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In The Street In The Street

Blocks

11:00 am to 5:00 PM | Carroll Creek Urban Park to 7th Street

The In the Street Festival runs from Carroll Creek to 7th Street with BLOCKS of themed fun.  Check out local business, non-profits and organizations in nine city blocks highlighting the best of what Frederick has to offer!

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2017 BLOCK SPONSORS
 

‘iHire’ Creekside Market

Carroll Creek Urban Park
Looking for a one-of-a-kind treasure?  Look no further than the Creekside Market!  Here you will find a variety of handmade products crated be area artisans.  Explore handcrafted jewelry, artwork, soap and more.

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Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research’ Sports Block

Market Street, between All Saints and Patrick Streets
“Are you ready for some ACTION?”  This block has it all: basketball, roller derby, cheer leading, gymnastics, yoga and more!  Marvel at the stunts and routines performed by Excellence Gym Sports, hit a home run with the Frederick Keys or scale a rock climbing wall.


‘Friends Meeting School’ Art Block

Market Street, between Patrick and Church Streets
Experience the exceptional talents of the performing and creative arts community that thrives in Frederick County.  Decorate a comedy and tragedy mask, learn a dance combination or meet the starts of the next local production!

Enjoy live performances throughout the day on the Art Block Dance Floor, located at the intersection of N. Market and E. Church Streets.


History Block

Market Street, between Church & 2nd Streets
Delve in to the rich historical heritage of Frederick County.  Learn about local historic sites and the efforts being made to preserve them.  Plus, meet with local historians with a focus on Jewish heritage, the Civil War and area churches, and take a moment to register to vote in an upcoming election!


‘Amica Insurance’ Health & Fitness Block

Market Street, between 2nd & 3rd Streets
Want to get in shape?  Let this block inspire you.  Get a seated chair massage, watch an acupuncture demonstration or learn about the health benefits of growing your own organic mushrooms.  Plus, take advantage of the valuable information provided to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.


‘Common Market’ Lifestyles Block

Market Street, between 3rd & 4th Streets
This block features the latest trends to enrich your life from the inside out.  From cutting edge health and fitness programs, to chic fashion and beauty options, this block includes all that is essential for you to be the best version of you!

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‘K.C. Company, Inc. Pella Windows & Doors’
Going Green Block

Market Street, between 4th & 5th Streets
Learn how you can help support a sustainable community in this block!  Pick up some ‘green’ building tips, explore the benefits of garden composting and environmentally responsible lawn care, or learn about local community supported agriculture.

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‘Maryland Lottery & Gaming’ Public Safety Block

Market Street, between 5th & 6th Streets
Pay tribute to the local heroes who put their lives on the line daily for our public safety.  Explore rescue vehicles and meet lovable guide dogs!  Don’t miss the annual Open House hosted by Junior Fire Company No. 2, located at 535 N. Market Street.


‘Hmart’ Kids Block

Market Street, between 6th & 7th Streets
This block is filled with balloons, temporary tattoos, games, face painting and more, all especially for your little ones.  Compete to win fun prizes, visit pygmy goats and baby doll sheep in the Summers Farm petting zoo and make crafts to take home and treasure!