We love our town

ECP committees devote hundreds of volunteer hours each year to support OEC businesses, increase the positive visibility of the town, and collaborate with the county to move the historic district into a safe and bright future

ECP Committees

Fresh ideas and energy are always welcome!
As part of the Main Street Maryland program, ECP's focus is spread among 5 committees. For questions or to learn more, please click on the CONTACT US for the committee you wish to email.
Thank you for your interest and support.

Clean Safe & Green


Works to maintain a safe and environmentally friendly historic community by directing attention to waterways, streams, planted areas and public spaces. Provides educational information to the community through workshops & seminars. Organizes area cleanups, invasive plant removal, gardening, and holiday décor.
Meets 4pm on the first Tuesday of each month.




Hosts town events including annual music festivals – SpringFest and Main Street Music Fest, Mardi Gras on Main, Trick or Treat on Main, Girls Night Out and Midnight Madness. Additionally promotes hundreds of smaller events including OEC Pride, Wizarding Weekend, Ellicott Silly Festival, Howl-O-Ween, Concerts on the Courtyard, Summer Outdoor Movie Series, Yappy Hour and history and ghost tours. Works to create a positive image for the community and tells Old Ellicott City’s story to shoppers and diners, investors, potential business and property owners, and visitors.
Meets 6:00pm on the first Wednesday of the month
Please CONTACT US to confirm location and time


Oversees the fiscal management of our organization through the development of budget and fundraising plans for projects and administration.
Meets 8am on the first Tuesday of the month


Economic Vitality


Evaluates how to retain and expand successful businesses to provide a balanced commercial mix, sharpening the competitiveness and merchandising skills of business owners, and attracting new businesses that the market can support.
For Meeting dates and location CONTACT US



Reviews and provides feedback on design projects, improvements to the Main Street Historic District, and Historical Preservation initiatives.
CONTACT US for Meeting dates and location

Meet our OEC Pride Headliner @lukejustinroberts  with @deezy_410  playing hits all day! And a special performance by @baltimoremenschorus for more info!

@oecpride @visitoec @visithocomd @visitellicottcity #pride #pridemonth
Huge thank you to @howardcommcollege for being our presenting sponsor at OEC Pride! And @rss_readysetstitch  for their sponsorship as well! you folks are awesome and the reason we get to put this event @Howard Community College
🌈 PrideFest is back to celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture with music, dance, artists, and games throughout town! 🎉

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1, 2024 🕙 10:00 am - 10:00 pm.

Old Ellicott City welcomes all to join us on June 1st as we celebrate PRIDE and our diverse, vibrant community! Enjoy a day full of fun for all ages, including local music, carnival games, a mascara run, food vendors, a water balloon fight, a drag show, a dance party, and don't miss out on our summer night movie showing at 9pm! 🌟

Come enjoy the festivities and show your support for LGBTQIA+ culture. Let's make this a day to remember!

You can see a list of scheduled events happening over at

#PrideFest #CelebratePride #LGBTQIA #OldEllicottCity #CommunityCelebration #FamilyFun #DragShow #DanceParty #SummerNightMovie
🌈 The excitement is building as we count down just 19 days until OEC PrideFest! 🎉 Join us on June 1st in Old Ellicott City for a vibrant celebration of PRIDE and our diverse community. 🏳️‍🌈

Get ready for a day filled with music, dance, art, games, and so much more throughout town! Don't forget to swing by Manor Hill Tavern for some refreshing drinks and good vibes. Let's come together to honor LGBTQIA+ culture and spread love and acceptance. See you there! 🌈🎶🥂 

For more information click here -
#OEC #PrideFest #LoveIsLove