- TripBuzz found 664 things to do with kids in or near Melrose, Massachusetts, including 663 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Lowell and Cambridge.
- From Melrose Dog Park to Pine Banks Park, the Melrose area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Dog Park, Parks, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- Only 7 miles north of Boston, Melrose, MA is one of many cities with rich histories in early American life. With its proximity to Boston and the Mystic River, visitors can have both big city entertainment, and access to nature and all it has to offer. Some events in Melrose include boxing for charity, performances by the Melrose Symphony Orchestra, and chili cook-offs.
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Chelsea Theatre Works, 189 Winnisimmet Street, Chelsea, MA 02150 MoreLess Info
Located in an old Post Office, the Apollinaire Theatre Company presents professionally staged works ranging from modern classics to regional premieres. In the summer, they feature outdoor plays in English and Spanish. Youth theatre and workshops available on premises.
The Woburn Public Library provides books, magazines, movies, television programs, and other media to its library visitors. Programs at the library include electronics workshops, arts and crafts lessons, creative writing, songs, and stories.
An exercise gym and tumbling studio, Together in Motion offers events for toddlers, teens, and adults. The facility hosts kids' play sessions, dances for teenagers, and even an adult dodge ball league. It also welcomes drop-in visitors.
Lussiano Park features a playground with large climbing structures, suspension bridge, sandbox, basketball courts, picnic tables and a large water spray park. Fountains, puddles, and water control buttons help kids of all ages cool off.
Cavalia Odysseo actually refers to two equestrian shows, Cavalia and Odysseo. Both are extravagant productions featuring trained horses and acrobatic performers in elaborate costumes. Both shows tour all around the world.
Views of the Tobin Bridge and the Boston skyline are offered at the Mary O' Malley Waterfront Park which is bordered by both the Island End River and Mystic River. Paths for walking and jogging, tennis courts, and playground equipment are available.
A satire, The Slutcracker: a Burlesque has been performed live at many venues. The show combines belly dancing, acrobatics and ballet together with lively props to create a unique storyline based on The Nutcracker.
A small, multi-use park spanning just under an acre, Albion Park features a playground for kids with a variety of equipment, including jungle gyms, swings, and slides. The playground also features a splash play area.
Reminiscent of theaters from the 50s, the Davis Square Theatre offers a hip, affordable entertainment experience. Comfortable seating, good food and period decor enhance digital film screenings, live performances and art exhibitions.