Welcome to Springfest in historic Ellicott City!

Come celebrate spring at SpringFest in Howard County, Maryland! Mark your calendars and get ready to immerse yourself in a day filled with fantastic music from 20+ bands, delicious food, local crafts, and the vibrant atmosphere of historic Ellicott City.

Springfest 2024 Ellicott City


About Springfest

Springfest is an annual event that promises a day of fun for the whole family. With over 20 bands performing live on outdoor stages, food trucks serving up tasty treats, beer & wine gardens for the adults, and a variety of artisan crafts to explore, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, kids can get creative with crafts and activities designed just for them.



Springfest Activities

Step into the beauty of nature at Springfest with Sierra Club's seedlings giveaway, each nestled in compostable containers. Weather permitting, get up close and personal with some of nature's creatures at the Critters section. Indulge in the sweet taste of local honey brought to you by our friendly beekeepers.

Unleash your inner artist with the Paint Splatter activity hosted by Axeguard & Clayground. Channel your creativity as you splatter paint onto a canvas, creating a unique masterpiece to take home as a memento of your Springfest experience. It's a fun and interactive way to express yourself and let your imagination run wild.

Take in the charm of our historic town, boasting 80+ shops, restaurants, and more, all set against the picturesque backdrop of Howard County's scenic landscape. Springfest is a family-friendly event that welcomes visitors of all ages to join in the festivities.

SpringFest 2024


Culinary Delights Await: Savor the Flavors

Indulge your taste buds with a culinary adventure featuring food vendors from Taste of Montreal, JFY Carnival Creations, 3 Jay's Seafood and Chicken, and many more. From savory delights to sweet treats, there's something to satisfy every craving.

Quench your thirst and unwind with a selection of beverages, including beer, wine, and non-alcoholic options. Enjoy offerings from renowned breweries such as Jailbreak and Manor Hill Brewing, or opt for refreshing mocktails from Sobar. Cheers to a day filled with delicious fare and delightful drinks!

Plan Your Visit:

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 12:00 PM - 8 PM

Location: Historic Ellicott City, Maryland

Parking Map



Featured Exhibitors:

Patapsco Heritage Greenway (Lot D, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Sierra Club Tent (B&O Plaza, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Howard County Beekeepers Association (Welcome Center Front Lawn, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

ClayGround Tent (Lot D)

Howard EcoWorks Tent (Lot D)

Robinson Nature Center Tent (B&O Plaza, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

4H Crafts for Kids



Stay and Play

Extend your Springfest experience by staying overnight in Ellicott City. Explore the nearby attractions and enjoy the comfort of local accommodations. Residence Inn by Marriott is a convenient option, offering comfortable rooms and convenient amenities for your stay.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate spring and create lasting memories with family and friends at Springfest in Ellicott City. We look forward to welcoming you!