August 2nd, 2017217 views
If you’re looking to enjoy the Fourth of July in a traditional way, be sure to head over to Constitution Avenue Northwest for the National Independence Day Parade. This time-honored event is a great way to get in the patriotic spirit of the day, while leaving plenty of time in the afternoon to enjoy other activities.
The parade is set to kick off at 11:45 a.m., and starts at the corner of Constitution Avenue NW and Seventh Street NW. It is slated to run for one mile, ending at 17th Street NW at 2 p.m.. During this time, you’ll witness some of the best bands and fife and drum corps this nation has to offer, as well as a number of floats, military personnel, and drill teams. A number of VIPs will join in the march, including national dignitaries and celebrities, making this a fun-filled way to get the holiday started.