Local Writer's Showcase
Send in your essay, short story and poetry submissions!
Purchase "Bethesda Bucks"
January 1 - 31
Support local shops and restaurants & use this digital gift card at more than 50+ participants.
Bethesda Film Fest
Submit your short documentary film for consideration!
Welcome to Bethesda, MD
Bethesda's bustling streets are always hosting special events including Taste of Bethesda, Imagination Bethesda, a free Summer Concert Series and the Bethesda Literary Festival. Additionally, the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District is home to numerous art galleries, live theatres, public art and music and dance studios.
— Former Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett
About the Bethesda Urban Partnership
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.