Annual Events in Montgomery County, MD

Annual Events

Montgomery County is full of events that make living in the DC area much more fun and exciting. Throughout each season comes a new and exciting event to behold, including anything from festivals, and entertainment and concerts, to family fun activities and exhibits at art museums. Though there are lots of attractions and historical sites to visit throughout the area on a regular basis, there are annual events in Montgomery County, MD, that make visiting these sites even more fun in celebrating the history of the United States’ capital city and surrounding area.


Summer is everyone’s favorite time of the year. With DC’s hot and humid summer, it’s a wonderful time for shorts, sports and recreation, swimming, and ice cream. And with Montgomery County’s numerous outdoor festivals, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to soak in the sun and outdoor activities around the county.


Spring is a beautiful time of year in the DC area, particularly known for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, one of the favorites of the DC attractions. But, there are many other great festivals in the Montgomery County area. With the most beautiful weather, who wouldn’t want to be outside enjoying themselves at one of the best festivals in the area?


Fall is a time for new beginnings. Some people are sending their kids off to school, while others are starting school themselves. With the fresh crisp air and crunchy leaves, fall is a great time to explore Montgomery County and DC by visiting some of their favorite festivals, dedicated to the season of pumpkins, scarecrows, ghosts, and turkeys.


Winter is sometimes the most difficult season of them all. With too much snow, traveling made more difficult, and lots of warm clothes, winter isn’t the best season to be stuck outside. But, with some proper clothing and boots, winter can be the most magical season of them all. With many different lights festivals, holiday trees, and ice skating, winter isn’t the most difficult season after all—it’s the most spectacular!

Find an Event in Montgomery County

Looking for something do during your visit to Montgomery County? Use our Montgomery County Events Calendar to search by category and find great local fun. Or, use our handy Trip Builder to build the whole itinerary for your visit to our area!

Residents, Travel & Visitors Guide

Another great resource that we offer visitors and residents alike is our Montgomery County Visitors & Travel Guide. It’s filled with 60-pages of information on getting around, fun events and things to do in Montgomery County.