Published in the October 12, 2018 edition

MELROSE — The Melrose Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Sponsored by Bell & Izzi and MMTV, with support from the City of Melrose, this event brings together businesses on Main Street, Essex Street, West Foster Street, Corey Street, West Wyoming Avenue, West Emerson Street and Franklin Street. Join us for a fun afternoon with our youngest trick or treaters.

Children in Grade 3 and younger are invited to dress in costume and trick or treat at this annual community event. “Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses is a fun way to give back to our hometown, and we are eager to again sponsor such a great event,” says Bob Bell, Partner with Bell & Izzi. “Bell & Izzi supports many youth programs in Melrose and the Chamber’s Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses is a wonderful event for some of our youngest residents,” says Lou Izzi, Partner with Bell & Izzi.

For the safety of all event participants, Main Street from Upham Street to Grove Street, and Essex Street from Main Street to Myrtle Street will be closed to vehicles during this time. Trick or Treaters are free to start at any participating business, and all children should be accompanied by an adult. Participating businesses will display an orange pumpkin poster in their window. A list of all participating businesses and their locations will be posted on the Chamber’s website,, by Thursday, October 27.

“MMTV is proud to once again sponsor this annual Chamber event and it’s great to see the business community warmly welcome children and families,” says Pat Doyle, General Manager of MMTV.

“This Chamber event is just one example of how the business community in Melrose and several of our civic organizations take time out of their workday to give back. Our local business owners, their staff, and many civic leaders will work together to greet young children and their families on October 31,” said Lauren Grymek, Executive Director of the Melrose Chamber of Commerce. Businesses and organizations interested in participating should contact the Chamber at 781-665-3033 or [email protected] You do not have to be a Chamber member to participate.

Please note this is a rain or shine event.

For more information on Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses, visit or call the Chamber office at 781-665-3033.