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Heritage Days 2017

What to Do This Weekend: June 23-25

It’s the week before the July 4th weekend. And like most weekends ahead of a major holiday, you probably think there’s not a lot going on. People are trying to wrap up loose ends at the office or stocking up for a long road trip. Local venues and restaurants are probably gearing up for the...

Fourth of July Fireworks

Montgomery County, Maryland has a variety of places to see fireworks for the Fourth of July. Most events are family-friendly and include live entertainment. Events are held on July 4th unless otherwise noted. All events are subject to weather conditions. Please check the websites below before attending. Summerfest at Bohrer Park Enjoy a lively street...

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Things to do this Summer

On top of all the events and festivals happening this summer throughout Montgomery County, we’ve put together our must-do activities of the season! Kick off your summer with these 7 activities you absolutely must try – just a few miles north of Washington, D.C. 1. HIKING Sugarloaf Mountain A post shared by Visit Montgomery (@visitmoco)...

Little Seneca Lake by vivitkavi

Father’s Day Weekend Fun: June 16-18

It’s Father’s Day weekend. And if you’re like the rest of us, you’re probably stumped on what kind of gift to get dad this year. Sure, you can buy him a “World’s Greatest Dad” mug, a new spatula for when he’s flipping burgers on the grill, or the ever-reliable necktie. Why not really make this...

Best Places to Cool Off

Beat the heat this summer! Check out our favorite spots in Montgomery County to cool off. Outdoor Swimming Pools Located around Montgomery County, locals and non-residents are welcome to use any of the seven outdoors pools. Every location is equipped with lap lanes and a tot pool. Our favorites include: The Martin Luther King, Jr....

Outdoor Weekend Festival

Top Outdoor Weekend Events: June 9-11

Did you know the phrase, “work hard, play hard,” can be traced all the way back to 1827? It’s a mantra that’s just as relevant today as it was then. And now that you’ve made it to the weekend – it’s time to put it in action. This weekend in Montgomery County, MD, we have...

outdoor Summer concert

Outdoor Summer Concerts 2017

Rock out to free outdoor concerts this summer! Check out these family friendly performances and listen to a variety of local bands and musicians. Free concerts are held in Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg and more cities throughout Montgomery County, Maryland. Summer Twilight Concert Series at Brookside Gardens Join us on the lawn at Brookside...

Strawberry Festival

7 Events to Check Out This Weekend: June 2-4

Hard to believe, but it’s June already. That’s right – we’re officially halfway through 2017! As you let that sink in, don’t worry. There’s still plenty of time to make this a memorable year, especially now that summer’s here. And we have plenty of events and festivals going on this weekend in Montgomery County to...

Memorial Day Weekend

Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend 2017

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, we are reminded of those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. In addition to taking a moment of silence for those who have fallen, we should also celebrate their lives and the ultimate sacrifice they have made so that we may enjoy our freedoms. So...

Weekend Round Up - Festival

Weekend Round Up for May 19-21

If you’ve about had it with this heatwave we’re experiencing in Montgomery County, you’ll be happy to hear we won’t be dealing with record-breaking temperatures this weekend. Albeit cloudy, the weather will settle back to normal for this time of year, with lows in the 50s and highs in the 70-72 range. So give the...