Parades / Walks / Races

The City of Frederick has spent several months reviewing our Parade/Walk/Race process and made some enhancements that are effective immediately.  Please see the attached press release for more information on these changes.  We appreciate everyone's patience while we worked through this process and hope these enhancements will make the process more effective for everyone.

If you would like to apply to hold a run, walk, or parade please complete and submit the application. Please see the listing below of a the event fees associated with having a Parade, walk, or race. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Stamper, office manager of the Parks & Recreation Department.

FeeCityNon City
Application Processing Fee for Parades$200.00$200.00
Application Processing Fee for Races$100.00$100.00
Application Processing Fee for Walkathons$50.00$50.00

We encourage the use of City of Frederick approved routes, but non approved special routes can be reviewed on a case by case basis. Below are maps showing City of Frederick approved routes.

Path NameDistance
"Revised" Baker Park5k
Baker Park Walking Path
Monocacy Park5k