See What's New in Old Ellicott City 


Old Ellicott City is open for business. With over seventy galleries, shops, restaurants, and free museums there is plenty to see and do. A robust calendar of events from music festivals, movie nights, gallery hops, courtyard concerts, living history, yappy hours for dogs, trick-or-treat, girls' nights out, artists' demos & competitions, Midnight Madness and Small Business Saturday there is never a dull moment. 

Ellicott City's historic district has a long history of strength, growth, and resilience. Many generations of entrepreneurs have called Ellicott City home and the hope of many is that the tradition will continue. Many businesses and residents affected by the flooding on May 27, 2018, and July 30, 2016, continue to call Ellicott City home. Additionally, new businesses are enthusiastically opening in Ellicott City on a regular basis.

Flood mitigation plans have been announced for Old Ellicott City. Visit Howard County and the Ellicott City Partnership stand committed to working with their Howard County partners and constituents to build a stronger, smarter and safer future for Old Ellicott City.  The Ellicott City Partnership is currently accepting financial donations that will be used to assist merchants and residents with flood recovery, click here for more information. The best way to support businesses and residents is to come and see what's new in Old Ellicott City. 

Getting Here
*New pedestrian bridge from lots F and G make accessing Main Street easier


Business Listings

A Journey From Junk
Antique Depot
Artists Gallery
Attic Antiques N Things
Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum
Ballet Conservatoire XIV
Bill Knapp Arts
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Classic Interiors
Clayground Studio & Gallery
Clipper's Canine Cafe
Cycle Mill
Ellicott City Colored School
Ellicott City Fire House Museum
Ellicott Mills Brewing Company
Erin Devlin Wellness
Georgia Grace Cafe
Ghost Town Odditorium
Gloss Hair Salon
Gramp's Attic Books
Great Panes Art Glass Studio
Happy Feet
Hi Ho Silver
Judge's Bench Pub
Jaxon Edwin 
La Palapa Grill & Cantina
Lamp & Gift
Linwood Boutique
Little Market Cafe
Jack of Arts 
Made on Main
Main St. Oriental Rugs
Main St Yoga
Main Street Ballroom
Manor Hill Tavern
Mat About You
Matcha Time Cafe
Museum of Howard County History
Old Mill Cafe
Ooh La Lal
Oriental Art Gallery
Pam Long Photography
Park Ridge Trading
Phoenix Emporium
Patapsco Female Historical Park
Primitive Beginnings
Pure Wine Cafe
Reyes Jewelry Exchange
Riverhouse Pizza
Envy Salon
Sayre's Eden Boutique
Su Casa
Sweet Cascades
Sweet Suds Bath Boutique 
Sweet Elizabeth Jane
Syriana Cafe
Taylors Collective
Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant
Trolley Stop
Wind River Clothing
The Wine Bin
Women's Healing Center
Ellicott City Partnership
Old Ellicott City Map

If you have specific questions, you can call 410-313-2900.

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Photo Credit: Scott Kramer