This year’s Frederick’s Fourth of July event is sure to be the highlight of your patriotic plans! The day’s lineup includes live music, your favorite foods, games, prizes, rides, and so much more! Check out Celebrate Frederick‘s Fourth of July in Baker Park schedule below!
Amusements presented by BGE HOME, 12:30 to 6:00 PM
There will be tons of inflatable fun sure to keep the smile on a young child’s face. They’ll never want to leave after sliding, twirling, and climbing on air. Tickets are $1 each or Unlimited Ride Wristbands for $10 each.
Summers Farm Petting Zoo and D&D Pony Rides, 12:30 to 6:00 PM
Visit furry Frederick friends at the 4th with a wide array of animals for you to pet courtesy of Summers Farm. After meeting your new farm friends, jump on their giant rocking chair for a great photo opportunity. But that’s not all – hop onto a real, live pony and take if for a spin with D&D Pony Rides. Both the petting zoo and the pony rides are completely FREE!
KEY103 & 106.9 The Eagle Splash and Crash Zone, 12:30 to 5:00 PM
Frederick Celebrity Dunk Tank, 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Stop by and dunk your favorite Frederick celebrity! $1.00 for three throws
Key 103 Water Balloon Wars, 12:30 to 5:00 PM
Get set for this FREE fast frenzy competition! Players go to opposing battle stations, load water balloons in their own launcher, pull back, aim and fire! Your balloon soars high through the air and comes crashing down on your opponents’ battle station
Pie Pig Out Challenges, 12:45 and 2:00 PM
Join us at the stage by the gazebo for the KEY 103 Pizza Challenge from Starvin Marvin Pizzeria & Grille and 106.9 The Eagle Blueberry & Cherry Pie Challenge from Weis Markets Spring Ridge. Sign up in advance online at key103radio.com to secure one of ten spots in each challenge. Contestants must be 18 or older.
106.9 The Eagle presents Hub City Inflatables “Bubble Balls”, 12:30 to 5:00 PM
Take one part soccer, one part pillow fight, one part vaudeville slapstick comedy, mix well, and what you get is unlike any fun you have ever experienced. Stop by to experience Bubble Balls in person for FREE!
Frederick’s 4th VIP Lounge, 12:30 PM to Dusk
Key103 and 106.9 The Eagle have your spot for Frederick’s 4th – already reserved for you. Register in advance for the chance to enjoy the entire day from Noon to fireworks from the exclusive Frederick’s 4th VIP Lounge located right in the middle of all the festivities. Sign up in advance online at key103radio.com or 1069theeagle.com for your chance to be a Frederick’s 4th VIP.
DIY PB&J, 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Want a snack? Visit the DIY PB&J Tent courtesy of Jubilee Foods to build your own peanut butter and jelly creation.
930 WFMD PROTEL WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY TENT & DUNKIN DONUTS MOBILE, 12:30 to 5 PM
Recharge yourself with a complimentary iced coffee sample from Dunkin Donuts and recharge your phones courtesy of Protel Wireless and 930 WFMD.
ENERGY TENT, 3:00 to 7:00 PM
This inaugural teen focused space hosted by Retro/Ricole will feature Carlos J. Lopez (DJ Javy) and guest DJ Tim Cunningham. Special thanks to PITCREW and Velvet Lounge for support of the Energy Tent raffle.
FLEMING AVENUE AREA, Edward P. Thomas Jr. Municipal Pool, 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Take a refreshing dip at the Edward P. Thomas Jr. Municipal Pool, Fleming Avenue during Frederick’s 4th and shake off that July heat. Costs remain $3 for children 12 and under, handicap, and senior citizens who are city residents, $4 for non-city residents. Adult price is $5 for city residents, $6 for non-city residents.
CULLER LAKE AND ANGLEBERGER FIELD AREAS
Due to ongoing construction on Culler Lake these areas will be inaccessible for the 2016 event.
Frederick High School Lawn, 9:00 AM
The 34th Annual 4th of July Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Grass Doubles Volleyball Tournament hits the lawn of Frederick High School along West College Terrace at 9:00 am. Cash prizes for top two Open winners and prizes awarded to top two teams in all levels. Pre-registration required online at CelebrateFrederick.com. Special thanks to the Frederick Volleyball Club.
Other events include the much anticipated Beer and Wine Gardens, live music happening all day on two different stages and at the Band Shell, as well as the grand finale- Fireworks at dusk!
For more information, please visit the Celebrate Frederick website with more info on each of the exciting events and vendors!
(Photos and info courtesy of Celebrate Frederick)