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Below is information from our 2011 festival. Stay tuned for information on the 2012 festival.

Begin your visit with the Heritage Parade at 10:00 am! Please see our Activities page for more information about the day's events.

Join in celebrating the heritage of the Middletown community with 18th Century and Civil War Living History Encampments, heritage children's games and crafts, and great entertainment.

Start your morning at 10:00 am when the the Frederick County Honor Guard will lead the parade down Main Street from School House Drive to Willow Street. With great dance groups, floats, marching bands and local organizations and athletes, the parade is always a highlight of the day. Ending the parade this year will be
the Golden Gears Car Club.

Note: Main Street will be closed from approximately 6:00 am to 8:30 pm on the day of the festival. The festival area includes Prospect Street down to Willow Street and side streets within that area will also be closed. Parking available off of School House Drive at the school campus. Take the Good Time Trolley down to the festival site.

2011 Schedule Of Events

Parade - 10:00am 11:30

Main Stage

12:00 - Jay Henley and The Stone Broke Band - Country
1:15 - Brian Severn and Those Victorious
2:45 - Blues Vultures
4:00 - Fredneck Allstars

Don't Miss:

  • Manual Arms Drills & Musket Firing - 12:30, 2:00 & 3:30, Near the Encampment Area

  • The Middletown High School Choir – 12:45, Steps of Zion Lutheran Church

  • Parade Award Announcements – 12:45, Main Stage

  • Signal Corp Demonstrations – 1:00 & 3:00, East Main St – Zion Lutheran Church

  • Pie-Eating Contest – 2:15, pre-register by emailing name, phone number and age to middletownpie@gmail.com by September 19th.
  • Skip Wizards will perform - 3:30

See Festival Map


      Heritage Day Committee, 31 West Main St, Middletown, MD 21769, Middletown Municipal Center, 301-371-6171, heritageweekend@ci.middletown.md.us

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