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Love a Parade? Enjoy the George Washington Parade on Monday, February 17

Parade starts at 1 p.m.

2019 George Washington Parade (File photo)

Alexandria, VA – All Alexandrians are welcome to join in the annual celebration of our nation’s first leader! This city’s parade is the oldest and largest in the country marking George Washington’s Birthday. This year’s edition kicks off at 1 p.m. on Fairfax Street. The one-mile route ends on Royal Street.

This year’s theme is “Selfless Service to Country” and highlights Music and the Performing Arts.

A high turnout is expected, so spectators are encouraged to arrive early to find a perfect spot. Read about parking restrictions HERE. Find a map of the parade assembly area HERE. The Order of March can be found HEREFor other relevant information, click HERE.


Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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