Friday, January 29, 2016

Things To Do This Weekend


The streets are plowed. The sidewalks are cleared. The weekend fun is awaiting. With the historic blizzard out of the way, we can now get back to normal this week. Join us downtown for some great events to wrap up the last weekend in January!

Friday | January 29, 2016: |

  • No Frizz Fridays | ARTisian Hair Co. | 3:00-7:00PM | Happy Hour? Long week? Hot date? Treat yourself this Friday to a new do! Every Friday ARTisian Hair Co. pampers your hair & offers a complimentary drink. Plus enjoy $10 off blow outs! By appointment only. Call 301.401.0147 or click here for more information.
  • "After Hours" at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine | 7:00-9:00PM | In honor of the Museum's 20th Anniversary, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine will host an exclusive access tour of the Carty Building in Downtown Frederick for a special "After Hours" program. Become part of the legend by attending this anniversary event. Tickets for this special 90-minute tour are available for $30 for non-Museum members and $25 for members. Sign-up for tickets here or call 301.695.1864
  • The Comedy Pigs | Maryland Ensemble Theater | 8:00PM | Looking for a good laugh? Come laugh with the resident improv/sketch comedy troupe, The Comedy Pigs. Click here to order tickets. For more information about the Pigs, click here!
Saturday | January 30, 2016: |
  • Family Fun Day | Maryland Ensemble Theater | 10:00AM-5:00PM | Escape the snow with a fun filled day of free activities in Downtown Frederick. A great day for all ages, this family fun day will include story time with some of the MET's most memorable characters, Junie B. Jones and The Cat in the Hat, as well as an appearance from Spiderman. For more information click here!
  • Pre-Valentine's Day Wine Tasting | VINI CULTURE Wine Bar & Cafe | 2:00-4:00PM | Join Wine Expert Joanne Mastropolo for a pre-Valentine's Day wine tasting. Try a variety of great wines that you can then buy just in time for the holiday of love. Fee: $5. Click here for more information.
  • Book Signing With Kelly Fiore | Curious Iguana | 4:00-5:00PM | Author Kelly Fiore will be at the Curious Iguana to sign copies of her newest young adult novel, Thicker Than Water. For more information about her new book, click here.
Sunday | January 31, 2016: |
  • Barre & Barre Express | Barre East Fitness Studio | 10:00AM & 4:00PM | Get your fitness on with barre classes this Sunday! Barre East offers two Barre classes that incorporate a high-energy and dynamic workout integrating elements of Pillates, ballet/dance, cardio & strength training. For class prices & more information, click here!
  • Quindici KAL | The Knot House | 2:00-4:00PM | Interested in learning how to knit? Join The Knot House every Sunday to learn how to make a boomerang shawl! Click here for more information.
  • "Bloody Footballers" | The Blue Side Tavern | ALL DAY | Looking for a great place to watch the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl as the best of the best compete against each other? Come to The Blue Side Tavern! Enjoy 1/2 price Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Imported Beers during Saturday and Sunday EPL matches and 1/2 price wings during NFL games! Click here for more information!

Stay tuned for more details on these and other great events in Downtown Frederick at or check out our social media pages:


Twitter & Instagram: @dwntwnfrederick

Don't forget to take pictures while you're out and about this weekend! Use our hashtags to share the fun with us.

#DowntownFrederick + #GetItDowntown

Friday, January 22, 2016

Snow or Shine: Restaurants Open in the Snow

The restaurants listed below plan to be open snow or shine! So bundle up in your snowsuits, boots, gloves + scarf and meet us Downtown for a snowy adventure.

Please note: this list is subject to change based on electricity, etc.-- we recommend you call before trekking out! 

North Market Pop Shop
241 N Market St

Brewer's Alley
124 N Market St

Pistarro's Restorante Pizzeria
221 N East St

Isabella's Tavern & Bar
44 N Market St

Ayse Meze Lounge
6 N East St

Voila! In Frederick
10 N Market St

Gravel & Grind
124 S Carroll St
(**BYOB snow ride + potluck: click here for more info.)

