About the Artists – Downtown Gallery Tour

We have spent the last couple of weeks exploring the galleries downtown and the unmatched art displayed on their walls. We hope you’ve enjoyed the expressive art on the walls of Downtown Frederick as much as we have. We’re excited to take you even further into the lives of the artists that generously share their […]

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Upcoming Events in Downtown Frederick

See what’s happening in Downtown Frederick! Find a full list of upcoming events at downtownfrederick.org/events Want to receive our Downtown Frederick event round-ups by email? Don’t forget your mask when visiting Downtown Frederick! Face coverings are required in all public buildings and spaces, as well as outdoor areas where physical distancing is not possible. Spread joy. Shop safely. Wear […]

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Cultivating Community in Downtown Frederick

The Partnership cultivates community – through events, experiences, and the work we do each day, to bring an opportunity for all to connect, engage, make memories and celebrate what makes us each unique. Community engagement and the momentum generated by placemaking is essential in generating longer-term positive economic outcomes and the Partnership is committed to […]

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Destination Downtown

Have you heard of the term “third place?” For most, a third place is the place between home (first) and work (second). In his influential book The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg argues that third places are important for civil society, democracy, civic engagement and establishing feelings of a sense of place. According to Project […]

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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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