Family Fun in the August Sun!


As you sit there and wonder to yourself, “Where has this summer gone?” we are here to tell you the fun isn’t over quite yet! August is filled with activities the entire family can enjoy.

Nando’s Spicy Saturday Nights (August 1 – September 26)
209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Watch all of your favorite local bands LIVE every Saturday night from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm on the Lakefront Plaza between Uncle Julio’s and Joe’s Crab Shack! View the schedule and plan to get out and hear some tunes with the family.

Kensington Food Truck Nights (Aug 6, 20 & September 3, 17)
10541 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895
Join neighbors and friends on the streets of KTown every first and third Thursday of the month through September! Get out of the kitchen for a night and bring the kids down to experience and explore different cuisines with a variety of trendy food trucks. It’s the perfect Thursday night activity on a summer night to get out of the house and enjoy Old Town Kensington.

Montgomery County Fair (August 14 – August 22)
Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
The largest county fair in the State of Maryland has been around since 1949 and is a showcase of farm life in Montgomery County. The week-long county fair is a family event with carnival rides, live animals, a variety of entertainment, food and fun activities for all ages. General admission is $10 for those 12 and up, while kids 11 and under get in free! Get all of the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair details and be sure to stop by Old MacDonald’s Barn!

Comcast Drive-In Film Festival (August 21-23)
850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Who doesn’t love a good ol’ drive in movie? The 19th Annual Comcast Drive-In Film Festival benefitting the NIH Children’s Charities brings the drive-in back to Montgomery County at the site of the old Rockville drive-in theater! Not only will you enjoy three of this year’s biggest blockbusters on the giant 65’ inflatable movie screen, there will also be carnival games, music, and food trucks before the movie each night!

Now if none of that meets your fancy, then you also have the entire city of Washington D.C. to explore, within just FIVE miles of American Inn Of Bethesda!

So don’t fret because summer is almost over, be excited because August is just about to begin! Visit American Inn and experience all that a great Washington D.C. hotel has to offer!