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Don’t forget: Add GreenFest 2020 to your calendar

Busy schedule? We don’t want you to miss out on the County’s biggest celebration of the environment. The sixth annual GreenFest is set for Sunday, April 19 at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton.  The event is free, open to the public, and has activities for all ages. Add GreenFest to your calendar and you won’t miss […]

4th Annual GreenFest in Silver Spring; May 5 Festival to Feature Dance Performances, Tree Climbing and Almost 100 Exhibitors

Thousands are expected to turn out for the fourth annual GreenFest this Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  GreenFest will take place at Jesup Blair Local Park at Georgia Avenue and Blair Road, next to the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus. GreenFest is the County’s premier environmental festival and combines entertainment, exhibitors, […]

UpRooted Dance to premier “The Legacy Project” at GreenFest!

The GreenFest committee is excited to welcome some special guests this year: local dance organization UpRooted Dance. Based in Montgomery County, they are preparing to premier their newest performance at GreenFest, titled “The Legacy Project.” Read on to learn about why you should check out their performance on Saturday May 5th! The article is posted […]

Registration is now open for GreenFest exhibitors and vendors

The 4th Annual Greenfest, Montgomery County’s largest environmental festival, will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jesup Blair Local Park in Silver Spring. Online registration is open now for exhibitors and vendors interested in becoming one of the 100 groups on display during the festival. Greenfest is designed […]

GreenFest is an award winner!

The Montgomery County GreenFest has been honored with a 2017 National Association of Counties Award and a 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work Award! Congrats to all the partners who helped make our winning possible. The Montgomery County GreenFest won for the category of “County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & Sustainability”.  GreenFest was selected to receive an […]

GreenFest to have a Special Focus on Engaging Kids

May 6 Festival to Feature a ‘Kids Pavilion’, Art and a Stream Maze The third annual Montgomery County GreenFest is set for Saturday, May 6 at Bohrer Park located at 506 South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. This festival is suited for the whole family with activities ranging from environmental films to workshops on composting, building […]

Montgomery County Celebrates Earth Month with Events Throughout April; Activities Culminate at GreenFest on May 6

To celebrate Earth Month, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Department of Transportation, will host a series of events throughout the County in April. These events offer opportunities for residents and businesses to actively help make the County a greener, cleaner place. “Our County residents are our greatest partner in […]

Partnership with DC Environmental Film Festival Brings Free Documentaries to BlackRock Center for the Arts and GreenFest

As part of Earth Month, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will partner with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) to bring free screenings of the latest environmental documentaries to both the BlackRock Center for the Arts and the Montgomery County GreenFest.   Hometown Habitat – Stories of Bringing Nature […]