Gaithersburg Book Festival Returns As In-Person Event This May

The Gaithersburg Book Festival will be returning as a live, in-person event this year. In addition to its return to an in-person format, the festival will also be moving to a larger location this year, as it will be held at Bohrer Park.

The festival is free to attend and will also include free parking.

May 21, 2022 – 10am to 6pm
Location: Bohrer Park

Some of the featured authors include:

▪️ a former member of the National Security Council and key witness in President Trump’s first impeachment hearings
▪️ a Tony Award-winning Broadway director
▪️ a retired NBA/Washington Wizards player turned social activist
▪️ a descendant of Thomas Jefferson and the Hemmings family
▪️ Anthony Bourdain’s personal assistant
▪️ a former resident of the Arctic Circle Expeditionary Program
▪️ the author of Oprah’s very first Book Club selection
▪️ the author of a recent Reese Witherspoon Book Club selection
▪️ the author of a recent Jimmy Fallon Summer Reads Book Club selection
▪️ two Lead House Impeachment managers
▪️ the illustrator of Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s recent children’s book
▪️ the author of two of the most highly-acclaimed sports books of all time
▪️ an author whose book is currently being adapted by the Obamas’ production company
▪️ an author featured in the Netflix documentary, “The Innocence Files”
▪️ a former writer on the Netflix series “Emily in Paris”
▪️ a sculptor at the Washington National Cathedral
▪️ a well-known NY Times White House Correspondent and a CNN Global Affairs Analyst
▪️ a National Geographic explorer, photojournalist & conservation biologist
▪️ and many, many more remarkable literary voices.
Explore the authors at the link below and join us on May 21, 10am to 6pm.
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Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

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Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

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Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.



2 NIGHT Camping packages available: RV/CAMPER $200 | TENTS $150 Starting on Friday May 17 @ 5pm | 30 RV SPACES | 30+ TENT SPACES



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