Top 10 Events in Frederick: Nov 28 - Dec 4

By Ashley Fisher November 24, 2022

You can check out our full event calendar HERE, but the list below are our Top 10 picks for events and activity ideas happening in and around Frederick County this week. Don't miss out on all the fun, and please be sure to let them know you saw it in Macaroni Kid Frederick!

Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events prior to attending.

Top 10 of the Week

Nov 28 - Dec 4

  1. Family Pet Photos with Santa at FSK Mall - Get your pets ready for their close-up with Santa!
  1. FCC Handbell Concert - Join for a new annual tradition, the FCC Handbell Ensemble Holiday Concert! Now an essential holiday event in Frederick, the ringers in this performance are as impressive to watch as they are to hear. Creating visual art while performing, the ensemble combines sight and sound for a true one-of-a-kind experience.
  1. Enchant Christmas at Nationals Park - ENCHANT - A world of Christmas wonder awaits! With a dazzling four million lights, ice skating, Santa, live entertainment, holiday shopping, beverages, treats and more - spend an unforgettable night with friends and family at Enchant, presented by Hallmark Channel. 
  1. Musical Storytime at Thurmont Regional Library - Music, movement, stories, and more!   
  1. The Polar Express Family Movie Night at Frederick Lighthouse - Wear your favorite PJs and join for a Polar Express movie night!
  1. Breakfast with Santa at The Brunswick Volunteer Fire Co - Santa plans to make a special stop at the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company on December 3, 2022! Come by for a delicious breakfast and get your picture with Santa! 
  1. Santa’s Farm Fest at Green Meadows Petting Zoo - Winter weekends at Green Meadows Farm with Santa! Join on the farm to visit with friendly animals in the Animal Barn, feed the animals for free, take pictures with Santa, enjoy vendors’ goodies in the heated Stables AND go on a festive hayride on the farm. Visit with a live Elsa in our Frozen-themed snow globe (and a blow-up Olaf!) AND a live Grinch with sleigh. After you’ve enjoyed the farm activities and winter displays, stay to enjoy the warmth of our fire rings while making & eating s’mores. 
  1. The Elves Who Saved Christmas at The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre - Several years ago, Jingles the Elf had a misadventure during the holidays.  But this year, while Jingles is off causing mischief at the North Pole, two more of Santa's elves take center stage.  When Mayor Winnifred Wannatalk outlaws Christmas in Littletown U.S.A., it's up to Ginger Snap and Graham Cracker to save the day -- Christmas Day to be specific.
  1. Middletown’s Christmas in the Valley - Please join on Main Street at Christmas in the Valley and help kick off the holiday season! Santa Claus will be visiting with the children, caroling, and helping to light the Town Christmas tree. Bring a new unwrapped toy that will be distributed by Middletown Valley People Helping People to families in need and receive a Santa Sack to be stuffed with goodies from our local businesses. Mrs. Claus will also be in town with storytelling for the children. Mr. Jon will be entertaining the kids at the Wren's Nest. Enjoy a musical program at Zion Lutheran Church featuring our local youth. Those mischievous elves will be hiding in our business’s windows after Thanksgiving – be sure to participate in the elf hunt! Santa Claus will also have a mailbox in front of Town Hall for those letters to Santa! Come and enjoy this festive event!
  1. Sensory Friendly Visit with Santa - Haven't gotten the chance to tell Santa your wish list yet? Come visit Santa, snap a quick picture, and see what other fun activities his elves have planned for you.