Welcome to the Town of New Market, Maryland

Since its humble beginnings more than 200 years ago, one thing remains the same about historic New Market, Maryland… It’s the one place you will always feel welcome.

New Market, Maryland is the colonial rest stop that hasn’t lost her historical perspective after all these years. And yet her eye is fixed on tomorrow’s horizons of balanced growth and continued harmony with the natural community landscape.


New Market named a Main Street Maryland Community

New Market — Thursday, November 1, 2018 — The State of Maryland recently announced the designation of the Town of New Market as a Main Street Maryland community. New Market is one of 30 Main Streets statewide and part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

“New Market is pleased to receive this distinction,” said Winslow F. Burhans, Mayor of New Market. “Becoming a Main Street opens additional opportunities for our Town and local businesses giving us priority for future state grant opportunities and a statewide presence. We’re excited about the future and open for business!”

“I’m delighted New Market has become a Main Street Maryland,” stated Patricia L. Faux, New Market’s Town Planner. The program “entailed approximately three years of dedicated effort to meet requirements.”

Becoming a Main Street Maryland is the latest achievement in New Market’s revitalization efforts and will continue the renewal of its historic downtown district. Partnering with local businesses, the New Market Civic Partnership, the New Market Green Team and Special Events Committee in promoting activities ranging from Community Supported Agriculture programs to bi-monthly events celebrating New Market’s rich history such as Founder’s Day, Harvest Festival and 5k Fighter Run, and the upcoming Christmas in New Market.

New Market, founded in 1793, is growing as a commercial and tourist destination with an array of unique shops, dining, and entertainment establishments. Recent businesses who have opened include Peridot, a gift shop and wellness space; The Derby Restaurant & Bar – bringing a

unique and flavorful spin on local favorites, crafted with fresh regional produce and high-quality ingredients; and the anticipated opening on November 10th of Cuppa Love Teashop – carrying teas from around the world and tea accessories.

For more information about the Town of New Market, please visit www.townofnewmarket.org.


For more information on the Main Street Maryland Program:


For more information, press only:

Maria Dalton
(301) 865-5544 mariatownofnewmarket@gmail.com

New Market Civic Partnership Marketing & Branding Report

Dear New Market Resident –  To view the recently completed Marketing and Branding Report please click here.