2017 Parade Awards! 

Youth Groups
1st Place - Girl Scout Troop 395
2nd Place - Girl Scout Troop 3966
3rd Place - Brownie Girl Scout Troop 5214

Antique Vehicles
1st Place - Ms Virginia 2017, Julie Wilson
2nd Place - 1903 Curved Dash Oldsmobile
3rd Place - Caribbean Cruisers Car Club (1971 Chevrolet)

Community & Fraternal Organizations
1st Place - Fraternidad Folklorica Y Cultural 100% Salay USA
2nd Place - DASH Hybrid Trolly
3rd Place - Kena Shriners, Shriners International 

Military Units & Drill Teams
1st Place - Fishburne Military School Army JROTC
2nd Place - Central High School AFJROTC (MD-761) 
3rd Place - Friendly High School Navy JROTC 

Animal Units
1st Place - Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department Inc. 
2nd Place - American Red Cross
3rd Place - Alexandria GOP (Alexandria Republican City Committee) — Elephant Dog

Youth Bands
1st Place - Fishburne Military School Army JROTC 

Honor Guards & Color Guards
1st Place - Alexandria Police Department Motorcycle Escort
2nd Place - Knights of Columbus - Potomac Assembly #2204
3rd Place - Alexandria United Honor Guard

Equestrian Units
1st Place - United Horsemen's Association
2nd Place - Sons of America

Historical Units
1st Place - Ivy Hill Cemetery Historical Preservation Society
2nd Place - Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society
3rd Place - Sons of the American Revolution - George Washington Chapter 

Floats
1st Place - Michael and Son Services LLC
2nd Place - FaLun DaFa
3rd Place - Daughters of the American Revolution Kate Waller Barrett Chapter 

“Spirit of Washington”
1st Place - United Horsemen's Association
2nd Place - Tinkus Kay'Sur Maryland USA
3rd Place - Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society 

Join the Parade! 

Parade unit invitations were delayed this year due to the website re-design. If your organization wants to march in the parade please complete this participant form. Once your registration is received your unit will be listed under Registered Units. Questions and feedback are encouraged so if you are not sure about something, have a comment or suggestion, or need assistance, please contact us via gwparade@gmail.com. Informational meetings are scheduled for orientation and to answer questions for participating parade units on Mondays, January 9, 2017 & February 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Lee Center (1108 Jefferson Street, Alexandria 22314). Please advise if you are planning to attend one of these meetings. You may arrange for a special meeting at a different time and/or location by contacting us. These meetings are not required!

Parade Logistics

Parade Volunteer Training
Parade Marshal and Dignitary Driver Training is on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 12 Noon at the American Legion Ballroom at 400 Cameron Street, Alexandria, 22314. Click HERE for the training documents.

Parade Participant Documents:
Units, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with some of the parade participant documents listed below. After your review, let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Download and Print Parking and Vehicle Passes.
Find your assigned parking location and allowances (please do not exceed the allowed number!)

Link to the parking and/or vehicle pass from the links below

Print the correct number of passes and distribute to your group.

Orders of March
March Orders include assignment of line-up Division, and position (Order) in the Parade and parking allocations.
Parade order has not been assigned to every unit yet, but lineup Division has been assigned to all units.
Click HERE.