Businesses

Historic Sykesville is proud of its Old Towne America flavor. We have taken great strides to maintain that Old Towne charm and hospitality. Come visit for the day and enjoy all that Sykesville has to offer the whole family. Once you do, we’re sure you’ll want to come back.

 


 

Restaurants & Cafes

Big Belly Deli: Large sandwiches served on homemade bread. Soups, salads, homemade desserts. Just off Main Street at 887 Sandosky Rd.
E.W. Becks Pub: Hometown tavern featuring craft beers & cocktails, burgers, crab cakes, dinner salads & more, locally sourced ingredients, seasonal menu changes.  Open for Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch. Outdoor Patios. Dine-In, Carry-out & Curbside.
Firehouse Creamery: Farm-to-table South Mountain Creamery. ice cream, milk, cream, butter, eggs, cheese, and holiday dairy specialties. Locally sourced goods including bakery desserts, breads, spices, honey, coffee beans, granola, spreads, cooking oils, and sauces. All natural, farm fresh, local meat. Outdoor patio.
Patapsco Distilling Co.: The Patapsco Distilling Company will soon bring to Maryland small batch of premium spirits, hand-made from Maryland-grown grains. We produce a variety of spirits.
The Local Motive: Familiar faces Colleen, Tyler, and Mike Wittig are incredibly Syked to share cocktails, beer, wine, and light fare with you in this comfortable and familiar space.
The French Twist Cafe: Coffee, Crepes, and Conversation… We aspire to share the joys of specialty coffee and authentic French cuisine in a unique and comfortable environment.
Sweet Simplici-Tea & Bakery: Tea room serving homemade scones, sandwiches, salads, and soups. The bakery serves cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. Take-out or dine-in. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.
Sykesville Station: “Bringing a Little bit Nashville to Sykesville.” Serving southern-inspired concept lunch, dinner, and Sunday Brunch. Live music, and outdoor waterfront seating.
7556 Main Street Bistro: the Bistro in historic downtown Sykesville is open for lunch, dinner & Sunday Brunch with some fantastic menu items as well as a beer & wine menu available at tables in the restaurant or at the bar. Keith Watson owned & operated the successful Dandelion Bistro Restaurant in Glenelg for years, with clients driving from all over Howard County, Carroll County, and other areas of Maryland to enjoy top-quality food & service. Keith has now relocated and opened his newest restaurant on Main Street in Historic Downtown Sykesville.


 

Shopping

A Likely Story Bookstore: A Likely Story Bookstore: Carroll County’s only independent bookstore. Eclectic mix of books, including hardcovers, paperbacks, new, and used books in all genres.
Be Blends Collective: Natural handmade bath, body, and home products, hand-poured soy candles, aromatherapy jewelry, and other local artisanal gifts.
BotaniGal: A unique and affordable houseplant boutique specializing in all things houseplant while providing horticulture therapy services to the community.
Charlie Joe’s Clothing: Superior service, personalized attention.
We started with the simple idea of bringing the best from us to you. From our founder to our front-line workers, we put lots of love and careful thought into all we do. We hope you enjoy all we have to offer, and share the experience with others.
Cowboys & Angels: Shabby chic western gifts and accessories.
Farm and Home Services/Southern States: Outdoor items, gifts, bird and animal supplies, and lawn equipment.
Happy Kids Co.: A modern children’s boutique. Favorite trendy, handmade brands from around the world- brands, along with their own screen-printed tee line. Mom-run business located in the Carriage house shopping center.
Georgie Lu’s Children Consignment: Offers new and “gently used” children’s clothing/toys/equipment as well as maternity apparel.
Gypsy Systers: Hand-crafted art, home décor, candles, and jewelry, plus their own line of earth-friendly mineral make-up called GypsySol
Revive & CompanyA charming home interiors boutique specializing in refined accent furniture, stylish interiors, and exquisite gifts for those with discerning taste.  Visit us to experience friendly, courteous customer service in a welcoming atmosphere. Click here for our website.
Sykesville Pottery & Art Center: Paint your own pottery, Pottery Wheels, Glass fusing, Canvas Painting, Wine and paint, Silver Clay, and many other wonderful things to do.
The Vine On Main Street: Mix and Match imported beers, wine, and gifts. Free wine tastings, and outdoor seating.
Tidal Salt: Tidal Salt curates fun, beautiful things for you to enjoy. This space is my mini-Rose Apothecary, filled with hand-selected, locally-made apparel and gifts. Whenever possible, Jenn sources from other women-owned businesses and is committed to supporting fellow makers. Tidal Salt builds community. Whether online or at our shop on Main, I strive to create a place where like-minded women can come together to lift one and other up.  You are always welcome here – just as you are.
Tri Sport Junction: A sports shop focusing primarily on fulfilling triathlon-based needs, this recently-opened establishment has everything from apparel to nutrition supplements and more.
Unwined: Handcrafted soy wax scented candles using recycled wine bottles, gifts, locally produced art pieces, jewelry & more. Featured on the 2012 CMA Awards.

