Celebrate Frederick

Celebrate Frederick: The Holidays Events

The Holidays in Historic Frederick The Holidays in Historic Frederick

The Holidays Events

Holiday Art Competition presented in partnership with The Delaplaine Arts Center
November 30 | 5:30 PM | The Delaplaine 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 & Auction sponsored by Uncle Ralph’s Bakery
December 1 | 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 Wawa and presented in partnership with Key 103.1
December 9 | 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.

Candlelight House Tour sponsored by Visit Frederick

This self-guided tour takes visitors inside private homes elaborately adored with holiday decor in historic Frederick.  $

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Festival of Lights
December 16 | 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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