Feb 20, 2023
George Washington Birthday Parade Details found within this article
George Washington Birthday Parade
EVENT FACT SHEET
DATE: Monday, February 20, 2023
TIME: 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia
ROUTE: Parade Start Point at Pendleton Street & N. Fayette Street. Proceed from the
Start Point South on N. Fayette Street to King Street, then West (right) on King
Street to Commonwealth Ave (passing the Reviewing Stand at King Street),
then right on Commonwealth Ave to Cameron Street. Route maps are available
on the website.
REVIEWING STAND: On King Street at intersection of Commonwealth Ave facing King Street Gardens.
HANDICAPPED: Handicapped viewing area is across the street from the Reviewing Stand.
Handicapped parking will be at Jefferson Houston Elementary School.
COST: Free for the public. $50 parade unit registration required for being in parade.
PARTICIPATING: Those interested in participating in the parade, or are searching for information
on the parade, please visit the website www.washingtonbirthday.com for
registration information. Deadline to register is January 31.
PARKING & On Parade Day, parking is free at some parking lots adjacent to the
TRANSPORTATION Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station and the Huntington Metro Metro Station.
Market Square has parking underneath. As the parade is close to the King Street
and Braddock Road Metro stations, it is encouraged to use public transportation
to attend the event as parking will be severely limited throughout the city.
UPDATES: The Committee maintains a 24-hour phone line that will report any change of
statusor the cancellation of any event (in case of inclement weather, for
instance). The Public is advised to call the EVENTS HOTLINE (571) 384-8170 at
any time for an update. Status updates are also maintained on the GWBCC
website at www.washingtonbirthday.com.
INFORMATION: Information about the Parade time, route, parking restrictions, road closures,
and parade participants can be found at the GWBCC website at
www.washingtonbirthday.com. Specific questions may be directed to
GRAND MARSHAL: The Grand Marshal will be George D. Seghers, Executive Director of the George
Washington Masonic National Memorial, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of
the laying of the Memorial’s cornerstone.