Category Archives: About Montgomery County

Montgomery County Farm Tour

Montgomery County, Maryland celebrates its agricultural heritage by promoting local farms and inviting visitors to explore 19 agricultural enterprises during the 29th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29. The Farm Tour and Harvest Sale is a self-guided event that promotes Montgomery County’s agricultural industry and generates awareness...

Spring is in Bloom at Montgomery Parks

It’s an iconic scene in Washington DC — blossoming cherry trees surrounding the Tidal Basin and national monuments. But with these great beauties come crowds, long lines and traffic. Did you know you can experience the glory of the cherry blossoms right here in Montgomery County? You can view over 300 cherry blossom trees in...

History of the Cherry Blossoms of Washington, DC

The rich history of the cherry blossom trees of our nation’s capital is a shining example of patriotism and international friendship. They are largely the product of Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (1856-1928); an avid writer, photographer, and geographer. She later became the first woman on the Board of Directors at the National Geographic Society. Her love...

Introducing Montgomery County’s First Brewery Tour!

Visit Montgomery has partnered with Maryland Brewery Tours to launch the first brewery tour in Montgomery County! The inaugural motor coach tour officially kicks off during Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month (aka FeBREWary) on Saturday, February 17 from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. The second tour is scheduled for St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, and...

Eight Ideas for Chocolate Lovers

If you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day every day in February, then Whole Foods Market has got you covered. Here are eight ideas that are sure to make you fall in love with chocolate all month long. 1: Chocolate Cashew Pie is truly unique. Melted dark chocolate coats the crust of the pie before the...

Montgomery County Fair

Things to do this weekend: August 11-13, 2017

Here’s our weekend itinerary for August 11-13 in Montgomery County, Maryland! The weekend is finally here and there’s plenty to do. Here’s what we recommend you do: Friday, August 11, 2017 Lunch Time: Enjoy a delicious lunch in Bethesda! A post shared by Visit Montgomery (@visitmoco) on Aug 10, 2017 at 8:28am PDT Enjoy a...

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Things to do this weekend: July 21-23

We know it’s hot out! But check out these outdoor festivals and events! Shark Week Family Fun Fest A post shared by Visit Montgomery (@visitmoco) on Jul 21, 2017 at 6:33am PDT Join our friends at Discovery Communications for a Free Family Fun Fest on Downtown Silver Spring’s Fountain Plaza on Friday, July 21 from 6-8pm. Lots...

Montgomery Beer Farm

Discover Montgomery County’s Breweries

Drink Local & Discover these Breweries EVERY BEER LOVER SHOULD TRY JUST OUTSIDE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Brookeville Beer Farm A post shared by Robby94LS (@robby94ls) on Mar 25, 2017 at 12:41pm PDT Brookeville Beer Farm is Montgomery County’s newest farm-brewery. Crops from this farm fuel Brookeville’s brewery and the excess ingredients from the brewery are recycled onto...

Events and Things to Do in April 2017

Find things to do North of Washington DC in April! From Earth Day celebrations to Bunnyland, here are 12 events in Montgomery County, Maryland to fill your April calendar. HISTORY IN THE PARKS Travel back in time to learn how your family, friends, and neighbors may have lived. Imagine your surprise when you discover you haven’t traveled far from your...