Mardi Gras

During the last Tuesday (Fat Tuesday) of the month, Mardi Gras is celebrated with great gusto. This festival is originally from New Orleans but celebrated with as much fervor in Washington, with all night partying and parades and special family days. 

More Festivals in Washington-DC
Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
Adams Morgan Festival
Chinese new year celebration
Easter Egg Roll
Independence Day
Lighting of the National Christmas Tree