National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC

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Time: 10 AM – Noon
Location: Constitution Avenue – From 7th to 17th Streets, NW (map)
Cost: Starting at $20 for Grandstand Seating.  Standing along the Parade route from Constitution Avenue between 9th and 15th streets, NW is FREE and open to the public. Arrive early for the best views.
Tickets: Grandstand seats are now sold out.

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One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled Parade runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th streets, NW, and is televised live. Vibrant costumes and blossom-inspired décor create the look of nation’s premier springtime parade. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, and performers burst down Constitution Avenue in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year during the Festival. This year’s celebrity performers include:

Click here to see the line of march!

Group Ticket Sales

2014 Order Form; 2014 bulk ticket special offer

Getting There

Metro: Federal Triange – Blue, Orange Lines. Use trip planner.

Street Closings

Constitution Avenue, NW between 4th and 23rd Streets – all cross streets closed: 2:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Madison Drive, NW between 4th and 14th Streets, 4 AM – 1 PM

Jefferson Drive, NW between 4th and 14th Streets, 5 AM – 1 PM

7th Street, NW between Independence Avenue and Constitution Avenue, 2 AM – 1 PM

Contact Information

P: 877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666)
E: parade@downtowndc.org

Segment Sponsors
Media Partners
Supporting Sponsors

Amtrak
Carmine’s Washington, DC
CSI Printing & Graphics
Donate Life – Be a Donor
Johnson’s Florist & Garden Centers
SUBWAY® Restaurants

Unit Sponsors

Big Bus Tours
Dunkin’ Donuts
Newseum