Frederick, Maryland is truly a crossroads for the state of Maryland. There are few places that have more history than Frederick, Maryland but it is not just Maryland's museum. In the summer there is nothing like taking in a baseball game at Harry Grove Stadium. Some of major league baseball's biggest names began with the Keys so you are truly watching tomorrows stars today. There are some great shops downtown on Market Street and Patrick Streets. There are also some really great restaurants to satisfy your taste pallet. If you just want a peaceful moment to yourself there is Baker's Park right downtown. You never feel that you are in the second largest city in Maryland no matter where you are. But what really makes Frederick, Maryland the place to go is its history. Originally called Fredericktowne its rich history goes all the way back to the French and Indian War. During the American Civil War, Frederick, Maryland was the cross roads of battle. From being the place that the Maryland legislature proposed going to to vote on secession before Lincoln placed them all in jail and kept Maryland in the union, and also Lee's stopping point to regroup before Antietam, to being the site of the battle that saved Washington on the Monocacy River, Frederick, Maryland is history. Today you can follow the Civil war trails in downtown Frederick, tour the Monocacy battlefield or take a tour of the National Museum of Civil War medicine on Patrick Street. If history is your thing you can truly immerse yourself in it at Frederick, Maryland. Finally when it is time to turn in after a day of adventure Frederick, Maryland has some great places to stay for the night. Frederick is truly America's and Maryland's crossroads. Don't miss it.
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Events in Frederick
Monocacy Brewing Company Brewery Tour
at Monocacy Brewing Company
Each Saturday we offer four tours of the brewery (12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, and 3:15 pm) that last about 45 minutes. Join us for a tour of the brewery at Monocacy Brewing Company. This guided walking tour through our production spaces will give you info
Snowy Days, Starry Nights- Winter Concert
at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church
Songs of inspiration, winter wonders, and community, sung by the talented youths will be sure to delight the audience.
Metal Etching Jewelry Workshop
at The Monroe Center
Join instructor Gina Copanzzi to explore etching metal using an illustration. You will learn how to make a transfer, and how to etch copper. Students will complete a few pieces of finished copper jewelry.
2019 NAGA Maryland Grappling Championship
at Frederick Indoor Sports Center
NAGA is very excited to be back in Maryland. On December 14, 2019, the NAGA Maryland Grappling Championship will take place at the Frederick Indoor Sports Center in Frederick, MD. This is a No-Gi and Gi grappling tournament.
Brunch with Santa
at Ceresville Mansion
Not your typical Breakfast with Santa...this one is for the adult's too. We will have included a Mimosa or Bloody Mary for the adults and a mouth watering brunch which will include... Fresh fruit Salad
Today at 06:00 PM - 08:00 pm
Today at 12:15 PM - 04:00 pm