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Your guide to the July Fourth parades

Then candidate for mayor Muriel Bowser at the 2013 Palisades parade (crystalndavis/flickr).


It’s not as exciting as an election year, when mayoral and D.C. Council candidates crisscross town to march in July Fourth parades to earn votes, but you still have a chance to meet the mayor and other lawmakers in this year’s celebrations.

These are the six parades and block parties Mayor Muriel Bowser will be attending tomorrow, courtesy of her public calendar.

10 AM -- Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade at Barracks Row

Location: Barracks Row: 8th Street, SE & I Street, SE

11 AM -- 49th Annual Palisades 4th of July Parade and Picnic

Starting Location: 3600 Calvert Street, NW

End Location: 5200 Sherier Place, NW

12 PM–3 PM (Mayor’s Arrival TBD) -- F.R.E.S.H. Fourth of July Block Party at Bruce Monroe Park

Location: Bruce Monroe Park: Georgia Avenue, NW & Irving Street, NW

12 PM–3 PM (Mayor’s Arrival TBD) -- F.R.E.S.H. Fourth of July Block Party at Truesdell Elementary School

Location: Truesdell Elementary School: 800 Ingraham Street, NW

6:30 PM–9:30 PM (Mayor’s Arrival TBD) -- F.R.E.S.H. Fourth of July Block Party at Oxon Run Park

Location: Oxon Run Park: 1stt Street at South Capitol, SE

6:30 PM–9:30 PM (Mayor’s Arrival TBD ) -- F.R.E.S.H. Fourth of July Block Party at Marvin Gaye Park

Location: Marvin Gaye Park: Fitch Place at Division Avenue, NE

cdil@theeagleonline.com


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