Montgomery County Blog

Weekend Events

Here is your local events weekend round up for January 13-16, 2017: Celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Here’s our weekend picks for your holiday weekend. CELEBRATE MLK DAY KING: A Filmed Record – Montgomery To Memphis MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 / 11 AM / AFI SILVER THEATER Special Features: Jan 16,...

Inauguration 2017

Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States on November 8, 2016. Witness the historical event in Washington, DC as the nation swears in the 45th President of the United States. The presidential inauguration will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017. Planning Ahead: Some street closures will begin...

Best of 2016

Check out our favorite moments around Montgomery County, Maryland in 2016! BEST OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN 2016 Remember the #Blizzard2016. Our area was covered with about 2 feet of snow! A photo posted by Visit Montgomery (@visitmoco) on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:46pm PST This year, the National Parks Service Celebrated their 100th birthday A...

Get Your Game On

Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you have an excuse to stay home. Here are our favorite bars to get your game on in Montgomery County. Hide out from the frosty winter air and play everything from cornhole and giant Jenga to games on a Super Nintendo. Brickside Food & Drink A photo posted...

Indoor Fun

Are you looking for fun things to do indoors in the Washington D.C. area? Here is our guide to the best indoor playgrounds & amusement centers for kids. Enjoy great indoor fun with friends and family at these locations in Montgomery County, Maryland! Dave & Busters Check out the new Dave & Busters in Downtown Silver...

December Events

12+ Best Events in December North of Washington, D.C. Check out these fun events to attend in December throughout Montgomery County, Maryland. Our events list is packed with all things holiday and cold weather, including the best light festivals, outdoor skate parties, Santa sightings and more! FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT THE WASHINGTON, D.C. TEMPLE December...

Holiday Happenings

Montgomery County has numerous events during the holiday season. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change, so please check the official website or call to confirm information. Don’t miss the following Holiday Happenings this season! Light Festivals Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens Make a new holiday tradition at the Garden of Lights...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day, which is celebrated November 11, is a holiday about honoring and thanking our country’s veterans. In Montgomery County we have 7 parks dedicated to honoring our veterans. ARMED FORCES MEMORIAL 31 South Summit Avenue Gaithersburg, MD Located near the Gaithersburg City Hall in the Concert Pavilion Park, this memorial was created in honor of...

November Events 2016

12 November Events to Attend Find things to do outside of Washington DC this November.  Emancipation Day Celebrations On November 1, 1864, Maryland freed by a new state constitution all those held in bondage within its boundaries. Join Montgomery Parks in celebrating Maryland Emancipation Day in our parks! Hike the Underground Railroad, tour 19th century log cabins,...

Halloween Weekend

Spend your Halloween weekend in Montgomery County. Enjoy a spooktacular time filled with laughs and screams of joy. There will be plenty of family fun events to get you in the spirit of things. First off, get your pumpkin at … Butler’s Orchard Pick a pumpkin; take a hayride; explore a hay maze; and enjoy crafts,...