Spring Has Sprung 2018! Things to Do in April in Frederick MD

Frederick Events April 2018

It looks like spring might actually happen this year! April is coming in a dew days…and it’s full of fun events to celebrate the season:

First Saturday in the Historic District

The theme for April’s First Saturday:  Downtown Revealed. The events throughout Downtown Frederick celebrate sustainability on Saturday, April 7th, from 3 pm to 9 pm.

  • Free Trolley rides
  • Live Music several places downtown.
  • Art shows
  • Several Art Exhibit Openings in Downtown Galleries
  • Electric Car Show at Shab Row and Everedy Square
  • Special sales throughout downtown, and more

Find a lot more details at the Downtown Frederick Partnership website. Remember: Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays… parking is only $1 in the parking garages downtown.

Sky Stage Live Music Series, Recurring Monthly on the First Saturday until Sept. 1st. See the Sky Stage website for all the activities.

Perennial Planting and Spring Cleanup, with Color on the Creek, Carroll Creek Linear Park. Volunteer on the Website.

Bring A Broom Saturday, spring cleaning in downtown Frederick, April 21, 8:30 am to 11:00 am. Check out bringabroom2018.eventbrite.com for volunteer information.

Write Directions Institute Spring Classes – Held at Cowork Frederick, 122 E Patrick St.

Are you planning a wedding? Have you registered for the Frederick Wedding Walk yet? If not go to www.frederickweddingwalk.com today and sign up to be a part of the fun on April 28th!

The Arts in Frederick

  • Weinberg Center for the Arts in April:  2017 Comedy and Magic Spectacular, New Breed Brass Band, Rita Moreno, Straight No Chaser: The Speakeasy Tour, Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site: The Musical, Catapult, The Midtown Men, The Big Parade (1925), Classic Albums Live: The Wall, Mandolin Orange, FCPS Honors Chorus, Sawyer Brown, Cinderella, The Mountaintop, and more. The Frederick Speaker Series: Bill Nye.
  • Way Off Broadway A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,  Coming in June: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre is showing Super, Rapture Blister Burn, Fun Company, Comedy Pigs, register for FunCamp.
  • Frederick Community College, U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, Heroes and Villains: An Epic Choral Tale, April 27 – 28;  Jazz in April, Mid-day jazz sessions all month.
  • Hood College, Concert by the Queen’s Six, Spring Dance Ensemble.
  • Mount St. Mary’s Chorale Concert, April 28, 7 pm – 8 pm. Emmitsburg.
  • Frederick Chorale and the Frederick Children’s Chorus, May 13, Earth Songs.
  • Maire O’Brien Soprano Concert, April 29, Calvary United Methodist Church.
  • Delaplaine GalaDelaplaine Gala coming up on April 21, Frederick’s biggest art party! Art Classes, Enrollment is open for summer camps.
  • Frederick Symphony Orchestra, May 5. Eloquent Elgar.
  • Swing Dancing, First Saturdays, 7 pm to 9:30 pm, $5, Evangelical Reformed Chapel
  • Take a Turn at the Wheel, Frederick Clay Studio in Shab Row, 119 N. East Street. 2nd Saturdays until September 8th. Presented by the Potter’s Guild.

For the History Buff

For the Kids

Frederick Non-Profits

The Great Outdoors

Frederick Foodies

Career Fair

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Cost: Free, pre-registration encouraged* Walkersville Fire Department. 11 am to 2 pm. Come on your lunch break to meet more than 40 local hiring employers.


Enjoy Spring in Frederick!

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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