supporting local through the pandemic

Open for Business in Downtown Frederick

Downtown Frederick shops, restaurants and businesses are open, and are taking extra steps to ensure their spaces are clean and safe for customers. Follow guidance from public health officials regarding social distancing and proper health etiquette when visiting businesses and public spaces.




  • Don’t forget your mask when visiting Downtown Frederick! Per the Frederick County Health Department, masks are required in all indoor public spaces where social distancing is not possible. Our businesses thank you for keeping our community safe and helping to keep their doors open.
  • Under Governor Hogan’s Executive Order, everyone over the age of five must wear face coverings on public transportation, in healthcare settings and in schools.
  • State health officials strongly recommend unvaccinated individuals continue to wear face coverings anytime they’re in public.

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Outdoor Dining:

Looking for options to eat and drink in a comfortable outdoor setting? Downtown Frederick has you covered! Many restaurants, breweries and distilleries have expanded their outdoor dining areas during the pandemic.

  • Outdoor dining is available 7 days a week during normal business hours. See below for a list of downtown restaurants with outdoor dining spaces.

To learn more about the permitting process and specific details of Pop Up Dining in Frederick, visit

Shopping Local:

Downtown Frederick’s small businesses are ready to provide you with a safe shopping experience! From Shop ‘n Ship one-stop shops to online shopping experiences — it’s never been easier to shop small.

  • See below for a list of online shopping options and businesses offering Shop ‘n Ship services.

Outdoor Dining

The following restaurants, breweries and distilleries offer outdoor dining in Downtown Frederick. Hours are likely to change, and reservations may be required. Check with individual establishments for their current operating procedures. Scroll through the locations below, or view a complete list at


Shop Local Online

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the Downtown Frederick economy — so if you can’t make it out to shop safely in-person, support small businesses by shopping local online. The following downtown businesses offer online shopping, online ordering and online gift cards. Scroll through the locations below, or view a complete list at


Shop ‘n Ship


Take care of your gift list in no time by shopping at any of Downtown Frederick’s participating Shop ‘n Ship businesses. These shops will do it all for you, offering wrapping and shipping services right from the store! Scroll through the locations below, or view a complete list at