We don’t need to tell you that St. Patrick’s Day weekend is BIG! As seemingly everyone in Downtown Frederick finds a wee bit of Irish heritage to celebrate, our restaurants, bars, and merchants are gearing up for a weekend full of activities. Get your celebration in on Friday, then spend the rest of the weekend immersed in history, shopping and fun. Whether you’re looking to spend time with family, friends, or even fly solo, there are lots of options to help you get into that St. Paddy’s Day spirit and keep that feeling alive all weekend long.
Kegs ‘n Eggs @ Bushwaller’s Pub
Friday, March 17, 8am-2am
209 N Market St
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Downtown Frederick’s oldest Irish Pub with their traditional Kegs ‘n Eggs gathering, starting bright and early at 8am!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day @ Steinhardt Brewing Co.
Friday, March 17, 7pm-10pm
340 E Patrick St
Working on Friday? Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Steinhardt Brewing Co., featuring live music by Billy and the Curley Brothers!
Springtime Liqueur Release @ Tenth Ward Distilling Co.
Saturday, March 18, 12pm-10pm
55 E Patrick St
Dream of budding flowers and sparkly sunshine and leave those winter blues behind with the release of our Springtime Liqueur! Half pours, full pours, cocktails and bottles sales available all day. Get a chance to try a few drinks from the new spring cocktail menu. You won’t regret it!
Springtime Liqueur: Tenth Ward’s original apple brandy forged with chamomile, sweet woodruff, almond, apple peel, vanilla and cardamom. Tasting notes: Imagine honey, budding fruit and fresh spring flowers having a party in your mouth!
Louisa May Alcott–Nurse and Author @ The National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Saturday, March 18, 2pm-3pm
48 E Patrick St
Join us at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on March 18 at 2:00PM for a special Women’s History Month presentation as historian Jennifer Ochman presents her first-person interpretation of famous author and nurse, Louisa May Alcott. While most people know Alcott as the author of Little Women, she was also an active abolitionist and feminist. In 1862, she volunteered as a nurse in a Washington, D.C. hospital, later writing of her experiences there in her work Hospital Sketches.
Come and learn more about this fascinating woman as Jennifer Ochman brings her to life! The presentation is included with admission to the museum and FREE for NMCWM members.
Spring Equinox Brunch Time Market @ Give Rise Studio
Sunday, March 19, 10am-2pm
125 S Carroll St
Enjoy a brunch time market of local makers to celebrate and enjoy the Spring Equinox. We will plant seeds, in community, while enjoying the many creations made within Frederick.