Global DC Message Board › New Meetup: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade®
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Announcing a new Meetup for Weekend Group Travel Around DC!!
What: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade®
When: April 4, 2009 9:45 AM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: Please join me to attend one of Washington's most exciting traditions - the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® and then a lunch with the group. And then possibly see a musuem or the monuments. Any recommendation for the lunch?
The Parade steps off at 10:00 AM and marches along historic Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets, NW.
What happens in the Parade?
Arthur enjoys the beautiful spring day with the crowd in front of the National Archives as he makes his way along the Parade route.
The parade is a spectacular event for children of all ages;
Celebrity appearances and performances
Marching Bands from high schools all across the country.
Dance and drumming performance teams from Japan and the United States highlight the art of taiko drumming.
Cherry blossom queens from the US and Japan add royalty to the procession.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival® All-StarTap Dance Team and Youth Choir entertain with sensational musical numbers for eager audiences.
Giant balloons, floats, horses, antiquecars, clowns and mascots all add to the merriment on parade morning.
Grandstand Seating Tickets
Join us for the largest annual spectator event in the Nation's Capital from the best vantage point. Click here for information on purchasing Grandstand Bleacher Seating.
Learn more here:
New York, NY
Sounds great - thanks for organizing this, Peter!