Museums by Candlelight

A FREE HOLIDAY PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES. Once a year, Frederick County’s numerous historic sites and museums provide visitors with a living reminder of this area’s splendid past. During Museums by Candlelight, special programming and hands-on fun will delight visitors of all ages, and special children’s activities are featured at most locations. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

This is a self-guided event.  Visit many locations, or just a few, in any order.  Enjoy period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, tours, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight as night falls.

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Downtown Frederick museums include:

  • Delaplaine Arts Center
  • C. Burr Artz Public Library
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • Museum of Frederick County History
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church

December 8, 2018 10:00 AM


December 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


151 S East St