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St. Patrick's Day Parade Weather Update

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Weather Update

We’d rather “organize” fun parades than be amateur meteorologists, but this one is just too close to call right now.  The Capital Weather Gang says 1-3″ of snow inside the Beltway, with a high of 32 degrees.  The National Weather Service is expecting more snow, and if we get it, the March 17 parade will be cancelled.  The Clarendon Alliance… Read more →

Mardi Gras Parade NOW the St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Mardi Gras Parade NOW the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

The Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade will be held on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, at 8pm, on Wilson Blvd from N. Barton to N. Danville Streets in Clarendon. Approximately 90% of the original Mardi Gras entries are able to participate on the rescheduled date, according to the CA. The CA is also announcing that the Mardi Gras Parade registration period is… Read more →

Don't Miss the Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade!

Don’t Miss the Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade!

March 4th is Fat Tuesday, so that means the area’s largest Mardi Gras Parade once again returns to Clarendon!  This year’s Parade is the biggest ever!  We have bands, we have floats, we have marchers, we have fire trucks, we have costumes, we have throws–We’ve got it all this year! The Parade starts at 8pm, and runs along Wilson Blvd… Read more →