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Pride Shows at Capitol Pride in Washington DC

Pride Shows at Capitol Pride in Washington DC
... the festival draws about a quarter million people to the numerous events, street festival and one of the major highlights – the Capitol Pride parade through DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. Capital Pride provides LGBT people and their supporters the opportunity to show pride in themselves, and celebrate diversity while acknowledging their contributions to the larger culture. Other events include town hall meetings, interfaith religious services, competitions and numerous parties, all that...
June 18th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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King Kamehameha Day

King Kamehameha Day
... Day in Hawaii. There are a few festivities going on this weekend on Oahu to celebrate Kamehameha Day. Saturday, June 12: Kamehameha Day parade 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  This is the longest parade in Hawaii and the new route will be starting at Fort DeRussey Park, down Kalakaua Avenue and Ala Moana Blvd along to Punchbowl Street and ending at the ‘Iolani Palace [map], the nation’s only royal palace. The King Kamehameha Day Festival immediately follows the parade.  There will be live...
June 12th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: festival, holiday, parade

Are You Marching In This Year’s Mermaid Parade?

Are You Marching In This Year’s Mermaid Parade?
It’s time to start planning for the annual Mermaid parade held on Coney Island every year on the first Saturday after the summer solstice.  Part New Orleans revelry, part old time burlesque, and the rest simply an excuse to cut loose, the cavalcade usually attracts over 100,000 spectators to Brooklyn’s streets. Coney Island Mermaid parade This year, the nation’s largest art parade, celebrating the beginning of summer with sand, sea, salt air, and a bit of nudity falls on June 19th...
June 7th, 2010 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, parade

2010 Art Car Parade

2010 Art Car Parade
Last week I told you about our trip to the ArtCar Museum (map) in Houston.  It was then that I discovered that there is also an Art Car parade, and today I attended that parade.  It was nothing short of spectacular: 300 cars drove a 2-mile loop of the Allen Parkway while 250,000 spectators cheered on the artists and their work.  Participants and spectators alike wore outrageous costumes and enjoyed a beautiful, early-summer day in Houston. The Art Car parade is organized by the Orange Show...
May 8th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, parade, The Arts

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day Lower Greenville Style

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day Lower Greenville Style
Dallas has a tradition of doing St. Patrick’s Day up big with the annual parade and after parties. Whether you are a genuine Irishman (or woman) or just enjoy the green beer and festivities, there is plenty of fun for everyone. This year Dallas will be hosting the Dash Down Greenville 5K Run and Fun Walk prior to the parade for those who want to warm up for the day’s festivities. The event begins and ends at the Central Market on the corner of Greenville Avenue and Lover’s Lane (map) at 8:30am....
March 10th, 2010 | LissaCarol | Read More | Comments: 0
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DC’s Cherry Blossom Parade Tickets on Sale

DC’s Cherry Blossom Parade Tickets on Sale
One of the highlights of the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC is the colorful National Cherry Blossom parade down Constitution Avenue.  Tickets for bleacher seating are now on sale for $17.00, but you can attend the parade and watch for free from the curb anywhere along the mile-long route. Watch as floats, giant colorful balloons, Military drill teams and bands, school marching bands, horses and riders, and other entertainers match down Constitution Avenue in an energy-filled...
December 29th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cherry Blossom, Family Friendly, featuredarticle, parade

Let the Magic of Disney Into Your Living Room Christmas Day

Let the Magic of Disney Into Your Living Room Christmas Day
Let the magic of Disney into your living room this Christmas, as the 26th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day parade will broadcast from both coasts and air on ABC-TV on December 25th.  Showcasing at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resorts, this televised holiday extravaganza will be full of celebrity performances, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ talent, Disney Channel pop stars and appearances by Disney’s favorite characters. Hosted by two of televisions popular celebrities,...
December 24th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Disney Channel, Disney Characters, Disney parades, Disney Parks, Disneyland & California Adventure, featuredarticle, parade, Walt Disney World Resort

Celebrating the Holidays in Los Angeles

Celebrating the Holidays in Los Angeles
... meaning the holiday season has officially begun!  There are several holiday traditions in Los Angeles worth checking out. The Hollywood Christmas parade (map) The parade occurs every year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29th this year) at 6 p.m. at Hollywood Blvd. at Orange.  This years’ Grand Marshal is All My Children’s Susan Lucci.  Much like the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving parade, this parade features bands, floats, and celebrities!  Reserved grandstand seating...
November 29th, 2009 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: holidays, ice skating, lights, parade

Waikiki’s Holiday Parade

Waikiki’s Holiday Parade
... but also warm holiday fun. The Friday following Thanksgiving is not just Black Friday for shoppers, but also is the evening of the Waikiki Holiday parade. The parade features local bands, marching bands from the mainland, Pearl Harbor Survivors, service bands, military units, local officials, dignitaries and entertainers. It begins at 7 pm from Fort DeRussy and heads down Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park. The parade is a real treat for both visitors and locals to see Hawaii’s and the mainland’s...
November 26th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: featuredarticle, Hawaii, parade, Thanksgiving, Waikiki

