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U.S. Marines Sunset Parade

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Marine Barracks, 8th and I Streets, Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20390
+1 202-433-6060
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Marine Barracks, 8th and I Streets, Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20390
+1 202-433-6060
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Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you don't know anyone with connections it can be a challenge. There are limited tickets and they gofast....like within days of going online in the spring. Search early and often. I believe they do have some standby spots at each parade. Truely a bit...More

3  Thank Dave S
Reviewed November 26, 2014

One of the most impressive things I've ever seen. Truly moving and awe inspiring for the talent and dedication exhibited by these amazing young Americans. Fabulous musicians and pageantry were on full display! The Silent Drill team left me speechless. A WONDERFUL evening!

2  Thank SweetPhyl38
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Just get tickets and go. The bands, the marching, the silent drill, and Chesty trotting out. A wonderful way to spend a summer Friday evening. They all look so handsome in those dress blue uniforms.

1  Thank dctraveler050
Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had the privilege of not only seeing the parade but also attending a gala dinner beforehand. A truly unforgettable experience

Thank Faith L
Reviewed October 29, 2014

you most go to see this one I could not tell you what you will see. get there early I almost mist it. take photos like I did you can always look back at this.

2  Thank franksgogetter
Reviewed October 10, 2014

It is very impressive and nice to watch .. band and marching is excellent .. in the town it is the best to watch .. go earlier for good seating .. because sunlight may straight against your face ... watching may get irritating.. Never miss...More

5  Thank oshylu
Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is an amazing event. You will need to go early to get good seats out of the west sun. Parking is crazy at best but it is worth waiting for the Marines. You will be proud you are an American. Tomb of the Unknown...More

6  Thank allenriverford28036
Reviewed September 27, 2014

Just to clear up a few things...First, these Marines are from Marine Barracks, 8th & I, not Quantico. Second, 'the Band" is actually "The Commandant's Own Marine Drum & Bugle Corps." The are the finest marching and musical unit the military has to offer. If...More

32  Thank Stickman9
Reviewed September 24, 2014

After spending four years in the Marines and hearing about these parades, I knew I always wanted to attend one. We were in town during the week so the only option was a Tuesday night parade at the Marine Corps memorial. I think I enjoyed...More

6  Thank David S
Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was my 2nd time attending. I believe it's a must see for every American. The music and the show are fantastic. We were lucky to have a beautiful evening with cool breezes.

1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
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March 8, 2017|
Response from Tracy M |
Go to the website provided on the TripAdvisor page...says no tickets required....free to the public! Hope that helps :)
Vickie C
June 7, 2016|
Response from SteelBeach | Reviewed this property |
It ranged from dresses and blazers to shorts and sneakers. It was great, though.