The National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC is a flag-waving event with patriotic marches and floats. The Parade is sponsored by the World War II Veterans Committee and is an annual tradition of remembrance for those who have died serving our country. The 2013 National Memorial Day Parade will include musical performers and celebrity veterans and supporters of the military, including Pat Sajak, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna, and Miss America. The parade will be televised live to U.S. service members around the world on The Pentagon Channel. Date and Time:
Monday, May 27, 2013, 2 p.m. The parade will be preceded by musical performances and ceremonies at the reviewing stand at 1 p.m. at the National Archives,
at the corner of 7th St. and Constitution Avenue. Parade Route:
The National Memorial Day Parade begins at at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Streets, NW and proceeds along Constitution Avenue, past the White House, ending at 17th Street. See a map of the parade route.
Enjoy the following photos and get a glimpse of the annual event.