12 - 5 PM


KID Museum's FutureFest™

Be a part of the DC region’s dynamic family festival celebrating our power to build a better future!

On Sunday, September 15, KID Museum’s FutureFest™ will feature hands-on activities that build skills for the future, cutting-edge innovations, and immersive cultural exhibits — all designed to inspire kids and adults alike.

Enjoy interactive exhibits, demos, and live performances — and see how, together, we can invent the future.

KID Museum’s FutureFest merges two beloved festivals, KIDfest and the World of Montgomery Festival. This free community event supports KID Museum‘s mission to empower the next generation of creative and compassionate change-makers.

Explore the Future of...

Work & Play

Work & Play

Explore new developments in game design, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and 3D printing.

Learning & Discovery

Learning & Discovery

From the classroom to life in outer space, experience the future of learning and discovery in the 21st century.

Health & Well Being

Health & Well-being

Get a glimpse of the future of biotech, as well as the latest in wearable technology and personal health devices.

Cities & Transportation

Cities & Transportation

Electric vehicles, self-driving cars, hyperfast trains, drone deliveries–what will cities of the future look like?

Food & Sustainable Living

Food & Sustainable Living

From urban farming to plant-based living–how will we continue to reduce our carbon footprint and protect life on this planet?

Culture & Identity

Culture & Identity

Our world has never been more interconnected. Explore the many cultures that shape our community.

What to expect


Explore. Build. Play. From STEM to arts and culture and beyond.

Outdoor Stage

Enjoy music and cultural performances, interviews, and more.

Coding at FutureFest

Jam and program: you’ll find a variety of fun coding activities for all skill levels.

KID Museum

Discover the power of KID Museum’s hands-on, maker-based learning experiences that build skills for the future.

Full Program

Stay tuned for the 2019 program!

2019 Sponsors


Silver Spring Civic Center & Veterans Plaza
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910


From Metro
Red line to the Silver Spring Metro Station
Exit on Wayne Avenue, and walk three short blocks north to the intersection
of Wayne and Fenton Street.
Turn left on Fenton and the festival will be at the next intersection with Ellsworth Drive.

From 495
Take 495 to Colesville Road South (Exit 30B).
After approximately 1.5 miles turn left onto Spring Street (which becomes Cedar
Turn right onto Ellsworth Drive.
Montgomery County Parking Garages are available at no cost on Ellsworth (Town Square Garage) and Bonifant (Bonifant-Dixon Garage). Click here for location information.