MELROSE — Melrose Arts will host the 15th Annual Melrose Arts Festival at Memorial Hall in Melrose on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.

This two-day festival, returning for the first time since 2019, is a juried show featuring original fine art and fine craft by 41 artist exhibitors from Melrose and the surrounding area. The festival will be open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1.

The event will include a hands-on, family-friendly community art project, live music, a food truck and raffle items.

This free event is open to the public, but donations will be accepted at the door. In addition to visiting with a variety of artists, the event will include a family-friendly community art project and live music. There will also be a raffle, which includes gift certificates to local restaurants, a one-night at the Four Seasons One Dalton and a Peabody Essex Museum membership. Food will be available on site for purchase from Tenoch Melrose food truck on both Saturday and Sunday.

Memorial Hall is located at 590 Main St. in downtown Melrose. For the safety of all, Melrose Arts requires attendees and exhibitors to wear a mask at all times. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at the event.

The 15th annual juried show supports Melrose Arts’ effort to encourage the artistic vibrancy of our community. For a complete list of artist exhibitors, visit

About Melrose Arts

Melrose Arts is a local nonprofit aiming to unite artists, arts organizations, patrons, and other enthusiasts of culture to encourage, present and sustain artistic and cultural activities in Melrose for the benefit of its citizens. To learn more, visit, or check out Melrose Arts on Facebook ( and Instagram (