April 22, 2017

Noon - 7:30pm

SPRING FEST IS A GO
A little rain won't dampen our spirits!

SCHEDULE CHANGES:  The kids tie dye activity has been moved to the Courtyards at the Main Stage. Unfortunately the Tiber Stage performances had to be cancelled but all other performances will happen as scheduled.

3 Music Stages with performances from 2+ 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.

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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  -  4:00   Foreplay
      4:15  -   5:00   Herd of Main Street
      5:15  -   6:15   The Henchmen
      6:30  -  7:30  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. 

    12:45 – 1:00    Axe & Hammer
      1:45 – 2:00    Band of Bros
      2:45 – 3:00   Hey Dude
      4:00 – 4:15    Coming Clean
      5:00 – 5:15    SDFA
      6:15 – 6:30    Fiery Dragons

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

     2:00 - 12:45    Golden Guns
      
    1:00  -  1:45   The Dirty Grass Players
      
    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   4ThaGruv
       
    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.

     

    Meet the Princesses!  1 - 5pm

    Have a photo taken with your favorite character courtesy of the Drama Learning Center. 'Frozen' Friends from your favorite movie will be in our kids areas throughout the day.
     

    B & O Museum Plaza (corner of Main St and Maryland Av)
    AREA CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER
    KIDS TIE DYE ACTIVITY MOVED TO THE COURTYARDS AT THE MAIN STAGE

     

    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.


     

     
     
     
     
     
     

    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

    Main St Yoga: Offering free demonstrations, with participation encouraged! Thai body massage too.

    Free face painting 1 - 4pm courtesy of the Artists' Gallery's,  Marian Gliese

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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

    *Adult drink tokens and most food concessions are CASH ONLY. *

    FOOD & DRINKS

    Margaritas plus 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,) sodas

    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

    Craft beer from Ellicott Mills Brewing (brewed right here in town!), Jailbreak & Manor Hill
    A selection of wines plus margaritas will also be available. Proof of age required.

     

    MUSIC

    MAIN STAGE

    12:00 - 12:45   Killers from Space
     
    1:00  -   1:45   The Wafflers
      2:00 -   2:45   Reality Jones
      3:00  -  4:00   Foreplay
      4:15  -   5:00   Herd of Main Street
      5:15  -   6:15   The Henchman
      6:30  -  7:30   Victims of Experience

     

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

    Check out the next generation of musicians from The Rock Shop school.

    12:45 – 1:00    Axe & Hammer
      1:45 – 2:00    Band of Bros
      2:45 – 3:00   Hey Dude
      4:00 – 4:15    Coming Clean
      5:00 – 5:15    SDFA
      6:15 – 6:30    Fiery Dragons

     

    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

    Margaritas plus a variety of wines and craft beer from Jailbreak & Manor Hill breweries  will be available.  Due to our  liquor permit, no outside alcohol may be brought in.  Proof of age required.

    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.

  • PERFORMANCES CANCELLED FOR THIS STAGE ONLY.  PLEASE JOIN US AT THE MAIN & WINE BIN STAGES!

    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.   Pasta La Vista Baby will be there with authentic Italian food from salads to sandwiches, and of course pasta!

    Craft beer from Jailbreak Brewery
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    Proof of age required.

     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

     

     

  • Old 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.

    The Free Parking Shuttle Trolley will run 1:00 to 9:00pm (last pick up 8:30). 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 shuttle is coming! Parking lots are within walking distance from Main Street.
     
    Parking Lot Stops  Circuit Courthouse (8360 Court Ave), George Howard Building (3430 Courthouse Dr), District Courthouse (3451 Courthouse Dr), St Peter's Episcopal Church ( 3695 Rogers Ave).
     
    In Town Stops Stop #1 The Wine Bin and Stop #2 corner of Main St/Church Rd.
     
    street map showing stage and kids activity locations
  • Our festival is free, including the music and kids crafts thanks to our sponsors!

    Phone recharging stations available at:  Welcome Center ( 8267 Main St) & The J Melvin Group (8137 Main St)

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

Spring Fest

Special Thanks...

Thank you to the organizations and businesses who help make our event a success!