Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business!
Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace.
We will host up to 50 businesses at the 2nd annual event in Downtown Frederick, MD on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12:00-3:00 pm. We will be setting up along Carroll Creek, near the C. Burr Artz Library located at 110 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701.
Please note that due to restrictions children will not be able to sell edible items.
The fair is open to children 6 years old - 12th grade.
This event is sponsored by Acton Academy, the Acton School of Business, and the generous support of our donors and volunteers. We all believe that principled entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation.
This event is being coordinated by the Global STEM + AR Outreach Foundation, Inc, which mission is to promote awareness, stimulate interest, support, and make available engaging interdisciplinary activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Arts, and Reading.
Whether an entrepreneur is famous like Elon Musk or Oprah Winfrey or they are one of the thousands of unsung business owners across this country, these are the people who make sacrifices to innovate, create jobs and serve their communities.
Per the Health Department, Children can now sell prepackaged food such as chips, sodas, and water purchased at a reliable store such as "Costco, Sam's Club, or Walmart." Please note that the food can not be open and serve. It has to be handed packaged and sealed.