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2023 Maryland STEM Festival Parade at Baker Park

 What Is a STEM Parade? Join us on October 14th for our 2nd STEM Parade!

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 On November 5, 2022, the The Maryland STEM Festival ran a successful parade in downtown Frederick. The parade was concluded at Baker Park with a pop-up Festival featuring numerous STEM booths. The Festival is organizing the second parade for October 14, 2023 which will again conclude with a pop-up STEM Festival.   It's just like any other parade, but OURS creatively showcases the excitement around and career-viability of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!  The 2nd parade will launch from West Frederick Middle School and wind its way to Baker Park, where there will be a pop-up festival showcasing various STEM-related activities and organizations!  Check back as we post details!

There are countless ways to participate:

  • Holding signs, banners and posters supporting STEM
  • Wearing STEM related clothes , hat, and costumes –
    • Get TWO uses out of your Halloween costume if it was in any way STEM-related!
  • Decorating your vehicle
  • Holding, carrying, or guiding STEM artifacts such as robots, drones, or microscopes

STEM is all about being creative, so come up with an original to show why you love Science, Technology, Engineering or Math!

Click at the top of the page to walk in the parade.  If you want to have a booth at the end of the parade, email our executive director, Phil Rogofsky, at mdstemfest@gmail.com.    

Participation is FREE, and these great events are made possible by our generous sponsors. If you or your organization is interested in being a parade sponsor, email our executive director, Phil Rogofsky, at mdstemfest@gmail.com.  

 

Platnium Sponsor

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Afterhour Technology

 Parade Time Line

 9:00 am   Meet at West Frederick Middle School Parking Lot

10:00 am  Parade Starts

10:45 am   Parades ends at Baker Park,  STEM Booths open

12:00 pm   STEM Booths close

 

Parade Route

 

STEM Parade Map

Start in the West Frederick Middle School Parking Lot

Leave the WFMS parking lot going up West Patrick street.
Turning right onto Carroll Parkway,
Going up Carroll Parkway to College Ave
Turning left on College Ave
Going up College Ave to 2nd Street
Turning right on 2nd Street
Going up 2nd Street to North Bentz Street

Ending on North Bentz Street at Baker Park.

 

 

 

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The Maryland STEM festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics designed to advance STEM and STEAM education. Students have the opportunity to experience engineering, mathematics, science, and technology at work through curriculum provided by regional schools, colleges, and corporations. All events on focusedon advancing math and science and encouring students to pursue STEM or STEAM careers.