JoJo's Restaurant & Tap House
16 E Patrick St

The Perfect Blend Cafe
31 W Patrick St

Pretzel & Pizza Creations
210 N Market St

The Blue Side
6 S Bentz St

209 N Market St

Shuckin' Shack
41 S Market St

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Don't forget to snap some photos while you are out and about. Use our hashtags to document the snowy fun! 

#DowntownFrederick + #GetItDowntown

Friday, January 15, 2016

Things To Do This Weekend!

Things To Do This Weekend in Downtown Frederick!

Don't let the sudden cold keep you in hibernation mode! Grab a friend and adventure out into Downtown Frederick and join in on all the events happening this weekend! The list below covers just a few great things to do this weekend.

Friday | January 15, 2016: |

  • Happy Hour at Shuckin' Shack | 4:00-7:00PM | Head on down to the Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar to celebrate the end of the week and the start of the holiday weekend! Happy Hour Specials include $2.50 Select Domestics, $3.50 Well Drinks and $4 House Glass Wine. You won't want to miss out on a good shuckin' time! Click here for more information!
  •  1964 - The Tribute | 8:00PM | Weinberg Center for the Arts Back by popular demand is the Fab Four celebration hailed by Rolling Stone as the "Best Beatles' tribute on Earth." A perennial favorite on the Weinberg stage, it's all the magic of John, Paul, George and Ringo, right here in Frederick!
    Get your tickets here!

Saturday | January 16, 2016: |
  • "One Vast Hospital": Frederick's Civil War| 2:30-4:30PM | National Museum of Civil War MedicineNational Museum of Civil War Medicine Research Director, Terry Reimer, will reveal the secrets behind Frederick's use as a hospital during the aftermath of the 1862 Maryland Campaign. The talk will take place in the Museum's Delaplaine-Randall Conference Room and is included in admission to the Museum. It is free for Museum members! Click here for more information!
  • Lunch Date | You pick the time and place! | With over 50 eateries to chose from downtown, why not grab a friend and go for lunch at a local restaurant! There have been many recent grand openings, so pick a place and fill up on the yummy goodness!
  • Art Walk | Did you know that most of the art galleries downtown are open on Saturdays? While you're perusing the streets of Downtown Frederick, stop in to warm up and take in the beautiful artwork of local artists!
Sunday | January 17, 2016: |
  • FCME Model Train Open House | 1:00-4:00PM | Frederick County Society of Model Enigneers Club Car |  The FCSME Catocin Central Railroad operating exhibit is a 56-foot HO scale layout housed inside a 70-foot, six-door Chesapeake and Ohio horse car. Passenger and freight trains are represented. Click here for more information!
  • Sunday Late Night Happy Hour @ Brewer's Alley | 9:00-11:59PM | Brewer's Alley|  What's the best part about a four day weekend? Late night happy hours at Brewer's Alley! Keep the weekend party going on through Monday morning! Click here for more information!

So grab your coat, gloves & scarf and walk around downtown--and don't forget to grab a coffee or hot chocolate at a local cafe while you're walking around downtown!

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Out with the Cold...

Summer 2016 in Downtown Frederick @ Carroll Creek Amphitheater

We have another fun-filled summer coming up and we can't wait to spend it on the Creek! Music, food, drinks and sunshine are coming your way this summer!

Alive @ Five: Bring your friends and join us every Thursday night 5-8pm, May 12-September 22. Enjoy happy hour + live music on Carroll Creek in Downtown Frederick. Local beer and wine will be sold, so you must be 21 or older to join in on the fun! $5 entry.

Movie Night on the Creek: Meet us on the Creek at dusk with family and friends to relax and watch a movie every third Friday, May through October. Mark your calendars and grab a blanket + lawn chairs. All ages are welcomed at this free event!

Levitt AMP Frederick Music Series: Love music? Love fun? Don't miss out on the Levitt AMP Frederick Music Series hosted on the Creek every Tuesday night from 7-8:30pm, June 21-August 23. Food + drinks available during the performances! The concerts are free and everyone is welcomed to join in on the fun!

Stay tuned for more details on these and other great events in Downtown Frederick at on social media:
Twitter & Instagram: @dwntwnfrederick

Use our hashtags 
#DowntownFrederick + #GetItDowntown
to document all your summer fun downtown!