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Crist Park

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  1. Art Features
  2. Benches
  3. Bocce Courts
  4. Gorgeous Views
  5. Multi-use Field
  6. Museum
  7. Pavilion
  8. Picnic Shelters
  9. Picnic Tables
  10. Playground
  11. Splash Pad

Located at the entrance to Downtown Frederick. Crist Park is named after James M. Crist, a prominent citizen of Frederick and Mayor from 1961 to 1964. Crist Park is home to the Miners' Museum, Memorial Wall, "Daddy's Home" and the "Centennial" art pieces.

Amenities within Crist Park include a playground, picnic area, gazebo, splash pad and a sports field. To reserve the picnic area at Crist Park, please read the Picnic Area Rules and Regulations and send in a Reservation Request by clicking the Request Reservation button at the top left corner of the calendar.

The Crist Park splash pad is weather dependent and operational during peak summer months. The interactive water feature is typically on from early June through late August. When the splash pad is working, step on the yellow dome on the edge of the pad to activate water features.

Crist Park is the location for Frederick events such as Tiny Terror Town in October and the Festival of Lights in December.

All reservations must be made at least 10 business days prior to the reservation date.

Park fees depend on the number of people attending and the duration of the event. For the first five hours of the reservation, the fees are listed below. For hour in addition to your five hour reservation, there's a fee of $5 per hour. 

Fees for Five Hour Reservation:

  • 1 - 25 people (Little Freddie only) - $20
  • 1 - 50 people - $20
  • 51 - 99 people - $30
  • $5 for each additional hour after the first 5 hours of reservation
  • Reservations or events with 100 or more people require a park reservation plus a Temporary Use/Special Event Permit.

Once you have submitted your park reservation, you will be emailed by Town staff to confirm the reservation and the park fees. The email will have details on how to pay the fees since we do not accept online payments. Payments are accepted at Town Hall either by check, cash or credit/debit card or by calling Town Hall at 720-382-5500 to pay with a credit/debit card.

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