DC Pachyderm Parade {This Evening, 3/13}

To celebrate the arrival of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Fully Charged Circus to the Washington, D.C. area, the elephants will march through DC this evening, Tuesday, March 13, 2012.  Enjoy this annual tradition of the DC Pachyderm Parade for free at 8 PM.  (8 PM is the expected start time – call the Parade Hotline at 1-866-683-3670 or follow them on Twitter @DCElephantWalk for updates.)

The parade will begin by going West on Virginia Ave SE then North on S Capitol St SE, North West on Washington Ave SW.  You can check their complete path to determine where along the route you’d like to stand!

Also, beginning at 5 PM, many restaurants throughout the Chinatown/Penn Quarter area will be celebrating the event by offering menu specials and free glow necklaces, clown noses and more to wear during the parade!  Some of the participating restaurants include:

The Green Turtle, 601 F Street NW
Vapiano Chinatown, 623-625 H Street NW
Graffiato DC, 707 6th Street NW
CoCo Sala Restaurant, 929 F Street NW
Ping Pong Dim Sum, 900 7th Street NW
Hill Country Downtown DC, 410 7th Street NW
Meatballs DC, 624 E Street, NW

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