Join our community in celebrating our national patriotism on the Polo Grounds off of Hughes Road! There will be music, food, fireworks and fun! Click here for more information
September 17, 2022
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!
Join in the fun and bring a scarecrow to life on Whalen Commons! Create your own unique individual or family-friendly scarecrow, or a scarecrow representing your business or organization. Scarecrows will be on display from October 9 through November 2 and voting will take place on Poolesville's WUMCO Walk & Harvest Fest facebook page. Prize for Individual/Family category is a $100.00 gift certificate to a local business of your choice. Prize for business/organization is a free 1/2 page ad in the Monocacy Monocle. REGISTER HERE
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!
Holiday Lighting Contest
Judging takes place the 3rd week 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:
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.
2021 Holiday Winners
James Poore - Town Home
Ben & Maureen Gilli - Town Home
James & Meg Oberman - Traditional
Julian Gabbard - Traditional
Paul & Chrissie Harney- Contemporary
Thomas & Lisa Greene- Contemporary
Rebecca Munster Designs - Business
The town wishes to thank everyone who participated in this year's contest. Your holiday efforts helped turn Poolesville into a Winter Wonderland!