Santa Barbara Celebrates Old Spanish Days

... that was established by the city’s founding families and business leaders. The festive five-day festival (August 5-9) includes a historical parade, a rodeo with riding and roping competitions, and music and dance from the California Rancho era with its Spanish and Mexican influences. On the event calendar are numerous concerts including a U2 tribute band (hmm…I never thought of U2’s music as “Old Spanish” but, oh well), family friendly Latin Night with sounds from Sinaloa...
August 3rd, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, concerts, Events, Family Friendly, festival, Food & Beverage, music, parade, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Santa Barbara

See many Russian warships

... any other marine city across the country. Neva river as you may guess from my previous posts is very well suited for arranging events as reggattas, parades of ships and so on. The next Day is celebtated on July 26. Durimg the day you will be able to visit real warships of the Russian navy, anchored near the Neva embankments. How the parade of ships usually look like, you can see by the link to the last year’s event. Around the Bronze Horseman, a monument dedicated to Peter the Great, the founder...
July 22nd, 2009 | Ivan Stupachenko | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, History & Information, mass open-air, News, parade, ships, The Arts

Happy July 4th…But is it really Independence Day?

... ©2009, Jon Rochetti  ______________________________________________________ Tags: History & Information, Independence Day, July 4th, parade, Washington DC ...
July 4th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: History & Information, Independence Day, July 4th, parade, Washington DC

A Fourth of July Celebration in the Nation’s Capital

The annual National Independence Day Celebration in Washington, DC kicks off with the July 4th parade at 11:45, the morning of Saturday, July 4th, 2009, starting at Seventh Street, NW and runs down Constitution Avenue to 17th Street. The parade feature military units, marching bands, drill teams, drill teams, VIP’s and celebrities, floats, equestrian riders, and giant balloons. It’s always a patriot treat for the kids.  And the annual National Symphony Orchestra concert on the West...
July 2nd, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Capital Fourth, Events, Family Friendly, Independence Day, July 4th Fourth of July, parade

Yucca Valley, Grubstake Days, Community Spirit

... for sending some our way. Approximately 100 miles east of downtown, this desert community is preparing to host its 59th annual Grubstake Days parade on Saturday, May 23rd. The parade, which gets bigger and better with each year, is a fun and feel-good event with local residents and business owners participating on all levels. Friends and neighbors gather to watch the march down Highway 62. Following the big parade is the Grubstake Days Community Fair featuring food venders, game booths, entertainment,...
May 15th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, desert, Events, fair, Family Friendly, Food & Beverage, Outdoors & Recreation, parade

Lest We Forget | Anzac Day 2009

... yet, leave your car at home and avoid the stress! Image source: My Big Blue Gorilla @ Flickr Tags: anzac day, dawn service, Events, Martin-Place, parade, Sydney ...
April 21st, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: anzac day, dawn service, Events, Martin-Place, parade, Sydney

DC’s Cherry Blossom Parade 2009

As promised, here’s a few photos from the annual Cherry Blossom parade in Washington, DC this past weekend.  From cheery blossom queens to marching bands, the parade had something for everyone.          Images – from personal collection – ©2009, Jon Rochetti  _______________________________________________ Tags: Cherry Blossom, Events, parade, Washington DC ...
April 7th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, DC

As the cherry trees around the National Mall explode with color, the National Cherry Blossom parade down Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC is right around the corner.   Watch as the Cherry Blossom Queens ride by, waving to the crowds, in celebration of the friendship with Japan dating back to 1912.  That year, the Mayor of Tokyo sent 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, DC, which were then planted around the Tidal Basin. Japan sent another 3,000 trees in 1965, and again in 1999, the last formal...
March 26th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cherry Blossom, Events, Family Friendly, festival, parade, Washington DC

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in DC

It’s time again for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Washington, DC. Watch Irish dancers, fife and drum corps, Irish bagpipe dancers, and lots of floats parade by celebrating the heritage if Ireland.   Washington, DC St. Patrick’s Day parade Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, N.W., Washington, DC  (map it) Dates and Times – Sunday, March 15, 2009, Noon – 2:30 p.m. Tickets – FREE,  with reserved grandstand tickets available for $5.00. E-mail...
March 5th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, Family Friendly, parade, St. Partrick\'s Day, The Arts, Washington DC

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Alexandria

... bands, funny dogs, classic cars and high-stepping Irish dancers at the annual Alexandria’s Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration & parade.    And don’t miss the Shriners in their miniature red cars.   Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & parade  Market Square 301 King Street and throughout Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314 (map it) 703-237-2199 Dates and Times – Saturday, March 7, 2009 10:00 a.m.  Invitational Classic Car Show on North Pitt...
February 25th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Alexandria, Events, Family Friendly, Irish, parade, Saint Partick, The Arts, Virginia

The Inauguration Day Parade

The Inaugural parade for newly sworn in President Barak Obama will conclude the many public events on Tuesday, January, 20 , 2009. The history of the new President participating in a parade goes back to when George Washington was sworn in as the first President in 1789.  Washington left Mount Vernon in Virginia, heading to New York City, the then capital city for the swearing-in ceremony. As his procession passed through cities and towns, bands of militias randomly joined in Washington’s...
January 8th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, Family Friendly, inauguration, Obama, parade, Washington DC