Upcoming Special Events
No matter how you celebrate, bring the whole crew and make lasting memories this holiday season!
Calvert County Departments of Parks & Recreation and Economic Development, Calvert County Sherriff's Office, County Chamber of Commerce, Calvert County Historical Society, The Optimist Club of Calvert County and the Calvert County Fair Board are teaming up for Home for the Holidays, a full day of free family-friendly fun!
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Merry Activities and More at Linden House
Start your holiday festivities with a delightful morning of vendors, festive food trucks and merry activities at the Linden House. More information on activities and vendors can be found here.
10:30 a.m. - Return of the Christmas parade
Hosted by the Calvert County Fair Board and Optimists Club of Calvert County with a new through downtown Prince Frederick.
Best viewing areas for the parade will be from the Prince Frederick Shopping Center and along Church Street.
Noon to 4 p.m. - Festive family fun at King Park
Look forward to excitement for the whole family!
NEW! - Iceless Ice Skating in front of the Sherriff's Office.
Arts & crafts, games, inflatable slide, live music and photos with Santa.
4-5 p.m. - Tree Lighting Ceremony
Experience the magic of the season with a tree lighting ceremony in front of the courthouse.
- Home for the Holidays 2023 Flyer (PDF)
- Home for the Holidays 2023 Parade Route and Marking Map (PDF)
Parking is available in the following locations:
- Lot at the corner of Duke St. and Rt. 4 (Former Ford used car dealership)
- St. Paul's Church Lot on Church Street (behind the 7-11)
- Lot at the Corner of Main St. and Armory Rd. (former COA Building lot)
- Prince Frederick Shopping Center lot
- Accessible Parking is available in the St. Paul's Lot adjacent to the church
Additional Parking is available at the Park & Ride on Fairgrounds Rd. Shuttle bus transportation will be provided from the Park & Ride to the corner of Church St. and Main Street. Shuttle will run 9:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. every 15 minutes.
Shuttle will depart Park & Ride at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The first shuttle will depart at 9:45 a.m.
Shuttle will depart Church & Main on the hour and at 30 minutes past the hour. The last shuttle will depart at 6 p.m.
Calls from Claus
Thursday, Dec. 21 from 6-9 p.m.
Register your child to receive a call from jolly old St. Nick on Thursday, Dec. 21 from 6-9 p.m. To register download the Calls from Claus Registration Form (PDF), fill in your information and send via email to Santa@calvertcountymd.gov. You will receive a confirmation email once your form is received. Calls will be made to registrants from 6-9 p.m. on Dec. 21. Please make sure to have your phone and your child available to receive Santa's call during this time frame.