Celebrate Frederick

Celebrate Frederick: Be a Block Participant

In The Streets sponsored by Pella Mid-Atlantic Windows & Doors In The Streets sponsored by Pella Mid-Atlantic Windows & Doors

Be a Block Participant

Organizations are invited to share their mission, passion and message to over 70,000 visitors each year at the annual In The Streets festival.

With such a large built-in audience, there is no better way to raise awareness for your organization!

Block Participant Requirements

  • Each organization is eligible to reserve either a 10′ x 10′ space or a 10′ x 20′ space.
  • Each organization must provide a free interactive demonstration/activity.
  • Each organization is assigned a location within the event based on a themed block at In The Streets they best relate to.
  • Preference is given to Market Street and Downtown Frederick Businesses, as well as non-profit organizations located within the City of Frederick and Frederick County.
  • For-profit businesses are encouraged to consider a sponsorship for this event. Block participation for for-profit organizations is considered on a case-by-case basis. Please see the application for more information.

Block Participant Application & Selection Process

  • Via Email – The majority of applications will be emailed early May. If you have not participated in In The Streets before, please contact The Office of Special Events at 301-600-2844 to be added to our email list.
  • Via Online – Applications are available for download below.
  • Deadline – With the exception of the Artisan Block, all applications should be received by Monday, June 24, 2024. After June 24, a $15 late registration fee will be assessed. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MONDAY, JULY 8, 2024.


Applications can be mailed to: The Office of Special Events, 121 N. Bentz Street, Frederick, MD 21701

 Block Name Location Download Application
Sports Block All Saints to Patrick Street FULL
Art Block Patrick to Church Street FULL
History Block Church to 2nd Street FULL
Health & Wellness Block 2nd to 3rd Street FULL
Artisan Block  3rd to 4th Street FULL
Going Green Block  4th to 5th Street FULL
Public Safety Block  5th to 6th Street FULL
Kids Block  6th to 7th Street FULL

To be added to the waitlist, please email [email protected].


Contact Information

For more information contact Anna Davey (Lipowitz) at 301-600-2844 or [email protected].