Frosty Friday

Kick off your holiday season with all day shopping in Downtown Frederick! Parking is FREE, shops open early and stay open late, and Downtown Frederick is filled with holiday cheer and decorations.


A special thanks to our 2021 Frosty Friday sponsor




All Day (9AM-9PM) – enjoy extended shopping hours at 40+ downtown stores and restaurants, sing along to familiar holiday music in the streets, and experience the wonder of Downtown Frederick with thousands of twinkling lights & charming storefront decorations.

8AM – Frosty Friday Breakfast at participating restaurants. Fuel up for a busy day of shopping and festivities. (locations listed below)

9AM – Early Bird Bag Giveaway for the first 100 shoppers who line up at 30 N Market St. Bags feature a mix of unique goodies from downtown businesses!

11AM – Snowflake Tree opens at 30 N Market St. Earn a free gift from under the tree by shopping with two or more downtown businesses during Frosty Friday. Show receipts totaling at least $100 and pick your present from under the tree! (while supplies last)

12-3PM – Photos with Santa at 30 N Market St. Snap a few photos with our jolly Santa in your new matching hat provided by Woodsboro Bank!

3-6PM – Santa Yourself Selfie Station, just in case you missed the big guy – stop by our selfie station and snap a few festive pics on your own!

4-9PM – Marshmallow Roasting Fire Pits are open all throughout downtown to warm you up and give you a quick sugar rush. ‘Tis the season! (while supplies last)

6PM – Frosty Friday Holiday Cocktail Competition kicks off at participating locations. Enjoy these creative $5 concoctions and vote for your favorite before midnight.





FREE HOLIDAY PARKING: Downtown meters and garages are FREE every weekend from Thanksgiving through New Years, as well as Thanksgiving day, Frosty Friday, Christmas day, and New Years Day. Find more travel and parking info at and download a map of downtown businesses here.

Public Restrooms can be found in the Church Street (17 E Church St) and Carroll Creek (44 E Patrick St) Public Parking Garages. Restrooms are open daily from 9AM-10PM and cleaned regularly by the City of Frederick following all relevant guidelines.

Staying the whole weekend? Plamondon Hospitality Partners and Downtown Frederick Partnership have teamed up to offer 15% off your stayChoose from six fantastic hotels all with a special price that’s 15% off rack rate. Extend your visit and do it in comfort!

Book Your Stay!



Fuel up for a full day of shopping and holiday fun at these delicious downtown eateries open early by 8AM!

Beans and Bagels (49 E Patrick St)

Brewer’s Alley (124 N Market St)

Cafe Nola (4 E Patrick St)

Frederick Coffee Co. and Cafe (100 N East St)

Gravel & Grind (15 E 6th St)

Isabella’s Taverna & Tapas Bar (44 N Market St)

Perfect Blend Cafe (31 W Patrick St)

Pizza & Pretzel Creations (210 N Market St)

Showroom (800 N East St)


LIVE MUSIC (all day)

9AM-12PM – Darryl Brenzel @ 30 N Market St

9AM-12PM – Barrett & Bayer @ Edgeworks Knife & Supply (200 N Market St)

12-3PM – Manu Medina @ 30 N Market St

12-3PM – Mike Schirf @ The Trail House (17 S Market St)

3-6PM – Hector Quintana @ 30 N Market St

3-6PM – Grace Group @ Luv Pup (119 E Patrick St)

4-7PM – The Crossroads @ Everedy Square & Shab Row (corner of Church & East St)

5-8PM – Stonehouse Brass Band @ 33 E Patrick St

6-9PM – Papa Uke @ 30 N Market St

6-9PM – Painted Trillium @ Velvet Lounge (203 N Market St)



The following shops are open for all day shopping from at least 9AM-9PM during Frosty Friday. Thank you for shopping local this holiday season!

