2012 4th of July Parade on Capitol Hill


Jul 4, 2012 – 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

501 8th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 Map

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Join neighbors, family, friends, princesses, pets, PTA's, "The Commandant's Own." Drum & Bugle Corps and the contestants for the Ms. United States Pageant!  It's the 2012 4th of July Parade on Capitol Hill!  Walk, run, roll or dance down Barracks Row in your best Independence Day design.  Decorate a bike, car, float, wagon or yourself with streamers, balloons, paint or flags.  The more creative the better...

2012 Grand Marshall:  Worshipful Master Carroll Collins



Parade marchers gather at the intersection of 8th and I SE at 9:00 A.M on Wednesday July 4th. Participation is FREE--however, advance registration is greatly appreciated.  The parade will begin at 10am and last for about an hour, ending at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza.


Barracks Row and CSX will provide a hydration station - water bottles both with water in them and empty water bottles that you can fill with water. 


If you'd like to VOLUNTEER for this year's event, please email Sharon Boesen directly at  Please type 4th VOLUNTEER in the subject line.


The goal of this year's event is to celebrate our very special Capitol Hill community, our schools, our families and our country.

Special thanks this year to

Tiber Creek Associates of Capitol Hill, Inc

Naval Lodge No. 4

"The Commandant's Own," Drum & Bugle Corps

The Hill Rag

The Ms. United States Pageant

Barracks Row

National Community Church




 Sign up by July 1st to get in on the fun!



  • 8th and I SE north to D St SE
  • left on D
  • right on 7th St SE
  • the Metro plaza is on the right



The annual Fourth of July Parade on Capitol Hill.  It's a neighborhood tradition.  

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