Downtown Frederick is where history meets martini bars, where shop owners really do know your name, where high tech mingles with old school and where you can always find the perfect plate to satisfy your hunger. Home to more than 800 businesses, Downtown Frederick is a great place to live, work, stay and play.
The Tasker’s Chance Garden Club and Celebrate Frederick, Inc. are pleased to announce that the 2018 Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour will be held on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from 1 – 5 PM in Downtown Frederick & Baker Park. This self-guided tour will feature ten of Frederick’s finest gardens, and is sure to inspire green thumbs. Tickets are available exclusively online at CelebrateFrederick.com. For the past twenty years, hundreds of garden enthusiasts have descended upon Downtown Frederick for the chance to explore the elegant, whimsical and inventive gardens nestled behind the gates of private Frederick homes each spring. A favorite of residents and visitors alike, the Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour continues to grow in size and attendance. The annual tour has grown to draw over 800 visitors annually and has raised thousands of dollars for local garden clubs and multiple beautification projects around Frederick. In addition to the the stunning landscapes, visitors are also treated to live plein air artists in many of the gardens, as well as a Hospitality Center where guests are invited to refresh themselves during the tour.
Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour
Sundays 9:00am – 1:00pm May 13, 2018 – November 18, 2018 The Frederick City Market is a local food and artisan market located in the historic district of Downtown Frederick. Here at The Frederick City Market it is our pleasure to serve the community with some of the freshest produce, foods, and most unique artisan products and services around. Everything is either farm grown, or handmade locally by our wonderful vendors. We are located on Market Street in downtown Frederick between 3rd & 4th Street each Sunday from 9:00am – 1:00pm. Learn more at www.frederickcitymarket.com.
The Frederick City Market
Originally scheduled for May 18, Bike to Work Day has been moved to June 1 due to severe weather and flooding in May. Free registration is open for the May 18 June 1 Bike to Work Day, when Frederick cyclists take a ceremonial ride and raise awareness about carless commuting. On May 9, during the mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop, Mayor Michael O’Connor will proclaim May 14-18 Bike to Work Week. The featured event in Frederick occurs on Bike to Work Day: Rain or shine on May 18 June 1, at 6:30 a.m., a ceremonial ride open to all begins at Hood College, goes to City Hall and ends at the Frederick Transit Center (Downtown MARC Station). At the conclusion, participants will receive free refreshments, music and giveaways. Annual Bike to Work events are sponsored to promote bicycling and mass transit as an alternative to commuting in single-occupancy cars. Register for Bike to Work Day at http://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/. TransIT Services of Frederick County is one of the day’s sponsors. TransIT Services offers commuter resources for those interested in using alternative transportation, including public transit, paratransit and commuter assistance services to Frederick County residents and area commuters. TransIT offers bicycle racks on […]
Bike to Work Day
Celebrate the visual and performing arts in Downtown Frederick!
June First Saturday
We have dances the First Saturday of each month coinciding with Downtown Frederick Partnership’s First Saturdays in Downtown Frederick, so make a day of it! $5 gets you a beginner lesson at 7pm with Mark & Danae, and a social dance from 8 to 9:30pm. If this is your first time or you are not familiar with the basic steps, please arrive within a few minutes of 7pm to insure you get the full benefit of the lesson! We’re at the Evangelical Reformed Chapel, 10 W Church St. We’ll be upstairs with signs pointing the way. Street parking is free after 5pm; or use garage parking at 17 E Church St ($1/hour, max charge of $5) No Partner or Experience Required!
Monthly Swing Dance
The Third Annual Frederick Wine Festival is a celebration of the most innovative wineries from across the state of Maryland and is poised to showcase an industry that is quickly growing to include many diverse and critically acclaimed wines. Paired with signature food selections from talented, local chefs, the festival is set to cater to the savviest of food and wine enthusiasts. If Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot make you swoon, and Albarino and Chardonnay are your go-to summer wines, then mark your calendars to join us in Historic Frederick. This festival will be held rain or shine.