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The Frederick Center exists to support and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people and our families so we thrive, accepted and affirmed, in the broader Frederick community.

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Frederick Pride!

The Frederick Center organizes the annual Frederick Pride celebration. Pride provides an environment for LGBTQ people, allies, and families to interact and celebrate LGBTQ pride. It serves as the means to coordinate the actions of our community for the coming year. Typically it takes place the fourth Saturday in June. Started in 2012 with an attendance of about 300, it surpassed 15,000 in 2019. For latest info see our web page here.

Upcoming Events

If you are looking to meet locals in the LGBTQ+ community at engaging events beyond Pride, check out some of these incredible opportunities. The Frederick Center provides the best in customized events for every background in our community. Make sure you come out and bring your friends and family to the party!
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May 22

Wine Tasting: Out, Loud, Proud, and Bubbly!

Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, Asti Spumonti: So many bubbles, so little time! How are they similar and different?

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Jun 05

Wine Tasting – Taste the Rainbow: Wine Edition

So many wines, so little time! With thousands of vineyards, labels, blends, bodies, aromas, and finishes, buying wines can get overwhelming.

Jun 05

DRAG BINGO: Sun, Surf, and Sand!

Join a one-of-a-kind experience! We have the AMAZING DJ Capital Chase, Chasity Vain, Miranda Rights, and Ivanna Rights!