Celebrate Frederick

Celebrate Frederick: Participate

The Holidays in Historic Frederick The Holidays in Historic Frederick


Compete in the Holiday Art Competition

As the first event in our series of The Holidays in Historic Frederick, all visual artists are invited to compete for the $1,000 prize for best depicting the theme of “The Holidays in Historic Frederick”.

Compete in the Light Up Frederick! Holiday Decorations Tour & Contest

Is your Holiday home the star of your street? The Holiday Committee of Celebrate Frederick would like to invite City of Frederick residents to participate in an outdoor Holiday Decorations Tour and Contest!

Ticket holders will have the opportunity to admire each home from the sidewalk, car or anywhere afar and virtually cast their vote for their favorite home. The home with the most votes will walk away with a grand prize of $300! Second Place will win $200, and Third Place will win $100.

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Compete in the Scents and Sweets Competition

Amateurs, professionals and families are invited to participate in this annual event showcasing the holiday season through sight and smell! All Gingerbread and Wreath entries should reflect the general mood of “The Holidays”.

March in the Kris Kringle Procession sponsored by FCB Bank

Groups are invited to participate in the annual Kris Kringle Procession. The procession theme, “Holiday Traditions,” compliments our goal of recreating the magic of the ‘old world’ atmosphere during the time of Frederick’s founding.