November 2020
Watch the ExPGC 2020 Annual Outlook Marketing Meeting to gain insights on the continued efforts in to promote the county to residents and visitors while enhancing growth for our local businesses.

Join now, it's the perfect time? ExPGC is offering a free trial membership thru Dec. 31st to potential businesses. During the trial, you will enjoy various benefits to help promote awareness, except listings in print publications. Benefits include - listings on the website, promotions, packages and specials to name a few. Membership begins once membership application is received.

Current members are excluded from the free trial; however dues payment has been extended thru Dec 31st in effort to assist during these challenging times.

Starting January 1st, all non-paid members will loose detailed listings on the website. For more information, contact Ngina Jackson at
Thanksgiving Call
As we continue to promote our destination as we enter into the Thanksgiving season, we are asking businesses to submit promotions, packages, and special announcements on the Experience Prince George's website as we promote things to do to residents and visitors. Login to the ExPGC Member Extranet portal to get started. For assistance, please contact Ngina Jackson at

Recovery & Reopen
Dallas-based Topgolf Entertainment Group and Callaway Golf Co. recently announced a merger that will create a player unlike any other in the golf industry.
Hesitation is permeating the travel landscape for travelers 55 and older, according to the Baby Boomer Post COVID-19 Travel Survey, which was produced by life insurance specialist Coventry Direct.
ExPGC Reimagined

ExPGC Honored as 2x Winner
Experience Prince George's is excited to announce being honored for the 2nd time with the Convention's South 2020 Reader's Choice award. Thank you for your votes and continued support!
Special occasions are here and the Holidays are coming. Let's continue to support our businesses so they can remain open! We have compiled an updated list of local shops and personal services to make it easy to support the Prince George's business establishments.
Meetings & Events
As a part of Back Light, a series of articles that share illuminating insider observations, Andrew Moffett offers a look into his journey from his career transition to his vision for the future. 
Findings from the Black Travel Alliance's Report (BTA) #PullUpForTravel campaign, which was announced alongside the group’s launch in June 2020, have just been released and reinforce the organization’s argument that black people are grossly underrepresented in travel.

Mobile guest rooms, enhanced contactless room controls, robotic servers and pop-up dining areas are just a few of the ideas hotel designers are considering for the post-Covid travel world.
With an aging society and with travel and tourism set to increase post COVID-19, partnering with an onsite medical clinic franchise could strongly benefit a hotel. There are numerous lodging and medical clinic joint models that currently exist and thrive.
Prince George’s County has approved plans for a new Residence Inn by Marriott across from the College Park Metro station, at the intersection of Campus Drive and River Road, but it’s unclear when construction will begin.
Arts & Culture
This is a free virtual event about Carmen, a dazzling beauty, whose fiery passion, free spirit and love of life captivates the hearts of nearly everyone she meets, especially the men.
The Fearless New Play Festival is a four-day celebration of new scripts in development that address urgent issues of today. The festival kicks off on November 19th with a speech by nationally renowned keynote playwright, Lauren Yee.
The Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation is bringing the Sprout Film Festival to you virtually this year! The Festival inspires audiences from across the nation by focusing on exclusive films that celebrate the diverse lives and creativity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Wellspring Manor & Spa is hosting another "Gallery Walk" for the holiday season November 22nd from 2:00 pm-5:00 pm. To learn more information call 301-288-6002.
Trot for a turkey is back! Share the gift of giving this season and help families in need by running or walking through the beautiful Winter Festival of Lights. Space is LIMITED! Only 50 participants can sign-up and participate at a time.
Join Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards for their Thanksgiving Bottles & Blooms event and create a beautiful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving decor! The event is co-hosted by Anchored Roots Farm and will be held at the winery on Tuesday November 24, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
The pipes and personality of Tamara Jade from Bowie, Maryland, wowed all four judges as she took the stage on NBC's hit show "The Voice".  
Sports & Recreation
The Potomac Valley Dressage Association's 2020 fall show will be at the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center & Show Place Arena November 7th-November 8th.
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation is developing a Youth Sports Strategic Plan for Prince George’s County to create new sports programs and strengthen existing ones while improving facilities for the next generation.
Football is back!
Football season is here and we have you covered with the schedule for your favorite local teams.

The University of Maryland Terrapins first game in November will be November 7th against Penn State. 2020 Schedule

The Washington Football Team's first November game will be November 8th against the NY Giants. 2020 Schedule
Bowie State University's Assistant Athletic Director for Intramurals and Recreation and Elizabeth City University's Athletics Hall-of-Famer, Patricia Taylor made it her business to continue following her athletic dreams and now puts those experiences to even greater use.
Prince Georgian Quinn Cook Wins NBA Championship
Huge congratulations to Prince George's County Native, Quinn Cook and his championship win with the Los Angeles Lakers! He has played a huge part in supporting our community and youth here in the county.
Food & Beverage
Miller's Ale House Comes to the Mall at Prince George's
The mall at Prince George's just added a new restaurant to their family. Miller's Ale House is open daily for dine-in, curbside pickup & delivery. Stop by for a wide variety of freshly prepared dishes; daily dinner, lunch, cocktail and late night specials.
Along with our many wineries, we also have a variety of breweries within the county, and Franklins Restaurant, Brewery and General Store is a popular welcoming space for the community in the Hyattsville area and beyond!
If you're a fan of Caribbean food, head over to Jamaican Junction in Hyattsville, MD to experience all of their authentic dishes. Watch our Facebook LIVE visit to the restaurant where we got a chance to speak to the owners.
Community Highlights
Hyattsville’s private event spot CAMPspace was featured on Sunday’s episode of “Real Housewives of Potomac” on Bravo TV.
Prince George's County's first food hall in Brentwood was opened to provide new food options for residents and business training for restaurant owners. Now creator April Richardson is bringing this same initiative to Woodmore Overlook in Glenarden.
Imara Rosa Inc, a young women's mentoring group supporting Black and Latina women, has been accepted as a finalist in a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant Competition. They need the support and votes of the community to win the $25,000 grant to continue their service to black and brown girls.
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