Holiday Highlights in Brunswick Crossing

Whether you’re young at heart or young in age, there’s plenty of unique holiday-themed events, activities, shopping and more near Brunswick Crossing.

The weather outside is frightful, but the winter activities are so delightful! This season, there’s plenty to see and do in and around your new homes in Brunswick Crossing. Here’s a roundup of the frosty fun happening this month:

DEC. 1-22
Christmas Tree Sale
Brunswick Volunteer Fire Co., 1500 Volunteer Drive, weekdays 10 a.m.-8 p.m. & weekends 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Located inside the Fire House, this month-long sale features Douglas and Fraser Fir trees. Come out and support your local volunteer firefighters!

DEC. 1, 8 & 15
Hard Hats & Hot Chocolate
Brunswick Crossing Community Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Want a behind-the-scenes view of the new Brunswick Crossing Community Center? Join us for a sneak peak behind the construction of this beautiful building and a preview of the interior design. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes. Click here to learn more.

DEC. 7-9
Maryland Regional Ballet Performs “The Nutcracker”
Weinberg Center, Frederick, 8 p.m. & 2 p.m.

DEC. 8
Hometown Holidays
Downtown Brunswick, 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Gear up for the most wonderful time of the year with Brunswick Main Street and the downtown shops and restaurants. Events include breakfast with Santa at the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Company (6 a.m.); special treats, children’s activities and crafts in the downtown shops (11 a.m.); Santa’s arrival by motorcycle at the Kaplon Building (noon) followed by Santa on his sleigh; live nativity by Potomac Street Believers in Square Corner Park (noon); BES Children’s Chorus in Square Corner Park (5:30 p.m.); The Children’s Holiday Party at the Brunswick Railroad Museum (noon); tree lighting at Square Corner Park (5 p.m.); and the Greater Brunswick Area Church Tour 3-7 p.m.

DEC. 8
Museums by Candlelight
Brunswick Railroad Museum, 40 W. Potomac St., noon-5 p.m.
Enjoy a self-guided tour of Brunswick Railroad Museum. The event will feature period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight as night falls.

DEC. 8
Annual Lighting of 1000 Point of Lights
Park Heights Cemetery, dusk to 8 p.m.

DEC. 13
Santa Celebration at Dancing Bear
Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts, 12 N. Market St., Frederick, 6-8 p.m.
Bring the kids for some special one-on-one time with the Man in Red. For more information, call 301-631-9300 or visit

DEC. 13-16
“A Christmas Carol”
Weinberg Center, Frederick, 10 a.m., 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Visit to learn more.

DEC. 14
Cookies and Carriage Holiday Light Tour
Second Street, Frederick, 5:30-9 p.m.
The home decoration and light tour will be held in the Baker Park vicinity. Riders will vote on their favorite decorated house on the tour. Enjoy cookies and hot cider in the Skater’s House on Culler Lake as it is transformed into a Winter Wonderland. Frosty & Rudolph will be in attendance, and you can enjoy caroling provided by local Girl Scout troops. Cost is $10 per person (children under 2 years of age are free on their parent’s lap). Pre-registration is recommended. Maximum number of riders per carriage is 12. A second wagon will be added if needed. To register, call the City of Frederick Recreation Department at 301-600-1492.

DEC. 22
KIX Merry Kixmas Show
Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company, 1500 Volunteer Drive, 8-11 p.m.
The Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company presents KIX’s Merry Kixmas Show with special guests Silvertung. Guests must be 18 to party and 21 to drink. There is a cash bar, no BYOB. Doors open at 8 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 and on sale now. Call 301-748-0211 or 301-606-0895.

To learn more about holiday events this month or our new homes in Brunswick Crossing, visit our website.