May is always a busy month in Frederick County. Here are a few events that I’ve found for the month of May. I can’t list them all here so feel free to add any event that you know of in the comments section. For a more complete list, check out the calendar of events on the Frederick Tourism website.
May 1st is First Saturday with the theme Mayfest 2010:
Downtown Frederick celebrates springtime with a full of fun and flowers! Build-a-Bouquet by collecting FREE flowers and spring things from participating merchants and leave downtown with a beautiful bouquet at the end of the day! See and bid on beautiful May Baskets created by downtown merchants and help raise funds for Downtown Frederick Partnership. Take part in children’s activities including Decorate-a-Visor, Pipe Cleaner Flowers, Daisy Chains & more! View beautiful works of Sidewalk Chalk Art created by local art students. Enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the day!
May 8th is the Pangaea Frederick Festival.
May 8th is also the Frederick Celtic Festival, this year to be held at the Frederick Fairgrounds:
One hundred thousand welcomes to the site for Maryland’s Celtic Event! Get ready to party with the Celts at the 11th Annual Frederick Celtic Festival, to be held May 8, 2010 at the Frederick Fairgrounds, from 10am to 7pm.
Alive @ Five kicks off the season on May 13th.
The Frederick Keys are home for several dates in May.
May 13, 14, 15 and 16 is the annual Greek Festival at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church on 7th Street.
The main stage will feature 3 live bands including: Grammy Nominated artists (12 times!) Cathy & Marcy, Milkshake (the full 6-piece band!) and The Dirty Sock Funtime Band (as seen on Noggin), a second stage will be filled with music from Kidsinger Jim & Friends and magic by Frank Culler.
Included with admission – tons of FREE stuff: there will be strolling entertainment, face painting, balloon twisting, moon bounces and a Guitar Hero challenge.
You can visit lots of vendors, buy some great food and drink (retail purchases, food and drink are not included in ticket price) and lots more!!
May 29th is the Maryland Brewer’s Springfest at Harry Grove Stadium.