A Guide to Summer Activities in Frederick Md – 2014

My Super-Duper Guide to Summer Activities in Frederick Md 2014


    • The Great Outdoors
    • The Arts in Frederick
    • Continuing Education for Adults
    • Children’s Summer Camps
    • Sports
    • Shopping
    • History Buff
    • Theater
    • Foodies
    • For Music Lovers
    • Wineries
    • For Kids of All Ages
    • Downtown Frederick Events
    • Library Activities


      The Great Outdoors

Downtown Frederick In the StreetOur local, State and National parks have many fun events over the summer, nature hikes, wildlife viewing, and discovery classes. There are swimming lakes and camping grounds, biking trails and lots of learning events.

Town & City Parks:

City of Frederick Parks & Recreation

County Parks:

Frederick County Parks & Recreation

State Parks:

National Parks:

In and Around Frederick:

      The Arts in Frederick

Delaplaine Visual Arts Center: Classes & Exhibits

Easels in Frederick Grand Exibition, June 20

      Continuing Education for Adults

Continuing Ed @ Frederick Community College and Personal Enrichment Classes @ FCC

Delaplaine Visual Arts Center Adult Classes & Workshops

Mt. Saint Mary’s Center for Professional and Continuing Studies

Frederick County Recreation Classes, Cooking Classes

City of Frederick Recreation Classes

      Continuing Learning for Children

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

City of Frederick Recreation

Earth & Space Science Lab, 210 Madison St.

  • Planetarium Shows
  • Summer Camps
  • Arboretum

Summer Camps:

      Frederick Sports

Community Swimming Pools:

  • Baker Park Pool, 301-663-5666,
  • Diggs Memorial Pool, 301-600-6364,
  • Hood College Pool, 301-696-3484,
  • Brunswick Pool – 301-834-7567,
  • Emmitsburg Pool, 301-447-9820

Summer Jobs

      Summer Flea Markets

      History Buff

      Theatre in Frederick

Playing at the MET

Playing at the Weinberg

Playing at Way off Broadway

Summerfest Family Theater in Baker Park

Summer Concert Series in Baker Park

6th Annual Frederick Film Festival, June 26-29

Fredericktowne Players, “All Shook Up” playing in July. At FCC Theatre

      Frederick Music Lovers

Celebrate Frederick @ Baker Park

Spring Catoctin Mountain Music & Dance Weekend, June 14 – 16

Frederick Symphony Orchestra

      For Frederick Foodies

Catoctin Mountain Orchard

South Mountain Creamery

Pryor’s Orchard

Local Frederick Farmer’s Markets

Thurmont Flea Market & Farmer’s Market

Miolea Organic Farm Market – Adamstown

England Acres Farm – Mt. Airy

Discover Frederick Virtual Farmers Market, 14 Farmer’s Markets across Frederick County

The Kitchen Studio Cooking School has cooking lessons for both children AND Adults!

      The Frederick Wine Trail

Maryland Wine Trail


      For Kids of All Ages

      Frederick Public Library Events

  • FCPL Summer Reading
  • Storyland Storytime
  • Babies with Books
  • Second Saturday Movie
  • Camp out at the Library
  • Crafternoon
  • Geocaching
  • Visits from Clifford, Max & Ruby
  • Music on the Deck

      Downtown Frederick Events

See the Downtown Frederick Partnership Website:I Art Frederick in Downtown Frederick Md

  • Alive @ Five – Happy Hour with live music, local food and drink, adults only. Carroll Creek Park Amphitheater, Thursdays, from 5 to 8 pm.
  • Candlelight Ghost Tours – Frederick Walking Tour
  • Guided Walking Tours
  • The Great Frederick Float, July 3rd

First Saturdays in Historic District Frederick:

  • June – I Art Frederick
  • July – Stars & Stripes
  • August – Dog Days

In the Street, Sept. 14


Comments Welcome! If I’ve missed any events or activities you know about… please share!

Karen Highland

I'm a real estate agent, real estate blogger, communications director, a wife, mom (empty nest - yay!), dog-lover, and wine-lover. Frederick Md is a great place to live, work and brag about! The Highland Group. 301-401-5119 Google

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