WHAT:       30th Annual Frederick Festival of the Arts

WHEN:        Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th from 10 am to 5 pm

WHERE:     Carroll Creek Linear Park, Frederick, MD

COST:         Free and open to the public

WEBSITE:    www.,

CONTACT: or 561-746-6615

Popular event features more than 100 fine artists and craft marketplace


FREDERICK, MD – Carroll Creek Park will once more transform into an art and craft lover’s paradise during the 30th Annual Frederick Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace. The free, outdoor event takes place June 8th – 9th  from 10 am to 5 pm both days. The celebrated annual event features local and visiting fine artists and craft artisans in a prestigious showcase encompassing fine jewelry, exquisite works of art, and hand-crafted apparel and décor.

Presented by the Frederick Arts Council in partnership with Howard Alan Events (HAE),  the Frederick Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace represents original, hand-crafted artwork selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants. HAE’s careful vetting process also ensures a wide array of mediums and price ranges will be offered during the event. Ample parking is available and pets on leashes are always welcome.

Residents and visitors will have the opportunity to meet each artist and to discover the inspiration and process behind each creation during the two-day event.


Juried, first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists

Original handmade artwork

100+ national artists and craft artisans

Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants

All artists on site for duration of festival

Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media

Full green market and craft festival

Ample parking available and pets on leashes welcome


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

City of Frederick, Hood College, LeafFilter Gutter Protection, John Hopkins Peabody Institute, Power Home Remodeling, Renewal by Andersen, State Farm, Octavo Designs, and Bath Fitter.

About Howard Alan Events, Inc.:

Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, produces the nation’s top juried art and craft shows. Ranked among the Top 100 Art Fairs in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the 30+ years-established company has overseen art festivals in such noted cities as Aspen, CO; Sarasota, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL and 40 other destination markets in the nation.


About the Frederick Arts Council

The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, Sky Stage, Frederick Public Art Initiative, FAC Artist Studios, Art in the Park, and Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit

 For additional information on the Frederick Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit or call 561-746-6615.