new adventures await you in old ellicott city
Why visit oEC?
80+ shops, galleries, restaurants, salons and museums look forward to welcoming you
More than just a historic and shopping district, Old Ellicott City feels like home, even when it’s your first time visiting. Fall in love with our architecture, river, hills and eclectic community full of artists, shop keepers, restauranteurs and happy residents that can’t wait to meet you.
PLAN YOUR Visit
From that first great cup of coffee in the morning to the perfect after-dinner sweet, and all the shopping, strolling and sight seeing in between – here’s how to get here, where to park and other helpful town tips.