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George Washington Birthday Parade

  • Old Town Alexandria (Parade Stand is near Market Square) Alexandria, VA 22314 USA (map)

The nation’s largest George Washington Birthday parade marches a one-mile route through the streets of Old Town Alexandria. With more than 2,500 participants, this community parade honors one of Alexandria’s favorite sons. First responders to the June 2017 shooting that occurred during a practice for a congressional baseball game will serve as the parade’s grand marshals.

For information, including parking, maps, route, and status, visit or call 703-829-6640.

In case of weather cancellation, the parade will be held on June 2, 2018.


Earlier Event: February 19
Historic Alexandria Open Houses