George Washington’s Birthday Parade

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Experience the nation’s oldest and largest parade celebrating George Washington’s birth!

The 2023 George Washington Birthday Parade, held on February 20, 2023, will honor the 100th anniversary of the city’s iconic George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

In the heart of Old Town Alexandria, watch as fraternal organizations, drum corps, color guards, bands, and city dignitaries, as well as parade namesake General Washington and Martha, march along a special one-time-only parade route to pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of the laying of the Memorial’s cornerstone.

Plus, in keeping with this anniversary theme, the Grand Marshal of the parade will be George D. Seghers, Executive Director of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.


Feb 20, 2023

Multiple Locations (Parade Route) • Alexandria, VA


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