Downtown Frederick is ready to help you prepare, shop and celebrate the holidays. Our historic and beautiful town is festively decorated with holiday lights and décor. In addition, there are many events to get you in the spirit of the season!
Kick off the season on November 24thwith Frosty Friday. Shop downtown and park for FREE all day! Ride the trolley or purchase a ticket for a horse-drawn carriage ride. Enjoy caroling, live music and extended shopping hours. Check out theDowntown Frederick Partnershipfor a full list of events.
On Thursday, November 30thbe sure to attend theScents and Sweets Competition and Auction. Vote for your favorite floral arrangement or gingerbread structure and participate in the auction for a chance to walk away with an amazing holiday piece. Held at the William Talley Rec Center on Bentz Street this competition is free to attend and will inspire you to create your own masterpiece!
Purchase a ticket for a Candlelight House Tour for December 2ndor 3rd. This self-guided walking tour will take you through some of the most gorgeous private homes in Downtown Frederick. These historic homes are elaborately decorated with beautiful holiday décor. Each year a portion of the ticket proceeds go to community projects in Downtown Frederick. To purchase a ticket visitCelebrate Frederick.
Who doesn’t love a parade? The December 8th Kris Kringle Procession is an annual tradition that highlights Frederick’s German heritage. The procession features local children dressed in holiday costume accompanied by well-known holiday characters. Participantsparade through our historic streetsending in Baker Park for the lighting of the City Tree.
Another event you won't want to miss is theFestival of Lights on December 15th. Inspired over 30 years ago by Julia Hanna. She encouraged residents to display a single white candle in their windows to bring back an old-fashioned holiday feel to the season that focused on warmth and fellowship. Since that time, the tradition has evolved into a gathering at the city hall courtyard with carols and holiday greetings. Attendees participate in a candle lighting ceremony that exemplifies the true meaning of the holiday season.
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