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The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will take place Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. One of the Festival’s largest events, the Parade runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW. The Parade will feature celebrity entertainment, helium balloons, characters, floats, marching bands and other performers. Local ABC affiliate WJLA will air the Parade locally in a delayed telecast from noon to 2 p.m.

Celebrity talent includes:

  • Carrie Ann Inaba, Dancing With the Stars Judge
  • Cast members from the award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys
  • Pop sensation Tiffany
  • Chart topping artist and The Voice contestant Sisaundra Lewis
  • R&B Grammy-nominated artist and DC native Raheem DeVaughn
  • Latin vocal group Viva Mas, who recently performed for Pope Francis
  • Washington Redskins Cheerleaders
  • Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell
  • Local talent, including winners of the third annual Sing Into Spring Competition and the Washington Performing Arts Men and Women of the Gospel Choir

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