Go MoCo Month Participation

Visit Montgomery invites you to participate in Go MoCo Month! The Go MoCo Month campaign celebrates the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit within Montgomery County’s tourism and hospitality industry.

  • May 1-10: Week one starts with Go Shop, aligning with National Small Business Week, celebrating the diverse range of small shops contributing to the county’s charm. Locals shops will offer a deal or discount. Participants will check-in to the Go Shop digital passport to redeem deal and be entered to win the Ultimate Go MoCo Giveaway.
  • May 10-19: Week two, Go Eat shifts the spotlight to the region’s culinary diversity with the 4th annual MoCo Eats Week. Food and beverage businesses can participate in the largest Montgomery County restaurant week of the year. Participants will check-in to the Go Eat digital passport to redeem deal and be entered to win the Ultimate Go MoCo Giveaway.
  • May 19-25: The third week, Go Stay, coincides with National Travel & Tourism Week, emphasizing the county’s welcoming accommodations. Hotels will feature special packages encouraging spring and summer travel to the county.
  • May 24-31: As the campaign crescendos towards Memorial Day Weekend, week four completes the month-long event with Go Play, highlighting fun things to see and do during your weekend in Montgomery County. Participants will check-in at events on the Go Play digital passport to be entered to win the Ultimate Go MoCo Giveaway.

Participation is easy:

    • Fill out the participation form.
    • Include the deal, discount, or hotel package you would like to offer.

    Qualifications to Participate:

    • To participate you must submit a deal or discount to be offered during the week that aligns with your business.
    • Only businesses with a physical location in Montgomery County, MD are eligible to participate. Vendors at markets are considered a physical location.

    Participation in Go MoCo Month Includes:

    • Placement on Go MoCo Month Microsite
    • Placement on digital passport in Visit Montgomery’s Adventure Planner app
    • Marketing toolkit: flyers, social media assets, and banner ads

    PLUS: During each week, visitors are encouraged to check in at each participating business to be entered to win up to $1,000 in prizes.


    Promotional Partners

    Maximize your Participation by Becoming a Sponsor!

    Sponsorship opportunities start at $100 in cash or gift card equivalent. Learn about the sponsorship levels and benefits before deciding!

    Interested in becoming a sponsor? When registering your business for Go MoCo Month select I would like to be a Go MoCo Month Sponsor on the sign-up form or check out the sponsorship and participation kit for more details.

    Marketing Toolkit

    We appreciate your support in spreading the word by sharing your Go MoCo Month deals and events across social media and your website. Our Marketing Toolkit is full of resources to help get you started, including hashtags, sample social media captions, flyers and graphics.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I participate in Go MoCo Month?

    Submit the participation form for the themed week you are interested in participating in.

    Is there a cost to participate? 

    No – participation in Go MoCo Month is free. Sponsorship opportunities are available to business interested in additional exposure.

    I would like to update the information in my business listing. How can I do this? 

    Contact Joseph Doran at jdoran@visitmontgomery.com with any changes that need to be made to your business listing.