What better place to celebrate an annual American tradition than in the heart of Washington, DC? Join thousands of spectators for this year's National Memorial Day Parade hosted by the Americans Veteran Center.
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend in the heart of DC at the National Memorial Day Parade. The parade is the largest of its kind in the United States and typically attracts more than 250,000 spectators showing their respect for veterans and military families. This year's event is scheduled for Monday, May 25, 2016, starting at 2 p.m. on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast or gourmet brunch at some of DC's world-class restaurants and eateries before the parade. Venues like Art and Soul serving Southern fare and Central Michel Richard, a casual brasserie specializing in French cuisine, are just a short walk or drive away from the event grounds.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the patriotic event and will feature more than 30 high school and college bands from across the country, historical re-enactments, and more than 1,000 active duty military personnel. You can watch the procession make its way down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th St., NW. The event is hosted by the American Veterans Center.
You'll have easy access to the parade route along Constitution Avenue when staying at the Hotel Lombardy located a few blocks away on Pennsylvania Avenue. The historic boutique hotel caters to travelers planning a Memorial Day weekend getaway in downtown Washington, DC, with elegant guest room and suite accommodations, modern amenities, and the perfect balance of comfort and style.
- Start:May 25, 2016
- End:May 25, 2016
- Where: Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC, USA, 20224
- Event Type: Festivals & Fairs
- Ticket Price:N/A