One Destination. One Community. A World of Excitement!


"Bethesda is a 24/7 community, and an excellent place to live, work and be entertained."
- Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett

Bethesda, one of the most renowned communities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, is a destination for ethnic restaurants, boutiques, home décor shops and artistic and trendy hot spots.  Residents, visitors and employees enjoy the convenience of a Washington, D.C. suburb with its own business center and the lifestyle amenities of one of the most coveted residential communities in the capital area.  A Metro station in the heart of Bethesda links the community to the rest of the Washington area. The free Bethesda Circulator makes getting around the downtown area even easier.

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. 


Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District                                                               Bethesda Urban Partnership

Live, Work & Play in Downtown Bethesda                                                           Retail Businesses & Restaurants

Bethesda’s Corporate Community