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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 

Monday, January 20, 2020
Richard Montgomery High School

Performances and awards recognizing Rockville community members who are carrying on King’s legacy.

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Lunar New Year Dragon

CANCELED: Lunar New Year Celebration

February 1, 2020
Rockville High School 

Rockville Celebrates its Asian cultures with performances, exhibits and food.

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Kids on a stage dressed in red

CANCELED - International Night 

March 20, 2020
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre and Social Hall 

Featuring performers drawn from Rockville’s diverse cultures, information tables and food from around the world.

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Table filled with ripe tomatoes

Farmers Market

Saturdays, June 6 - November 21, 2020 
Jury Parking Lot, corner of Rt. 28 and Monroe St.

Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey, herbs, baked goods, and more.

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Guitarist playing on stage

CANCELED: Hometown Holidays Music Fest

Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2020
Rockville Town Center 
Local, regional and national performing artists, kids amusements, and the best food around from local restaurants at the Taste of Rockville.

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Memorial Day image

CANCELED: Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade

Monday, May 25, 2020
Rockville Town Center 

Marching bands, drill and pom pom units and floats take to Rockville’s streets after a solemn ceremony featuring a wreath laying and military salute.

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Suds and soles Start line

CANCELED: Suds & Soles 5K

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Rockville Town Center

A 5K course through downtown Rockville and, a terrific post-race party where you can sample some great beverages.

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Independence Day Crowd

CANCELED: Independence Day

Saturday, July 4, 2020 
Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park

Enjoy entertainment and food while watching Rockville light up the sky for Independence Day.

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Inflatable big screen for Movies in the Park event

Movies in the Parks

Wednesdays, August 5- 26, 2020 
Various Locations

Spend an evening in the park watching a family-friendly movie on the big screen. Movies are hosted in parks around the city.

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National Night Out

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 

An evening of community togetherness on the first Tuesday in August with the Rockville City Police Department.

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Rocktobierfest Performer with Tuba


Saturday, October 3, 2020
Rockville Town Center

 Local breweries and participants, two stages of music, artisans, food and kids activities.

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Yellow Corvette at the Antique and Classic Car Show

Antique and Classic Car Show

Saturday, October 17, 2020 
Rockville Civic Center Park

Antique and classic automobile, a flea market and car sales area, food and music.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference

F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Saturday, October 12, 2019 

Writing workshops, author conversations and music screenings, for writers and book lovers.

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Rockville 10K/5K Run

Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
King Farm

Conducted by the Montgomery County Road Runners Club and hosted by the City of Rockville, the races offer challenging, certified, spectator-friends courses through King Farm.

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Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 
Veterans Park

Rockville honors the men and women of the nation’s armed forces.

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