Celebrate Rockville Town Square Arts Festival This Weekend!


It’s that time of year again! For the Rockville Town Square Arts Festival. It will be both Saturday May 7 (11am-6pm) and Sunday May 8 (11am-5pm) and admission is free.

“A-RTS at Rockville Town Square is a premier event in a spectacular venue organized and managed by the Bethesda Row Arts Festivalteam. The Festival will transform the streets surrounding Rockville Town Square into an outdoor art gallery. We feature the work of 175 nationally recognized artists from around the country. On display will be the finest in: ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and mixed media.

The outdoor event is held rain or shine located on the streets of Rockville Town Square, Rockville, Maryland (Maryland, Ave., Middle St, and Gibbs St.). Streets are closed to traffic for the Festival. The Festival is in easy walking distance from the Rockville Metro station and numerous garages are conveniently located around the site.  For more information about parking and travel, visit the parking and directions page.

The overall layout for the event.

The overall layout for the event.

If you love food, here’s some great reasons to attend:

  • Handmade gourmet chocolates from Chocolate Moonshine
  • Gourmet aged balsamics and infused olives oils from East End Foodies
  • Frozen wine frappes (sorry, no alcohol) from Nectar of the Vine
  • Pickles of all varieites from Peter Peppers PA Pickles
  • Handmade gourmet chocolates and truffles from Parfections

Several of the fabulous food vendors will be returning to A-RTS Fine Arts Festival for another year! As you walk the streets of Rockville Town Square, keep an eye out for your favorite bites:

There is also a wine and craft beer component from local vineyards and breweries. I mean – wine, beer, great food and strolling around looking at art. That’s what the weekend is made for! And all of this supports the NIH Children’s Charities at the same. Time.

Note: This is a fundraiser event for the NIH Children’s Charties. Must be 21 or over and have valid ID for ticket purchase.  All ticket sales are final.


“A-RTS at Rockville Town Square supports the NIH Children’s Charities:  The Children’s Inn, Special Love/Camp Fantastic and Friends of the Clinical Center.  When you purchase a commemorative wine glass a portion of the proceeds benefits the charities.”


  • Unique tastings from 6 wineries and 2 craft brewers ($1 each)
  • Full servings will be available for purchase and consumption at the Festival
  • Full bottles from participating wineries will be available for purchase (to take home)
  • Live music
  • Enjoy strolling the Festival with 165 master artisans showcasing original artwork at every price point




Dawsons Market

The Urban Winery

Denizens Brewing Co.

Knob Hall Winery

Great Shoals Winery

Linganore Winecellars

Olney Winery

Gordon Biersch


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