Museums by Candlelight @ Frederick Historic Sites Consortium and Visit Frederick

Celebrate Frederick County’s 275th anniversary during this year’s celebration of Museums by Candlelight in Downtown Frederick and throughout the region!

Once a year, Frederick County’s numerous historic sites and museums provide visitors with a living reminder of this area’s remarkable 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 is a FREE 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.


December 9, 2023 12:00 PM


December 9, 2023 8:30 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


151 S East St