AnaVia 4 E 7th St
Chappelle Candle Co. 25 E Patrick St
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience 103 S Carroll St
COAST Designs 18 E 2nd St
Crème de la Creme 207 N Market St
Curious Iguana 12 N Market St
Dancing Bear Toys 15 E Patrick St
DISTRICT Arts 15 N Market St
District East 880 N East St
Dream House 102 E Patrick St
Earthly Elements 33 N Market St
Ec’clectibles 13 E Patrick St
Edgeworks Knife and Supply 200 N Market St
Frederick Wig Company 7 N Court St
Hunting Creek Outfitters 29 N Market St
Lebherz Oil & Vinegar Emporium 214 N Market St
Luv Pup 119 E Patrick St
North Market Pop Shop 241 N Market St
Peace 118 E Patrick St
Potters’ Guild of Frederick 14 S Market St
Relish Decor 38 E Patrick St
Rust 218 N Market St
Savage Soaps 10 E Church St
Showroom 882 N East St
Sisters in Style 116 N East St
Sky’s The Limit 200-A N Market St
Tenth Ward Distilling Company 55 E Patrick St
The Candy Kitchen 52 N Market St
The Center . Sound . MInd . Body 28 E 6th St
The Kitchenette 217 N Market St
The Muse 19 N Market St
The Original Popcorn House 39 S Market St
The Pasta Palette 121 N Market St
The Perfect Blend Cafe 31 W Patrick St
The Trail House 17 S Market St
Treaty General Store 30 E Patrick St
Velvet Lounge Boutique 203 N Market St
Vintage MC 24 E Patrick St
Zoe’s Chocolate Co. 121-A N Market St

SPECIAL EVENTS (around town)

Don’t miss these extra special events and activities happening all around downtown during Frosty Friday! Click each event for more info.

Holiday Samplers @ L.O.V.E (9am-9pm)

Pop Shop Door Busters @ North Market Pop Shop (9am-9pm)

Velvet Lounge Free People Holiday Pop-up @ Citizens Ballroom (9am-8pm)

Operation Sparkle: Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt @ participating locations (all day)

Doorbusters, Deals & Drinks @ Smooch! Studio (10am-6pm)

Holiday Art Showcase @ Frederick Arts Council (11am-2pm)

Frederick MADE PopUp Shop @ Frederick MADE (12-5pm)

Gift with Purchase @ Tiara Day (12-5:30pm)

Deck the Walls @ Gallery 322 (12-8pm)

Winter Liqueur Release @ Tenth Ward Distilling (12-10pm)

Local Mead Tasting @ Firestone’s Market (1-4pm)

Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas @ The Weinberg (2-3pm)

Sailing Through the Winter Solstice @ Carroll Creek Park (dusk-dawn)



From 4-9PM, cozy up next to one of our fire pits and roast a marshmallow over the flickering flames. All marshmallow roasting stations will be open while supplies last.

Everedy Square & Shab Row (corner of Church & East St)

Olde Mother Brewing (526 N Market St)

30 N Market St

United Steam Fire Engine Company #3 (79 S Market St)

15 E Patrick St (the alleyway next to Dancing Bear Toys)

Cowork Frederick (122 E Patrick St)



Enjoy creative $5 concoctions at these participating locations… and don’t forget to vote for your favorite before midnight! Vote by liking the photo of your favorite cocktail in the Frosty Friday Cocktail Competition photo album on our Facebook page (

Bushwaller’s (209 N Market St) – The Hot Peppy

Cellar Door (5 E Church St) – Wintry Mix Cosmo

Coco Cabana (129 N Market St) – Christmas Creamtini

Isabella’s Taverna & Tapas (44 N Market St) – Rudolph’s Cosmo Fizz

JoJo’s Restaurant & Tap House (16-18 E Patrick St) – Get Frosted

La Paz (51 S Market St) – Jingle Juice

North Market Pop Shop (241 N Market St) – Pop Shop Red Hot Cider non-alcoholic

Olde Towne Tavern (325 N Market St) – Sugar Cookie Martini

Pizza & Pretzel Creations (210 N Market St) – THE Electric Blanket

Taco Daddy (137 N Market St) – The Grinch

Tenth Ward Distilling Company (55 E Patrick St) – Sno-jito

Truth and Beauty Bar & Kitchen (50 Carroll Creek Way, Suite 110) – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Mule



Businesses are free to set their own policies with regard to face coverings. Please be considerate of staff who may not yet be vaccinated, and wear your mask if requested.

Spread joy. Shop safely. Wear a mask.



November 26, 2021 9:00 AM


November 26, 2021 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Downtown Frederick, MD