Celebrate the Stars and Stripes in Frederick Md – July 2015

Things to Do in Frederick Md – July 2015

The grandest fireworks and Stars & Stripes are in store for Frederick Md residents and visitors. As we get ready for an influx of people to celebrate, as many as 70,000, there are many activities to enjoy in Frederick this July:

Independence Day Celebrations in & Around Frederick

First Saturday in the Historic District

The theme for July’s First Saturday: Stars & Stripes

  • Beer and Wine Garden Entertainment
  • Children’s Activities
  • Live Music several places downtown
  • Civil War Walking Tours
  • Church Tours
  • Find Details at the Downtown Frederick Partnership website.

Entertainment on Carroll Creek

  • Alive @ Five Happy Hour for the summer months:  May through August, Alive @ Five is held every Thursday evening, Admission is $5, all events are 21+ ONLY and take place from 5-8pm.
  • Movies on the Creek: Friday July 24, 7 pm to 11 pm, Jurassic Park at 9 pm. July 31, Anchorman
  • Summer Concerts – Levitt Amp Music Series, Tuesday, July 7 -Elikeh, July 14 – Hello Strangers, July 21 – Danny and the Red Pants Band, July 28, Dale and the ZDubs, 7 pm – 8:30

Frederick History Buffs

  • Civil War Walking Tours – July 4, Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Museum of Frederick County History, 301-663-1188

    Frederick Md things to do

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  • Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Frederick, Saturday’s 11 am, Sunday’s 1:30, Historical Society of Frederick County, 24 East Church Street
  • Summer Lecture Series at the Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • World War II Weekend at Rose Hill Manor, Aug. 15th and 16th.
  • Roger Brook Taney House  – African American Heritage Walk, Sat. July 25, 1:30. Special tours of the Roger Brooke Taney House, 10 am.

Theater in Frederick

The Arts in Frederick

Frederick Great Outdoors

For Frederick Kids & Families

Frederick Non-Profits

  • Sophie and Madigan’s Playground also has another big event: Kidstock! Kidstock is an all day music and art festival on August 8th at 10am-8pm at the E-ventplex, the Great Frederick Fair. Tickets are $10.00 online or $15.00 at the gate.
  • LoziLu Women’s Mud Run, July 18, Frederick Fair Grounds, to benefit Children’s Cancer Fund
  • Rock the Need, July 22, 6 pm to 8 pm, Westview Shopping Center
  • Plow & Hearth School Supply Donation, all Summer, Westview Shopping Center
  • Bobbi Jo 5K Memorial Run/Walk, Thurmont Md, July 18
  • Believe in Izaiah Charity Harley-Davidson Ride, Aug. 2.
  • Tour de Frederick, (Early-bird registration ends July 1) August 15 – 17, Benefits several non-profits, Donate Here.
  • Neon Run, Frederick Fairgrounds, July 25. Benefits several charities.
  • Frederick Community Foundation

For Frederick Foodies:

Welcome Summer!

See my Summer Guide of Frederick Activities for a Full List for your Summer in Frederick.

4th of July Fireworks

Sailboat and Fourth of July Fireworks – Winslow Homer


Brandon Highland is a licensed real estate agent with the Highland Group, associates at eXp Realty. Brandon specializes in technology for real estate and social media marketing. As a contributor for 365 Frederick, he shares his love of Frederick from a 20-something perspective, adding a new dimension for our readers.

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