fun for
the whole

fun for the whole family

Musicians line the sidewalk during First Saturday

we know how to throw a party

we know how to throw a party

Fire performers dazzle onlookers during February First Saturday, Fire in Ice

volunteer in downtown frederick

volunteer in downtown frederick

Deborah Gilbert, dedicated Alive @ Five volunteer

take a stroll

take a stroll downtown

Visitors enjoy Downtown Frederick's walkability and eclectic shopping scene

our door is always open

our door is always open

Need a break? Take a peek at one of 150+ unique shops in Downtown Frederick.



Holiday Carriage Rides

Downtown Frederick
Frederick, MD 21701

This holiday season the City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department will be offering several options for Carriage Rides. A Cinderella Carriage ride, various weekend carriage rides, and the one night only Cookies and Carriage Holiday Light Tour are available. Please visit for more information about each ride.


Registration for all Carriage Rides. Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 6:30 PM at 301-600-1492 and weekends by calling 301-600-1450.


Weather Cancellation Policy. In case of inclement weather please call our cancellation line 301-600-6970 option 2, or call 301-600-1450. If we cancel due to weather you will be refunded or rescheduled if possible.


Cancellation Policy Requests for refunds must be made and received to Recreation Supervisor Cheryl Radcliffe / 301-600-3844, five days prior to scheduled ride. A $5 processing fee will be charged for all refunds. After this 5 day period refunds will not be issued except in case of medical emergency, in which case participant must submit a letter and doctor's note prior to the scheduled ride. After the date of the ride no refunds will be issued unless due to weather above.


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