Holiday Lighting Ceremony

We hope you will join us for a modified version of our annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony.  


Friday, December 3rd 
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Join us in ushering in the holiday season as Whalen Commons is transformed into a winter wonderland! 

Bandshell Entertainment Schedule

    6:00 pm - DJ Val & Holiday Music
    6:30 pm - Santa Arrives!
    6;35 pm - PHS Poms performance
    6:45 pm - Official Tree Lighting by Commissioners  
    7:00 pm - JPMS Students Performance 
    7:15 pm -  The Night Before Christmas - Grace Sheppard
    7:30 pm -  Caroling led by Poolesville Methodist Church 

Town Hall Foyer


There will be no indoor activities this year.    

Whalen Commons

 Holiday Express Trackless Train 
 Ice Sculpting by Joe Stebbing
 Letters to Santa
 Tree Lighting at 6:45 pm
 WUMCO Toy Collection: Bring a new unwrapped toy

 We invite all children to bring an ornament they made at home to   hang on the tree in Santa's House for the month of December. 

Special appearance by Santa  

While Santa can't visit like he normally does, he will arrive on a Fire Truck and help the Commissioners light the Town Tree at 7 pm. 

Local Businesses


Visit local businesses for specials & treats, including Dua Coffee, a pop up coffee shop, at the old Watershed location.