The annual D.C. High Heel Drag Queen Race will be hosted on Oct. 24 at 17th St NW by Dupont Circle. The event is free and the race will begin at 9 p.m. but those participating and spectating will gather around 6 p.m. This race is held every Tuesday before Halloween and thousands have previously come to watch drag queens in their elaborate outfits race down the street in extravagant, colorful costumes. For more information, visit

D.C. High Heel Drag Queen Race