Emancipation Parade

Last Date:
Location: 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, between 3rd Street and 13 1/2 Street
Details: 

The District of Columbia hosts a parade in honor the signing of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862, which freed 3,100 enslaved persons and ended slavery in the District.

Contact: 
Councilmember Vincent Orange
Phone: 
(202) 724-8174