30th Annual Poolesville Day Festival Will Have Parade with Two Grand Marshals, Largest EV Show on U.S. East Coast, Food, Music, Farm Animal Exhibits, Pony Rides

Outdoor Celebration of Western Montgomery County Town is Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 

WHEN: Saturday, September 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Rain or Shine 

WHAT: The Town of Poolesville, Maryland, is hosting its annual Poolesville Day in 2022. The day-long, outdoor celebration of the western Montgomery County, Maryland town, is the municipality’s largest community event and is open to all members of the public. See highlights of the day below.

WHERE: Whalen Commons, 19701 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837

COST: Free

Poolesville Day Highlights: 

  • 8:00 a.m. – 5k Charity Run/Walk sponsored by Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Monocacy Lions Club 
  • 8:15 a.m. – Poolesville Day VIP Breakfast (by invitation only; sponsored by the Town’s Fair Access Committee and Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce) 
  • 10:00 a.m. – Historic Poolesville Day Parade with Two Grand Marshals (Mr. Rande Davis and Dr. Amar Duggirala)
  • Day-long activities with 10,000+ attendees:
    • 100 vendors with local goods, foods
    • Largest Electric Vehicle Car Show on the U.S. east coast, Classic Car Show 
    • Family-friendly entertainment with farm animal exhibits, pony rides, amusement rides
    • Featured Main Stage bands: The Bad Influence Band with special guest Mary Shaver and KAROUSEL
    • Falcon Lane featuring local school groups supporting the award-winning Poolesville schools, including the top U.S.-ranked Poolesville High School
    • Community Health Clinic in Town hall (health screenings sponsored by Town and WUMCO)

For more information about Poolesville Day, visit www.poolesvilleday.com. Visit www.poolesvillemd.gov, call (301) 428-8927, and follow @Poolesville_MD on Twitter for year-round news.

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17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Now in its 17th year, the Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family-friendly street festival featuring 150+ renowned authors, poets, and literary organizations. Enjoy live music on five stages, special guest speakers, military veteran writers and comedians, poetry readings, cookbook demos, children's program, and much more.

Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895


Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

As the sun sets, get ready to groove to the infectious rhythms of Caribbean music. Feel the pulsating beats of reggae, soca, dancehall, and calypso, moving your body to the lively melodies. Live performances by talented musicians and performers will keep the energy high, ensuring a night of unforgettable entertainment.

Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.



2 NIGHT Camping packages available: RV/CAMPER $200 | TENTS $150 Starting on Friday May 17 @ 5pm | 30 RV SPACES | 30+ TENT SPACES



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