Downtown Frederick is where history meets martini bars, where shop owners really do know your name, where high tech mingles with old school and where you can always find the perfect plate to satisfy your hunger. Home to more than 800 businesses, Downtown Frederick is a great place to live, work, stay and play.
This year’s Frederick Restaurant Week features unique and fine dining options available in Downtown Frederick. Participating restaurants offer diners multi-course meals at appetizing prices. Visit an old favorite or try something new; Downtown Frederick is full of delicious dining options! Make your reservations at these popular spots today!
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. Supporting Sponsor Curious about Cannabis? The Curaleaf team of experts will be on site to answer all of your questions about medical and adult use cannabis. Join them for a day of fun, education, assistance with medical cards, giveaways and more! LOCAL SHOPPING & EVENTS 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! Check back as the date gets closer for a list of specific activities, or visit our events calendar to see what’s happening today. Special April First Saturday Activities The Academy for the Fine Arts students bring you Midnight Murder of a Monet – an original murder mystery in Downtown Frederick. Bring the whole family to question the suspects, dissect the clues, […]
April First Saturday
Since you’ll already be in town for First Saturday… The art galleries encourage you to stay for a special Downtown Frederick Sunday Artwalk following each First Saturday. There will be special events, art talks, live demos, and DIY projects from 12-4pm. More gallery info and an interactive walking map here: March 5th events: All events are from 12-4pm unless otherwise noted. Sweet Clay Creations by Karla Rabanales @ The Delaplaine Arts Center Karla Rabanales creates miniature figurines out of polymer clay and incorporates them into jewelry and accessories. Originally from El Salvador, Rabanales has been around crafts her whole life, and learned many skills from her mother who is an artist. Each piece is super detailed – and cute! You may get hungry after viewing her miniature works of tiny ice-cream cones, cakes, and cheeseburgers – and more! Laurenee Gauvin pays homage to her Haitian Roots in “Home Away from Home” @ DISTRICT Arts This exhibition reflects the journey and the arrival of Laurenee Gauvin as an exciting and thought-provoking presence on the contemporary art scene. Her art introduces an emotional look into what home feels like in today’s climate, from the multidimensional approach on canvas […]