Shop Independent this Independence Day

First Saturday has always been a celebration of the unique shops, restaurants and small businesses that are the heartbeat of Downtown Frederick — but this July, the Partnership is taking First Saturday to a place it’s never been before…

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Art on Main: Virtual Tile Project

Art on Main We have a virtual art project for our community… all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate! Download your flower template from downtownfrederick.org/artonmain and get creative. More about the Art on Main project: This fall, the five Main Street communities of Frederick County — Brunswick Main Street, Main Street Thurmont, Middletown Main Street, Town of New […]

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Alive @ Five 2020 Season Postponed due to COVID-19

May is the time of year when Downtown Frederick should be buzzing with excitement – residents gearing up for a summer full of community events, shop owners throwing open their doors to bustling streets full of visitors and urban parks filled with people enjoying the beautiful weather. While we can still count on the beautiful […]

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Mother’s Day “in” Downtown Frederick

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so we’ve had our Mother’s Day elves (…yes, they’re real…) working away to round up the best ways to send a well-deserved “thank you” to every kind of mother out there. Many downtown businesses have done a great job pivoting their business models quickly and effectively. So, we’re […]

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Spring Event Changes in Downtown Frederick

With Governor Hogan’s executive order prohibiting gatherings of 50+ people (changed to 10+ people on March 19) and the recent announcement from CDC recommending the cancellation of these events over the next 8 weeks, Downtown Frederick Partnership has made the following changes to our upcoming spring events. These decisions are not taken lightly as we understand the impact […]

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Creating Rainworks in Downtown Frederick

Rainy days are no fun… so we decided to create our own sunshine in Downtown Frederick! With a little elbow grease and the right supplies, anyone can create a Rainwork in just three easy steps. Find the Location: Look for cement that has an even surface, is light in color and doesn’t have much (or […]

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4th of July in Downtown Frederick

Frederick’s Fourth of July celebrations are nothing short of incredible. With FREE PARKING in all of the City’s public parking garages, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make a day of it in Downtown Frederick! Many shops, restaurants and businesses will be opening their doors, so there will be plenty to do. Don’t see your […]

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New Placemaking Projects in Downtown Frederick

On October 25, 2018 Downtown Frederick Partnership held its first-ever placemaking competition — Pitchcraft — inviting creative people from every background, profession and city to pitch an idea that, if physically implemented in Downtown Frederick, would better connect the people and places of our community. Interested in submitting an idea for the 2019 Pitchcraft? The […]

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