Frederick's sidewalk chalk artist showcase

Frederick's sidewalk chalk artist showcase

One of the many very talented artists who participated in the Mayfest sidewalk chalk contest

FIRE in Ice Performer

FIRE in Ice Performer

A fire dancer from Pyrophoric performs during February First Saturday

Summer blooms

Summer blooms

Bring your friends and family! Downtown Frederick is the best place to spend your summer days and nights.

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

There's something delicious for everyone to enjoy



December Saturdays

Downtown Frederick
Frederick, MD 21701


Spend your holiday season in Downtown Frederick! Each of the first four Saturdays in December, downtown comes alive with on-street entertainment, late-night shopping and dining and something for everyone to enjoy.


Thank you to our sponsors, Frederick County Bank and Audi Frederick for making December Saturdays possible!


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Whether you've lived here for years, or you're a first time visitor, December Saturdays are a great time to discover something new about Downtown Frederick.

Start planning your trip today. Access travel and parking information for Downtown Frederick at and download a map of downtown businesses. While you're here, take advantage of the free trolley, which is available each week.

The trolley runs every 15 minutes from 3pm - 9pm and has five stops. It is completely free! Just hop on and ride. Download a trolley map here.

Pistarro’s | 221 N East St

Little Pottery Shop | 117 N East St

Spin the Bottle Wine Company | 220 E Patrick St

Brewer’s Alley | 121 N Market St

Bravura Arts and Framing | 428 N Market St


Make yourself merry with different activities each weekend!


December 2 | First Saturday in Downtown Frederick

Find hot cocoa and s'mores stations throughout downtown, enjoy live music and carolers as you shop your night away.


December 9 | Sip 'n Shop

Sip 'n Shop while enjoying beer, wine and non-alcoholic tastings at participating locations.


December 16 | Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Explore downtown and discover hidden clues as you participate in a Holiday Scavenger Hunt.


December 23 | Last-Minute Dash

Shops will be open late for that last-minute dash to wrap up your holiday shopping.



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