Things to Do In Montgomery County Blog

October is for Beer Lovers!

October in Montgomery County is buzzing with free festivals every weekend! Many communities in our area hold Oktoberfests, a local version of the famous fall festival held each year in Munich, Germany. Oktoberfest is a family fun event focused on German beer, food, music and dancing. Here is your guide to the upcoming beer festivals in Montgomery...

Fall Bucket List 2014!

There’s always so many events and things to do in the Fall in Montgomery County! The following fall festivals are “don’t miss” events, offering great food, music and live entertainment for the whole family. Trucktoberfest is a food truck and craft beer festival. The free festival features DMV food trucks; a craft beer garden hosted by...

Dining With Friends

A Guide to Good Grub Outside of Washington, DC

In the surrounding areas of our nation’s capital, Montgomery County, MD has seen an influx of great restaurants offering delectable dishes that hold their own against the popular restaurants of Washington, DC.  Just a short Metro ride from DC, Montgomery County boasts an array of restaurants from Thai food to Spanish tapas, proving that you...

New Venues in Montgomery County

EVEN HOTELS Visitors to Rockville, Maryland will now be able to maintain their healthy and active lifestyle when traveling for business or pleasure with the grand opening of the EVEN Hotel, the first of its kind in the world. Opening in Summer 2014 , the hotel is designed to enable guests to stay on track...

Photo Contest

Be a tourist in your own town. Enter your photos now in the Visit Montgomery Photo Contest! This photo contest is sponsored by Visit Montgomery to showcase everything our county has to offer visitors and residents alike. Each photo submitted has the chance to be used in various Visit Montgomery publications and on www.VisitMontgomery.com, to...

Labor Day Weekend 2014

Labor Day Art Show: August 30, 2014 – September 1, 2014 Visit the Labor Day Art Show in the Spanish Ballroom 12 – 6 p. m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The exhibition will feature the work of more than 250 artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. The show will include works in a wide range of...

Brookeville, MD: U.S. Capital for a Day

As the British burned the capital in 1814, refugees from Washington D.C. and Georgetown fled to Brookeville, a small town in upper Montgomery County, Maryland – approximately 18 miles north of D.C. President James Madison spent two nights in Brookeville as he sought refuge at the Market Street home of Postmaster Caleb Bentley, known today...

Summer is biking in Montgomery County

Bicyclists are out and about, taking advantage of Montgomery County’s robust number of bike trails. With the weather improving, bicyclists are out and about, taking advantage of Montgomery County’s robust number of trails and routes. To make it easier for residents and visitors to plan a ride, the county has published a Bikeways Map, a...

Summer County Classics

Classic summer fun: Montgomery County’s family-friendly events Montgomery County, Maryland holds numerous festivals all year long. The following spring and summer events are county classics: HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS The Hometown Holidays is Rockville’s premier event and one of the DC areas best music festivals. This year’s event features five stage of music with more than 30...

Montgomery County, Maryland Hollywood Stars

Famous Faces

These Hollywood stars grew up in Montgomery County! Michael Ealy Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland Michael Ealy is an actor best known for his roles in Barbershop, its sequel Barbershop 2: Back in Business, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Seven Pounds, For Colored Girls, Underworld: Awakening,...