Celebrate Frederick

Celebrate Frederick: Activities

Frederick’s 4th Frederick’s 4th


Frederick’s 4th features activities for children of all ages throughout Baker Park.


Baker Park near Carillon Tower | Times Listed Below

  • 12:30 to 6:00 pm
    • Amusements will be providing tons of inflatable amusements sure to keep the smile on a young child’s face. They’ll never want to leave after sliding, twirling, and climbing on air. ($) Click here for a full list of rides and tickets
    • D&D Pony Rides (FREE)
    • Summers Farm Petting Zoo will bring their furry friends to the Fourth of July festivities with a wide array of animals for you to pet. After meeting your new farm friends, jump on their giant rocking chair for a great photo opportunity. (FREE)
    • Snap a pic at the Sandy Spring Bank Digital Photo Booth and take home your one-of-a-kind photo capturing your day at Frederick’s 4th!
    • Stop by the Passanante’s Home Food Service tent to sample some of the restaurant quality meals they can deliver right to your home!
  • 2:00 to 4:00 pm – DIY Peanut Butter & Jelly Tent courtesy of Wegmans and Celebrate Frederick


Edward P. Thomas Jr. Municipal Pool | 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Take a refreshing dip at the Edward P. Thomas Jr. Municipal Pool, Fleming Avenue during Frederick’s 4th and shake off that July heat. Costs remain $3 for children 12 and under, handicap, and senior citizens who are city residents, $4 for non-city residents.  Adult price is $5 for city residents, $6 for non-city residents.


Corner of W. College Terrace and W. Second Street| Times Listed Below

  • 12:30 to 5:00 pm
    • Mingle with WFMD’s radio personalities and take a turn in the Double E Entertainment Photo Booth to benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Frederick and the Tour De Frederick sponsored by Tint and Sound.
    • Dunkin’ Donuts Mobile Unit will be on site with refreshing samples and coupons
    • WFMD 4th of July Veteran Appreciation sponsored by Younger Nissan – First 50 Veterans to check in to the WFMD Tent will get a water bottle, golf towel and Maryland lottery scratch off tickets!  Military ID required
    • Feeling the heat?  Stroll through the BGE HOME Misting Arch and cool off!
  • 12:30 to Dusk – Stop by for a look and casual stroll around the newly renovated Culler Lake area of Baker Park during Frederick’s 4th.


For additional information, contact the Jennifer Martin, Office of Special Events at 301-600-2844 or jmartin@cityoffrederick.com.