Here in Maryland’s Cultural Capital, diversity and inclusion are woven into the fabric of our communities. Throughout our thriving urban centers and along our rural escapes, explore Montgomery County, Maryland like never before.
Maryland's Cultural Capital
Montgomery County, Maryland puts endless art, entertainment, attractions, and some of the country’s most beloved historical sites right at your fingertips. There's something for everyone - with classic Maryland flavor.
With new and exciting culinary crossroads, rich history and outdoor adventures, Montgomery County is an iconic and unparalleled gateway to Washington, DC and just a short Metro ride away.
How Do You Like to Travel?
- Visiting DC
- Arts + Culture
- Eat + Drink
- History + Heritage
- Family Fun
- Local Life
- Weekend Getaways
- Road Trips
The District, Chocolate City, the Nation’s Capital – whatever you like to call it, Washington, DC is one of America’s top destinations.
Arts + Culture
Browse galleries filled with local and internationally renowned artists. Enjoy music and theater performances in both intimate and amphitheater-sized settings.
Eat + Drink
With over 1,000 restaurants across the Montgomery County, there’s an outstanding dining option for every day of the week.
History + Heritage
As one of Maryland’s oldest communities, Montgomery County is an ideal weekend destination for history buffs looking to see the past come to life.
From handmade jewelry to designer shoes, antique statement pieces to stylish handbags, Montgomery County is a shopper’s paradise.
Whether you’re just looking for a weekend getaway or planning that big annual vacation, load the kids in the van and get inspired with these fun family activities.
Home to many parks and trails, Montgomery County is a perfect place to spend the day outdoors.
Locals are fortunate enough to have a perfect mix of urban, city life and rustic, country fun. Montgomery County is the perfect place to experience all this and more!
Looking for a weekend getaway? Montgomery County is the place where you can really “choose your adventure!”
Montgomery County is the perfect destination for your group travel needs. Conveniently located to the Nation’s Capital; it comes as no surprise that the county welcomes thousands of groups each year including student groups, sports teams, faith-based and more.
Now in its 33rd year, the AFI Latin American Film Festival is one of North America's largest and longest-running showcases of Latin American cinema. With the inclusion of films from…Read More
Reception: Saturday, October 14, 3-5 PM Free and Open to the public Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10AM - 3PM In the solo exhibition titled “Elevation”, noted artist, Vian Borchert,…Read More
Featured in DC Theater Week. London, 1969. A brash young Australian named Rupert Murdoch approaches journalist Larry Lamb with a staggeringly ambitious proposition: to turn the struggling paper The Sun…Read More
Montgomery County Tastemakers are brewing, fermenting, distilling and roasting some of the best local libations in the state of Maryland! Spend the day exploring the local craft beverage scene along…Read More
Featured in DC Theater Week. With charm, wit, and heart, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown explores life’s big questions through the eyes of the Peanuts gang as they play…Read More
Eight regional artists have been selected as finalists for The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. The…Read More
August 23-October 22, 2023 Common Ground Gallery Using vernacular, ethnographic, and medical photographs from the early 20th century as source material, Deborah Grayson examines historical archives to trace Black women’s…Read More
August 23-October 22, 2023 Gibbs Street Gallery As an artist and archivist, 2023 VisArts Studio Fellow Joana Stillwell is always thinking about memory, perception, what stories get to be told,…Read More
August 30-October 29, 2023 Kaplan Gallery Curator’s Statement In acknowledgment of the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop, I’m thrilled to present LYRICS TO GO. This two-person exhibit locates the influence of hip hop…Read More
September 8–October 29, 2023 Concourse Gallery Artist’s Statement My artwork recognizes geometric perfection (sacred geometry) as the matrix of the cosmos. Since ancient times, perfect forms (circle, square, and…Read More
Glen Echo Park in Montgomery County, Maryland was once the premiere attraction in the Washington D.C. area as an amusement...Read More
Every year, the AFI Silver Theater & Cultural Center hosts the Latin American Film Festival. In its 34th year,...Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, we’re not talking about the holiday season (yet). We’re talking about...Read More
It’s that time of the year again. The leaves are starting to change. The air is getting crisp. And pumpkin-spiced...Read More
One town in Montgomery County, Maryland throws an annual shindig that welcomes more than 12,000 visitors to the Poolesville Day...Read More