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Top 10 Things to Do in the Summer in Frederick County, MD

Frederick County, Maryland, transforms into a vibrant summer playground each year, offering a variety of activities that cater to every interest, from outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs to foodies and families. Here's your guide to the top 10 things to do in Frederick County this summer…

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Alive @ Five - The Pulse of Summer Fun in Frederick County

Embrace the vibrant spirit of summer with Alive @ Five, the signature outdoor happy hour series with live music in the heart of Downtown Frederick. Join us for Thursday evenings filled with craft brews, live music, delicious local fare, and the unparalleled ambiance of Carroll Creek Park. Photo…

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A Guide to 2024 Frederick Pride

Frederick Pride is an annual celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ (LGBTQ+) community, hosted by The Frederick Center, Frederick’s LGBTQ+ nonprofit organization in Downtown Frederick's Carroll Creek Park. Frederick Pride 2024 will be held on Saturday. June 22nd…

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Claire McCardell - Famous Footsteps in Frederick

Born in Frederick, Maryland in 1905, Claire McCardell moved to New York as a young woman and pursued a career in the fashion industry. The impression she made and the designs she innovated became a part of American fashion history. Her legacy in the fashion world continues to be celebrated today…

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Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Take a "spirited" tour through historic Downtown Frederick... Frederick, Maryland has been billed as "the most haunted city in Maryland" and with good reason. The city's long and storied history is full of tales of soldiers, famous local residents, and moments that shaped our nation's history…

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Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Frederick County, Maryland, is home to six National Park Service units and nearly 100 National Register properties and historic districts, and is part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. It’s the perfect place to #FindYourPark. There are many ways to enjoy parks, whether…

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