Frederick Festival of the Arts

Be sure to save the dates June 2, 3 & 4, 2017 at the Carroll Creek Linear Park for the 24th Annual Frederick Festival of the Arts!

Looking to be a vendor this year? Fill out an artist application for your chance to have your own booth. Deadline for applications is January 27, 2017.


Friday, June 2 – 7pm – 9pm

Saturday, June 3 – 10am6pm

Sunday, June 4 – 11am5pm

Celebrating 24 years, the Frederick Festival of the Arts, presented by the Frederick Arts Council, is held along Carroll Creek Linear Park in the heart of Historic downtown Frederick, Maryland. This juried fine arts venue invites discerning art-lovers from the surrounding areas of: Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pennsylvania, and Northern Virginia. The Festival is committed to presenting the finest of juried national artists and continuing their longstanding tradition of serving these invited artist’s immediate needs, while providing a festive and enjoyable outdoor venue for all! Unique to this venue is its waterway and bridge crossings, and downtown location. The community-supported organization is also committed to presenting the finest national artists in an exceptional arts venue bringing the best of quality fine art, performing opportunities, and providing for education in the arts. Join the high caliber Creekside Celebration!


The Frederick Festival of the Arts is held along Carroll Creek Linear Park between Court Street and East Street. If traveling, please set GPS to: 100 South East Street, Frederick, MD 21701. The Festival is an open-air event and all walkways around the show are fully handicapped accessible. Handicapped parking is also available in and around the City of Frederick.

Parking Information:

Getting around town is easy. There are more than 5,000 public parking spaces available in historic downtown Frederick with five parking decks from which to simply walk to the festival site. The Downtown Frederick Partnership provides a comprehensive transportation and parking guide, with maps, here.


For more information, contact the Frederick Arts Council at 301.662.4190.