2018 Major Events in the DC LGBT Community

Included below are a list of major events taking place in 2018 at the DC Center as well as other major events in the local LGBT Community.  If you have an event you would like included on this list, please e-mail supportdesk@thedccenter.org.


MLK Day Holiday Parade – January 15th – website | facebook

Creating Change Conference in Washington DC – January 24th to 28th – website


National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – February 7th


No events yet for March!


National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – April 10th

National Day of Silence – Date TBD


National Foster Care Month – May

Gay Day at the Zoo – May 6th – websitefacebook

International Family Equality Day – May 6th

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia – May 17th

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – May 19th


Capital Pride – June 7th-10th – website

TAVA Wreath Laying for Transgender Veterans – June 16th – website | facebook


No Events yet for July!


OutWrite LGBT Book Festival – August 3-5 – websitefacebook

DC Queer Theatre Festival – August – Dates TBD


National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day – September 18th

Celebrate Bisexuality Awareness Day – September 23rd

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – September 27th


LGBT History Month – October

National Coming Out Day – October 11th

National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – October 15th

Spirit Day – October 16th

National LGBT Community Center Awareness Day – October 19th

Intersex Awareness Day – October 26th

Reel Affirmations Film Festival- October – Date TBD

SMYAL Brunch – October  – Date TBD


Veterans Day Annual Observance – November 11th – website | facebook

Beaujolais Nouveau DC Center Women’s Event – November 15th – website | facebook

Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20th – website | facebook

Thanksgiving – November 22nd – website | facebook

Small Business Saturday


World AIDs Day – December 1st

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers – December 17th

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