Category Archives: Special Events

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...

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...

Holiday Events

Check back often to find more information about holiday events in Montgomery County, Maryland! Montgomery County has numerous events during the holiday season! Check out these popular events: Festival of Lights The Washington, DC Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints, also known as the Mormon Temple, is open to all during the Christmas season....

Holiday Tree Lighting Celebrations

Holiday tree lighting celebrations are a great way to kick off the holiday season with friends and family! Here is a schedule of tree lighting ceremonies happening around Montgomery County: Re-Imagining the Holidays Fountain Plaza at Downtown Silver Spring | November 15 @ 6 PM Karl Unnasch, an internationally acclaimed public and architectural artist, will...

Jump Out of Your Skin

Are you looking to find the best and scariest haunted house near you this Halloween? Field of Screams Maryland is one of the largest and most popular haunted attractions in the capital region. Our suggestions: Purchase tickets in advance online to avoid waiting in line. Beat the crowds and arrive early, especially on Friday and...

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...

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 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...