The Leonardtown Business Association and the Commissioners of Leonardtown welcome you to join us from for shopping, dinner, drinks and dessert on First Friday, April 1st, 2022!

Restaurants will be open for dining both inside and outside and also for convenient order pick-ups/ take-out. Many shops, stores, and galleries will also be open late for extended hours.

Also featured will be the audience participation Drum Circle from 6-7 PM and the Drumline performances event from 7-8 PM hosted by the SoMar Drummers and St. Mary’s County Arts Council.

  • Antoinette’s Garden – Gourmet Coffee & Wine Cafe, open late on First Fridays! Check their FB page for special events.
  • North End Gallery – open for a spectacular all-member show title Emergence, open March 29th thru May 1st. Art & Wine Reception from 5 to 8 PM.
  • Old Jail Museum – will be hosting free tours from 10 AM to 7 PM, the Leonardtown Visitors Center is also located at the museum.
  • Port of Leonardtown Winery – live music w/ Justin Allen from 5:30 to 8:30 PM! Food truck will also be there! See their website for details.
  • The Rex – check their FB page for updates!
  • Social Coffeehouse – Coffee, Espresso, Cocktails & more! Check their FB page for news about First Friday happenings!
  • Shepherd’s Old Field Market will be offering a variety of shopping opportunities from over 80 different stores and services. Be sure to visit the Brudergarten while you are there!
  • Spice Studio – will host the Spice Wellness Revolution free community event from 4 to 7 PM, Facebook event details here.
  • St. Mary’s County Arts Council – The National Arts Honors Society (NAHS) at St. Mary’s Ryken will bring art and creativity to the community by having a showing of the artwork from Ryken students at St. Mary’s County Arts Council. The show will run through the month of April with an Opening Reception on First Friday, April 1st from 5 to 8 PM
  • The Yellow Line – First Friday Art Projects! Make your own Jeweled Egg Project, just $10, make there or take to go from 6 to 8 PM, details here.

Make it an overnight stay at The Inn at Leonardtown, newly renovated and located in Downtown!

Check the “Leonardtown First Fridays” Facebook page for details about specific events in Downtown and beyond as there are too many to list here, we look forward to seeing you on April 1st.

Also check out Visit Leonardtown MD for a full list of local businesses and restaurants!

Contact info: email Jen Stotler at or call (301) 247-7611. #LeonardtownFF

A note of appreciation to the Town of Leonardtown, the Commissioners of Leonardtown, LBA business members, the First Friday volunteers, and Platinum Sponsors (Berskshire Hathaway/ McNelis Group Properties, The County Times, Leonardtown Chevy Buick GMC, Marrick HomesQuality Built Homes, and Visit St. Mary’s) who all helped to make this yet another wonderful community event!

Please check w/ individual businesses re: any changes in their schedule of events, closures in the case of inclement weather and for COVID-19 policies. Best efforts are given for accuracies of info above however at times plans may change, please contact the listed businesses directly with any specific questions.

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