Main Street Designation

Thurmont is proud to be recognized as a Designated Maryland Main Street Community and a National accredited Main Street under the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Main Street Maryland is a comprehensive downtown revitalization program that strives to preserve historic buildings and strengthen the economic potential of Maryland's traditional Main Streets and neighborhoods. Using a competitive process, Main Street Maryland selects communities who have made a commitment to succeed, and helps them improve the economy, appearance, and image of their traditional downtown business districts.  Thurmont Main Street sponsors many events throughout the year including Art and Wine Strolls, Christmas in Thurmont, and the Farmers Market.  For information on scheduled events along with local attractions visit

For more information, on the Main Street Maryland and the National Main Street Center please visit the Main Street Maryland website and the National Trust Main Street Center Website.  


Thurmont Main Street Center
The Main Street Center is located at 11 Water Street in Thurmont.  The Main Street Center is an arts and gift store featuring local artists, artisans, locally made products, and souvenirs.