 

Salons & Spas

Headmasters: Grooming Salon for men.
Hair by Samsara: Hair, waxing, and lash extensions.
The Natural Aesthetic Medspa: Facial aesthetics, medical aesthetics, and skin care products in historic downtown Sykesville.
True Colors: Don’t spend a fortune to look like a million… Hair, Makeup, Waxing.


 

Health & Wellness

Arnold Physical Therapy: Arnold Physical Therapy:  A home-based concierge-style physical therapy practice providing skilled care for female health issues (post-partum, pre and perinatal issues), pelvic floor, spine pain, and headaches.  We utilize techniques such as craniosacral, visceral, and muscle energy.  Professional care for unique problems with a personal touch.
Branches of Yoga: A small yoga studio that offers a variety of classes and levels throughout the week and will continue to add classes as needed.
Pin It Up Acupuncture: Pin IT Up Acupuncture is a boutique-style Acupuncture and Holistic Wellness Studio located in Historic Downtown Sykesville Maryland on Main Street.
Points In Balance AcupuncturePoints in Balance Acupuncture is the practice of Mikahla Insalaco Jestes, M.Ac. L.Ac. Mikahla offers support to both people and animals through Acupuncture and Aroma Acupoint Therapy.
Sykesville Therapy/Anchor Therapy: Serving children, adolescents, and adults. We offer a range of theories and techniques from behavior modification, play therapy, and family systems to cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and reality therapy.
The Counseling Renaissance: At The Counseling Renaissance, we support the fair and equal treatment of all people. Our counselors are dedicated to supporting the human rights and wellness of all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, culture, physical ability, age, sexual or affectional identity, religion, nationality, socioeconomic status, or political affiliation. All people who come to us for help will receive the same exemplary care. We are proud to serve our community members.


 

Lodging

The Inn at Norwood: Built in 1906 by the architect J.H. Fowble, the Inn at Norwood is a Colonial Revival home retaining much of its original charm and offers an atmosphere of warmth, tranquility, and elegance.


 

Other Businesses

Printers

Consolidated Graphics: Printing and graphic design including banners, labels, posters, business cards, etc. Also custom products such as hats, calendars and drinkware.
Omni Computer Services, Inc.: Provides commercial printing, fundraising, direct mail, and graphic design services. Located off of Main Street at 7501 Village Road.

Services

A.L. Howes Insurance: Personal or Commercial Auto, Home Owners’, Business, and Life Insurance.
Elaine Gossage Agency – State Farm Insurance: Insurance services including auto, motorcycle, rv insurance, fire insurance, life insurance, and health insurance.
Barrier-Free Life Skills & Social Studio:The Life Skills & Social Studio is a place for neurodiverse adults 18+ to enhance their life skills and social skills through an integrated-arts model with a focus on interpersonal interaction, authentic practice, and group collaboration.
Hammond Law, LLC: We are specialists in Elder Law, providing all-encompassing Medicaid, Estate Planning, Probate, and Guardianship services.
Puckett & Sturgill Financial Group – LPL Financial Advisors: We are a team of independent financial advisors who apply a holistic perspective and take a personalized approach to financial planning and wealth management. By understanding your specific needs and desires, our team is able to design a plan that aligns with your personal values and financial objectives.​​​

Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Sat
2023
12:00 pm 2023 Cocoa Crawl @ Main Street Sykesville
2023 Cocoa Crawl @ Main Street Sykesville
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2023 Cocoa Crawl @ Main Street Sykesville
Join us Saturday, February 25th, from 12 PM – 4 PM for the 2023 Sykesville Main Street Cocoa Crawl!   Presented by the fabulous merchants of Main Street. Purchase a collectible Sykesville Main St cocoa … Continue reading 2023 Cocoa Crawl
May
6
Sat
2023
12:00 pm Sykesville Art & Wine Festival @ Sykesville Main Street
Sykesville Art & Wine Festival @ Sykesville Main Street
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sykesville Art & Wine Festival @ Sykesville Main Street
  Sykesville Art & Wine Festival, on Saturday, May 6, 12 to 4 pm Event Details: Mark your calendar for our annual journey around the world of wines at the Sykesville Art & Wine Festival … Continue reading Sykesville Art & Wine Festival
May
21
Sun
2023
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
May 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2023 season! The 2023 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
May
28
Sun
2023
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
May 28 @ 9:00 am – Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2023 season! The 2023 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
Jun
4
Sun
2023
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2023 season! The 2023 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
French Twist Cafe

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