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George Washington Birthday Parade

Title:George Washington Birthday Parade
Date & Time:Mon Feb 20, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Event Details:The City of Alexandria, Virginia, the adopted hometown of George Washington, celebrates his birthday each year with events throughout February. The highlight will be on February 20, 2023, when Alexandria residents and visitors will line the streets of Old Town Alexandria to cheer on the oldest and largest George Washington Birthday parade in the country. The parade features drum corps, color guards, bands, community and fraternal organizations, youth groups, local merchants, city dignitaries, and, of course, General Washington and Martha Washington. This year, the theme is George Washington: The Man, The Mason, The Cornerstone of Our Republic. 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.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:City Council, City Council Calendar, Gadsby's Tavern, Holiday Event, Living History, Museums, Official City Holiday, Old Town, Parade

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