THE CITY’S POPULAR Wellness and Fitness Fair returns on May 7.


MELROSE — For the first time since 2019, the city’s Healthy Melrose Wellness and Fitness Fair will return as an in-person event on May 7, 2022.

Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur encourages community members and neighboring communities to save the date of the fair, which will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Melrose Athletic Complex’s Fred Green Memorial Field, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway.

This year’s Healthy Melrose fair will feature approximately 40 different vendors and fair-goers of all ages will have a chance to browse, sample, and purchase a wide variety of healthy food items and sustainable products; participate in a variety of physical activities from bike riding, to yoga and karate classes; and learn about local mental health resources, physical therapy services, and more. A full list of vendors will be released to the public as the date of the Healthy Melrose fair nears.



Community members and neighboring communities will soon be able to sign up for fitness activities and mindfulness classes ahead of the event, in addition to during the event.

For more information, follow the Healthy Melrose Facebook page and the Healthy Melrose Instagram. Healthy Melrose’s sponsors include MelroseWakefield Healthcare and the City of Melrose.

Since 2009, the Healthy Melrose Wellness and Fitness Fair has been led by a local team of educators, City leaders, and health and fitness professionals. The mission of Healthy Melrose is to create enthusiasm around adopting and nurturing a healthy and physically active lifestyle in the Melrose community.