SOURCE: National Cherry Blossom Festival
WHAT: SAAM Cherry Blossom Festival
WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 AM to 12 Noon
WHERE: Constitution Avenue – From 7th to 17th Streets, NW
Starting at $20 for Grandstand Seating.
Standing along the Parade route from Constitution Avenue between 9th and 15th streets, NW is FREE and open to the public. Arrive early for the best views.
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One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers, and performers burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year during the Festival. From the National Archives to the Washington Monument, spectators are wow-ed by the pageantry and excitement that is the nation’s premier springtime parade.
Celebrity performances and appearances in the 2018 Parade includes:
Grand Marshal: Carla Hall (of ABC’s The Chew)
Silentó, rapper best known for hit single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)”
90s hip-hop group Arrested Development
Pop/classical string quartet Well Strung
The Voice season 11 contestant Billy Gilman
The Voice season eight contestant Sarah Potenza
Country singer Ty Herndon
Extreme pogo stunt team XPOGO
Sarah Whitcomb Foss of the Jeopardy! Clue Crew
Giant helium balloons, including Peppa Pig, Smurfette, Magic School Bus, and more
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