Welcome to Downtown Bethesda!

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Enjoy live music every Thursday from 6-8pm at Bethesda's Summer Concert Series!


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Imagination Bethesda is a street festival for kids on Saturday, June 6!

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Bethesda Painting Awards Exhibition, June 3 - 27.

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Welcome to the Bethesda Urban Partnership

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Downtown Bethesda, a thriving urban center home to numerous restaurants, retailers, arts venues and community events, is managed by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. (BUP), a non-profit organization established by Montgomery County in 1994. 

The Bethesda Urban Partnership handles landscaping and maintenance as well as promotion of the downtown through innovative marketing campaigns and large-scale events.  Additionally, the Bethesda Urban Partnership manages the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, operates Bethesda Transportation Solutions and manages the Bethesda Circulator.




 

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