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U.S. Marines Sunset Parade

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
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Best thing to do in D.C. It is precision. Such a wonderful experience. Have a picnic. Get there early. The Marines are friendly. They love answering questions. Some pose for photos. A must see!

Thank pukasch
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We saw this twice while we were in DC and it was spectacular both times. A must see if you are in DC while they are performing!

Thank justme2ooo
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The precision/synchronicity, professionalism, clear work ethic, pomp and circumstance of this unit will just make you burst with pride! Be sure to check the General's house's architecture if you can. Parking is a bit of a challenge but search the best locations online BEFORE you...More

Thank Sorcerer55
Reviewed 19 September 2016

One of my most profound memories of a family vacation to DC as a kid was a visit the the Evening Parade. I remember every aspect of that experience with great clarity. With this memory etched so strongly, I wanted to share the experience with...More

1  Thank Worldtraveler68
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went to DC to visit our son. He got us tickets to the Marine Corp Parade. This was fantastic. The Marine band, the Drum and Bugle band were they and performed. It was very moving. Ten the silent drill squad came out to perform. They...More

Thank NancyeM_13
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Try to see this! A very talented group of soldiers! Very entertaining! The Marine Barracks are worth the visit!

Thank KellyRavenna_Ohio
Reviewed 23 August 2016

WOW is the only way I can describe the Marine Corps Sunset Parade at the Iwo Jima Memorial. Honor and Tradition seen at its best. The Marine Corps Band as well as the silent drill team were perfect. You can't miss the Marines marching out...More

2  Thank pearx4
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We come every few years and this time we brought our friends who are immigrants. It was very meaningful for them as well as us. My husband is a career Marine. We love the bands, the silent drill teams and the event in general. Excellent...More

3  Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What a great way to spend a couple of hours! The Marines are spectacular in the uniforms. The Marine Corp band fantastic, the precision of the choreography amazing, music brilliant! The marine platoons with their rifles so precise. Parade takes place in front of the...More

2  Thank ShirleyW58
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

For those looking to experience a professional patriotic experience I would definitely attend. This parade is a phenomenal representation of the US Marine Corp disciplinary practices.

1  Thank jenbic73
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Mbuemi
9 March 2017|
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Response from Tracy M |
Go to the website provided on the TripAdvisor page...says no tickets required....free to the public! Hope that helps :)
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Vickie C
8 June 2016|
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It ranged from dresses and blazers to shorts and sneakers. It was great, though.
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