The National Memorial Day Parade presented by Boeing returns LIVE to Constitution Avenue this Memorial Day, May 29, at 2:00 PM! Join us in our nation’s capital as we honor the service and sacrifice of generations of Americans.

Attend the parade live, in person, or watch on television around the country and around the world, as the story of American sacrifice is shared from Washington, DC and beyond. Then, stay tuned for our very special Independence Day television companion: Our Sacred Honor: An American Salute. Airing on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW stations nationwide, the National Memorial Day Parade and Our Sacred Honor commemorate the shared values of service and sacrifice that have brought us together throughout our history.

Stay tuned for continued updates on the 2023 National Memorial Day Parade!

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Grand Marshal Bio

The Grand Marshals of the 2023 parade are ‘The Legends of Apollo’ – Russell ‘Rusty’ Schweickart (Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 9), Charlie Duke (Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 16), and Harrison ‘Jack’ Schmitt (Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 17) – heroes from NASA’s famed Apollo program 50 years ago and the first men to walk on the moon. This comes as NASA prepares the next generation of moonwalkers through the forthcoming Artemis program.

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Musical Performances By

Craig Morgan

Colbie Caillat

Andy Grammer


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The National Memorial Day Parade was created to call attention to the true meaning of the holiday – honoring our fallen heroes.  Each year, throughout its television broadcast, the parade features personal stories of men and women who lost their lives in service to America – a reminder of the price of our freedom.