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Celebrate Spring at the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Balloons, colorful floats, live performances, marching bands and more will line the streets on Saturday in celebration of the spring season. The National Cherry Blossom Festival and Events DC will host their annual spring parade on April 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The parade route will run for 10 blocks along Constitution Avenue NW between 7th and 17th Streets NW.

This year’s parade grand marshal will be Disney’s Princess Tiana. The event will feature a variety performances from local and national favorites including:

  • The Sugar Hill Gang
  • Colin Stough
  • Miss District of Columbia
  • The Funky Bunch
  • Treena Ferebee
  • Mambo Sauce
  • Voices of Classical Soul
  • National Children’s Chorus
  • Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Attendees can view the parade for free at any location along the route. Ticketed seating, for a fee, is also available. You can purchase tickets in the telecast area or the grandstands for performance viewing here.

Sarah Payne is a reporter for Capital Community News. She can be reached at sarahp@hillrag.com.

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