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8 Things to Do Over the July 4th Weekend

While most traditional Fourth of July fireworks and festivals are officially canceled this year, there are still plenty of activities happening all weekend long in Montgomery County, Maryland. From Fridays on the Farm to live musical experiences we’ve pulled 8 things to do over the July 4, 2021 holiday weekend.

Indulge in a Crab & Barbeque Feast

Fridays at the Farm are back at Smokey Glen Farm! Enjoy a feast of crabs, shrimp, chicken and ribs with all the sides you could dream of. Bring the family for an evening of horseshoes, mini golf and playground fun. Can’t get out to the farm? Create your own crab feast at home!

Sip, Savor Explore along the Tastemakers Trail

Montgomery County Tastemakers are brewing, fermenting, distilling and roasting some of the best local libations in the state of Maryland! Add a few stops to your weekend itinerary. Download your craft pass to check-in at participating locations to redeem discounts and earn rewards.

 Dine Outdoors at rio

Create a relaxing evening with someone special. Dine al fresco at one of your favorite lakefront patios and watch local favorite bands at Lakefront Live on the Boardwalk Stage.

Take the Kids to the Circus

The Circus is coming to town! Enjoy one of the oldest family traditions and head to Garden Bros Nuclear Circus at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds.

Enjoy Live Music at The Patio Stage at Strathmore

Described by The New Yorker as “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters,” Dar Williams songs illuminate topics like gender roles, religion, anti-commercialism, and adolescence. With razor sharp wit she bares her soul and leads listeners on a journey inward to uncover their own truths.

Paint the City Red, White & Blue

Celebrate America’s independence with the City of Gaithersburg’s Red, White & Blue Weekend. Patriotic-themed activities, a cooking demonstration, an outdoor movie, community chalk projects, and more will take place July 1 -4.

Take a Dip at a Montgomery County Public Pool

If you’re looking for a place to cool off all weekend long, we’ve got you covered. There are seven outdoor public pools and a collection of indoor swim centers conveniently located throughout the county.

Have a MoCo Eats Picnic in the Park

Grab your favorite takeout and find the perfect picnic spot. Search for a participating park in your area and find nearby restaurants using the MoCo Eats Guide.

Find more things to do in Montgomery County on our events calendar!