What is Sykesville Main Street?

This site is your guide to Historic Sykesville, Maryland. Click around to find out more about local businesses, special events, local history and attractions, and all about the revitalization efforts of Sykesville Main Street.

Who are we?

We are a group of volunteers who make up five committees that focus on Design, Promotion, Economic Restructuring, being a Clean, Green & Safe community, and Organization.

What are we doing?

Activities and goals include organizing events throughout the year attended by thousands, beautifying the historic district, adding community art, helping maintain a community garden, becoming a key voice for the business community, and so much more!

Join Our Efforts!

Want to join our efforts? There are many ways to get involved, from serving on a committee, to “getting your hands dirty” at our events and projects, to becoming a sponsor of our program or an event. Donate. Every little bit helps. Click the “Get Involved” link to learn more!

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Visiting Main Street

Businesses on Main Street

What’s New on Main Street?

Looking for a community-oriented individual with an entrepreneurial mindset to promote revitalized Main Street and the Sykesville community. Primarily responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the Main Street program. Fulfilling opportunity to coordinate program activities and volunteers, as well as represent the community regionally and nationally as appropriate. Assist in the development and implementation of downtown and other economic development strategies that are based on historic preservation and that utilize the town’s human and economic resources. Serve as a liaison between businesses and town government.  Other duties include ongoing public awareness and education programs, grant writing and administration, preparing reports, and support for other town projects. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, be a self-starter, be able to communicate effectively, encourage community involvement, and be persevering and patient. Salary: $38,000-45,000.  Excellent benefits. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Dawn Ashbacher, Town Manager, Town of Sykesville, MD at mainstreet@sykesville.net. Open until filled. First review: January 2, 2015.

MainStreetXmasOrnament2014LIMITED SUPPLY! Available at the Sykesville Post Office & Visitor’s Center – $20  *Cash or check made out to Sykesville Main Street Association only….All money raised will be used to purchase new holiday decor for Main Street!


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