Some of your favorite holiday traditions are back in Downtown Frederick! Get in the festive spirit this weekend with some great holiday events and fun entertainment all weekend long!
Here are 5 ideas to get you started:
1️⃣ Kids can drop off their letters to Santa at Dancing Bear Toys & Games starting on November 17 through December 17.
2️⃣ Sailing Through the Winter Solstice launches the new fleet of illuminated boats at Carroll Creek Park on Saturday.
3️⃣ Support local artisans and vendors while listening to live music and indulging in festive food and drink at the Kris Kringle Holiday Night Market at Sweet Clover.
4️⃣ Delizia Cafe is hosting a stand-up comedy show on Saturday night featuring some of the area’s best up and coming comedians.
5️⃣ Embark on an unforgettable musical journey that celebrates 100 years of Disney through the lens of jazz at the Weinberg Center on Sunday.
Full details right here:
Letters to Santa
Friday, November 17, 10am – 4pm (thru Dec. 17)
Dancing Bear Toys & Games – 15 E Patrick Street
It’s almost that time of the year! Starting a bit earlier this year on November 17 you can drop off your letters to Santa during store hours. Don’t forget to include a return address so Santa can write back! The last day to drop off your letters to Santa will be December 17 so Santa can have enough time to respond to everyone.
Sailing Through the Winter Solstice Launch Day
Saturday, November 18, 9am – 12pm (Illuminated every day from dusk til dawn)
Carroll Creek Park
Join us on the creek on November 18th as the 2023 – 2024 fleet sets sail! There will be music and food trucks to spectators to enjoy! Walk along the creek and see first hand what goes in to this incredible display and vote for your boat while you’re there!
Kris Kringle Holiday Night Market!
Saturday, November 18, 2pm – 8pm
Sweet Clover – 244 E Patrick Street
Sweet Clover’s new location in the heart of Downtown Frederick screams HOLIDAY MARKET! Their large grass lot is both tucked away and easily accessible from the creek walk and Patrick Street. With string lights overhead and holiday music in the air, the Kris Kringle Holiday Night Market hosts 25+ local makers, artisans + vendors, live music, and festive food + drink. Don’t miss this charming holiday event!
Stand Up Comedy Show
Saturday, November 18, 8:30pm – 10:00pm
Delizia Cafe – 14 E Patrick Street
A great show every month where Delizia Cafe showcases the DMV’s rising stars of comedy.
When You Wish Upon a Star – A Jazz Tribute to 100 Years of Disney
Sunday, November 19, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Weinberg Center – 20 W Patrick St
Embark on an unforgettable musical journey that celebrates 100 years of Disney through the lens of jazz. When You Wish Upon a Star will be performed by the newly created house band of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, a Smithsonian affiliated museum led by Artistic Directors Jon Batiste and Christian McBride, their purpose being to celebrate jazz locally, nationally, and internationally.