Category Archives: About Montgomery County

Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

This February, Montgomery County celebrates Black History Month by honoring the African-American heroes of our nation’s past. Through trial and tribulation, these brave men and women rose to inspire a whole new generation of free-spirited dreamers and doers. Montgomery County has its own special place in the annals of African-American history with the life story of...

Murals of Montgomery County

Find these murals located throughout Montgomery County, Maryland! Share your photos with us using #MontgomeryMD Silver Spring Murals Celebration of Life This mural pays homage to Silver Spring’s rich and multicultural community bonded by human kind’s universal heritage of food plants from all over the world. Approximate Location: 8454 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910;...

September 2015 Festivals and Events

Montgomery County, Maryland hosts numerous of annual festivals and special events. Listed below are September 2015 Festivals and Events throughout the county. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change. 10 Festivals and Events You Should Attend in September 1. Silver Spring Restaurant Week Enjoy great dining deals and try some new restaurants in Silver Spring,...

10 Things to Do for $10 or Less

We’ve compiled a list of 10 activities you can enjoy this summer for $10 or less! 10 Things To Do For $10 Or Less in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Visit the C&O Canal and Great Falls. The park is a historic waterway, offering mule-drawn boat rides, natural areas & the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center....

Shop, Buy, Repeat

Cherry blossoms, sunshine, and warm weather…spring has sprung! Time to trade your heavy winter coats and sweaters for sandals and shorts. Find the best in fashion, accessories, and swim for every price point at these local shopping destinations. No need to battle traffic, these shopping centers are only a metro ride away. Check out these...

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...

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...

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...