November First Saturday

First Saturday is a day to show your love for local!

Support local businesses by shopping with an independent retailer, eating at a local restaurant, supporting local artists and exploring Downtown Frederick. Where you spend your money matters.

Whether you’ve lived here for years, or you’re a first time visitor, First Saturdays are a great time to discover something new about our beautiful downtown.




Access travel and parking information for Downtown Frederick 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 stay the first weekend of every month. Choose from six fantastic hotels all with a special price that’s 15% off rack rate. Extend your visit and do it in comfort!

View First Saturday Hotel Rates



Downtown businesses celebrate First Saturday with their own unique events. From in-store tastings and gallery openings, to artist and vendor exhibitions… there’s always something new to explore!

Yin Yoga Saturdays [virtual or in studio] @ Give Rise Studio, 106 N Market St 10AM

Creative Outlet with Leonid Afremov @ Delaplaine Center for the Arts, 40 S Carroll St 10AM

Live T-Shirt Screen Printing with Vivid Red @ The Muse, 19 N Market St 11AM

National Juried Photography Exhibition @ Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S Carroll St 12PM

Michael Hunter Thompson: Night Walker @ Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S Carroll St 12PM

First Saturday Cocktail Specials and Tours in the Barrel Room @ Tenth Ward Distilling Company, 55 E Patrick St 12PM

Art Matters Artist Talks @ Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S Carroll St 2PM

Frederick Artists Night – Art Exhibit + Pop-up @ CoWork Frederick, 122 E Patrick St 4PM

Cross Quarter Gong Meditation @ The Center for Sound, Mind & Body, 28 E 6th St 7PM


Check to see what’s happening this month!



Face coverings are required in all public buildings, as well as outdoor spaces where physical distancing is not possible. Spread joy. Shop safely. Wear a mask.



November 7, 2020 10:00 AM


November 7, 2020 10:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Downtown Frederick, MD