Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer on a Committee

The Sykesville Main Street Association (SMSA) consists of five teams of volunteers which meet once a month. All of our teams are OPEN for volunteers. Make a difference, and get involved!

  • The Design committee works to enhance the physical appearance of downtown and Main Street.
  • The Organization committee builds consensus and cooperation within the SMSA, recruits volunteers, facilitates the website and newsletter, and fundraises.
  • The Promotion committee markets the downtown Main Street district by planning events and in-store promotions.
  • The Economic committee works to strengthen and expand the district’s economic base.
  • The Clean, Green and Safe committee helps with sustainability and green options for our downtown.

Learn more about the Committees of the Sykesville Main Street Association.

Volunteer at an Event

We always need volunteers at our many events and projects. If you would like to receive notification of volunteer opportunities, please email us MainStreet@Sykesville.net or give us a call at 410-795-8959.


The Sykesville Community Garden

garden

The Sykesville Community Garden is a small, sustainable, educational garden with the aim to bring community together, teach children where their food comes from, and experiment with creative, sustainable gardening methods of growing fresh fruits and vegetables.

There is no charge to be a member of the community garden, though donations are always welcome. It is a volunteer, honor-system-based garden. Take what you need and have worked for and leave enough for others. For more information please email Sykesville Community Garden or “like” our Facebook Page.


Sponsor an Event

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our many annual Main Street events? Becoming an event sponsor provides a variety of benefits for you and your organization. All sponsors receive a variety of promotional offerings designed to meet your needs. To become a sponsor, please contact us via email at MainStreet@Sykesville.net or contact us by phone 410-795-8959.

Your sponsorship helps us continue to hold the quality events that bring our community together.

Our Annual Events

  • Fine Art & Wine Festival
  • First Fridays
  • Farmers Markets
  • Craft Beer Festival
  • Harvest Festival
  • Merry Main Street
  • …and more!

Become an Event Vendor

We are often looking for local artists, crafters, food vendors and more for our events! Please visit our Vendor Information page to learn more.


Donate

We are currently raising money for the following projects:

  • Main Street Town Square/Community Gathering Park
  • Improved Downtown Lighting
  • Landscaping
  • Signage
  • Public Art
  • Additional Recycle/Trash Receptacles for Main Street
  • Cafe tables and chairs for our sidewalks to encourage outdoor dining
  • Holiday Decor and Lighting



The purpose of this Fund it to support the Sykesville Main Street Association in it’s participation in Main Street Maryland, a comprehensive downtown revitalization program created by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. The Community Foundation of Carroll County, Inc. will house and invest funds donated by individuals and businesses collect vendor fees, ticket fees merchandise sales fees, in kind donations, raffle and fund raising donations for the revitalization efforts of Main Street, Sykesville, Maryland, as well as grants applied for and received for this purpose.

We are a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax deductible to the maximum amount allowable for gifts to a public charity.

Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Sun
Sykesville Farmers’ Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sykesville Farmers' Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States

The Sykesville Farmers’ Market runs every Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm from May 20th to Oct 28th! You can find a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, honey, cakes, nuts, beef, pork, poultry, eggs, cheese, baked goods, dog treats, jewelry, pickles, sangria, and more. The Farmers Market is located in the warehouse parking lot on Sandosky road. We have the Junior Market returning that is entirely operated by the kids! Every Sunday we will have a guest Non-Profit group joining us to connect with our community (Stay tuned as the guest non-profit will be announced on our Facebook page every week!). The Little Sykes railway will be running from 9am-1pm Did we mention we have a moon bounce and kids games (hula hoops, chalk, and jump ropes…) always available for free at the market from 9am-1pm?!

Sep
30
Sun
Sykesville Farmers’ Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sykesville Farmers' Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States

The Sykesville Farmers’ Market runs every Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm from May 20th to Oct 28th! You can find a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, honey, cakes, nuts, beef, pork, poultry, eggs, cheese, baked goods, dog treats, jewelry, pickles, sangria, and more. The Farmers Market is located in the warehouse parking lot on Sandosky road. We have the Junior Market returning that is entirely operated by the kids! Every Sunday we will have a guest Non-Profit group joining us to connect with our community (Stay tuned as the guest non-profit will be announced on our Facebook page every week!). The Little Sykes railway will be running from 9am-1pm Did we mention we have a moon bounce and kids games (hula hoops, chalk, and jump ropes…) always available for free at the market from 9am-1pm?!

Oct
7
Sun
Sykesville Farmers’ Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sykesville Farmers' Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States

The Sykesville Farmers’ Market runs every Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm from May 20th to Oct 28th! You can find a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, honey, cakes, nuts, beef, pork, poultry, eggs, cheese, baked goods, dog treats, jewelry, pickles, sangria, and more. The Farmers Market is located in the warehouse parking lot on Sandosky road. We have the Junior Market returning that is entirely operated by the kids! Every Sunday we will have a guest Non-Profit group joining us to connect with our community (Stay tuned as the guest non-profit will be announced on our Facebook page every week!). The Little Sykes railway will be running from 9am-1pm Did we mention we have a moon bounce and kids games (hula hoops, chalk, and jump ropes…) always available for free at the market from 9am-1pm?!

Oct
14
Sun
Sykesville Farmers’ Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sykesville Farmers' Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States

The Sykesville Farmers’ Market runs every Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm from May 20th to Oct 28th! You can find a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, honey, cakes, nuts, beef, pork, poultry, eggs, cheese, baked goods, dog treats, jewelry, pickles, sangria, and more. The Farmers Market is located in the warehouse parking lot on Sandosky road. We have the Junior Market returning that is entirely operated by the kids! Every Sunday we will have a guest Non-Profit group joining us to connect with our community (Stay tuned as the guest non-profit will be announced on our Facebook page every week!). The Little Sykes railway will be running from 9am-1pm Did we mention we have a moon bounce and kids games (hula hoops, chalk, and jump ropes…) always available for free at the market from 9am-1pm?!

Harvest Festival @ Sykesville Main Street
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual Sykesville Harvest Festival is a community event that draws thousands of visitors to the Sykesville community each year. Currently, the Harvest Festival hosts 50+ craft and food vendors, live entertainment, and a FREE kids zone for families to enjoy. The festival represents an opportunity for local businesses to highlight their presence within the community and features the best of our Farmers market and 25+ extra vendors and kids activities, and the participation of the Fire Department, the Police Department, the Public Works department (with vehicles), and the Town of Sykesville.

Applications are available!

We are so thrilled to bring the Chili Cook Off back as the center piece of the Harvest Festival on October 14th!
Return your application 
and attach 2 wet-copy sets of the Health department forms, with a $15 check to the Carroll County Health dept to secure your participation!
The Chili Cook Off contest is sponsored by S&K Roofing, Siding, and Windows

 

NO PETS ALLOWED (Town Ordinance 301, which modified the Town Code. The Town Code reference for the “no pets or animals allowed at Town events is: Chapter 51, Article 1, Sections 51-1 through 51-)

This event is presented to you by:

Paul Mackenzie, Realtor 

 

Stratosphere Trampoline Park

Merritt Athletic Clubs

Vendors, to participate return this application by September 6th, 2018.

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