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Upcoming Events

May First Saturday
Saturday, May 4th, 10:00am to 9:00pm
Welcome to Downtown Frederick’s favorite event — First Saturday!
Alive @ Five 2024 Season Kick-Off
Thursday, May 9th at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater.
Alive @ Five is Downtown Frederick Partnership's largest annual fundraiser. Every gate fee you pay and drink token you buy helps to support our work in the downtown community. May 9th marks this season's kick-off event. Alive @ 5 is scheduled for each Thursday starting at 5pm through October 3rd (except for July 4th and weather-related cancellations); must be age 21+ to enter (IDs required) / $6 admission / $6 craft beverages/food is available for purchase on-site / different band every week.
Alive @ Five
Thursday, May 9th to Thursday, October 3rd, 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Carroll Creek Amphitheater.
Admission and drinks are $6 each. Choose from a crisp beer, refreshing wine, or craft spirit! Local food trucks will also serve delicious fare and non-alcoholic beverages each week. Alive @ Five, a Downtown Frederick Partnership-sponsored event, is held in the Carroll Creek Amphitheater every Thursday from 5-8pm (May 9 – October 3*); all events are for 21+ only – don't forget your ID. *No event is held on July 4. Weather cancellations (e.g., thunderstorms) are usually posted on the Downtown Frederick Partnership's Facebook page.
Maryland Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, May 11th, 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Carroll Creek Park.
The Brewers Association of Maryland returns to the Carroll Creek Linear Park in Frederick for the 2024 Maryland Craft Beer Festival, presented by Visit Frederick.
Frederick Festival of the Arts
Saturday, June 8th to Sunday, June 9th, 10:00am to 5:00pm at Carroll Creek Park.
Discover the beauty of fine art amidst the stunning scenery of Carroll Creek Park in Downtown Frederick. The 2024 Frederick Festival of the Arts brings together some of the most talented regional artists for an unforgettable showcase of creativity and artistic expression.
Frederick Pride Festival
Saturday, June 22nd, 11:00am to 6:00pm at Carroll Creek Park.
The local LGBTQ+ community gathers alongside friends, families, and allies to celebrate and uplift each other with love and pride. Frederick Pride welcomes you to beautiful Carroll Creek in the heart of Downtown Frederick.