Town of Federalsburg Maryland

Things to Do and See
















the marina

The Federalsburg Recreation Park and Marina offers two boat ramps, boat slips, three pavilions, picnic tables, basketball courts, a volleyball court, soccer field, three child playground set-ups at the pavilions and a magnificent 2.5 mile (one way top to bottom) hike and bike trail along the Marshyhope Creek. This trail is home to many waterfowl and animals, a nature area and pedestrian bridges that cross some of the most beautiful water areas along the Marshyhope Creek that passes through Federalsburg. At the end of the Marshyhope Creek Greenway Trail to the South is the newly rebuilt VFW Boat Ramp which is owned by the Town and features a two slip ADA accessible boat ramp. 

Chambers Park offers tennis courts, hand ball courts, picnic tables, barbecue grills,a skate board park and playground equipment for children. There are two baseball diamonds and a football field where little league, senior league, Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading teams practice and play on a daily basis. Chambers Lake provides a beautiful quiet picinic area on a peninsula into the Lake where the peace of nature and water falling over a dam can be enjoyed.  There are many civic organizations, such as the Lions Club, Ruritan Club, Senior Citizens Center, Masons, V.F.W., Boy Scouts, Federal Lodge No. 35 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Federalsburg Historical Society and the Federalsburg Ministerial Association and the annual  Duck Derby sponsored by the Federalsburg Lions Club and Caroline Hospice Run-Walk at Marina Park just to name a few.

For information about the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce, how to join and benefits, call 410-479-4638. Call Ann Jacobs or email her

Cultural Activities

Ducks at the Marina
Historic Sites: The Covey/Williams Historic Car Garage has been converted into the Federalsburg Historical Society Museum, the Linchester Flouring Mill located in nearby Preston, MD is being renewed and with the Museum of Rural Life, and the Old Harford Town Maritime Center in nearby Denton, MD.  There are many cultural activities close at hand to enjoy and gain the history of Federalsburg and the surrounding areas.

Visit our famous Sewing Outlet for discount upholstery and drapery fabrics. Browse downtown Federalsburg for unique shopping on Main Street. Shop at stores like Lou Lou's Mini Market, the Glime's "HUB" which is an antiques store and classic Mopar parts shop for all makes of Chrysler products from early production to late 1960's. Stop in at Cantners Drug Store and Gift Shop. You will not leave without buying a unigue gift to remember your visit to Federalsburg. Auctions such as A. Curtis Andrew Auctions happen each Thursday evening at near by American Corner. You can also shop nearby Easton or St. Michaels, Maryland, or travel to tax-free Rehoboth Beach, Delaware to enjoy the outlet shopping centers.

Water Activities
Boating and sailing, sport fishing and crabbing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming.

Land Activities
Hiking and bicycling along the 2.5 mile (one way top to bottom)  Marshyhope Hike and Bike Trail or horseback riding, bird watching, tennis, volleyball and basketball around town. Enjoy golf nearby on some of the East Coast's finest courses.

Some Local Annual Events
  • Fire Prevention Pageant
  • March of Dimes Walk-A-Thon
  • All-American Soapbox Derby
  • Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show
  • Marshyhope Bass Fishing Tournament
  • Christmas Parade
  • Caroline Hospice Run-Walk
  • Annual Duck Derby

Places to Eat

The Town of Federalsburg offers a variety of fine places to eat, whether it be carry-out or a sit-down meal.  Some offer fine seafood dining, as well as Maryland Fried Chicken, Chicken and dumplings, Maryland Biscuits and other Eastern Shore fare. 

  • Great Wall Chinese Restaurant
  • Bloomingdale Quik Mart
  • U-5 Foods (Smithville Road)  
  • Federalsburg Family Restaurant - sit down and carry out
  • McDonald's
  • Lucky Corner
  • China Wok
  • Dominos Pizza
  • Empire Pizza
  • Southern Grille

Places to Stay 

 Best Western Motel Denton Maryland 410-479-8400

Places of Worship

  • Christ United Methodist Church
  • First Church of God
  • The Journey
  • New Liberty Weslyan Church
  • Union United Methodist Church
  • Zion United Methodist Church
  • Park Lane Church of God
  • Church of God of Prophecy
  • Church of Nazarene
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church  
  • Haitian Church located at the First Church of God


Town of Federalsburg

118 North Main Street
P O Box 471
Federalsburg, Maryland 21632
Phone: (410) 754-8173
Fax: (410) 754-9269

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