Where Old Meets New

From traditional celebrations to unique festivals, Gaithersburg is a community that never stops. The Olde Towne District includes shops, restaurants, and other businesses. But it isn’t just historic properties. It’s a pedestrian-centric location within Gaithersburg that includes modern rental apartments and weekday passenger rail service to Union Station in Washington, D.C.

The fourth largest incorporated city in Maryland

Home to the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Ranked 1st for ethnic diversity by WalletHub 2016

Home to new 175,000 sq. ft. Kaiser Permanente facility


Local Venues

The Gaithersburg Arts Barn was originally built in 1900 and renovated in 2003. It now houses artist studios, galleries, museum shop, and a 99-seat theater. Or try the Kentlands Mansion, circa 1900, available for art exhibits, concerts, teas, lectures, live music, public events, private parties and meetings. Finally, the City Hall Concert Pavilion was dedicated at Olde Towne Gaithersburg Day in September 1997 and serves as a venue for outdoor concerts, movies, events, theater and other performances.

Fun & Games

It’s easy to play in Gaithersburg with 25 parks and more than 854 acres of parkland. Want more? Choose from the area’s sports program, water park, or summer camps. And if golf is your game, train like a pro at Clubgolf Performance Center at Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, a nationally known indoor training center.


Currently, all but four of The Brookes, Russell & Walker Historic District homes remain—giving a modern glimpse into Gaithersburg’s past. The Chestnut/Meem Historic District includes early-period Victorian homes on large lots, giving this district its unique importance to the City. Gaithersburg’s newest communities incorporate traditional planning concepts of walkable villages, with distinct commercial centers and mixes of various housing types.

More Great Reasons

  • A nationally ranked public school system

  • A strong local government

  • Six City and County dog parks

  • Convenient Access to Shady Grove Metro station

Gaithersburg Hot Spots

With the perfect mix of old and new, Gaithersburg could be the community you’ve always dreamed of.