The Great Frederick Fair 2023

Looking to check out the best in Frederick County Agriculture? Then you don’t want to miss out on the 2023 Great Frederick Fair, September 15-23. From prize winning livestock, food, education and rides the fair has it all.

On Friday September 15 at 7PM, help us recognize local farmers for their outstanding achievements in agriculture at the Agricultural Awards Ceremony.  Awards will be given to Farm Family, Agri-Business, Ag-Advocate and Young Farmer of the Year. The ceremony will take place in Bldg. 32.

Don’t miss FCOED’s Katie Stevens in this year’s Celebrity Harness Race on Wednesday 9/20 at 1:15pm!

Visit the Homegrown Frederick Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase located in Building 13. The showcase brings together the best in Frederick County craft beverage products to taste and purchase.


9/15                      5PM–10pm

9/16 & 17            12PM–10pm

9/18-21                2PM–10pm

9/22 & 23            12-10pm


Brewer’s Alley Orchid Cellar Meadery
Dragon Distillery Prospect Point Brewing
Elk Run Vineyards Puerto Rico Distillery
Fordham Lee Distillery Rockwell Brewery
Idiom Brewing Co Rosie Cheeks Distillery
Linganore Winecellars Smoketown Brewing Station
McClintock Distilling Steinhardt Brewing Company
Milkhouse Brewery Tenth Ward Distilling Company
Olde Mother Brewing  

Meet local farmers and learn about their businesses and the products they produce at the Taste of Homegrown Frederick Booth in the City Streets Country Roads (Building 44).


9/17 3-5pm – Moon Valley Farm

9/18 6-8pm – Fox Haven Farm

9/19 6-8pm – Scenic View Farm

9/20 6-8 pm – Belle Blooms

9/21 6-8pm – Clark Family Farms Fiber

9/22 6-8pm – Moo Cow Creamery

9/23 3-5pm – Western MD Apiaries