Things to Do In Montgomery County Blog

Cherry Blossom Festival

Join the Nation’s Greatest Springtime Celebration! The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade is one of Washington, DC’s largest public events of the year, drawing about 100,000 spectators from around the world. The parade combines wonderful entertainment for the whole family including decorated floats, gigantic colorful helium balloons, marching bands, clowns, horses, antique cars, military and...

St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Here is your guide for events and places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2015 in Montgomery County, MD! Celebrate the luck of the Irish at these events and locations. Enjoy this pot of gold and an early Happy St. Patty’s Day! Events! 15th Annual Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade @ RIO Washingtonian, Gaithersburg Due to inclement weather...

Spring Events 2015

Don’t miss these top spring events and things to do in Montgomery County, Maryland! Dozens of events are held this time of year throughout the county, including cultural events, craft festivals, parades and more. Check back often to find more information and events for Spring 2015! St. Patrick’s Day Parade Due to the rain and...

Cynthia Younes, Sales Manager

Get to Know Cynthia Q. What makes Montgomery County a unique destination? We are unique metropolitan area rich with history, arts and over 900 restaurants in our county alone. Q. If a visitor could only go to one place in Montgomery County, where would that be? I would have a Visitor go see Pike &...

Outdoor Winter Activities

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this Groundhog Day and predicts six more weeks of winter! Here are 5 outdoor activities in Montgomery County that you can enjoy this winter. 1. C&O Canal During the winter months, visitors may enjoy snowshoeing, sledding, cross-country skiing, and hiking at the C&O Canal. The C&O Canal has 184.5 miles of...

Black History Month Events

The month of February is dedicated to remembering the contributions of African Americans in the United States with numerous events and cultural programs. Here are some special events in Montgomery County, Maryland highlighting and recognize the history of Black Americans during Black History Month. Please check back often as more events are added.  Free Guided...

Romantic Spots in Montgomery County

There are places in this world that inspire us to fall in love. A perfect romantic escape is closer than you think. In preparation for Valentine’s Day, we’re listing the following places in Montgomery County that will set the mood for a romantic stroll. 1. RIO Washingtonian Take a romantic walk around the lakeside at RIO Washingtonian Center....

15 Things to Look Forward to in 2015

THERE’S plenty TO SEE AND DO IN 2015! Discover 15 reasons why Montgomery County is a must visit destination this year. Located only 10 minutes from Washington D.C., 32 miles from Baltimore, 145 miles from Philadelphia and 122 miles from Richmond, the gateway to the nation’s capital is buzzing with exciting events making Montgomery County a...

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, kicks off the beginning of the holiday shopping season! Many retailers in Montgomery County open their doors very early with extended hours to attract shoppers with special offers and bargain prices for one day only. Below are the advertised hours for Black Friday for some of...