If you know Frederick, you know that this weekend is a big one. In fact, it’s HUGE! Saturday features the annual In the Streets festival, hosted by Celebrate Frederick. Kicking off with the Market St Mile at 9am, then running all day with entertainment, food, vendors, and finishing out with the Up the Creek party from 5pm-9pm, it’s a day full of hustle and bustle all along Market St.
But more than just In the Streets, don’t forget to get off the streets and visit our merchants and restaurants to see all the fun things happening, including workshops, shows and special events. We can’t wait to see you downtown this weekend!
In the Streets
Saturday, September 9, 11am-5pm
For over 30 years, In The Streets has been a proud Frederick tradition held along Market Street and Carroll Creek Urban Park.
The festivities begin with the Market Street Mile at 9 AM, followed by the In the Streets Festival from 11 AM to 5 PM and ending with the official after party, the Flying Dog Brewery Up the Creek Party presented in partnership with Key 103, at 5 PM at the Carroll Creek Amphitheatre.
Returning this year is the Visit Frederick Craft Beverage Experience presented in partnership with 106.9 The Eagle along the Carroll Creek Linear Park from Noon to 5 PM. For the full schedule, click here.
Marbling Party @ Frederick Book Arts Center
Friday, September 8, 6pm-9pm
217 W Patrick St
Come visit the studio for a fun community event!
If you are a marbling beginner or a marbling pro, this is a party you won’t want to miss. Join us for a casual get together that begins with a talk on the history of marbling, including a demo of historical patterns, and then participants will even get the opportunity to use FBAC papers and supplies to create their own marbled masterpieces. This is a fun community event where we will serve pizza and soda, and there will even be a special ampersand cake at the end of the night to celebrate Ampersand Day!
Space is limited to 24 participants; $10 for members/$25 for non-members. Open to all ages, but children under 18 should have parental guidance.
Espresso Martini Release @ Tenth Ward Distillery
Saturday, September 9, 12pm-10pm
55 E Patrick St
Even though is still blazing outside, you’ll want to warm up with this cold weather seasonal you know you’ve been waiting for. Our Espresso Martini is made with espresso-infused rum, vanilla, black cardamom, chicory and demerara sugar. Join us all day long to celebrate the release of this delightful cocktail.
Tommy James and The Shondells @ The Weinberg Center
Sunday, September 10, 3:30pm
20 W Patrick St
Tommy James and the Shondells are ready to turn back the clock, with their record-breaking music from the height of the 1960s. It’s been over 50 years since the release of the 1966 debut Hanky Panky, but the band continues to impress audiences across the nation with its expansive catalog of upbeat classics like Crystal Blue Persuasion, Crimson and Clover, Hanky Panky, Draggin’ the Line, Mony Mony, and I Think We’re Alone Now.
Tommy James’ music has earned 23 gold records, 9 platinum albums, over 100 million records sold worldwide, and 32 Billboard Hot 100 Chart Hits. Many artists around the world have covered his songs including Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Kelly Clarkson, Rem, Dolly Parton, Carlos Santana, Cher, Tom Jones and even The Boston Pops.
LGBTQ+ Family Game Night @ Dancing Bear Toys
Sunday, September 10, 5pm-7pm
15 E Patrick St
The Frederick Center is partnering with Dancing Bear Toys & Games to host a game night for families in the LGBTQ+ community. Come out and learn how to play a variety of table top games, including Settlers of Catan, Mysterium, Mystic market and more! Recommended for ages 10+.