High Heel Race on 17th Street is Tomorrow Night!!

Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted Eytan

Get there early!!

From MPD:

“On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Annual High Heel Race will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The roadway will be closed from 6:30 pm until 11:00 pm.

The streets closed to traffic will be as follows:

– 17th Street NW between Riggs Place NW to P Street NW – Southbound

– Riggs Place, R Street, Corcoran Street, Q Street, and Church Street will be closed between 16th Street NW to 18th Street NW – Eastbound & Westbound

The race start time will be 9:00 pm at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic.


Race will begin at 17th and R Street NW and travel south on 17th Street and disband prior to 17th and P Street NW.”

One Comment

  • The costume parade before the race is one of my favorite DC nights!! I go most every year. But I just heard that we might be having some heavy rains about that time tho 🙁

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