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Marine Barracks Washington Evening Parade Reservations

By Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust | United States Marine Band | April 1, 2019


Reservations for the 2019 Evening Parade season are now available at paraderes.dcmarines.com. The Evening Parades are conducted on Fridays only beginning May 3 through Aug. 30, 2019. A one hour and fifteen minute performance of music and precision marching, the Evening Parade features “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, “The Commandant’s Own” The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, the Marine Corps Color Guard, the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, Ceremonial Marchers, and Cpl. Chesty XV, the official mascot of Marine Barracks Washington.

The ceremony starts at 8:45 p.m., beginning with a concert by the United States Marine Band. The Evening Parade, held every Friday evening during the summer, has become a universal symbol of the professionalism, discipline, and Esprit de Corps of the United States Marines.

Parade reservations (https://paraderes.dcmarines.com/)

More information (https://www.barracks.marines.mil/Parades/Evening-Parade/)

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