Ultimate Guide to Fall Festivities in Montgomery County

Butler’s Orchard | Germantown, MD

It’s that time of the year again. The leaves are starting to change. The air is getting crisp. And pumpkin-spiced treats are popping up everywhere. That’s right – fall is here.

Fall is one of the best times of the year to enjoy the outdoors in Montgomery County, Maryland. From Oktoberfest to Film Festivals, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to festivals and events that showcase food, music and culture, all season long!


Oktoberfest at Silver Branch
Silver Branch Brewing Company | Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, September 14-Sunday, September 17

Needwood’s Octoberfest Beer Garden
Needwood Golf Course | Derwood, MD
Friday, September  16 – October 20

Ale Trail Oktoberfest
Rock Creek Regional Park | Derwood, MD
Saturday, September 24

7 Locks Oktoberfest
7 Locks Brewing | Rockville, MD
Saturday, September 24

Oktoberfest at Comus Inn
The Comus Inn | Dickerson, MD
September 21 – 25

Rocktobierfest | Rockville, MD

Rockville Town Center | Rockville, MD
Saturday, September 30

Pike & Rose | North Bethesda, MD
Sunday, October 1

City of Gaithersburg Oktoberfest
Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm | Gaithersburg, MD
Sunday, October 8

Cultural Festivals

Silver Spring Jazz Festival | Silver Spring, MD

Silver Spring Jazz Festival
Veterans Plaza | Silver Spring, MD
Saturday, September 9

17th Annual Salvadoran Festival
Montgomery County Fairgrounds | Gaithersburg, MD
Sunday, September 10

Tubman Day at Button Farm
Button Farm Living History Center | Germantown, MD
Saturday, September 16

Washington Ukrainian Festival
St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral | Silver Spring, MD
September 15-17

AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland

AFI Latin American Film Festival
AFI Silver Theatre | Silver Spring, MD
September 21 – October 11

Middle Eastern Festival
Ss. Peter and Paul Aniochian Orthodox Church | Potomac, MD
September 23 – 25

PanaFest: Pan African Festival USA
Veterans Plaza | Silver Spring, MD
Saturday, September 24

Festival de Ritmos Latinos (Latin Rhythms Festival)
BlackRock Center for the Arts | Germantown, MD
Sunday, October 1

Fall Festivals

Silver Spring Arts & Crafts End Of Summer Celebration
Veterans Plaza | Silver Spring, MD
Sunday, September 10

30th Annual Poolesville Day Festival
Fisher Ave, Pooleville, MD
Saturday, September 23

Locally Crafter Makers Market
Fenton St and Georgia Ave | Silver Spring, MD
Saturday, September 30

Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival
Butler’s Orchard | Germantown, MD
September 23 – October 29

The Fall Market at The Family Room
The Family Room | Laytonsville, MD
Saturday, September 23

Wheaton Arts Parade & Festival
Marian Fryer Town Plaza | Wheaton, MD
Sunday, October 15

Takoma Park, MD | Photo Credit: Sam Kittner

Takoma Park Street Festival
Carroll Avenue | Takoma Park, MD
Sunday, October 1

Countryside Artisans Fall Self-Guided Tour
Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve
October 7 – 9

Fall Fun at Rock Hill Orchard
Rock Hill Orchard | Mt Airy, MD
September 16 – October 22

Holiday Crafts & Treats Fair
Veterans Plaza | Silver Spring, MD
Sunday, October 30

For more festivals, events and things to do around Montgomery County, check out our Calendar of Events!