May First Saturday (Mayfest)

First Saturday means all day activities, late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way! During May First Saturday, celebrate the arrival of spring with downtown’s Mayfest celebration.

Whether you’ve lived here for years, or you’re a first time visitor, First Saturdays are a great time to discover something new about Downtown Frederick.



Start planning your trip today. Access travel and parking information for Downtown Frederick at and download a map of downtown businesses.

Looking for a place to stay? Check out downtown accommodations here. You can also find many great places to stay located outside of Downtown Frederick. VIsit the Tourism Council of Frederick County’s website for a full list of hotels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals, cabins and camping.



While you’re here, take advantage of the free trolley! The trolley runs every 15 minutes from 3pm – 9pm and has five convenient stops throughout downtown. It’s completely free! Just hop on and ride.

  • Pistarro’s | 221 N East St
  • Little Pottery Shop | 117 N East St
  • Spin the Bottle Wine Company | 220 E Patrick St
  • Brewer’s Alley | 121 N Market St
  • Bravura Arts and Framing | 428 N Market St

May 5, 2018 10:00 AM


May 5, 2018 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Downtown Frederick