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First Saturday: "Fire In Ice"
  • February 2, 2019
  • Downtown Frederick
  • Frederick, MD 21701
  • 301-698-8118

    First Saturday means late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way! During February First Saturday, experience the magic of winter with ice sculptures, live carving demos, fire dancers and an Ice Bar on the Creek.

    Thank you to our sponsors, Visit FrederickFrederick County BankAudi FrederickElliott Marketing Solutions, Elliott CPA and Plamondon Hospitality Partners for making February First Saturday possible! Whether you’ve lived here for years, or you’re a first time visitor, First Saturdays are a great time to discover something new about Downtown Frederick.



    • Ice Bar on the Creek | 2-5PM | Carroll Creek Amphitheater | All ages. $5 cover. | Beer by Flying Dog & Brewer’s Alley and wine.
    • Ice Walk / Ice Sculptures | 4-9PM | 90+ ice sculptures placed throughout Downtown Frederick. Download brochure for a list of all locations.
    • Ice Throne / Land of Ice and Fire | 4-9PM | Everedy Square Plaza, East & Church St
    • Ice Throne | 4-9PM | La Paz, 51 S Market St
    • Fire Pits & S’mores | 4PM, while supplies last // The Wine Kitchen on the Creek, 50 Carroll Creek Way // Time Bomb Tattoos and Curiosities, 26 S Market St // Velvet Lounge, 203 N Market St // Citizens Fire Company, 15 E Patrick St // Welcome Home Realty Group, 224 E Patrick St
    • Live Ice Carving Demonstration | 5-8PM | Brewer’s Alley, 124 N Market St
    • Fire Performances by Pyrophoric | 7-8PM | Carroll Creek Amphitheater



    Start planning your trip today. Access travel and parking information for Downtown Frederick at and download a map of downtown businesses.

    • Parking in all five public parking garages will be a $5 flat rate for all day parking, starting at 12PM (noon) on Saturday, February 3.
    • Plamondon Hospitality Partners will offer a free shuttle from their TownePlace Suites by Marriott (5050 Westview Dr., Frederick, MD) to Downtown Frederick from 2-4PM and 6-8PM. Shuttles are available to hotel guests, as well as non-guests and are offered on a first-come basis. Space may be limited. All shuttles will drop off and pick up passengers at the Patrick Street downtown trolley stop, located at 220 E Patrick St. Shuttles provided by On The Town Limousines.

    Looking for a place to stay? Check out downtown accommodations here. You can also find many great places to stay located outside of Downtown Frederick. VIsit the Tourism Council of Frederick County’s website for a full list of hotels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals, cabins and camping.

    • Plamondon Hospitality Partners is offering a special First Saturday rate at TownePlace Suites by Marriott (5050 Westview Dr). Use the link provided to access rate and additional information. Must book travel by January 30.