The Town of Poolesville sponsors the following annual events!

The Big Flea

  • Whalen Commons
  • June 24, 2017
  • 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Click here for vendor application
The Big Flea

Richard S. McKernon Youth Fishing Tournament

  • May 13, 2017
  • 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Held at Stevens Park Pond off of Seneca Chase Park Road.
All youths between the ages of 6 and 16 are invited to come on out and "catch some fun". Cost is $1.00 and the event is held rain or shine.

Congratulations to our 2016 winner, Brody Leibrand with a 21 inch Channel Catfish!
Click here for registration forms
Fishing Tournament


  • Whalen Commons
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
BBQ - Beer - Blues

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Spring Fest Wine Tent

Poolesville Skate Contest

  • Saturday, June 17, 2017
  • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Registration begins at 9:30 am
  • Dr. Dillingham Park
    19701 Wootton Ave.


  • 10 and Under
  • 11 to 15
  • 16 to 19
  • 20 and Up
  • Women's

Additional Information

  • One minute runs
  • Group Skates
  • Lots of Prizes!


Skate Contest

Stevens Park Summer Recreation Program

Camp Information

Camp Peg Toss

Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

Join our community in celebrating our national patriotism on the Polo Grounds off of Hughes Road! There will be music, food, fireworks and fun!
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Poolesville Day

  • September 16, 2017
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Don't miss this Poolesville tradition! Join family and friends along Fisher Avenue and in Whalen Commons to enjoy musical performances, arts and crafts vendors, food and beverages, kids activities, livestock displays, skateboarding demos, and an antique car show!

Visit the official website.
Poolesville Day

WUMCO Walk & Oktoberfest

        October 21, 2017 
         12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Join us in supporting WUMCO - We'll have a WUMCO Walk, Kid's Costume Parade, Pumpkin Painting, Scarecrow Making, Beer & Wine Garden, Bands, German Food and much more.  Community Scarecrow contest winners will also be announced. 
 WUMCO Walk Registration Form
 Sponsorship Form 
 Vendor Application  
Basket Donation Form
  • October 31st
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Little goblins & ghouls can prowl the streets of Poolesville in search of goodies from participating homes and businesses between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.Please only visit homes where the porch lights are on!
Trick or Treat

Holiday Lighting Contest
Judging takes place the 3rd weekend in December. All homeowners and merchants in the Poolesville town limits are invited to "deck their halls" and show their holiday spirit. The rules for the competition are available online (PDF).

For homeowners we have 3 categories:
  • Contemporary
  • Townhouse
  • Traditional
One business will also be chosen as most appreciated.

Fisher Avenue will be the dividing line with 1 winner from each category selected from each side of town.

2016 Holiday Winners

  • Dana Mowell - Town Home
  • Richard & Chrystal Scheetz - Town Home
  • Mike  & Barbara Greene - Traditional
  • Brooks & Maggie Martin - Traditional
  • Mark & Jennifer Kasten- Contemporary
  • Jason & Ashley Elliott- Contemporary
  • Drs. Pike & Valega - Business
 The town wishes to thank everyone who participated in this year's contest. Your holiday efforts helped turn Poolesville into a Winter Wonderland!

Holiday Lighting Ceremony

  • Whalen Commons
  • Friday, December  1, 2017
  • 6 p.m.
Join us as Whalen Commons is transformed into a Winter Wonderland.

The festivities begin at 6 p.m. Visit Santa's Workshop, Climb aboard the Holiday Express for a trip around the Commons, enjoy live musical and dance performances.

Ice Sculptures

View amazing Ice Sculptures created by Joseph Stebbing!


Be a part of the true meaning of the holidays by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to support WUMCO. Toys will be distributed to local children in need.


Refreshments available to purchase include:
  • Country ham sandwiches
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Homemade soups
Ice Carving