7 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Frederick

Alive@5 Outdoor Happy Hour along Carroll Creek every Thursday in the summer.
Photo courtesy of Douglas Via/Downtown Frederick Partnership
Year-round, the quality of life in the City of Frederick is outstanding, but it may shine the brightest in the summer.  During this time of year, those that live and work in the area can take advantage of the many amenities that our City offers.

According to Area Development Online, quality of life is still a top site selection factor for businesses, especially as they compete for the best and brightest employees. Local companies frequently cite Frederick’s outstanding quality of life as a benefit of having their business in Frederick. From festivals to farmers markets and pools to al-fresco patio dining, Frederick’s thriving downtown, events, and recreational opportunities abound. 

Here are seven ways those that live and work in Frederick can take advantage of the summertime fun here in Frederick.
  1. Make plans to meet up with co-workers on Thursday evening on Carroll Creek for Alive@5.
  2. Pick up locally grown and organic products at one of the city’s eight farmers markets.
  3. Relax and unwind at a local park or cool off in one of Frederick’s two public pools.
  4. Attend a Sunday night Summer Concert Series show in Baker Park with friends and family.
  5. Dine al fresco at one of Downtown Frederick’s many restaurants.
  6. Stroll along Carroll Creek Park to see water lilies in full bloom thanks to the Color on the Creek project.
  7. Enjoy some family fun at a Frederick Keys minor-league baseball game.
Stay cool this month, and enjoy the many amenities that our town offers this season.  

Looking to open or expand a business in Frederick?  Contact us for help and to find out more about our community.