High Heel Race to take place Tuesday night in D.C.

(WJLA) - One of D.C.'s most colorful events is taking place Tuesday night. It's the annual High Heel Race.

Each year at this time, hundreds of drag queens race down 17th Street in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Thousands of spectators pack the area to cheer on the runners, and check out their outfits.

The race begins at 7 p.m. 17th Street from P to S streets will be closed from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday.