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Festivals and Events in June 2017

Montgomery County, Maryland hosts numerous of annual festivals and special events. Listed below are June 2017 Festivals and Events throughout the county. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change.

TAKOMA TRUCKGARTEN

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 12pm – 5pm | Main Street Takoma – City Parking Lot Next to 201 Ethan Allen Avenue

Taste multiple offerings from local breweries, plus food trucks and live music! 10 local breweries are registered to participate. Tasting size= 4oz pour. Each brewery will bring multiple beers. The event will take place rain or shine.

Strawberry Festival

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10am – 5pm | Sandy Spring Museum

The Strawberry Festival features live music and entertainment, food trucks, a beer garden, and activities for children of all ages. Over the years the festival has featured a rock climbing wall, pony rides, a petting zoo, and much more!

IMAGINATION BETHESDA

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10am – 3pm | Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in downtown Bethesda

Enjoy a day of free family fun! Celebrate children, art, and all things fun at the 23nd annual Imagination Bethesda. The festival will feature activity tents along the streets, face painters bring butterflies and pirates to life, a stage of live entertainment will have the whole street dancing, and more!

WASHINGTON FOLK FESTIVAL

Washington Folk Festival

Saturday, June 3-4, 2017 | 12pm – 7 pm | Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812

The 37th Annual Washington Folk Festival showcases the diversity of traditional music in the Washington area. All musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craftspeople live in the greater Washington metropolitan area and volunteer their talents to put on a first-class festival of national renown. With performances representing cultures from around the world as well as around the country, it is your chance to find out what is going on in the folk communities of the area.

TASTE OF WHEATON

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 11am – 5pm | Wheaton Triangle at the corner of Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive in downtown Wheaton

Taste of Wheaton highlights the deliciously diverse restaurants in downtown Wheaton. Taste of Wheaton highlights includes food samples from some of downtown Wheaton’s best restaurants at prices ranging from $1 to $5 per “taste,” a beer and wine garden, live music and dance performances, kids’ rides, face painting, balloon sculptures and caricature drawings.

FERIA DE SEVILLA

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 12pm – 6pm | Strathmore Outdoor Backyard Theater Stage and Mansion Parking Lot

The Centro Español de Washington, DC, is bringing a taste of Spain to Strathmore. Join us for this free flamenco festival where you will feel like you’re at the fairgrounds of Sevilla. Listen to live flamenco beats, watch the intricate foot and arm work of passionate flamenco dancers, and taste a variety of Spanish tapas. Thanks to the event’s amazing sponsors, there will be performers on stage throughout the day and a variety of food tents. We hope to see you at the Strathmore Feria fairgrounds!

TASTE OF JAMAICA

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Saturday June 10, 2017 | 12pm | Veterans Plaza 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD

The event will feature the best of Jamaican Cuisine and live entertainment featuring reggae, soul, r&b and saxophone. All menu purchases at TASTE OF JAMAICA will benefit Jamaica education for the poor foundation.

 Takoma Park Jazz Festival

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 |11am – 6pm | Main Street Takoma on Carroll Avenue

The Takoma Park Jazz Festival will have two stages with music featuring local and nationally known performers! There will be food and art/craft vendors along the streets during the festival.

SILVER SPRING BLUES FESTIVAL

Silver Spring Blues Festival

Saturday June 17, 2017 | 10am – 9pm | Main Stage at the Fountain Plaza on Ellsworth Drive

Enjoy an all-day blues block party with 2 stages, vendors, crafts, and plenty of places to eat and enjoy beverages while sitting outside enjoying the music!

FIT FATHERS DAY

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 | 10am – 12pm | Veterans Plaza 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD

Bring the family for a “fun-for-all” fitness celebration on Father’s Day and take part in a group workout with celebrity trainer Michelangelo Bance (Fitness Gratitude) and the Baltimore Ravens’ Kyle Arrington. Enjoy games, healthy snacks from Whole Foods, the interactive kid’s area, giveaways, live music from DJ Blinks and the Fit Mom and Mr. Fit Father contests ($2,500 in Prizes).

AFI DOCS

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June 14-18, 2017 | See website for showtimes | AFI Silver Theatre | 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

AFI Docs is the nation’s documentary film festival known for showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from the U.S. and around the world. Screenings during this annual five-day event take place in landmark venues in Washington, D.C. and the world-class AFI Silver Theatre in downtown Silver Spring. Documentaries in the festival are seen by influential audiences that have the ability to shape our society such as cultural leaders, senators, congresspersons and Supreme Court Justices.

HERITAGE DAYS 

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Saturday, June 24-25, 2017 | 12pm – 4pm | Locations county-wide

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Heritage Days Weekend! Heritage Days features 40 parks, museums, and historic sites throughout Montgomery County open with FREE admission. The festival highlights historic, cultural, and outdoor recreation sites offering special programs including exhibits & demonstrations, live music, activities for children, and much more!  Heritage Days is the perfect chance to enjoy many small sites that are not regularly open to the public.

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