On The Go

A collection of inclusive, low-cost recreational activities for children, youth, adults and their families.  Many activities require advance registration; please view the activity web link for additional details (click on the orange title of each activity).

April & May

  • April 28, 11 am-4 pm, All Ages
    Street Festival, Rain or Shine, Live Music, Poetry Readings, Guest Speakers, Children's Activities, Food Trucks. Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD

  • May 4, 12-2 pm, Free, Registration Required, All Ages
    Outdoor activities and art projects for the whole family! Pony rides, face-painting, geo-catching, zip-lining, touch-a-truck: it's all here for you! Germantown Rd, Darnestown, MD

  • May 5, 2-6 pm, FREE, All Ages
    Traditional music and dance with performances by The May Revlers, Kuuchipudi Dance Academy, MacMillan United Pipe Bands, and Culkin School of Irish Dance. Food Trucks and vendors, a maypole and noise parade! Germantown Commons Center (in front of BlackRock), Germantown, MD

  • May 17 and May 21, 7:30-9 pm, Free, All Ages
    The Gaithersburg Chorus presents two spring concerts for fans and friends. May 17–Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church, May 21–Rosborough Cultural Arts and Wellness Center; Gaithersburg, MD

  • May 19, 1-5 pm, $3-$5 per taste, All Ages
    Love to Eat? Enjoy the largest restaurant crawl in the DC-MD-VA area, with 30+ restaurants representing countries from five continents. Attendees pick up their free passport at one of three points of entry to gain access to 30+ neighborhood restaurants that offer a taste of their standard menus priced from $3-$5. Georgia Avenue & Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD

  • May 25-27, Noon-10 pm, Free, All Ages
    Enjoy the Memorial Holiday weekend in Rockville Town Center with live bands, fabulous food from local restaurants and a parade on Memorial Day Monday at 10 am. Come early, stay late, enjoy it all! Rockville Town Center, Rockville, MD

Ongoing Leisure & Recreation Activities

Arts & Music
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
  • Come out and run or walk at your own pace every Saturday, in this timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail. Registration required.

  • Sports and nature programs and classes for all ages.

  • National parks throughout the DC metropolitan area; registration available for a FREE park access pass.

Social Clubs and Groups
  • Do more of what you love! Learn to cook. Train for a marathon. Write a play. Whatever it is, find a group of like-minded people to share your interest and enthusiasm.

Other Recreation Opportunities
  • Cultural experiences throughout Montgomery County.

  • KID Museum, located at the Davis Library in Bethesda Maryland, is a 21st-century creative workshop and exhibit space with interactive programs for children and families.

  • Current events and activities throughout the state.

  • Seasonal recreation classes for all ages and skill levels.

  • Experience the amazing history of the United States Postal System with your whole family.

  • Visit Sandy Spring Museum and see how we offer something for everyone – from programs, live music, resident artists, special events, and festivals, history exhibits and collections, and contemporary art exhibitions, there is something for everyone!

  • Comprehensive listing of things to see and do in Montgomery County.

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