Holidays in Washington, DC

  • Labor Day 2018 in Washington, DC
    Labor Day Sep 3 The origins of Labor Day can be found in the tireless fight of American union leaders for worker rights back in the late 19th Century. Each year, Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September. This federal holiday honors the contributions that American... read more
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  • Oktoberfest 2018 in Washington, DC
    Oktoberfest Sep 22–Oct 7 Held every year for over two weeks, Oktoberfest invites partiers from around the world to celebrate the sounds, sights, and flavors of Bavaria. This annual celebration of Bavarian culture was founded in Munich back in 1810 to commemorate the royal wedding of King... read more
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  • Halloween 2018 in Washington, DC
    Halloween Oct 31 There are two schools of thought regarding the history of Halloween. The first is that All Hallows’ Eve started as a pagan ritual celebrating the dead. The other claims that October 31 was carved out as a Christian feast day, following the model of... 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
Memorial Day

Holiday

Every year on the fourth Monday of May
Cinco de Mayo

Holiday

Every year on May 5
Kentucky Derby Parties

Holiday

Every year on the first Saturday in May

June

Summer Solstice

Holiday

Every year around Jun 21
Gay Pride

Holiday

Every year in Jun

July

4th of July

Holiday

Every year on Jul 4

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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