Summer Fun in Frederick

It’s time to enjoy summer in Frederick. Events are happening again, and it’s the perfect time to take advantage of East of Market’s central location with proximity to things to do, sports, and the arts. Here is a sampling of some of the happenings around town in the next few months. 

The YMCA offers summer camps throughout the season for children of all ages. Financial assistance is available and there are day camps and overnight camps to choose from. East of Market features a pool and fitness center, however, the Frederick Y also offers pickleball, racquetball, and other organized activities. 

Live music is easy to find at several outdoor venues around town. The Baker Park Bandshell hosts a free Summer Concert Series every week through August 29th. They also host a Summerfest Family Theatre every Thursday at 10AM featuring clowns, magicians, musicians, and puppeteers, through August 19th. For a $5 entry fee, guests over 21 can enjoy Alive @ Five at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater every Thursday for an outdoor happy hour. 

School may be out for the summer but there are plenty of opportunities to learn. Frederick’s rich history with the Civil War gives way to museums, tours, and monuments.  For a spookier history, check out these ghost and cemetery tours. The history of the area is prevalent in the local antique shops and visiting the covered bridges provides a truly unique experience. 

Sports fans can enjoy watching the Frederick Keys baseball team as they play at Harry Grove Stadium through August. The Great Bicycle Tour of the C&O Canal rolls through town July 10 – 13th and there are several golf courses around town. Frederick’s mountainous location means there are plenty of amazing hiking trails and the state and national parks nearby offer relaxation only a few minutes away. 

Living at East of Market Apartments in Frederick has you in the center of all of the activities happening in Frederick this summer. Its perfect location has you minutes from the city to enjoy urban activities and only a few minutes more to wooded locations to enjoy nature. Contact us today for more information or a tour.