Historic Sykesville is proud of its Old Towne America flavor. We have taken great strides to maintain that Old Towne charm and hospitality. Come visit for the day and enjoy all that Sykesville has to offer the whole family. Once you do we’re sure you’ll want to come back.


Restaurants & Cafes

Baldwin’s Station: Fine Dining Restaurant serving lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. Live music, outdoor waterfront seating. Voted Maryland’s Favorite outdoor restaurant in 2014 by Baltimore Magazine & Favorite Restaurant in 2012 by the Maryland Restaurant Association.
Big Belly Deli: Large sandwiches served on homemade bread. Soups, salads, homemade desserts. Just off Main Street at 887 Sandosky Rd.
E.W. Becks Pub: Hometown tavern with a large variety of beers, burgers, crab cakes, tapas. Open for lunch and dinner and Sunday brunch. Live Music. Outdoor patio.
Firehouse Creamery: Farm-to-table South Mountain Creamery. ice cream, milk, cream, butter, eggs, cheese and holiday dairy specialties. Locally sourced goods including bakery desserts, breads, spices, honey, coffee beans, granola, spreads, cooking oils and sauces.All natural, farm fresh, local meat. Outdoor patio.
The French Twist: Coffee, Crepes and Conversation… We aspire to share the joys of specialty coffee and authentic French cuisine in a unique and comfortable environment.
Market Tavern: More than a market. More than a bar. Market Tavern combines the best of both worlds. In the mood for a drink? Stop by the bar. Looking to shop? Our marketplace boasts a wide selection of the finest specialty foods that Maryland has to offer.
Norwood Ice Cream and Candy Company: Handcrafted On-Site Ice Cream made with local fresh ingredients, nothing artificial. Scoops, Shakes, Sundaes, Floats, Cakes, Made-To-Order and Pints-To-Go; also hosting and catering birthday parties and special events.
Patapsco Distilling Co.: The Patapsco Distilling Company will soon bring to Maryland small batch premium spirits, hand made from Maryland grown grains. We produce a variety of spirits.
Sweet Simplici-Tea & Bakery: Tea room serving homemade scones, sandwiches, salads and soups. Bakery serves cakes, cookies, cupcakes. Take-out or dine-in. Reservations recommended, but walk-ins welcome.



Be Blends Collective: Natural handmade bath, body, and home products, hand-poured soy candles, aromatherapy jewelry, and other local artisanal gifts.
Design of Mind: Design of Mind is a collaboration between us and the customer to create your dream interior space on a low budget. Featuring Midcentury modern style furniture and home decor along with custom woodwork and Farmhouse tables.
A Likely Story Bookstore: A Likely Story Bookstore: Carroll County’s only independent bookstore. Eclectic mix of books includes hardcovers, paperbacks, new, and used books in all genres.
The Vine On Main Street: Mix and Match imported beers, wine, and gifts. Free wine tastings, outdoor seating.
Cowboys & Angels: Shabby chic western gifts and accessories.
Dunnrite Furniture: Outdoor furniture warehouse. Tropical Woods, Cast Aluminum, Wrought Iron, & Patio Pipe Furniture. Slightly off the beaten path at 7448 Springfield Ave.
Farm and Home Services/Southern States: Outdoor items, gifts, bird and animal supplies, lawn equipment.
Georgie Lu’s Children Consignment: Offers new and “gently used” children’s clothing/toys/equipment as well as maternity apparel.
Gypsy Systers: Hand-crafted art, home décor, candles, jewelry, plus their own line of earth-friendly mineral make-up called GypsySol
Revive & CompanyA charming home interiors boutique specializing in refined accent furniture, stylish interiors, and exquisite gifts for those with discerning taste.  Visit us to experience friendly, courteous customer service in a welcoming atmosphere.
Sykesville Pottery & Art Center: Paint your own pottery, Pottery Wheels, Glass fusing, Canvas Painting, Wine and paint, Silver Clay and many other wonderful things to do.
Tri Sport Junction: A sports shop focusing primarily on fulfilling triathlon-based needs, this recently-opened establishment has everything from apparel to nutrition supplements and more.
Unwined: Handcrafted soy wax scented candles using recycled wine bottles, gifts, locally produced art pieces, jewelry & more. Featured on the 2012 CMA Awards.
Wind River: Contemporary women’s clothing, jewelry, and Specialty gift boutique


Salons & Spas

Headmasters: Grooming Salon for men.
Hair by Samsara: Hair, Nails, Makeup, Bridal, Waxing
True Colors: Don’t spend a fortune to look like a million… Hair, Makeup, Waxing.


Health & Wellness

Branches of Yoga: A small yoga studio that offers a variety of classes and levels throughout the week and will continue to add classes as needed.
Pin It Up Acupuncture: Pin IT Up Acupuncture is a boutique-style Acupuncture and Holistic Wellness Studio located in Historic Downtown Sykesville Maryland on Main Street.
Points In Balance AcupuncturePoints in Balance Acupuncture is the practice of Mikahla Insalaco Jestes, M.Ac. L.Ac. Mikahla offers support to both people and animals through Acupuncture and Aroma Acupoint Therapy.
Sykesville Therapy/Anchor Therapy: Serving children, adolescents and adults. We offer a range of theories and techniques from behavior modification, play therapy and family systems to cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and reality therapy.



The Inn at Norwood: Built in 1906 by the architect J.H. Fowble, the Inn at Norwood is a Colonial Revival home retaining much of its original charm and offers an atmosphere of warmth, tranquility, and elegance.


Other Businesses


Consolidated Graphics: Printing and graphic design including banners, labels, posters, business cards, etc. Also custom products such as hats, calendars and drinkware.
Omni Computer Services, Inc.: Provides commercial printing, fundraising, direct mail, and graphic design services. Located off of Main Street at 7501 Village Road.


A.L. Howes Insurance: Personal or Commercial Auto, Home Owners’, Business, and Life Insurance.
Elaine Gossage Agency – State Farm Insurance: Insurance services including auto, motorcycle, rv insurance, fire insurance, life insurance, and health insurance.
Hammond Law, LLC: We are specialists in Elder Law, providing all-encompassing Medicaid, Estate Planning, Probate, and Guardianship services.
Olde Towne Motor Company: Downtown Sykesville’s only auto care and repair facility. In business since 2001.
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