Holidays in Washington, DC

  • Cinco de Mayo 2018 in Washington, DC
    Cinco de Mayo May 5 Many people might find it surprising that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day. That actually happens in September. Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated during the American Civil War by a group of Mexican-Americans and Latinos... read more
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  • Kentucky Derby Parties 2018 in Washington, DC
    Kentucky Derby Parties May 5 Since it began in 1875, the Kentucky Derby continues to be the most popular and extravagant horse race in the United States. Known as the most exciting two minutes in sports and as an essential title to earning the highly coveted Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby... read more
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  • Memorial Day 2018 in Washington, DC
    Memorial Day May 28 On the last Monday in May, Americans honor the memory of the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. While the roots of Memorial Day are somber -- the holiday was instituted after the Civil War to remember fallen servicemen and women... 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, 2019
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Super Bowl Parties

Sports / Party / Football

Every year in Jan or Feb | Next: Feb 3, 2019
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March

St. Patrick's Day

Holiday Event

Every year on Mar 17 | Next: Mar 17, 2019
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April

420 Day

Holiday

Every year on Apr 20
Record Store Day

Holiday

Every year on the third Saturday of Apr
Earth Day

Festival

Every year on Apr 22

May

Gay Pride

Holiday

Every year in Jun | Next: Jun 7–10, 2018
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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 | Next: Jun 7–10, 2018
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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 | Next: Sep 22–Oct 7, 2018
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Labor Day

Holiday

Every year on the first Monday of September | Next: Sep 3, 2018
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October

Halloween

Holiday

Every year on Oct 31 | Next: Oct 31, 2018
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Oktoberfest

Holiday

Every year in Sep and Oct | Next: Sep 22–Oct 7, 2018
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November

Thanksgiving

Holiday / Food & Drink Event

Every year on the fourth Thursday of Nov | Next: Nov 22, 2018
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December

Christmas

Holiday

Every year on Dec 25 | Next: Dec 25, 2018
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New Year's Eve

Holiday / Party

Every year on Dec 31 | Next: Dec 31, 2018
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