Frostburg, Maryland, to be Featured on UPtv’s “Small Town Christmas”

Allegany County Office of Tourism
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Cumberland, MD 21502

Frostburg, Maryland, to be Featured on UPtv’s “Small Town Christmas”

The Episode Will Debut at 9 p.m. Sunday, December 18 

Frostburg, Maryland (December 14, 2022) – As it has for the past 19 years, the town of Frostburg, Maryland, turned into a winter wonderland on December 3, for its annual Storybook Holiday event, which is hosted by both the Children's Literature Centre at Frostburg State University and the City of Frostburg. Highlights included appearances by Jack Frost, the hilarious Elf Olympics, Breakfast with the Elves, an Elf Workshop, a Holiday Market, and a parade starring Santa himself. If you missed this year’s festivities, the town and its beloved celebration will be featured on UPtv’s reality holiday special “Small Town Christmas,” a docuseries that pays tribute to small towns that celebrate the holidays in big ways. Frostburg’s episode will air as the Season 2 finale on Sunday, December 18 at 9 p.m. EST.

“Small Town Christmas” is hosted and executive produced by Megan Alexander, a national correspondent for “Inside Edition” and a bestselling author. Frostburg’s episode will highlight how the town celebrates the holiday season, including close looks at local businesses and attractions that make Frostburg what it is today. While the City of Frostburg and Storybook Holiday will be prominently featured, filming took place throughout Allegany County and included stops at McFarland Candies, the Princess Restaurant, Frostburg United Methodist Church, Main Street Books, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, and the Community Model Railroad Club.

FrostburgFirst, the city’s nationally accredited and designated Maryland Main Street Program is hosting a live community watch party of the show on Sunday, December 18 at City Place (located at 14 S. Water Street). The viewing party is free and open to the public with limited capacity. Entry will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 8:30 p.m., with the show airing at 9 p.m. EST. Participants can enjoy cookies and cocoa as part of the viewing experience.

Frostburg’s episode is set to re-air on Monday, December 19 at 6:30 a.m. Additionally, all four episodes of Season 2 will air from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 22.

UPtv is seen in nearly 60 million homes across the country and can be found on major cable providers as well as streaming services such as DirectTV Stream, Philo and Frndly. Visit for more information on how to watch the show.

Allegany County Tourism is responsible for bringing the show to Frostburg and coordinating the filming of the production.


Allegany County Tourism
Allegany County Tourism is the official tourism office for Allegany County, Maryland. Allegany County Tourism enhances the quality of life in Allegany County, Maryland, and strengthens destination awareness through promotion, development, and services that attract visitors to stay longer and spend more in our community. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging options, and community events can be found at Tourism supports 3,600 jobs in Allegany County, generating $183 million in visitor spending and $47 million in tourism tax revenues annually. Source: Tourism Economics