Written by Collen DuBose

Located in the heart of McHenry, MD, Market Square, and the businesses within, are a spot of both convenience and comfort for both locals and visitors alike. Managed by Schurg Real Estate & Properties, this plaza boasts an array of businesses that cater to every need and desire, ensuring that your time spent at Deep Creek Lake is nothing short of fulfilling.

Shop n Save: Begin your day at Market Square by stocking up on essentials at Shop n Save. Open daily at 7 AM, this grocery store ensures you have everything you need for your vacation adventures.
According to James Hook, the store manager, “Market Square is a one-stop shop for all your vacation needs.”
Hours: Daily, 7 AM – 10 PM
Contact: (301) 387-2007

Bear Creek Traders: Step into Bear Creek Traders and immerse yourself in 9,000 square feet of shopping bliss. This establishment has everything from Deep Creek Lake Wear to souvenirs, clothing, toys, jewelry, and decor. A recent Facebook commenter raved about the friendly staff and incredible deals, making it the perfect spot for finding unique gifts and mementos.
Sherry Gosnell, a manager at Bear Creek Traders said the following, “We are having a Kick Off to Summer Promotion and we are offering special pricing on a Deep Creek Lake Hoody for $24.99 and a T-shirt for $9.99 while supplies last.”
Hours: Daily, 10 AM – 8 PM
Contact: (301) 387-8001

Bear Creek Coffee and Creamery: Need a pick-me-up? Look no further than Bear Creek Coffee and Creamery, where you can indulge in coffee, ice cream, baked goods, and a selection of breakfast items. Managed and staffed by Shop n’ Save, it’s the ideal spot to fuel up for a day of exploration.
Hours: Daily, 8 AM – 8 PM
Contact: (301) 387-8001

Perkins: Craving a hearty meal? Head to Perkins, the well-known restaurant chain offering breakfast all day, various menu options, free Wi-Fi, and more. With its convenient hours and diverse menu, Perkins has something for everyone.
Hours: Daily, 7 AM – 8 PM
Contact: (301) 387-5800

Mountain Flour Bakery: Satisfy your sweet tooth at Mountain Flour Bakery, where mouth-watering treats like pepperoni rolls, muffins, cookies, and cakes await. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a sweet treat, this bakery has you covered.
Hours: By appointment only
Contact: (240) 442-5354 or (301) 387-4075
While Schurg Real Estate & Properties manages the aforementioned businesses, Market Square also houses tenants that enhance the overall experience:

Deep Creek Salon and Massage: Treat yourself to a day of pampering at Deep Creek Salon and Massage. From hair services to massages, their professional and friendly staff will ensure you leave feeling rejuvenated and relaxed.
Tue & Thurs: 10 AM – 7 PM
Wed & Fri: 9 AM – 7 PM
Sat: 9 AM – 4 PM; Sun: Closed
Contact: (301) 387-5380

Tru South: Gear up for outdoor adventures at Tru South, an apparel store specializing in name-brand products. Whether you’re into fishing or simply enjoy the great outdoors, Tru South has everything you need to embark on your next expedition.
“I recommend Tru South to people visiting constantly because they carry worms and bait for fishing,” said Hook.
Contact: (240) 442-5441 • Website: trusouthinc.com

Bungalow Furniture: Elevate your vacation home with the help of Bungalow Furniture. With over 35 years of design experience, their expert team will assist you in creating a luxurious and inviting space where memories are made.
Hours: Tues – Sat, 11 AM – 6 PM
Contact: info@bungalowdeepcreek.com / (240) 442-5036

Ursus Americanus Trading Post: For unique and handcrafted furniture made from reclaimed barn wood, look no further than Ursus Americanus Trading Post. This family-owned business offers a range of products that add rustic charm to any home.
Hours: Tues & Wed CLOSED; Mon, Thurs & Fri 11 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM – 5 PM; Sunday 11 AM – 4 PM
Contact: (240) 442-7181

Market Square isn’t just a shopping plaza; it’s a destination where convenience meets relaxation. So whether you’re a local looking for your go-to spot or a tourist exploring the beauty of Deep Creek Lake, Market Square welcomes you with open arms. Discover the magic that awaits at Market Square, where every visit is an unforgettable experience.