They step off at 10:00am sharp: floats, marching groups, and little red wagons all celebrating our nation’s birthday right on Barracks Row. This spectacular event brings a crowd of nearly 5,000 people to the street on this favorite American holiday.

Want to be part of the fun? Head right on over to to register your group to participate!


Please note that while Barracks Row Main Street is a big supporter of the parade, we are not the organizers of this event. Email any questions about the parade that you may have directly to the organizers at, or use the link above to register or get more information!  

After you've finished watching the parade, how about spending a bit more of your holiday on DC's oldest Main Street? Check out our restaurant options for brunch by clicking here or some of our shopping and services by clicking here! Please check with the businesses you plan to visit directly for holiday hours of operation or special menu options that may be available to celebrate the 4th! 

Interested in participating with the event but don't have a group of your own to sign up with? Search Facebook and Eventbrite for options to join groups that have already registered! Mayor Bowser has already announced her parade team, and you can join her by clicking here

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