Holidays in Washington, DC

  • Thanksgiving 2017 in Washington, DC
    Thanksgiving Nov 23 On November 26, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed the first American thanksgiving celebration. The tradition has its roots in the 1620s, when the country’s early pilgrims recognized the Puritan holiday with a hearty feast, but G.W. was the first... read more
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  • Christmas 2017 in Washington, DC
    Christmas Dec 25 Though Christmas is a Christian holiday, it has taken on a much more universal and magical meaning on the global calendar thanks to images of Santa Claus, carolers, winter wonderlands, and scrumptious meals. In many cities, the weather outside is pretty... read more
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  • New Year's Eve 2018 in Washington, DC
    New Year's Eve Dec 31 The Gregorian (sometimes called the “Christian” or “Western”) calendar is the most widely agreed upon worldwide timekeeper. It designates December 31 as the last day of the year, and not surprisingly, people around the globe –... read more
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More Holidays in Washington, DC

January

Presidential Inauguration Parties

Party

Every four years on Jan 20 | Next: Jan 20, 2021
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February

Valentine's Day

Holiday

Every year on Feb 14 | Next: Feb 14, 2018
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Super Bowl Parties

Sports / Party / Football

Every year in Jan or Feb | Next: Feb 4, 2018
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March

St. Patrick's Day

Holiday Event

Every year on Mar 17 | Next: Mar 17, 2018
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April

420 Day

Holiday

Every year on Apr 20 | Next: Apr 20, 2018
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Record Store Day

Holiday

Every year on the third Saturday of Apr | Next: Apr 21, 2018
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Earth Day

Festival

Every year on Apr 22 | Next: Apr 22, 2018
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May

Gay Pride

Holiday

Every year in Jun
Memorial Day

Holiday

Every year on the fourth Monday of May | Next: May 28, 2018
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Cinco de Mayo

Holiday

Every year on May 5 | Next: May 5, 2018
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Kentucky Derby Parties

Holiday

Every year on the first Saturday in May | Next: May 5, 2018
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June

Summer Solstice

Holiday

Every year around Jun 21 | Next: Jun 21, 2018
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Gay Pride

Holiday

Every year in Jun

July

4th of July

Holiday

Every year on Jul 4 | Next: Jul 4, 2018
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September

Oktoberfest

Holiday

Every year in Sep and Oct
Labor Day

Holiday

Every year on the first Monday of September

October

Halloween

Holiday

Every year on Oct 31
Oktoberfest

Holiday

Every year in Sep and Oct

November

Thanksgiving

Holiday / Food & Drink Event

Every year on the fourth Thursday of Nov | Next: Nov 23, 2017
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December

Christmas

Holiday

Every year on Dec 25 | Next: Dec 25, 2017
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New Year's Eve

Holiday / Party

Every year on Dec 31 | Next: Dec 31, 2017
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