Frederick Festival of the Arts

Celebrating 26 years, the Frederick Festival of the Arts, presented by the Frederick Arts Council, is held along Carroll Creek Linear Park in the heart of Historic downtown Frederick, Maryland. This juried fine arts venue invites discerning art-lovers from across the country.

The festival is committed to presenting the finest national artists bringing the best of quality fine art, exceptional musical talents, and plenty of food and beverages for all to enjoy! Join the high caliber celebration!

  • Friday, May 31st: Kickoff celebration – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Open to the public concert and Beer Garden / BBQ [Art booths are not open on Friday]

  • Saturday, June 1st: Festival is open – 10AM – 8PM [Art booths close at 6PM Concert on Main Stage from 6-8:30]

  • Sunday, June 2nd: Festival is open – 11AM – 5PM

Festival is free and open to the public


The Frederick Festival of the Arts is held along Carroll Creek Linear Park between Court Street and East Street. Unique to this venue is its waterway and bridge crossings, and downtown location. If traveling, please set GPS to: 100 South East Street, Frederick, MD 21701. The Festival is an open-air event and all walkways around the show are fully handicapped accessible. Handicapped parking is also available in and around the City of Frederick.

Parking Information:

Getting around town is easy. There are more than 5,000 public parking spaces available in historic downtown Frederick with five parking decks from which to simply walk to the festival site. The Downtown Frederick Partnership provides a comprehensive transportation and parking guide, with maps, here.

For more information, contact the Frederick Arts Council at 301.662.4190.

For a interactive map of the festival vist:


June 2, 2019 11:00 AM


June 2, 2019 5:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Carroll Creek Linear Park