The 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® is Saturday, April 13 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon, rain or shine. 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. Enjoy celebrity performances and appearances, including Grammy award winning artist Mýa, Disney’s Coco Jones, American Idol’s Elliott Yamin, and more.
Time: 10 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Constitution Avenue – From 7th to 17th streets, NW (Map)
Cost: $20 for Grandstand Seating; FREE along Parade route
TV: Broadcast (tape-delayed) at noon on WUSA 9