Movie Night as well, please visit to register.

“The Summer Stroll is one of four signature community events organized each year by the Chamber and our members, to help promote Melrose’s vibrant downtown and allow the community to gather in one place for a fun evening out,” says Chamber Executive Director, Lauren Grymek. “We are thrilled to be part of the Summer Stroll and to be the Presenting Sponsor of this wonderful community which showcases local music and supports our downtown businesses” says Michael Giurleo , Director of Business Development for The Residence at Melrose Station.

For more information about the Summer Stroll, please contact Chamber Executive Director, Lauren Grymek, at or 781-665-3033. This is a rain or shine event.

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