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Our Top Holiday Events in Frederick, MD

Close-up of 4 holiday lights: red, white, and blue with bokeh lights in the background.Holiday Events in Frederick

This holiday season is different for sure, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting in a little holiday cheer in a safe(r) way. There’s a lot going on around Frederick and we’ve rounded up our top events this month.

Santa at FSK Mall

Daily Through December 24 |11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Francis Scott Key Mall | 5500 Buckeystown Pike

Santa is back at FSK Mall this year but in a socially-distanced way. Make a reservation to visit Santa and give him your wish list. To reserve your spot visit

Downtown Frederick Holiday Candy Trail

December 11 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Downtown Frederick

Take a stroll along the streets of Downtown Frederick and get some holiday treats while you support local businesses. Do some shopping and stop into the shops listed on signs throughout downtown to sweeten up your holiday shopping. 

Santa & Stockings

December 12 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Market Square at Frederick | 2480 Osprey Way

Head to the Market Square at Frederick and pick up a free Santa stocking filled with treats. Stockings will be given to the first 200 children who stop by.

Museums by Candlelight

December 12 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monocacy National Battlefield | 4460 Baker Valley Road

Tour Frederick’s historical sites by candlelight and see the gorgeous decorations the park staff has set up. The Thomas House (stop #4 along the route) will be giving out holiday craft kits for kids. Park at 4460 Baker Valley Road to start the tour.

Socially Distanced Drive-In Cabaret

December 12 & 13 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM or 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Other Voices, Inc. | 244 S. Jefferson Street

If you’re missing the theatre this is your event!  Other Voices, Inc. hosts an outdoor drive-up holiday-themed cabaret to give you a safe option to view live theatre. Tickets are available at

Santa Visits Prospect Hall Apartments

December 16 | 5:00 PM -  7:00 PM

Prospect Hall Apartments | Frederick, MD

Head outside to wave to Santa as he rides around our neighborhood on a fire truck. Prospect Hall elves will be giving out treats as we travel spreading holiday cheer!

Howliday Jamboree

December 18 | 6:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Camp Bow Wow | 1341 Hughes Ford Road

Give your pup special holiday treatment at Camp Bow Wow with treats, holiday photos, and s special holiday obstacle course! Register your pup at

Be Happy Hour Yoga Donation Class

December 25 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Yogamour Yoga | 1 Wormans Mill Court

The holiday season can be stressful, so take an hour to wind down and relax with Yogamour. Join them in the outdoor yoga tent or virtually online for an hour-long class focusing on breathing, flexibility, and strength. Following the class socialize safely (virtually or in the tent) by bringing your own snack or drink for holiday happy hour. This is a donation-only class benefitting local charitable work. Register online by visiting   

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