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
    • 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)
    • Make sure to stop by our wonderful sponsors’ exhibit spaces and thank them for supporting Frederick’s 4th!



  • 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
  • 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, take a turn in the Ashley Furniture Photo Booth and check out a display of all 50 state flags!
    • Dunkin’ Donuts Mobile Unit will be on site with refreshing samples and coupons
    • First 25 listeners that stop by the WFMD tent will get a FREE WFMD t-shirt!
    • WFMD 4th of July Veteran Appreciation – First 50 Veterans to check in to the WFMD Tent will get a FREE WFMD portable phone charger!  Military ID required
  • 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 Hailey Johnson, Office of Special Events at 301-600-2844 or hjohnson@cityoffrederick.com.