Frederick Festival of the Arts

Celebrating 25 years, the Frederick Festival of the Arts, presented by the Frederick Arts Council, is held along Carroll Creek Linear Park in the heart of Downtown Frederick. 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! The Frederick Festival of the Arts is free and open to the public.

  • Friday, June 1st: Kickoff celebration – 6PM – 9PM  [Art booths are not open on Friday]
  • Saturday, June 2nd: Festival is open – 10AM – 8PM [Art booths close at 6PM]
  • Sunday, June 3rd: Festival is open – 11AM – 5PM

For more information, contact the Frederick Arts Council at 301.662.4190 or visit


Family Beer & Wine Garden:

Adjacent to the Food Court, the Main Stage beer and wine garden is open to ALL ages. It offers local Brewer’s Alley craft beer and a selection of wine and sangria from local purveyor Spin the Bottle. Snacks are also available, with purchases from the near-by food court welcome.

25th Anniversary Champagne Garden:

Located at the top of the amphitheater, the 25th Anniversary Champagne Garden features bubbly in a bottle (including bottled Brewer’s Alley beer). Acoustic music and relaxing tables and chairs make this a lovely opportunity to view the Festival while relaxing with a beverage.

The Festival Shop:

Offering unique Frederick-themed keepsakes and Festival tee-shirts with 100% of proceeds benefitting the Frederick Festival of the Arts.

Culinary Arts:

  • Cobb’s Kettle Corn
  • Crepes Parfait
  • Daisy Lane Creamery
  • Eastport Concessions
  • JB Seafood
  • Just Smokin Around
  • Ms. Jodi’s Doughnuts
  • Watson’s


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. For more parking and transit information, visit


June 3, 2018 11:00 AM


June 3, 2018 5:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Carroll Creek Linear Park