Forget the winter blahs and get yourself downtown! Our galleries have gorgeous exhibits from talented artists, our merchants are restocking after a busy holiday season, and our restaurants are always ready to welcome you with a delightful meal. While you’re here, head over to one of the breweries or distilleries for a tasty beverage and maybe some live music too. You’ll also want to check out the new Downtown Frederick Light Walk, featuring Instagrammable light installations around town. We can’t wait to see you downtown this weekend!
Downtown Frederick Light Walk
Now through March 2023
Various Locations Downtown
Check out the Downtown Frederick Light Walk — bringing creative lighting installations to Downtown Frederick this winter season! Four selfie-worthy light installations dot downtown, including Starlight, Light Drops, Chroma and Kaleidoscope. Tag us on Instagram @dwntwnfrederick and Facebook @downtownfrederick to share your photos and videos. Use #downtownfrederick or #fredericklightwalk to be reposted. Installations are on every day and will stay up through March 2023.
Frederick County Art Association Member’s Exhibition @ The Delaplaine
Friday, January 13 & Saturday, January 14 from 9am-5pm, Sunday, January 15 from 11am-5pm
40 S Carroll St
The annual FCAA exhibition features artworks in a variety of media, including fiber, photography, sculpture, and more from their approximately 100 members, who range from casual artists to full-time professionals.
Live Music: Crash the Limo @ Idiom Brewing Company
Friday, January 13, 7pm-10pm
340 E Patrick St
Join us for live music featuring Crash the Limo, a hometown high energy rock band. Grab a beer and listen as Crash the Limo plays all of your favorite rock, pop and dance tunes from the 90’s to now!
1964 The Tribute
Friday, January 13, 8pm-10pm, $3.50-$27.50
“1964” meticulously re-creates the magic of a live Beatles’ performance with artful precision and unerring accuracy, and brings you as close as anyone could possibly get to feeling the magic of a Fab Four live performance. For over 30 years, “1964” has thrilled audiences with what is considered to be the most authentic tribute to The Beatles using period instruments, clothing, hairstyles and onstage banter with an accuracy that is unmatched. A perennial favorite on the Weinberg stage, you won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind salute to the boys from Liverpool.
Barista Throwdown @ Gravel & Grind
Saturday, January 15, 6:30pm-7:30pm
15 E 6th St
Baristas from all shops and walks of life are welcome to come behind the bar at Gravel & Grind to battle it out for the title of Fredericks Best Latte Artist. Reserve your spot below and pay a $10 entry fee cash upon arrival. Entry fees will enter the pool. The winner takes the pool along with a prize courtesy of Gravel & Grind.
At Home Roasters! You are also invited to submit a sample of coffee to be cupped by our judges. The winner takes the title of Frederick’s Best Home Roaster along with a prize. There is no fee to enter your coffee.
Think you’ve got what it takes to be one of our three judges? Submit your name along with a short description highlighting your qualifications to be considered. Please note that you will be required to judge not only the visual portion of this competition (latte art) but also the tasting portion of this competition (cupping).