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Celebrate Frederick: The Holidays Events

The Holidays in Historic Frederick The Holidays in Historic Frederick

The Holidays Events

Holiday Art Competition
December 1 | 5:30 PM | Delaplaine Visual Arts Center

Frederick during the holidays will be and on display for the Annual Holiday Art Competition at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center. Take in a delightful exhibit in the Gardiner Gallery of original holiday artwork created by local Frederick artists.

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Scents & Sweets Competition
December 2 | 5:30 PM | Delaplaine Visual Arts Center

The holidays bring out the creativity in all of us, so why not let the gingerbread structures and floral arrangements at this year’s Scents & Sweets online competition inspire you?


Kris Kringle Procession sponsored by FCB Bank in partnership with Key 103.1
December 10 | 6:30 PM | Downtown Frederick & Baker Park Band Shell

Kris Kringle is coming to town as the star of this year’s Kris Kringle Procession. The event begins at the corner of South Carroll and East Patrick Streets in Frederick and ends in Baker Park with the lighting of the City Tree.


Light Up Frederick! Holiday Lights Tour & Contest
December 11 – January 1 | Dusk | City of Frederick

This self-guided tour aims to usher in the joy of the Holiday season with a tour of homes whose exteriors have been festively decorated in a variety of styles! Each can be enjoyed from the socially distant safety of the sidewalk or your vehicle.  Cost is $10 per vehicle.

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Festival of Lights sponsored by Friends Meeting School
December 17 | 7 PM | City Hall Courtyard

Don’t miss one of the holiday season’s most inspiring events. Each year the Festival of Lights brings the true spirit of the season to young and old alike.

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