Join us as we celebrate the unique legacy of freedom in the nation’s capital, while pursuing the fight for DC Statehood. New to the parade this year are floats designed by local students as part of Mayor Muriel Bower’s DC Emancipation Day Float Design Competition.
Start time: 2 pm
Location: 10th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Parade route ends on 14th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
This year’s parade will be announced by Poet Taylor of WPGC 95.5 FM
Register Your Group to March
If your school, organization, or civic/social group is interested in marching together in the 2019 parade, please click here to register.
March with Mayor Bowser
If you are interested in marching alongside Mayor Muriel Bowser in the 2019 parade, please fill out the RSVP form to sign up.
Congratulations to the students from
- Center City Public Charter School Shaw Campus – We Are Free
- Inspiring Youth Program DCPS High School - The Greening of DC
Winners of this year’s Mayor Muriel Bowser DC Emancipation Day Float Design Competition.