The City of Rockville celebrates Lunar New Year by offering a free event that includes cultural performances, refreshments and kids activities. Organized in partnership with Rockville’s Asian Pacific American Task Force, the Lunar New Year celebration is a source of pride for the city’s Asian community and an educational opportunity for neighbors to learn about Asian culture.
Rockville is a city of diversity. Our residents come from around the world. Our International Night is a celebration of the living, breathing example of Rockville’s success as a truly cosmopolitan city, one that respects and encourages people of all cultures, creeds and colors.
Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2024 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. RedGate Park, 14500 Avery Road, Rockville, MD 20853 This free music festival features local flavor including two stages of entertainment by local acts, a Taste of Rockville, and activities for kids.
The holiday commemorates June 19, 1865, when the Union army arrived in Texas bearing federal orders proclaiming the end of slavery. The orders arrived nearly two-and-a-half years after President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation declared that enslaved people living in the secessionist Confederate states were now free.
Hosted by the Human Rights Commission, this annual festival celebrates Rockville’s LGBTQ+ community. This free celebration features live intergenerational performances, educational booths, dialogue, kid's activities, food trucks and more.
Rocktobierfest features two stages of entertainment, including German, rock and children's music. Guests can also enjoy beverages for sale by local breweries and participants, food, and an artisan shopping area. This annual event attracts more than 5,000 people to Rockville Town Center.