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Part of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which draws a huge number of visitors, is the parade. There are lovely floats, visiting celebrities, and a lot of marching bands. The military and high school bands come from all over the country. And, like so many things here, it's FREE! Be sure to arrive early to get a good viewpoint.

Address: 1250 H Street, NW, Suite 1000, DC 20005
Directions: On Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW. It starts at 10:00 am. The address is for the parade's office.
othercontact: parade@downtowndc.org
Phone: 202-661-7567
Website: http://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/cms/index.php?id=418

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