Parade Start Time and Duration: The parade begins at the Alexandria City Marina at 5:30 p.m. and can be viewed in public parks along Alexandria’s waterfront. Plan to arrive early and allow plenty of time to get to your parade viewing site to ensure that you don’t miss the parade.
*Please note the duration of the parade can vary from 30 minutes to an hour based on total participants, cruising speeds and river conditions.
Parade Viewing Areas: The parade stretches for one mile along Old Town Alexandria’s waterfront. Please note there is limited visibility within the Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron St.) while parks offer a more comfortable, less crowded viewing experience.