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Rose Park Winter Market & Holiday Raffle

Saturday, December 9 at 2pm

Location: The basketball courts of Rose Park (26th and O St. NW, Washington, DC)

2:00PM – Winter Market Opens

3:00PM – Santa Arrives

4:00PM – Reindeer Dog Parade

5:00PM – Georgetown Gift Basket Raffle

Friends of Rose Park is thrilled to announce the Rose Park Winter Market! The market will be hosted on Saturday, December 9 . The market opens at 2 p.m. with a special visit from Santa at 3 p.m.! You may also dress your dog as a reindeer and bring them to our Puppy Parade at 4 p.m.!

Join us to celebrate the season! Complete your holiday shopping, while supporting local crafts and food vendors!

Email [email protected] for more information.

See you there!

PS: Don’t forget to enter our Georgetown Gift Basket Raffle. Proceeds benefit Friends of Rose Park. Scan the QR Code below or click the button.

5 Tickets for $20

Winner announced at 5pm on Dec 9 at the Winter Market

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Fall Gala & Fundraiser: Covert Cocktails

Thu, October 5, 2023

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

2706 Olive St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

Please join us for a rare and memorable evening in support of Rose Park.
Friends of Rose Park is excited to announce its fall gala and fundraiser, “Covert Cocktails” at the former Olive Street home of Julia Child. We welcome you to join us for an exciting evening featuring a book signing by New York Times bestselling author Jennet Conant, whose book “A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS,” chronicles the early life of Julia & Paul Child in the Office of Strategic Services–the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency.

Nicholas Reynolds, former director of the CIA Museum will answer questions about the OSS
Catering by Occasions (libations include some of Julia & Paul’s favorite cocktails)
Live music featuring Eric Abalahin of the Capital Wind Symphony

Please join us for a rare and memorable evening in support of Rose Park.

FRP is deeply grateful for your continued support and the generosity of Jennifer Bisceglie and Bob Brese for opening up their historic home in support of FRP and its mission.

*Friends of Rose Park Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to the support of Rose Park and its community.

All donations are welcome and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID# 52-1951376.

For questions or additional info, contact an Friends of Rose Park at [email protected]

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Rose Park Farmers Market – Opening Day May 3rd

Join us for the opening day of the Rose Park Farmers Market on Wednesday, May 3rd from 3pm – 7pm at 26th & O Street NW, DC.

Your favorite local vendors return to Rose Park!

Featuring Quaker Valley, Lobster Maine-ia, The Pork Stork, Anchor Nursery, 1310 Kitchen, and more!

(See below for full vendor list)

Email [email protected] for more information.

See you at the park!

Date: Wednesdays, May 3rd (Opening Day) – October
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Location: Rose Park: 26th & O St. NW, Washington DC

For questions or additional info, contact an Friends of Rose Park market manager at [email protected]

Click to scroll down to the Events Calendar.

Farmers Market

When: Wednesdays, 3pm-7pm, May 3 through October
Where: 2600 O St North West, Washington, DC 20007

Contact: Farmers Market Manager, [email protected]

2023 Vendors:

Market Vendors Map – 2021

See the list of vendors and their location below. Click here to download the FRP Farmers Market Vendors Map for 2021.

See you in the park!

Friends of Rose Park Farmers Market Map for Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Click here to download the FRP Farmers Market Vendors Map for Wednesday, April 28th, 2021.

Farmers Market Safety Protocol

The RPFM team is monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak as it continues to develop. We have received approval from the city to operate with physical-distancing requirements. Click to view documentation for continued market operation for the season.

Following Mayor’s Order 2020-058 and other guidance from DC government, the RPFM is operating with the following requirements.

All customers must:

  • Wear a mask or mouth covering;
  • Only send one family member from each household to the market;
  • Leave pets at home;
  • Keep proper distance from food displays and surfaces and follow social distance requirements;
  • Avoid entering if they are exhibiting a symptom of any transmissible infectious disease such as a cough, fever, and running nose or have a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis;
  • Maintain six (6) feet of distance from each other person;
  • Cough or sneeze away from other people and into a tissue or one’s elbow or sleeve and immediately dispose of the tissue in a safe manner;
  • Not shake hands or engage in any other unnecessary physical contact;

Vendors have agreed to follow Mayor’s Order 2020-058, including to:

  • Limit operations to only allow “grab and go” type purchasing;
  • Place all products behind a rope, table, or other barrier and prohibit customers from touching products before purchase;
  • Not accept cash payments; and
  • Eliminate all on-site food preparation.

Winter Market

When: Wednesdays, 3pm-7pm, Nov 18 through Dec 23
Where: 2600 O St North West, Washington, DC 20007

Contact: Farmers Market Manager, Allister Chang


Summer Concerts

When: Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where: 26th & O Streets NW
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Holiday Events

When: Seasonal; December & January
Where: Location to be determined
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Special Events

When: See calendar or schedule one!
Where: 26th & O Streets NW
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Movie Nights in the Park

When: Summer; exact time to be determined
Where: 26th & O Streets NW
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Tennis Events

When: Kohut Classic Doubles Tournament: March 25th & 26th
Where: 26th & O Streets NW
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Host an Event

If you wish to hold on event on DPR-managed land (softball field, basketball court, tennis courts, Recreation Center, playground areas at 26th / O Streets and Dumbarton St), please contact:

Permits Office, DC Department Parks and Recreation

3149 16th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20016


If you wish to hold an event on National Park Service land (North lawn - along P Street down to the Rock Creek Parkway and the South lawn - running along 27th Street between Dumbarton St at the North and M Street at the South), please contact:

The Office of the Superintendent, Rock Creek Park, National Park Service

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW

Washington, DC 20008



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