Grand Review Update

Contact: Dawn Chitty, Education Director, (202) 667-2667


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February 27, 2015


For more information about the Grand Review Parade March or other closing Sesquincentinnial Events visit the website

Register today for the the Grand Review Parade Weekend.  To march in the parade is just $25 until March 1, 2015.  The Parade Marching fee will increase to $35 after March 1st.  


All workshops, the Camp Barker experience and interprative programs are free with registration.


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Update and Additional Details for the

 Closing Sesquicentennial Commemorations in DC



The Grand Review Parade down Pennsylvania Ave. to be held on May 17, 2015.

All military registrants (to include Mounted Cav/Artillery) who wish to march in the parade (advanced registration is required) and all civilians who either wish to march at the end of the parade or seek buss shuttle service to the period reproduced Review Stand area - and return, shall arrive at RFK Stadium parking at 7:00 am Sunday May 17th.  All military reenactors shall be in Federal uniforms.  Those marching may carry inspected Muskets and bayonets in the parade. but no rim or center fire weapons are permitted.   

Registration check-in (security/participant pass) and weapons inspections will take place at RFK.  Due to the security concerns and prohibitions against moving in the City with such weapons, troops will form and be loaded into shuttle busses, by unit, for transport to the parade start.  It is the same approach used for all Presidential Inaugural parades. 

All horses will be inspected at RFK as will invited artillery guns. Once inspected, horse and gun trailers will proceed as directed into DC to unload and - having unloaded - move to the pick-up points. All horses will move in groups of staff, cav or artillery and each group must provide an individual to follow along for horse poop clean -up duty. Overall, this is a parade of 10 city blocks down Pennsylvania Ave.

REGISTRATION fee is $25 through March 1st  Registration from March 1st to May 1st is $35.  No walk-ons due to security issues.   REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES May 1st . 

And special equestrian only camp has been arranged at Sully Plantation.  See ( .  Those with horses may begin to arrive at Sully on Friday beginning at noon, set-up a period camp, picket horses and ride /drill.  Water, hay and wood will be provided, but you must bring your own horse troughs.  All trailers will leave Sully to go to RFK for final check in and inspection by the DC Health Dept -- at RFK.  Equestrians may stay Sunday night at Sully.

 For Grand Review Parade Registration, and additional information go to:




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