April 22, 2017

Bring the family to town and celebrate Earth Day at our annual
Old Ellicott City Spring Fest! We've got lots of fun happenings all day!

4 Music Stages with performances from 25+ bands
Craft Beer Gardens, Wine & Great Food
Kids Areas with FREE crafts!
Sidewalk shopping and dining
Plenty of free parking plus a free shuttle

 

Proceeds to benefit The Ellicott City Partnership.

Spring Fest

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    MAIN STAGE (located in Lot D behind LaPalapa's)

    12:00 - 12:45   Killers from Space
     
    1:00  -   1:45   The Wafflers
      2:00 -   2:45   Reality Jones
      3:00  -  3:45   Henchman
      4:00  -  4:45   Herd of Main Street
      5:00  -  6:10   Foreplay 
      6:30  -  8:00  Victims of Experience

    THE ROCK STAGE (also located in Lot D behind LaPalapa's)

    Listen to the next generation of musicians from the Let There Be Rock School. 

             Artists Line-up TBA

    WINE BIN STAGE (located in the parking lot of The Wine Bin)

     2:00 - 12:45    Golden Guns
      
    1:00  -  1:45   Dirty Grass Band
      
    2:00 -  2:45   Mark Whiskey & The Sours
      
    3:00 -  4:00   Sean Hetrick
      
    4:15 -   5:35    Dirty Secret 
      
    6:00 -  7:30    Soul Island Rebels

    TIBER STAGE (located in Tiber Park on lower Main St)

     12:00 - 12:45  The Rebels 
        1:00 -   1:45
      Soultet
       
    2:00 -  2:45   Shrapnels
       
    3:00 -  3:50   4 Tha Groove
       
    4:05 -  5:00   Club Malbec

     

     



  • Our Festival is fun for the whole family!  All children's activities will be in full swing noon - 5pm and are FREE. 
     
    Kids Crafting Area at the Main  Stage (Lot D)
     
    Up-cycled Free Crafts include:
         Pinwheels ~ Wind Sock  ~  Popsicle Paper Fan
     
     
     
     
      
     
      
     

    Log Cabin Activity Area located near the Wine Bin Stage

     Up-cycled Free Crafts          
             
    Egg Carton Caterpillars ~ Spoon Bugs ~ Maracas ~ Cupcake Flowers

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

    B & O Museum Plaza (corner of Main St and Maryland Av)

    *NEW LOCATION*  Join us at newly added  family location at the outdoor plaza in front of the B&O Rail Museum.  Restrooms available in the museum. 

    Free Crafts

    Tie Dye T-shirts ~ Bethany United Methodist Church hosts our most popular family activity, the tie dye craft area! Kids are welcome to create and take home their very own tie-dyed t-shirt.  

    Lego Building ~ Classic Plastic Bricks hosts lego building with thousands of Lego pieces to use including a 10 x 20 Duplo building area and mosaic stations.  Kids are welcome to use building 'maps' or build their creation freestyle.

     

  • The Main Stage is located in Lot D behind the  Ellicott City Welcome Center. 

    FOOD & DRINKS

    A variety of wines and craft beer from Howard County breweries will be available.  Due to our  liquor permit, no outside alcohol may be brought in.   Our local restaurants will be there so you won't miss a minute of the fun.

    EC Tasting Gallery - Falafel (vegan,) traditional cheesesteaks and vegan mushroom "cheesesteaks"

    River House Pizza - Wood fired artisan pizza made fresh to order*

    ScoopAAHdeedoo Ice Cream*

    Little Market Cafe - A variety of sandwiches, salads and drinks. Vegan friendly. *

    La Palapas - Chicken & Steak Tacos

    Matcha Time Cafe - Japanese snacks,  Ramune, Ramen noodle (Vegan noodle), and Japanese Fried Chicken, Marble soda

    Manor Hill Tavern - Spent Grain Pretzels with mustard & cheese fondue, funnel cake with crab & corn fondue

    Portallis - Turkey legs, pit beef sandwiches, and french fries

    Bmore Brulee: Dessert - Crème Brulee & bottled water

    * located in the courtyard at Tonge Row

     

    MUSIC

    MAIN STAGE

     12:00 - 12:45   Killers from Space
      1:00  -   1:45   The Wafflers
      2:00 -   2:45   Reality Jones
      3:00  -  3:45   Henchman
      4:00  -  4:45   Herd of Main Street
      5:00  -  6:10   Foreplay 
      6:30  -  8:00  Victims of Experience

     

    THE ROCK SHOP STAGE (also located in Lot D behind LaPalapa's)

    Listen to the next generation of musicians from The Rock Shop school.

    Schedule coming soon.

    FAMILY ACTIVITIES

    Free games and crafts for kids of all ages.   Please refer to the Kids Activity tab for details.

  • The Wine Bin Stage  is located at the parking lot adjacent to the Wine Bin at the top of Main St and will feature the best of local talent.

    FOOD & DRINKS

    A variety of wines and craft beer from Howard County breweries will be available.  Due to our  liquor permit, no outside alcohol may be brought in.  

    La Palapas - Chicken & Steak Tacos

    Big Green Egg - free samples of food hot off their grill!

    MUSIC

     12:00 - 12:45 – Golden Guns
      
    1:00  -  1:45 – Dirty Grass Band
      
    2:00 -  2:45 –  Mark Whiskey & The Sours
      
    3:00 -  4:00 – Sean Hetrick
      
    4:15 -   5:35 –  Dirty Secret 
      
    6:00 -  7:30 – Soul Island Rebels

     

    FAMILY ACTIVITIES

    Free games and crafts for kids of all ages at the Log Cabin.   Please refer to the Kids Activity tab for details.

  • The Tiber Alley Stage  is located in the alley at Tiber Park near the bottom of  Main St.

    FOOD & DRINKS

    A variety of wines and craft beer from Jailbreak Brewing & Manor Hill.  Due to our  liquor permit, no outside alcohol may be brought in.   Our local restaurants will be there so you won't miss a minute of the fun.

     MUSIC

        12:00 - 12:45  The Rebels 
        1:00 -   1:45
      Soultet
       
    2:00 -  2:45   Shrapnels
       
    3:00 -  3:50   4 Tha Groove
       
    4:05 -  5:00   Club Malbec

     

     

  • Ellicott City offers lots of FREE parking with over 600 spaces!  We'll also be offering a FREE shuttle from very nearby parking lots for your convenience. (see map below)

    The Free Parking Shuttle Trolley will run noon to 9:00pm. Please plan accordingly.  Our shuttle will continuously loop through town.  The schedule will vary depending on how many folks need to get on/off.  Please be patient, the Trolley is coming! Both parking lots are within walking distance from Main Street.
     
    Parking Lot Stops Circuit Courthouse (8360 Court Ave) Parking Lot and George Howard Building (3430 Courthouse Drive) Parking Lot.
     
    In Town Stops Stop #1 The Wine Bin and Stop #2 corner of Main St/Church Rd.
     
    Springfest map

We hope you'll join us Saturday April 22rd!

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Special Thanks...

A special thank you to the organizations and businesses who helped to make our 2016 event a success!