About Silver Spring, MD

Named for a freshwater spring set in stone flecked with silvery mica, Silver Spring, Maryland, is the Eastern seaboard's little taste of tinsel town. This city is known for its film festivals and red-carpet events, including AFI Docs, one of the largest documentary film festivals in the world. As a part of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, there's no shortage of entertainment or excitement to be had in Silver Spring.