Friday on the Commons
A Farmer's Market, Music and More!
19701 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville
June 15 through August 24
A great place for family and friends
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- Whalen Commons
19701 Fisher Ave.
Poolesville, MD 20837
- June through August
Poolesville's Friday on the Commons combines an old-fashioned Farmers’ Market with outstanding entertainment in a small town get together held every Friday at Whalen Commons in Poolesville, Maryland, in the heart of Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve.
Relax with Family & Friends
Friday on the Commons is a wonderful place to relax on Friday evening with family and friends. You can stop by for locally grown produce, fruits, cheese, and meats. Enjoy fresh baked goods. Pick up some handmade soap. Buy some locally made arts and crafts. Our music is world class, and each Friday on the Commons event is super fun and entertaining.
Dinner on the Commons
Make an evening of it! Bring your lawn chairs and Frisbees and have dinner on the Commons, or after you’ve done your shopping, stop by one of Poolesville’s many fine restaurants for dinner or drinks.
New to Poolesville
You haven’t been to Poolesville? Well come on out and enjoy this unique community event. We’re only a 20-minute drive from Frederick, Germantown, Gaithersburg and Potomac.
Produce & Fruits
- Hilton's Farm & Garden
- Kingsbury Orchard
- Persistence Farm
Meats & Cheeses
- Hilton's Farm & Garden
Breads, Jams & Honey
- Persistence Farm
- Move Well, Eat Better
- Cannon Apiary
Arts & Crafts
- Kaylie's Krafts
- The Stackery
- Pizza Brama
- La Strada
- Watershed Cafe
- Superstars Grille
- Holy Crepes
- Rosie's Kitchen
- Ben & Jerry's
- Kona Ice
The Dough Whisperer
Kickoff Event-Summer Carnival - 4:30 pm June 15th - Marks the kickoff of Friday on the Commons! Attend our Summer Carnival and you'll have a blast while supporting the Poolesville Elementary School PTA. The Commons will be jam packed with kids rides, food & artisan vendors, and kids entertainment!
We'll end the evening with a Lip Sync Battle!
Bark in the Park - 6:00 pm June 22nd - Sees the return of our wildly popular and entertaining Bark in the Park, Cute Dog Contest. You’ll definitely feel the energy and excitement at this event. DJ Val provides all the tunes! - Rescue groups are invited to participate. Dog Parade and musical chairs for dogs 7:00 pm - Kissing Contest - 7:15 pm - Cutest Dog Contest at 7:30 pm - Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 Registration forms available here. Kids inflatables and activities, farmers market and Food Trucks
Red, White, & Brews - 6:00 pm June 29th - We're feeling a bit patriotic! Join us in our beer & wine garden, we'll be serving up reds & whites, along with Barley & Hops brews and back by popular demand is Mindy Miller & the Chrome Tears from 6:00 to 7:30 pm! We'll have kids inflatables and activities, farmers market and Food Trucks! The Bandshell will be rocking to the sounds of The 19th Street Band from 7:30 - 9:30 - You don't want to miss it.
Wet, Wacky & Wild
- 6:00 pm July 13th - Let's beat the heat - Water slides, water balloons, squirt guns, ice cube melting contests, wacky hair contests and we'll finish off the evening by showing our first movie of the season Coco on the big screen at 8:30 pm!
Wine Down In The Park - 6:00 pm July 20th - Under the tent is where you'll find a variety of great wines and the cool sounds of No Stop Light from 6 to 7:30! We'll also have kids inflatables, a farmers market, and food trucks. We'll end the evening with Justin Trawick rockin the bandshell from 7:30 to 9:30.
May the Force Be With You! - 6:00 pm
July 27th - Bring your lightsaber and join us for Star Wars under the Stars - We'll have inflatables, costume contests, lightsaber battles and more.
Big Top Poolesville - 6:00 pm August 10th - We're turning the Commons into a Circus with inflatables, games, DJ Blake, petting zoo, and food trucks. We'll end the evening with "The Greatest Showman" on the big screen at 8:30 pm!
Suds & Soul - 6:00 pm August 24th - Join us on the Commons for our last hurrah! Barley & Hops returns with some great brews, we'll showcase some great local wine and dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Val from 6:00 to 7:30. Gina's Soul Party & The Souled Out Horns will take the stage at 7:30 to send summer out in style!
Contact with ConsumersThis is a great place to meet directly with your consumers. In 2016, our markets attracted between 300 and 500 people. Parking is easy, our fees our low, and our events are fun!
Interested in volunteering or participating in our events? Contact Cathy Bupp at 301-428-8927.