Celebrate 100 Years

Saturday, September 9, 2017


Free Outdoor Pops Concert, Food Trucks, Fireworks, and more!


Saturday, September 9, 2017
Gates Open at 5:30 pm, Concert at 7 pm

Morelli Baseball Field
350 Lynn Fells Parkway, Melrose MA (Google Maps)

The Melrose Symphony celebrates 100 years of making music in Melrose with a free outdoor pops concert for the entire community to enjoy!

Come hear crowd favorites including music by John Williams, a tribute to Henry Mancini, popular marches, and the iconic 1812 Overture complete with a fireworks grand finale.

Bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy fantastic music under the stars!  

Free & Open to the Public; No Ticket Required

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 9, 2017

5:30 PM

Gates Open to the Public
Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, food and beverages!

5:30-7 PM

Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo"
Try the instruments of the orchestra - all ages welcome!

5:30-9 PM


Food Trucks & Local Vendors Open
Food truck and vendor list coming soon ...

7-9 PM

Pops Concert with the Melrose Symphony!
Enjoy a 90-minute concert with a 20-minute intermission. Music from John Williams, marches, and crowd-favorites will be performed.

Fireworks Display Over Ell Pond
Enjoy fireworks over Ell Pond at the conclusion of the Melrose Symphony concert. Sponsored by the City of Melrose and Waste Management Services.

9:00 PM

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Event Map


Coming Soon ...



Will there be Road Closures?
Yes, more information coming soon.

Where should I park?
Walking or biking is strongly encouraged. Please view the map for available parking lots.

What should I bring?
Blankets, folding/beach chairs, food, beverages - are all welcome. Please do not bring tents or canopies. There is also no grilling or open flames, smoking, or bicycles in the fenced area.

Is there an accessible area?
Yes. The accessible area is located behind the VIP seating area. Persons with disabilities are admitted into the designated area on a first-come, first-served basis. Each person is allowed one guest and that guest is allowed to bring a folding chair. 

What is the rain policy?
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to Memorial Hall (590 Main Street, Melrose) at 7 pm. Since there is limited seating, the concert will be live-streamed on Facebook. There is no rain-date. Please check this website for any cancellation or weather updates.

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Contact the MSO:

Jessi Eisdorfer, Manager

PO Box 760715
Melrose, MA 02176


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

Without your support, we could not offer this fantastic event free of charge!

Melrose Bank, Melrose Rotary Club, Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts,
Hallmark Health Medical Associates, Waste Management Services, Maurer Family Foundation