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

🧙‍♂️✨ Mark your calendars for a spellbinding adventure! Wizarding Weekend on Magical Main is back this October 7th at 10 AM, and it's going to be more enchanting than ever! 🎩🪄

Get ready to immerse yourself in a day of magical community fun while supporting a wonderful cause -National Federation of the Blind of Maryland (NFBMD) 🌟

Explore the charming shops, strengthen our sense of community, and make unforgettable memories. Expect all your favorites, from bustling main street activities to a captivating costume contest. Plus, indulge in Harry Potter-inspired mischief and delightful magical treats scattered all around town. 🪄🏰

The costume contests are the highlight of the weekend and will take place at noon and 4:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. So, dust off your wizarding robes, polish your wands, and grab your broomsticks - it's time for a bewitching adventure in Old Ellicott City! 🪄🧹

Join us on October 7th & 8th for a weekend filled with wonder and whimsy. Your presence and participation will help us make a meaningful contribution to the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland. Let the magic begin!
"🍂 Embrace the Autumn Vibes! 🍁

As the cooler weather rolls in, we can't help but get excited about all things fall! 🎃🍂 Warm, cozy drinks, comforting food, festivals, pumpkins, and of course, the enchanting full moons that light up the streets of OEC. 

And speaking of full moons, did you hear about the Ghost Walk that our friends over at Maryland History Tours is doing? 🌝 Make plans to join them for our upcoming 'Full Moon - Haunted Main Street' tour. 👻

Prepare for a hair-raising journey through the eerie and mysterious tales of our town's history. 🏛️👻 Don't miss out on this unforgettable event that's sure to send shivers down your spine!

👻🎟️ Grab your tickets now before they vanish into the night. You can find tickets and more information by clicking in our bio and heading to events. 

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From this to this!!
How exciting is it to see these before and after?!? 
Thank you to Mark Russo Creations for creating these beautiful murals throughout OEC. 
The rain unfortunately came through, but Mark will be back this week. Be sure to see if you can spot where these newest additions are as you are passing through.