Tonight is an especially big night for many of the merchants who were impacted by this year's flood. The 2016 Midnight Madness is the beginning of the revival of Main Street. Here is the information on the night from "Visit Ellicott City."
"Midnight Madness in Old Ellicott City
Friday Dec 2, 2016
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Start a new family tradition as you sip hot cider while strolling the town, listening to carolers and visiting our unique shops decorated for the holidays. Help support Old Ellicott City when you #ShopSmall this holiday season and find that perfect gift in our shops, galleries and artist studios. Our restaurants will be offering dinner and drink specials all evening as well. All will be open until at least midnight. Don't forget to visit Santa in his workshop!
SANTA'S WORKSHOP 4 - 8pm
Visit Santa at the Thomas Issac Log Cabin located near the corner of Main St & Ellicott Mills Dr. Free parking in Lot F. Santa will be back on Saturday 12 - 4pm. Parents are welcome to take photos!
TREE LIGHTING 6pm
Bring the family for the lighting of the official Howard County Christmas tree in front of the Howard County Welcome Center.
WINTERFEST FARMERS MARKET 6pm - 12am
Join the Wine Bin in their parking lot for shopping, music, food and fun. Breezy Willows and Green Bird farms will be there with holiday greenery, winter vegetables, preserves, baked goods along with Patapsco Pendants, Wind River Clothing and [be] essentials. Beer, wine and coffee drinks will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting Voices for Children.
FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE SERVICE 6pm - 2am
Miss the traffic and ride the shuttle to town! Easy & free parking at:
George Howard Building (3040 Courthouse Dr),
Circuit Courthouse (8360 Court Av)
St. Peter's Episcopal Church (3695 Rogers Av)
Our heated coach bus will drop off and pick up in town at the corner of Ellicott Mills Dr & Main St.
NOTE - There is NO PARKING ALLOWED ON MAIN ST.
Finding that unique gift is easy when you shop with our independent small businesses!
More specials still to come!
A Diva’z Boutique
20% off your purchase of $100 or more and a free gift with purchase for the first 100 divaz
A Journey From Junk
Free gift with purchase
Special Maryland & Ellicott City themed items
A La Mode Boutique
Buy 1, get 1 50% off on jewelry, scarves, and winter accessories (discount on lowest priced item)
Free holiday leggings with any $75 purchase
Fill out a wish list to be entered for a chance to WIN what you WISHED for! One winner will be chosen Dec 26th (up to $250 value)
Snack while you shop! Free donuts in the morning, free pizza & soda in the evening, plus sweets all day long (all are while supplies last)
Attic Antiques N Things
An Old Fashioned Christmas with ornaments, decorations, nutcrackers, santas and more
B&O Museum: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Museum store and some exhibits will be open until 10:00 PM
Offering ECStrong t-shirts, raffle tickets for Princeton Sports $250 & $50 gift certificates
Silent auction for art donated by artist Bill Owens to help with their recovery
Bear Fox Babe
20% off your entire purchase
Complimentary candle with any purchase of $100+
[be] essential blends
Spend $75 and Get a FREE 8oz soy candle of your choice (while supplies last)
Delicious sweets to nibble on while you shop, oh and did we mention Cocktails, too?!?!
Meet the artisans and authors behind the creation of the amazing local products carried. [be] essential blends carries all natural, safe bath, body, and home products, as well as soy candles, aromatherapy jewelry, and unique gifts made by small, local artisans.
Clayground Studio & Art Gallery
30% off wine bottle & recycled glass art
Get a free 50% off coupon for one mosaic, fused glass, or pottery wheel class
Ellicott City Toyland
25% off your purchase
Free Disney Christmas Ornament with purchase of $100 or more
Ellicott Mills Brewing Co
Happy hour 4-7pm
Full menu til 11pm plus Light Fare til 1am
Spiced rum cider special with a special prize attached to every 5th cup.
Main Street Ballroom
Free photo booth. Located inside The MarketPlace
$1000 off your wedding at Main Street Ballroom to the 1st couple to get engaged in the photo booth Contest Rules
Main Street Oriental Rugs
50% off tag prices
20% off area rug cleaning
10% area rug repairs
Main Street Rising (8086 Main St)
Get a free holiday gift bag with every purchase of a 375ml bottle of olive oil or balsamic vinegar
Take a break and enjoy a 15 minute spa treatment for $15
Receive $20 in Boutique Bucks to use for services with any gift certificate purchase of $100+
Mat About You
Free gift with any purchase
Free make your own smore's at our fire pit
Wire jewelry making demo
Free hot cider
Homemade Italian confections
Accordionist Joan Grauman will be preforming holiday tunes 7-8pm
Stop by the WinterFest Market for great sandwiches & soups!
10% off and a free travel size Aveda gift with any purchase
Su Casa invites you to take the chill off with some light snacks, festive drinks and generally merry atmosphere! A Main Street staple since 2000, you can check everyone off your list with gifts from Su Casa.
Sunflower Trading Hat Co.
Irish wool scarves $30 or 2 for $50
Howard County’s largest selection of men & women’s hats from around the world
Fair trade wool sweaters
Wind River Clothing & Gifts
All sweaters $20 each, 2 for $35
$5 knit handwarmers and headbands
The Wine Bin
Free wine & craft beer tasting
6pm – midnight WinterFest Farmers Market featuring holiday greens, salsas, preserves, hot food and more. Beer garden & live music too!"