32nd Annual Burtonsville Day Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 23, Will Celebrate ‘Discovering East County’

Per Montgomery County: The 32nd Annual Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, will celebrate the theme of “Discovering East County.” The festivities will include three musical performances in association with the Music Center at Strathmore. The one-mile parade will begin at Paint Branch High School and conclude at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library and Community Recreation Center, which is located at 14906 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville. The festival will follow from 11 a,m.-3 p.m. on the grounds of the community center.

The festival will include performances of music, dance and martial arts. Among the performers will be the Dupont Brass, Ayo and Deborah Bond. Food trucks and vendors featuring a variety of hometown favorites, international cuisines, crafts and exhibitors will be part of the festival. There will be activities for children and information about services offered by Montgomery County including regarding public safety. Local nonprofit organizations will be represented and organizations offering health screenings will be present.

The festivities will necessitate some road closures. If driving, it is encouraged to arrive before 9:30 a.m. when Old Columbia Pike will be closed. Old Columbia Pike will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. from Old Briggs Chaney Road (Paint Branch High School) to the Marilyn J. Praisner Library. Perrywood Drive will be closed from Carson Drive to Old Columbia Pike from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 11 a.m.

Free parking will be available at nearby Banneker Middle School, Paint Branch Middle School and on local streets.

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