George Washington’s Birthday Parade Is Monday, Feb. 19

George Washington’s Birthday Parade Is Monday, Feb. 19

The city's annual celebration of George Washington's birthday has returned with events across the city and parade Monday, Feb. 19. This year’s parade and celebration coincides with the city’s 275th anniversary.

The theme of the 2024 George Washington Birthday Parade is “George Washington: Alexandria’s Original Living Legend,” and The Living Legends of Alexandria will be honorary grand marshals. The Living Legends of Alexandria is a non-profit organization dedicated to chronicling individuals who have made significant contributions to Alexandria.

The George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade will march on Monday, Feb. 19 in Old Town, Alexandria from 1 to 3 p.m. Historic city museums and sites will open their doors on parade day with free admission for Alexandria residents.

“The participants really have stepped it up this year with creative ways to celebrate Washington’s birthday, Alexandria’s 275th Anniversary, and community service,” said Johnson.  

The parade route may be viewed here 

For a complete schedule of events happening across the city, please visit A Parade Order of March with parade unit descriptions will be posted on this site before Parade Day.