Springfest

The promise of spring, music and great family fun return to OEC with SpringFest this April 23 starting at noon

Date

Saturday, Apr 23 2022
Expired!

Time

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Old Ellicott City
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Old Ellicott City will rock from three outdoor stages.  At the Main Stage in Lot D behind the Welcome Center, it starts with acoustic and ramps up to headliner Blue Miracle.  The ‘Miracle’ has traveled the country for over three decades sharing the stage with The Band, The Byrds, Hootie & The Blowfish, Blues Traveler, Grand Funk Railroad and many more.  In between sets, hear from rising stars of Soundcheck Rock Academy on the Kids’ Stage.  On Upper Main find the Wine Bin Stage full of local favorites like Geraldine and Gayle Harrod Band and featuring headliner Hall Williams

There will be plenty of fun for the kids too!  Next to the Wine Bin at the Log Cabin, spring and nature inspired free crafts and activities are hosted by Spotlight 4-H Club and ClubSciKidz and face painting by Vivid Color Face Painting.  In Lot D next to Park Ridge Creamery make seed bombs with Howard EcoWorks or birdseed feeders with Bethany United Methodist Church.  Enchanted Entertainment Face Painting is nearby at Park Ridge Creamery.

Enjoy the return of our local craft beer friends, Jailbreak Brewing Co. in Lot D and Manor Hill Brewing at the Wine Bin.  Also available to quench your thirst the latest seltzer from Manor Hill,  boutique red, white and rose wines from WineBow & Winesellers, and non-alcoholic delights from Sobar.

Food options abound with food trucks and OEC’s full time eateries.  Take home a treasure from the 20 artisan vendors in Lot D, 40+ OEC boutiques throughout town, or the latest OEC swag from Ellicott City Partnership near the ticket tents.  Your swag purchase from ECP helps us bring you future awesome events.

Find plenty of free parking and free shuttle service from outer parking lots starting at noon and running through 8:30 pm, or make life easy and Uber or Lyft your way to our established stops just off Main Street.

LOT-D
STAGE

12:00-12:45

1:00-2:00

WORK IN PROGRESS

2:15-3:15

3:30-4:30

the rebels

4:45-6:00

6:30-8:30

WINE BIN
STAGE

12:00-12:45

STRINGS ATTACHED

1:00-2:00

oella express

2:15-3:15

3:30-4:30

4:45-6:00

6:30-8:30

SOUND CHECK
STAGE

Located in LOT-D

12:45-1:00

A LITTLE OUT THERE

2:00-2:15

THURSDAY

3:15-3:30

4:30-4:45

6:00-6:30

LOT-D

Jailbreak is a freedom expression. Beginning in 2013, and becoming fully operational in 2014, our artfully crafted beer is meant to be an escape from whatever drama is present in your life. We are made up of professionals from various industries, all brought together by the common desire to make something different and do something with our lives that has more purpose.

Feed The Monkey

Orange Hefeweizen | 5.6% ABV | 14 IBUs
A german style hefeweizen that combines traditional notes of clove and banana with subtle citrus aromas and flavors to provide balance and complexity. With this hefeweizen, there’s no fruit required — we’ve got that covered.

SPECIAL LADY FRIEND

American IPA | 7% ABV | No IBUs
Special Lady Friend is very special indeed, an all Mosaic hazy IPA which results from the culmination of experience gained through the last year or so of thoughtful experimentation with varied yeasts, hops, and procedural techniques.

MUNICH LOGGER

Munich Dunkel Lager | 5% ABV | 25 IBUs The original brown beer of Munich, the Großvater of all lager beer. The deep amber color and toasty flavor come from a double decoction, where a portion of the mash is boiled twice, fermented cold, and cellared at near freezing for 6 weeks.

WINE BIN

Manor Hill Brewery operations began in June of 2015, making Manor Hill Brewing Howard County’s first farm brewery. Today, we are Maryland’s largest farm brewery by production. Our head brewer uses high quality seasonal ingredients to craft hand-made beers from original and unique recipes. We believe strongly in supporting local and practicing sustainability and work to achieve these values whenever possible.

AMBER

AMBER ALE 5.3% ABV
This was created to bring the world of English Mild Ales together with American Ambers. We use 9 different types of malt together to provide you with a unique experience while still maintaining a nice balance of flavors. Aromas of caramel malt complexity and light berries come through on the nose. The flavor profile is incredibly smooth, with more caramel, along with a touch of biscuit followed by a clean finish.

HELLES LAGER

HELLES 5.4% ABV
Our Munich Helles pours a pale golden color with white foam. Malty aromas of biscuits and bread are just balanced by floral and spicy aromas from the addition of noble German hop varieties. Low bitterness and a smooth finish make this an imminently quaffable pale lager.

Manor Hill IPA

INDIA PALE ALE 6.8% ABV
This aroma forward IPA showcases the versatile Mosaic hop. Tropical fruit, berry and citrus aromas completely dominate the nose. Simcoe and Mandarina Bavaria hops combine to round out the hop bill and display a firm hoppy backbone that is accompanied by Vienna, Flaked Oats and Pale malts for balance. A heavy dose of Mosaic in the dry hopping provides you with a juicy hop punch that finishes slightly dry.

Blood ORANGE
AND CRANBERRY
SELTZER

HARD SELTZER 5.0% ABV
Our latest seltzer combination brings a refreshing and effervescent burst of juicy blood orange with just enough cranberry for balance and a slightly dry finish.

WINE BIN

Smoked brisket, Pulled chicken & pork, Ribs, Sandwiches, Mac ’n Cheese, Chilli

LOT-D

 Pit Beef, Pulled Pork BBQ, Ribs, Chicken, Hand cut fries & fresh sides!

Smoke-N-The City
Beef Brisket, Ribs, Lamb, Chopped Pork, and Salmon marinated in southern spices and smoked with the best-flavored wood for hours plus homemade sides and desserts

E.C. Pops
*OEC Original Business*
Kettle Corn

Chicken Teriyaki on a stick, Vegetable Fried Rice or Yakisoba, Egg Rolls     Pad Thai, Corn Dogs

State Fare
American comfort food - hot dogs and pit beef sandwiches

Grilled Steak or Chicken Tacos

LITTLE BOY BAKERY
French Pastries - macarons, cookies, croissants, cakes, tiramisu, cream puffs & more

Kinda Jerky Really Nutty
Gourmet craft jerky, flavorful snack, nut and granola mixes

LOT-D

Lovingly handmade, vibrant and unique African goods including jewelry, home goods, clothing, and accessories

*OEC Original Business*
Hair braiding,
glitter, tinsel and feathers

Hemp infused herbal tea, honey, body butters and oils

Peruvian handmade jewelry, purses and dresses

Professional face painting & glitter tattoos

*OEC Original Business*
Tastings and full spirits bottles

Speed painting featuring original designs, Maryland, and  rustic themes

 Paper bead jewelry and flowers, clay jewelry, and home decor

*OEC Original Business*
Handmade jewelry, gemstones, sage, crafts, lanterns

Clothing for people who love their pets

 Stickers, bottle cap magnets and limited edition, number and signed pen & ink drawings that are reproductions of local artist's original work 

New and vintage jewelry

Hand poured soy candles and wax melts

Jewelry made with traditional chain maille and paper quilling techniques, as well as recycled glass

Mixed media mosaics, bead mosaics, and repurposed musical instruments

Mini massage sessions by licensed Massage Therapist 

Special thanks to our sponsors

Organizer

Ellicott City Partnership [ECP]
Phone
‭(443) 240-2060‬
Email
director@visitoec.com