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High Heel Drag Queen Race 2019 Washington DC
Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The race begins at 9 p.m. Participants and spectators gather as early as 6 p.m.
The DC High Heel Drag Queen Race is an annual event that is held each year on the Tuesday before Halloween.
Thousands of spectators flock to Dupont Circle to watch costumed drag queens show off their elaborate outfits and race down 17th Street.
This race began over 30 years ago, The origins of the high heel race can be traced back to when two men decided to race each other, in drag, from one bar to another.
At the DC Drag Queen Race dozens of local residents dress in drag and show off their elaborate outfits. The event is a favorite of the Washington LGBT community but also brings a large crowd from around the region to enjoy an evening of Halloween fun.
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Gay Map of Washington DC
The gay bars in Washington are a little spread out most are within walking distance from Dupont Circle and U Street Metro stations, so we have chosen Hotels close Dupont Circle Metro gay bars as they have high reviews on booking.com our hotel partner .
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2017 17th Street High Heel Race Washington D.C.
Recommended Hotels in Washington DC.
The busy gay scenes in Washington DC can be found on 17th Street, H Street, in Adams Morgan, Shaw, Dupont Circle, NoMa, and Navy Yards. All are within a short taxi ride from eachother.
4 Star, Great Location
This Washington, D.C. hotel is located less than 5 minutes’ walk from Dupont Circle and boasts an on-site restaurant and wine bar. The White House is 1.6 km away.